When you are creating a responsive website, you need to understand the role of the viewport. The part of a web page which is visible to the user is called viewport. The viewport differs with the device being used, and it is smaller on a mobile phone and tablet than on a desktop or computer screen. Before mobile phones and tablets were used, websites were designed suited for computer screens only, and it was common for websites to have a fixed size and static design. If web designs remained the same, surfing using mobile phones and tablets would be nearly impossible because web pages are too large to fit the viewport. A quick fix is scaling down the entire website to fit on the screen or viewport. Because users are used in scrolling websites vertically on mobile devices and desktops, the poor user experience will result if a user is forced to scroll a web page horizontally, or to zoom out just to see the entire web page. Don’t use large fixed width elements, and don’t rely your content on a specific viewport width because width and screen dimensions differ between devices. Use a grid view so it is easier for you to place elements on your web page. Usually, there are twelve columns in a responsive grid view, and has a total width of 100%, shrinking and expanding as you resize the browser window. Check out the responsive web design services.
When it comes to designing a responsive website, always design for mobile devices first before designing for a desktop because this will make the web page display faster on smaller devices. For a mobile responsive web design, you can make some changes in CSS by changing the design when the width gets larger than 768px. Feel free to view our website or homepage for responsive web design services.