Nowadays, it has become very much important for a business to have its own website. Without a website, it’s impossible for a business to get new customers on board and to grow rapidly. A business without a website is dead as it has no digital presence. But here a question arises that how to make the website responsive to get more customers on board. Here are some tips through which a business can make its website responsive to get more customers digitally;
1. Adopting a fluid grid:
Few years ago, websites were based only on pixels. But now, website designers have started using a fluid grid. A grid sizes the elements of a website equivalently instead of making a fixed size for it. This makes simple to size things for separated screens: the elements will be shown according to the size of the screen which was very difficult to do while using pixels. The fluid gird make elements working and responding according to the screen shown which has solved many difficulties for website designers.
2. Allowing for Touch Screens:
These days, laptops are also coming with touchscreens facility. This makes it very much important for responsive websites to be designed in such way that it responds immediately in the touch pad or with the manual having keyboard and mouse with it. Having a form in the website should be styled in such way so that it can become convenient for touch screen users rather than having any sort of issues while viewing the website.
3. Decide What Elements To Include In Small Screens:
Responsive design never meant to replicate a website exactly and to vary it with each device. While designing a website, keep in mind that some element should be left out of the website which are causing hindrance and only those elements to be integrated with the website which makes the website look elegant and giving the best user experience.
Responsive websites often integrate their menus or navigational options in a single tab that can be opened through pressing that single tab. It’s not necessary to show menu on a large screen. It can be shown properly by a placing a small button which shows the menu after it is pressed. Visitors will appreciate this thing on the website.
4. Thinking About Images:
Image sizing may be one of the most difficult element of a responsive web design. You have to make rules in your CSS that will determine that how images will be shown on each device either they are made to be shown as the full width, or not shown, or handled a unique way.
5. Try a Pre-Designed Theme or Layout:
If you’re not a designer, so you can use some pre designed themes or some readymade layouts for a responsive website which you can find online. Making it from scratch is a different thing which consumes a lot of time. But as a smart designer, you can use some readymade themes for your website rather than going from scratch.