Important Elements in Responsive Designing of Ecommerce Websites
September 10, 2013
In today’s eCommerce business market it is extremely important for the sellers to have their business presence everywhere right from the web to the mobile and to the tablets for a seamless experience and to capitalize on a growing mobile presence. As a developer or a seller there are 2 different approaches to solve this issue: Either go and develop your eCommerce Native Application for all the devices or to go with a 1 size fit, all-in-one web based responsive design.
So we come to the main point of our blog:
What is Responsive Design and what do you need to take care while creating a responsive design? I wanted to write this blog majorly focusing on sellers who wanted to create a presence on web and mobile but I think the content of the blog is generic enough for even students to understand and follow the anatomy of a responsive design.
Main Aspects of Responsive Design
Every responsive website design has following three aspects which makes it flexible enough to fit to the viewing environment accordingly and hence, looks awesome without any disturbances or errors in design when opened through any platform.
A fluid grid is the concept of developing a flexible grid layout where website page elements sizing is automatically set to adjust according to relative units like percentages rather than pixels or points as in the normal designing process. Hence the web page fits any screen size automatically.
The size of the images too is set according to the relative units so that they do not appear disturbed or out of their containing elements.
This is a responsive web designing technology in which a web page is automatically set to adapt a CSS style according to the browser width in the device in which the website is opened up.
Responsive web designing course will teach you development of websites that can load faster and deliver enhanced user experience without any problems as in device-based solutions. There are five key elements to consider for responsive designing which can be learnt through this course.
Masthead is the top section of the website consisting of header, logo, primary navigation tools and search box. It is a good practice to go with a small header with simple linear CSS for greater flexibility in designing. The core content of the web page should be the main focus here.