Responsive Web Design

At its core, Responsive Web Design is about serving the same HTML to every device and adapting its presentation (mostly through CSS) based on the specific capabilities of the device being used to access it.

Luke Wroblewski: Why Separate Mobile & Desktop Web Pages?


Web standards

  1. All web pages should contain: title, site-identifier with link to
    home page, update date, navigation, contact, content p.120
  2. Standards “allow graceful degradation” apparently goes back to Jeffrey
    VEEN, The Art and Science of Web Design, 2000, New Riders
  3. Why it’s good to stick to conventions and difficult to create new
    communicational clues p.94 (sidebar)

From: Wroblewski, Luke (2002), Site-Seeing: A Visual Approach to Web-Usability, New York: Hungry Minds