@DesignShack: Design Considerations for Responsive Websites

What does a designer need to consider when developing a concept for a responsive website? Design Shack takes a look at the non-tech specs for creating a website that responds to the user’s environment.

Touch ≠ Click … A navigation element that seems perfectly accessible with a mouse and cursor might be next to impossible to accurately target with the large, crude input device that is the human index finger.

The important thing to remember here is to test like crazy. It’s too easy to design on a desktop and then resize the browser window to take a peek at that mobile version. This simply doesn’t tell you the full story. You need to get your hands on the design at a smaller size before calling it good.

Read the whole story at Design Shack

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