Responsive web design (RWD) is a web design approach aimed at crafting sites to provide an optimal viewing experience—easy reading and navigation with a minimum of resizing, panning, and scrolling—across a wide range of devices (from mobile phones to desktop computer monitors).

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@Viewport @media use for input type?

I've searched high and low for some way to setup my HTML5/CSS3 for various devices. Going by screen resolution isn't the best route because some times the screen size of one device is the same as ...
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How important is responsive web design?

I've heard a variety of opinions regarding the pros and cons of using responsive web design recently and was wondering whether it was necessary for small businesses that target small geographical ...
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How is fluid theme's impact on rendering performance?

I am new to responsive design and now re-making a template to make it more responsive. This involves redefining many fixed width and fonts as context-dependent percentage (% or em) instead of pixels ...
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What are the most frequent viewport sizes to use in responsive design?

I see differnt suggestions from very detailed (like here) to more brief, like google (here). so I am wondering what are the most suitable sizes to be used @media screen.
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What is the right approach to use AdSense with responsive web design?

Recently I was studying responsive design a lot and designed couple of sites. But I was wondering how would I use Google AdSense (which is pixel based) ads on my responsive design? Very typical ...
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Responsive images require excluding the width/height attributes?

One of the tenets of responsive web design is responsive images: sizing images using percentages rather than concrete values. This is done via CSS. The problem I have is the standard practice of ...
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How does the new iPad's (aka iPad 3) resolution play with responsive design?

So "the new iPad" has been released with a new "retina display" resolution of 2048x1536 px, but the screen size is still 9.7 inches as the previous iPad... I am wondering how will CSS media queries ...
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Dropping adverts during responsive design changes

I was looking at the new Smashing Magazine design and first of I have to say, it looks great. One thing that grabbed my attention though was that the Right Hand Side adverts get dropped during the ...
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Adaptive websites - considered keyword stuffing by Googlebot?

I work on a SEO-dependent content website, and we are in the process of making our site adaptive/responsive. More technically, we are using CSS media queries to apply different CSS styles as the size ...
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Reponsive Web Design : Does it download the same amount of data on every device?

I want to redesign my blog and website on wordpress to accommodate ever increasing mobile users and tablet users. I am also hearing about responsive design. I want to know does a responsive web ...
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Is there a Lightbox style plugin that fits images to screen size?

I'm looking for a Lightbox type js plugin that would take into account the browser window size and resize the currently displayed photo so it fits - like the jquery-imagefit plugin does.
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How to enable media queries on IE < 9

I am trying to add support for media queries in older versions of Internet Explorer, but I am not having any luck. I only need media queries, so I do not want to add a big package like Modernizr, I am ...
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Which screen resolution should I target for modern mobile phones? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Building for different screen sizes I am developing a site which needs to work on mobiles as well. I avoid specifying width and height by pixel. Mostly I am using ...
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Responsive website VS mobile website

I am creating a new blog. Nowadays, especially for a blog, it's important that the websites are accessible for all devices. Now I have to make a choice on what to do. I have seen 2 options. Option 1 ...
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Web-based CMS for mobile app [duplicate]

I'm just about to start developing a mobile app which needs to be fed from a CMS. I started designing the tables when I thought there must be something out there which could save me a load of time and ...