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Responsive Web Design with HTML5 and CSS3 Essentials by Asoj Talesra, Gaurav Gupta, Alex Libby

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Appreciating the importance of RWD

So - we've explored how RWD works, and some of the key elements that make up this philosophy; question is, why is it so important to consider using it? There are several benefits to incorporating a responsive capability to our sites, which include the following:

  • It is easier for users to interact with your site, if it is designed to work with multiple devices.
  • Creating a single site that caters to multiple devices may in itself require more effort, but the flip side of this is that we're only developing one site, not multiple versions.
  • Constructing a site that works based on how much can be displayed in a specific viewport is a more effective way to render content on screen than relying on browser agent strings, ...

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