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

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Exploring mistakes

With the best will in the world, we are only human; there will be times when we make a mistake! As the playwright Oscar Wilde once said, "...to err once is human, to err twice is careless." Well, in the hope that we don't go that far, there are some common errors that are regularly made when working responsively; let's take a look at the top five candidates:

  • Failing to allow for touch input: It might seem odd, but failing to allow for touch is surprisingly common! Some users expect a site to simply work, and to have a consistent approach across the board both for desktops and mobiles. This will include any mechanism for activating links (such as buttons). What might work on a desktop client will very likely fail on a mobile device. ...

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