2013: The Year of Responsive Web Design

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As a new year approaches we often look for what the hot items or trends are going to be. For those of us who create websites the hot topic going into the new year is Responsive Web. With tablet and smartphone sales increasing and less users browsing through desktops, the way we design websites is rapidly changing. A million screens and we need to build for all of them. The solution is to make a website that works equally well on every device. The answer, responsive web design. In simple terms, a responsive web design uses “media queries” to figure out what resolution of device it’s being served on. Flexible images and fluid grids then size correctly to fit the screen. In 2013 we will start to see more companies going towards a responsive design to accommodate their users browsing patterns. Read more about Why 2013 Is the Year of Responsive Web Design on Mashable.com.