The Rising Importance of Flexible Web Layouts

By | 2016-11-29T14:23:33+00:00 April 4th, 2011|Categories: Web Development|Tags: , , |

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“Just a few years ago, creating a fixed-width design and the coding to stick to that width was practical, as long as it could accommodate a wide range of users. However, just a few years ago, having the Internet on a cell phone was a luxury, netbooks were rare, and the convenient tablet device, such as an iPad, didn’t even exist. Now, a fixed-width design is almost inconvenient.”

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Keana Lynch
Keana has led and consulted for over 35 Higher Education projects (so far) and is Beacon’s expert in CMS and Accessibility. She specializes in the analysis, design, and implementation of websites, focusing on user experience, accessibility, multi-device interactions, and technical best practices. Joining Beacon in 2010, she's worked on nearly every major Higher Ed project, including Lees McRae College, Husson University, Del Mar College, Guilford Technical Community College and Jacksonville State University. Keana earned an Associate’s Degree in Web Technologies from Guilford Technical Community College. She's a regular speaker at Higher Ed conferences, presenting on accessibility and CMS/Cascade development topics, such as academic program page design and ADA compliance testing.