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    Widescreen or responsive design?

    Wider webdesign that work on widescreen or responsive design?

    I have checked many resources and need to know if you have feedback:
    should we set mobile detection and redirect to mobile phones, tablets, desktop version or we eliminate detection and use responsive design as this has many usability issues like content goes straight from desktop version to mobile version etc.

    Detection can be suited for each type...

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    Toplisek,

    I would say that you should use responsive design however you should do whatever is easier to implement and manage for you. Responsive designs typically require less thought than custom code that detects users’ browser.

    Here is a good article on responsive design,

    http://www.seomoz.org/blog/seo-of-responsive-web-design

    Best,

    Shawn

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    Quote Originally Posted by toplisek View Post
    responsive design as this has many usability issues like content goes straight from desktop version to mobile version etc.
    If you are worried about some of your desktop content being inappropriate for mobile, this is a good opportunity to ask if you really need that desktop content at all. Many sites are full of unnecessary junk, and thankfully, the whole issue of mobile design is bringing that into focus.

    To quote from Twitter:

    “Mobile users want to see our menu, hours, and delivery number. Desktop users definitely want this 1mb png of someone smiling at a salad.”


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