Over a year ago, Jeremy Keith wrote an excellent post on enhancing the performance of responsive sites by checking for a minimum screen width before loading secondary content such as related news and latest tweets. Mobile devices would just show a link to the content, thus keeping it accessible. In this post I’ll show how… Continue reading Simple Conditional Loading in WordPress
A fully packed 334 pages of analysis on the current state of mobile and best responsive design practices. Bottom line: most people working in web design today should probably read this book, whether they’re designers or developers. See the full post for my six key points.
Some years ago browser testing meant just testing in Firefox, Safari and possibly Opera, and cursing and testing in IE6. Good standards support in current browsers has made development easier on one hand, but more complex than ever on the other hand with the demands of responsive design, the rise of mobile and websites themselves… Continue reading My Dev Setup, part 3: Browser Testing
Responsive design shouldn’t be just about checking screen width and removing stuff on mobile devices, even though this is what it often amounts to. I also admit to doing this myself. Designing with a mobile first approach is sensible, but we run into problems with the typical wireframes/photoshop/html pixel-perfect workflow. Stephanie Rieger made this excellent presentation… Continue reading On Pragmatic Responsive Design