Join James Williamson for an in-depth discussion in this video Making images responsive, part of Learning Responsive Design.
Using fluid layouts ensures that as screen sizes or orientations change, content will…reflow, or reconfigure along with it.…That works seamlessly for contents such as text which naturally reflows along with its…containing element,…but what about content that is by default defined at a fixed size, such as images or other media?…An image designed for a large desktop monitor is unlikely to fit into a layout designed…for a 320-pixel-wide smartphone.…
Likewise, images designed to accompany content on a mobile screen would probably look like…thumbnails when viewed within desktop layouts.…This means that in the best of circumstances, these images will look out of context and…in many cases, will break your carefully crafted responsive layouts.…This problem underscores how important it is to find ways to make images and other media responsive.…At first glance, you'd probably be tempted to say the solution is pretty simple: just…replace the fixed dimensions with relative measurements or percentages and then boom,…
- What is responsive design?
- Controlling viewports
- Designing for multiple screen densities
- Working with media queries
- Using fluid grids
- Building responsive forms
- Optimizing site performance
- Building responsive mockups
- Developing a content strategy
- Designing for mobile capabilities
- Creating flexible HTML
- Testing responsive designs
Skill Level Beginner
1. Introducing Responsive Design
What makes sites responsive?2m 37s
2. Common Concepts
3. Responsive Design Strategies
Additional resources2m 12s
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