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What is Responsive Design?

  • When you are planning a website, you need to consider all the various devices and screen sizes that will be viewing your web page
  • Responsive Design describes a web page layout that automatically adjusts the page design based on the device viewing the web page so it works well on any screen size
  • This topic could be an entire course, so we will just touch on the concept and show you how Dreamweaver can assist you in working with responsive design using media queries
  • Dreamweaver offers interface features that allow you to work with media queries and preview your web pages as you work in CSS to ensure that both tablet and mobile devices can view your web pages easily
  • Ethan Marcotte, a web designer out of Boston coined the term responsive design a couple of years ago as he noticed that there is such a wide variety of devices and screen sizes available that designers can no longer target specific page widths when creating web pages. There are just too different devices being used to view web pages
  • His website is located at
  • In this group of lessons we will take a look at various ways to create responsive design using CSS rules

What is Responsive Design?

Lecture Slides are screen-captured images of important points in the lecture. Students can download and print out these lecture slide images to do practice problems as well as take notes while watching the lecture.

  • Intro 0:00
  • Responsive Website 1:17
    • Responsive Image Example
    • Fireworks File
  • Mobile Version 4:13
    • Planning for Mobile
  • Responsive Web Design 6:29