It’s no secret to web designers and developers that mobile devices can’t be ignored anymore. It’s a familiar story at this point: more and more visitors are using mobile devices such as tablets and smartphones to visit websites, instead of their desktop computers. So if your site isn’t easy to view on a mobile device, you’re missing chances to get more visitors and increase usage of your site. This has led many web designers to a key decision on how ...

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There’s a debate over which technique of creating mobile-ready websites is the best. Google advocates creating responsive web designs, while Jakob Nielsen, a renowned usability consultant, endorses the creation of dedicated mobile sites (but he was subsequently slammed by some web designers). A third option is also gaining in popularity, where the web server renders the appropriate HTML and CSS from the same URL depending on the device a web page on the site is being reques ...

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