Benefits of Thinking Mobile First Future of Website Design

How to start thinking about mobile and why you should create your website with mobile in mind.
Rating: 4.2 out of 5 (69 ratings)
22,955 students
Benefits of Thinking Mobile First Future of Website Design
Rating: 4.2 out of 5 (69 ratings)
22,957 students
Think mobile first
Responsive website design
Mobile SEO Tactics
Bootstrap website design
How to better achieve mobile website success

Requirements

  • HTML CSS Basics
  • Website Design Basics
Description

A growing number of users are now mobile only, if your website can't accommodate them you are losing potential clients. In April 2015 Google implemented one of its biggest changes yet to the search algorithm, and its all about mobile. If you are not thinking mobile you could be hurting your Search rankings. Social media sites are not visited by more mobile devices than desktop computers. If you get traffic from social then you need to have a mobile ready website. With varying screen sizes from mobile devices, televisions, and a multitude of various devices accessing your website have a proper website design is becoming ever more important.

The shift is happening, mobile thinking is one of the most important consideration when its comes to doing business online.

Who this course is for:
  • Anyone who wants to understand mobile web design
  • Mobile First Thinking
  • Responsive websites
  • Mobile SEO
Curriculum
6 sections • 21 lectures • 1h 21m total length
  • Introduction to Mobile Thinking
  • Course Tips
  • Is your site Mobile Friendly Quick Test
  • Options for Mobile Design Content Management Systems
  • Design Tips Call to Action
  • Mobile vs Desktop Experience
  • Smart Mobile Design Tips
  • Bonus Tips and Tweaks for a Better mobile experince
  • How to download and get Bootstrap Overview
  • Responsive Design with Bootstrap Getting Started
  • Its not Magic its javascript
  • You can make a website Structure in less than 5 minutes
  • Grid Patterns how they work and why
  • What is a front end Framework and how they work
  • Designing for Mobile First best mobile experiences
  • What are Media Queries and how to use them to make your site pop
  • True mobile first design theory
  • Mobile SEO and Responsive Design
  • Other options for Mobile Dynamic and Separate URL sites
  • Importance of being mobile get more traffic
  • Bonus Lecture

Instructor
Instructor, GDE, Application Developer
Laurence Svekis
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