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.
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  • Lectures 20
  • Length 1.5 hours
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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Published 5/2015 English

Course 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.

What are the requirements?

  • HTML CSS Basics
  • Website Design Basics

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Think mobile first
  • Responsive website design
  • Mobile SEO Tactics
  • Bootstrap website design
  • How to better achieve mobile website success

Who is the target audience?

  • Anyone who wants to understand mobile web design
  • Mobile First Thinking
  • Responsive websites
  • Mobile SEO

What you get with this course?

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30 day money back guarantee.

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Lifetime access.

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Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Start Thinking Mobile First

Getting Started with Mobile Websites

Mobile web design, and creating mobile compatible websites. Different options for mobile design. Understanding the mobile environment.

Course Tips
2 pages

Mobile Friendly Test Quick Check to see if a site is Mobile Friendly

How to check if your website is mobile friendly. Use mobile checking tool.

Section 2: How to Design Effective Mobile Websites Tips Tricks

Options for different content management systems and what you should do to be mobile ready.


Importance of calls to action placing them in mobile for more effective results.


Thinking differently from desktop design. Your users expect a mobile experince and may not stick aroudn if your site is not mobile optinmzied and ready.


Some tips for designing better mobile experiences for users.


Additional considerations when designing a website for mobile

Section 3: Getting serious with Responsive

Getting bootstrap, where to download and what you need to do to get it one your site.


Getting to know bootstrap and how it is a preferred method of mobile design. Introduction to features of bootstrap with from basic html and CSS to get started.


Javascript easy to add component to bootstrap, all responsive and ready to go. Just copy and paste the code.


Quick tutorial from getting started to having a basic layout of a website designed in bootstrap.

Grid Patterns how they work and why

Other options for fronit end framework that is eay to work with and helps quickly create nice mobile friendly websites.

Section 4: Mobile Fast Forward Smart tips for successful wesbites

Not only mobile devices but there is an ever growing amonut of different screen sizes. What you need to know to make your site the most compatible with new technology.


How to use media queries for even more customization and a better mobile expereince.


Getting thinking about mobile and what your best user experince is.

Section 5: Mobile SEO Planning on what is best for search

About mobile SEO and what is important to get Google compliant for better search results.


Options for mobile design, what works and what you should be careful of.


Mobile Change

Mobile Change is coming know what to expect.

Designing for mobile, design ideas and what to expect.

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Instructor Biography

Laurence Svekis, Instructor, 18+yrs Web Experience

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Innovative technology expert with a wide range of real world experience. Providing Smart digital solutions online for both small and enterprise level businesses.

"I have a passion for anything digital technology related, enjoy programming and the challenge of developing successful digital experiences. As an experienced developer, I created my first computer applications in 1990, and my first website in 1998.  I enjoy sharing my knowledge with others and want to help you share in the wonderful opportunities that the internet provides."

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Background : An experienced web application developer, having worked on multiple enterprise level applications, hundreds of websites, business solutions and many unique and innovative web applications.  Web application development areas of expertise include HTML, CSS, JavaScript, JQuery, Bootstrap, PHP and MySQL. Anything to do with web creation and digital experience. Passionate about everything to do with web application development, programming to online marketing with a strong focus on social media and SEO

"Understanding technology provides a means to better connect with users.  It also opens so many doors.   Knowledge is the key to success and I want to help you experience what technology has to offer. I'm passionate about web technologies, and look forward to sharing my knowledge and experience with you!"

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