Benefits of Thinking Mobile First Future of Website Design
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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.
4.5 (30 ratings)
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Created by Laurence Svekis
Last updated 7/2015
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  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • 1 Supplemental Resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Think mobile first
  • Responsive website design
  • Mobile SEO Tactics
  • Bootstrap website design
  • How to better achieve mobile website success
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  • HTML CSS Basics
  • Website Design Basics

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 is the target audience?
  • Anyone who wants to understand mobile web design
  • Mobile First Thinking
  • Responsive websites
  • Mobile SEO
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Curriculum For This Course
20 Lectures
Start Thinking Mobile First
3 Lectures 08:05

Getting Started with Mobile Websites

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

Preview 04:39

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.

Preview 03:26
How to Design Effective Mobile Websites Tips Tricks
5 Lectures 15:11

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

Options for Mobile Design Content Management Systems

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

Design Tips Call to Action

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.

Preview 02:11

Some tips for designing better mobile experiences for users.

Smart Mobile Design Tips

Additional considerations when designing a website for mobile

Bonus Tips and Tweaks for a Better mobile experince
Getting serious with Responsive
6 Lectures 29:43

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

How to download and get Bootstrap Overview

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.

Responsive Design with Bootstrap Getting Started

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

Its not Magic its javascript

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

You can make a website Structure in less than 5 minutes

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.

What is a front end Framework and how they work
Mobile Fast Forward Smart tips for successful wesbites
3 Lectures 11:11

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.

Designing for Mobile First best mobile experiences

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

What are Media Queries and how to use them to make your site pop

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

True mobile first design theory
Mobile SEO Planning on what is best for search
3 Lectures 14:22

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

Mobile SEO and Responsive Design

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

Other options for Mobile Dynamic and Separate URL sites

Mobile Change

Mobile Change is coming know what to expect.

Designing for mobile, design ideas and what to expect.

Importance of being mobile get more traffic
About the Instructor
Laurence Svekis
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