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What is responsive web design?

Responsive web design allows a website to adjust how it displays its content to best suit the phone, tablet or desktop computer you are using.

Does my website need a responsive web design?

If your website plays an important role in your business, it's worth ensuring it uses a responsive web design.

This way, your website will work consistently each time someone visits your website, regardless of the device they're using.

With mobile visitors now demanding websites provide an optimal experience on their device, supporting this will mean you'll have greater online success.

Will using a responsive web design improve my Google rankings?

If SEO is important to the success of your business, then having a website which uses a responsive web design is a must.

Reason being; when Googlebot (Google's web spider) visits your website, it's doing so using a mobile browser. So it's the content on your mobile site that matters most to Google.

This is where responsive web design makes things easier. Responsive websites generally display the same content across all devices. For website owners, this gives them the peace of mind that when they add something to their website, Google will be able to see it.

Three tips for responsive web design owners

  1. Always proof changes to your website on a mobile phone.
  2. Avoid using graphics with text in them.
  3. When embedding content (like video) make sure you select the “responsive” option

Some CMS tools (like Craft CMS shown above) have tools you can add that make it super easy to check your website on other devices.

Want some help making your website design responsive?

Give us a call! (08) 8362 5688

Also, check out our Web Design page for some great examples of responsive web designs.