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Thread: HTML & CSS - a responsive website

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    HTML & CSS - a responsive website

    Hello webdesignforums' members

    I'm a beginner front-end web developer and I have been self-teaching myself for 2 months now. I can write a bit of HTML and CSS. I've finished my homepage but let's move to the problem now. How to make it responsive? I don't really understand how to make it responsive? Where should I start? If you have any recommendations could you please write them below?


    Note: CSS is a bit messy but I hope it's understandable.

    (Sorry for that bad english)
    Best wishes
    Last edited by Marmets; Jul 05th, 2017 at 05:23 AM.


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    Thank you for these insights. I'm not a web developer, bu I have found good insights with your thoughts.

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    i am also self taught , the best way i found was through media queries , as steve mentioned it took me a while to get the hang of it , this basically tells the website that if the screen width is lower than x amount and higher than y amount ( follow this new set off css rules ), and those css rules will be different for the view-port size ...

    Google Media queries i think this is the standard approach by all web developers,
    also there is a way called "fluid grid layout" of which i dont have much knowledge.

    Something that worked for me ....
    Open your website in developer tools like chrome then resize it until things start going bad ...
    set a media query for that view width ..
    then in developer mode adjust the css until all looks good ..
    copy it and paste it into you media query ...
    then resize further and repeat until you get to 320 width,

    another thing get into the habit of using vw and % to set heights ,widths and margins it will help with the scaling process until thing get too small then you use media queries.

    Just google them there are tons of tutorials online.

    Let us know how you fare
    Good luck
    Last edited by ragnar; Jul 18th, 2017 at 10:33 AM.
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    Thank you very much! I also just started to study this question. Frankly speaking, I have questions, but I found a couple of answers for myself. In addition, I want to share the excellent information about the bootstrap from Here it is written in some detail, it may help someone. Good luck!
    Last edited by Gielakar; Jul 19th, 2017 at 08:27 AM.

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