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James Rosewell

9/10/2018 1:00 PM

What's wrong with DMEXCO.com?

Does the fresh 2018 web site embody best practice digital marketing?

The casual visitor arriving from social media links would be forgiven for answering "not a lot". A different answer presents itself when considering DMEXCO’s revenue model and key stakeholder requirements.

Using examples and plenty of screen shots this blog demonstrates the shortcomings of the 2018 DMEXCO web site before assessing the business implications and techniques available to resolve.

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James Rosewell

3/24/2015 7:00 PM

Revamped BBC news web site highlights shortcomings of responsive

User comments show 4 areas of degraded experience for desktop

Yesterday saw the BBC launch a responsive version of the news home page for all device types. As the BBC operated an m. web site providing different layout for desktop and mobile phones the approach was to replace the desktop web site with a slightly modified version of the mobile site.

While well aware that any change to a much loved web site will generate negative feedback, I remain concerned that digital technologists treat such feedback as a sign of both success and progress. This brief analysis focuses on specific examples where the use of RWD has demonstratably degraded user experience.

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Mike

11/30/2014 3:44 PM

Make the most of Responsive Images

HTML 5 picture element, srcset and sizes attributes

Responsive Images are on their way. It's official. Designers worldwide now have an exciting new tool that will solve the problem of providing large images and graphics for every device. See examples of using <picture> element as well as an <img> element with srcset and sizes attributes. Learn how you can combine the Responsive Images technology with 51Degrees Image Optimizer to make your life simpler and fully enjoy the benefits of RI.

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Mike

10/17/2014 1:35 PM

Get more from responsive web design with device detection

Overcoming the "all device types should get the same content" problem with RWD

Responsive Web Design solves many of the layout problems associated with increasingly diverse screen sizes but is constrained by one hard to justify assumption. RWD assumes all devices should receive the same content and support the same business processes. Read on to understand methods to optimise your RWD web site for mobiles, tablets, smartphones, and TVs.

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James Rosewell

4/4/2014 6:02 PM

91 Percent of Top 100 ETail Web Sites Don't Use Responsive Web Design

according to The Search Agency's Mobile Experience Scorecard

Research from The Search Agency shows that “9 of the [100] web-only [retail] companies used RWD”. That's 91 percent not using Responsive Web Design.

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Joe Davine

6/17/2013 2:45 PM

Debunking Google's Responsive Web Design "Preference"

Last week Google announced their plans to push websites into offering great mobile web experiences. With this announcement came some controversy over Google's preferred method of mobilisation. This blog explains the reality of Google's "endorsement".

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Joe Davine

5/29/2013 10:24 AM

Why Responsive Web Design Alone Doesn't Generate The Best Mobile Experience

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James Rosewell

1/23/2013 5:05 PM

Future Web Design - Kentico - Slides

Review the slides from my recent web seminar with Kentico on the Future Web Design – Mobiles, Tablets, TVs and Glasses.

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James Rosewell

1/22/2013 5:20 PM

5 Reasons Responsive Design Alone Isn't Working

Responsive Web Design allows designers to implement web pages which work equally well on different types of devices. Cascading Style Sheets 3 (CSS3) media queries enable the CSS used to control the page look and feel to be altered based on screen size, and other properties of the device when the page is being rendered on the browser. Responsive Design works really well with simple web pages containing elements that are implemented consistently across the major browser vendors.