10 Top Tips for Developing Responsive Layouts:

Development of Responsive Layouts is increasingly important with the expectations of consumers that how websites response on smart phones, as they don’t want to slide or pinch screen to view site’s content and also don’t want to get any other pages to load when they are in middle of filling form or making any purchase on their mobile devices. Simply want a site to work on any kind of screen.
Now the point is, How can businesses develop their websites so that they can work across devices? If you want responsive web design, dynamic serving or totally a different and separate site for both mobile and desktop. Here we are sharing 10 tips to develop most responsive layouts.

1. A Search-Savvy:

It is very necessary that your site can be easily found on search engines as it effects where your site appears on ranking. Optimize your search ads strategy with mobile bidding. Design a creative copy especially for mobile and use all the best add formats that suits well on mobile.

2. Keep in Mind, Speed is King:

Users of smartphones wants information to load speedily. Google has also taken in consideration speed for search rankings which simply means it’s really important for boosting organic hits. Don’t stuff your homepage full of information and ignore usage of heavy images.

3. Know your Customers:

Get an understanding of how your customers are accessing your site and where drop-off points occur. For this use analytics tools and simply adapt your design and content accordingly.

4. Identify Functionality Mostly Required:

Make sure that most important action of your site is on front and center and works flawlessly. Like retailers may need best functionality for store locators, product search and shopping basket.

5. Don’t Cut, just Customise:

A smart phone user always wants to see same content available on a tablet or desktop computer instead of slimmed down version. So content should be cutomised just to ensure it is easily available and not overloaded onto homepage.

6. Facilitate Switching between Screens:

People should have facility to save content they like and can revisit it from another device. Like if user add a wishlist or shopping basket on smartphone, they are allowed to get back on it through tablet or desktop. This is a better and easy way for users and also makes their purchasing quite easy.

7. Ensure an Ideal &Touch Friendly Site:

Ensure layout of site should be responsive &suitable for mobile users so that they can view everything easily and don’t feel a need to pinch or zoom-in on screen.

8. Avoid Mouse-Overs:

Make sure to avoid mouse overs because people feel good while using this on desktops not on smartphones where people are using their thumbs.

9. Allow a Click-to-Call Button:

It definitely makes sense to provide call button at particular drop-off points on a customer conversion journey because smartphone users are inclined to make calls. So make sure these buttons are big and easy to click.

10. Simplify the Checkout:

Order form is the most important area to ensure customers make a purchase keeping this in mind it should be easy to use, as short as possible, save time by including default inputs and have good error design. Like if a customer need to input a phone number then number type pad should appear, as we know little things can make a big difference.

Web 2.0 & Its Highly Ranked Worldwide Top 15 Web:

Web 2.0 a second generation of World Wide Web. A Platform to represent Immersive, Social and Rich User Experiences by giving them opportunity to share it online with other people in the world and also able to control your own data. Simply we can say that an application platform in a digital way to express yourself.
Here we are listing Top 15 web 2.0 websites of world by viewing them you’ll get an idea of how they are capable to work and capture attention of world by their catchy tacts and design.

1.    YouTube:

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YouTube a popular and highly ranked video sharing web 2.0 site. Holding attention of unique monthly visitors of 1000,000,000. It allows its users to upload view & share video clips .

2.    Wikipedia:

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Wikipedia largest multilingual translator with free collaborative content encyclopedia on internet. Wikipedia a fair share to good press above two million articles and still expanding as it holds attention of 475,000,000 estimated monthly visitors.

3.    Twitter:

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A public social networking and limited blogging web 2.0 site. Twitter is one of the most visited website also known as ‘SMS’ of net, as it allows its users to ‘tweet’ (SMS with limited 140 characters). Attaining quite a market by having monthly visitors up to 310,000,000.

4.    WordPress:

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Word Press a popular open free multi user & multi blogging tool top ranked blogging system used on web. Word Press is a web 2.0 site with friendly search engine and supports tagging of both posts and articles. Word Press having monthly visitors up to 240,000,000.

5.    Pinterest:

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Pinterest is a personal media platform and a visual discovery tool where users can collect ideas for their different Projects & Interests by pinning them to their own boards while selecting ‘Pin it’ button. Pinterest is a web 2.0 site as here users not only pin down the things of their interests but also upload them. Pinterest have a strong place in market by having 150,000,000 users monthly.

6.    Craigslist:

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A web 2.0 site with classified advertisements. In this website each group is categorized in a class. Sections of this website are devoted to advertisement of jobs, sales, personals, services, items discussion forums, community, resumes and paid works. A leading classifieds in any medium from traditional buy/sell ads to community announcements to personal ads with over 49.4 million monthly visitors just in US.

7.    Tumblr:

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A site of social networking and microblogging by allowing its users to post limited multimedia content in small blogs. Websites feature can be accessed through ‘Dashboards’ where you have option to post or follow a blog. Tumblr holds attention of 110,000,000 monthly visitors by providing them a platform of tumble logging.

8.    IMDB:

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Internet Movie Data Base an online site provides information of films, TV programs and video games. An open site for its users where anyone can request edit to update existing data where you can rate any movie however data is verified before going live. Here even celebrities can update their resumes with photos or any other data by paying a specific yearly fee. It holds quite a market of 90,000,000 visitors.

9.    Yelp:

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A public site started with email service to recommend local business then expanding to social networking to discounts to features to mobile applications. This site also provides a search tool by which visitors can look for business reviews of companies that provide services and products they require. So capable to gain over 85,500,000 visitors monthly.

10.    Instagram:

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A social networking site that provides platform to its users to take their pictures and videos then apply digital filters then share them on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr and Flickr. Instagram have upto 85,000,000 unique monthly visitors.

11.    Flickr:

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A web service widely used by users who are in search of photos and also by bloggers so that they can host images to link them in blogs and then share it on social media. Simply we can say a catchy site to search, store, and share your photos publically. Over 65,000,000 users visit Flickr monthly making it a popular site.

12.    Wikia:

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An open-source free of cost web hosting service allowing its users to publish their text under copyleft license. It covers wide range of topics and is suitable for general encyclopedia. It is quite useful for its users. Wikia have 64,00,000 monthly visitors.

13.    Imgur:

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Imgur is a home for web’s most popular image content shared through commenting and voting by dedicated community. Imgur released its first created content tool and also public gallery known for its meme templates. This image hosting site have monthly visitors up to 60,000,000.

14.    eHow:

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eHow have 17,000 articles with 5.8 million visitors in a month. It is a site of written articles with a set of instructions. Its articles and videos are created by freelancers covering every topic and organizing them in hierarchy of their category.

15.    Photobucket:

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Photobucket is a web service for online community to host images and videos and then share them. Over 10 billion images are hosted by 100 million registered users and uploads about four million images and videos in a day. It is used for both business and personal purposes.