“Responsive web design which is also known as Adaptive Web Design, RWD or Fluid Webdesign is an approach to web design in which a website is able to change and adapt its appearances for optimal viewing on all sized screens like smartphones,laptop,tablet and Desktop computer screens .” Ethan Marcott” gives the term Responsive webdesign. It is based on HTML and CSS. Simple rules in CSS can change style based on the screen-size of the user’s device.
Increase in the number of smartphones and tablet users, importance of responsive web design is also increases.Huge increment in the number of tablet and smartphone users is simply a indication that in 2013 responsive design takes off. Earlier designed are mainly used for laptops and PCs which have some standard display sizes like 14”, 15” or 17” but now the display areas are changed . Display are now vary from devices to devices so it means now .01” can make a huge difference. So now it is very essential for developers and designers to design a site keeping every possible display in mind because now there is no real standard is there. For this problem RWD is a right solution.
In Responsive webdesign technique elements of webpages are rearranged properly so that they can fit in any sort of display.In this technique static alignment of the webpage is changed into fluid design by using media, flexible images and fluid grids. So you can always get the best display.With the help of this technique the speed of the site is increases, loading speed of the site is increases because of this technique. The responsive web design is very helpful for both users and developers.