Types of Web Design Layouts
You might have heard that there are numerous types of web design layouts. These are static, liquid, adaptive and responsive. Today, we’re describing them in-depth so that you can use them for your site.
Static sites are not responsive. They tend to be in HTML format and cannot adapt to different browser widths. This might be the best option for your site if it is a clean one-page site. However, you might want to try one of the below options if this isn’t the case.
Liquid layouts are a better option than static sites, although still not optimal. In liquid sites, images will somewhat adapt, but text usually ends up running off the page. This often happens in Gmail, and users in the middle of reading your content might not appreciate this layout style.
Adaptive sites are a good option if you don’t have enough time and resources for a responsive site. In an adaptive site, your site will place the desktop browsing experience first. As a result, your site will adjust when it is used on a different mobile device. However, there is a final option, and it is the best one yet.
We always encourage our readers to produce responsive sites. This is because today’s users almost all use mobile devices before desktop computers. This is opposite of adaptive sites, where mobile devices are prioritized. Your site will always adapt to screen sizes, and users will appreciate the aesthetic qualities.
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