What makes a website mobile friendly?
Nowadays the best way for a website to be mobile friendly is for it to be responsive. If you don’t know what a responsive website is don’t worry, it’s not too late to find out.
A responsive website is a website that changes it’s design and layout based on how you are viewing the website. A responsive website is optimised for a wide range of devices, including smartphones, tablets, laptops and desktops.
The goal of a responsive website is to maximise the readability and usability of the website, no matter how your website is being accessed.
Why is a responsive website so necessary?
Over 70% of Australians own either a smartphone or tablet, with 32% owning at least own of both.
Business isn’t just done on computers anymore. In Australia, 90% of smartphone users access the internet through their mobile every single day.
Inside the home
25% of Australians spend over 10 hours a week accessing the internet via a mobile device in their own home.
Outside the home
70% of smartphone users access the internet on their phone while getting coffee, on public transport, in stores and cafés, and generally everywhere else you could think of.