Responsive web design (RWD) was coined and largely developed by Ethan Marcotte. RWD is the practice of creating a website to work and display properly on every device and every screen size, no matter how large or small – from mobile and tablet devices to desktop computers.

Responsive web design is focused around providing a good user experience for everyone – regardless of the “screen” they are on. Here below in an infographic that explains the very basics of what responsive web design is.

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