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Responding to responsive design

Nov 4, 2015 12:08:16 PM

In last week’s SPTechReport, we ran a SharePointers column from development expert Eric Overfield touting the benefits of Bootstrap for taking SharePoint to mobile devices.

Topics: Responsive Web Design

Tools to help you implement responsive design in SharePoint

Dec 17, 2014 11:23:27 AM

Responsive Web Design techniques, strategies and tools continue to expand in the general Web design world. If you do a search for “Responsive Design,” the ever popular “Top X Tools for...” pops up in the search results, and one of my more recent favorites is “12 Essential Responsive Design Tools” by Richa Jain. I am often asked what tools I consider essential when I implement a responsive site in SharePoint, so I compiled a list of my go-to tools for every project I work on.

1. Twitter Bootstrap
You will always want to start each project with the right foundation, and with a responsive site, that starts with your grid. Although there are too many responsive grids to actually count, I would say a few of the most popular are Zurb Foundation, Skeleton, Less, and most importantly in my eyes, Twitter Bootstrap (also commonly referred to as simply Bootstrap).

Topics: Responsive Web Design

The new mobile strategy for SharePoint: Be responsive

Nov 12, 2014 10:00:00 AM

With the recent explosion of mobile and smartphone devices (more than 7 billion worldwide at last count), how does your SharePoint user interface stack up? Are you meeting the needs of your user base? Are you creating a company portal, a project or team-management system? Or are you hosting your public-facing site on SharePoint?

Topics: Responsive Web Design