ManageWP: 5 Reasons Why Responsive Design Is Not Worth It
The guys over at ManageWP have released an article on 5 Reasons Why Responsive Design Is Not Worth It .
What a load of
Thankfully this wasn’t an entirely one sided article with this quote, however it wasn’t all that far off it was it.
I am about to explain why I think responsive design is not worth it under many circumstances. I am a fan of responsive (or alternative) design in certain situations – for example, when dealing with a web application whose desktop design could not practically be contained within a mobile device’s screen. Google Maps is an excellent example of this.
Further on into to the article we get to this doozy of a statement
One might argue that responsive design is a damn sight cheaper than building a separate mobile site from the ground up, and I would agree. But do you know what is even cheaper than responsive design? Non-responsive design.
You whats even cheaper than Non-responsive design? No Design at all.
That’s right, just slap up your HTML and leave off the CSS for a truely cost saving experience.