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Adaptive and Responsive Websites

Adaptive and responsive websites represent a recent trend within Web design toward layouts that adapt to the device they are displayed on, allowing the same webpage to be loaded on, for example, a smartphone and a laptop yet to be displayed in very different ways. This way the same website can be optimized to the unique context of the device it is being displayed on, allowing the website to “fit” a wide range of devices; an increasingly relevant proposition in a world with an ever-increasing amount of Internet-capable devices (smartphones, tablets, laptop and desktop computers, televisions, etc.), that not only represent a challenge in terms of handling a wide range of screen sizes, but also different user input controls (touch devices, mouse and keyboard, remote ...

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