Responsive design ‘de rigeur’ for new sites

Since late 2012, all new Digital Tsunami online sites have been developed with responsive design.

The latest responsive sites, launched on July 25, are for View Hotels and Compass Capital.

These responsive sites are accessible to all, irrespective of the platform on which they are viewed. Content presents appropriately on all devices (desktops, laptops, tablets, phablets and smartphones) by adapting to the width of the browser.

The relentless growth of mobile device usage, indicates that a responsive site is a necessity for all corporations and organisations.

Whereas ‘mobile’ sites (using a separate database from the same company’s website) can detect the device and present a single mobile version, and an ‘app’ may be restricted to devices and even operating systems, a responsive site utilises the latest technology to sense the width of the browser and can present a customised solution according to the client’s preferences. The fact that the responsive site delivers desktop and handheld sites generated by a single database on a single CMS, ensures the greatest efficiency in content management.

On a handheld device, the traditional horizontal menu is replaced by a ‘hamburger’ menu icon (three horizontal parallel lines), which opens a vertical tiered menu.

Columns of content in the header, main panel and footer are reorganised ‘on the fly’ subject to browser width. This can be easily demonstrated on a desktop computer, by dragging the right side of the browser window slowly to the left. As width reduces, the number of columns displayed on a responsive site will reduce.

Digital Tsunami has a philosophy of agile development and promotion of innovative, proven solutions.

Contact Digital Tsunami today to discuss the ‘Communications Evolution’ of your brand.

From Our Clients

Quotation Mark

Andrew and his team have supported Foodbank by providing web services for more than a decade.

In fact, they have just undertaken the first complete redevelopment of the original Foodbank website they built for us, and have been maintaining so ably since.

Andrew is creative and passionate and helps us to keep up, constantly looking for new ways to add value and improve our online communications channels.

John Webster
CEO
Sydney, NSW, Australia
Foodbank Australia
Quotation Mark

Digital Tsunami is awesome.

Knowledge far beyond my expectations, led to the site being beautifully creative with simplicity, which is just perfect for a young female artist.

Andrew's patience and respect was impeccable, but what I loved most, was that he just knew what to do EVERY single time ... just the perfect web creator.

Thank you Digital Tsunami. Thank you Andrew

Jenna Dearness Dark
recording artist
Gold Coast, QLD, Australia
Quotation Mark

By taking the time to understand our business, industry and vision, Digital Tsunami created a site that truly reflected our leadership position in the market and our strategic direction.

Digital Tsunami's expertise in visual design, photography, website navigation and business writing, resulted in an extremely effective website.

The project was expertly managed from end to end which resulted in a fast and efficient process.

Robert Keiller
Finance Manager
Portland, Victoria, Australia
Quotation Mark

Andrew and his team have provided consistently good service and met both our needs and expectations. He certainly knows his stuff and delivers workable web solutions in a highly professional manner.

Dr Adrian Cohen
CEO
Sydney, NSW, Australia
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Quotation Mark

With a brief timeline to ensure we had a web presence and launch coinciding with our 10 year anniversary, Digital Tsunami delivered. On time. On budget. Great Effort!

Grant C. Duff
Head of Marketing
Sydney, NSW, Australia
Solvay Pharmaceuticals
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