Considerations for developing Mobile Web pages

Developing website for mobile devices requires responsive design. There should be many considerations and best practices that needs to be considered. It range from consideration of small screen for mobile device to the slow bandwidth when the WiFi are not available for the phones. Some of the considerations to keep in mid for the best practices are as follows:

  • Single column design are preferable
  • Avoid floats, tables, frames
  • Descriptive page title
  • Descriptive headings
  • Optimize images
  • Descriptive alt text for images
  • Eliminate unneeded images
  • Navigation in lists
  • Em or percentage font size units
  • Common font typefaces
  • Good contrast between text and background colors
  • Provide “Skip to Content” hyperlink
  • Provide “Back to Top” hyperlink

These above are some of the considerations when developing pages for the web. Also use CSS to configure your current website for display on both mobile and desktop devices.

Author Bio: Shalu Chawla is a trained Quality Assurance professional and Business Analyst who writes about Quality Assurance and testing with the sole purpose of sharing information from her knowledge or by referring to other good sites. You can know more about her by clicking on or You can also visit me in my other website on wellness by clicking on if interested in meditation or if interested in travel topics.


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