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  1. Opting Out of Responsive Design (choosing desktop layouts on mobile)

    Responsive web design (done well) allows users to achieve their goals on any internet accessible device, but what if they *want* to view the fixed width desktop version of a website, even on mobile?

    This post comes at a time when responsive web design interest is piquing - certainly here on DD - probably the result of those emails we've been receiving via Google Webmaster Tools, that basically tell us how "X % of your web pages do not provide an optimal mobile experience... your ...
  2. IE8 Selectivizr support for Responsive Modal Gallery

    The common factor in all previous versions of the modal gallery is that alternative markup is offered for IE7/8 users to allow them to view image enlargements in a new browser window instead of the modal overlay. This is because those earlier versions of Internet Explorer do not support the CSS :target pseudo selector which triggers the modal overlay, but let's face it - having each image open in a new browser window doesn't do much for usability and it doesn't look very nice either. So, if you're ...

    Updated 07-19-2015 at 01:15 PM by Beverleyh

    CSS related , Web Design issues
  3. Paginated Responsive Modal Gallery (PHP/CSS3/JS)

    My modal gallery has evolved and here come versions 4 and 5. Both now include pagination but version 5 is PHP generated to help with maintainability.

    First, a recap on the gallery development so far;

    Now, so far, this gallery has only ...
  4. Responsive Modal Gallery with keyboard nav controls (CSS3/JS)

    In an effort to make my previous (version 1) CSS-only Modal Gallery more user-friendly, I've now created a version that incorporates simple keyboard navigation from inside the modal overlay, using a small amount of JavaScript.

    Please see version 3 - the Responsive CSS3 Modal Gallery (+ additional JavaScript keyboard controls)

    This version of the gallery works a little more like how modern image galleries are expected to work (or rather, how users have learned to expect ...
  5. Responsive CSS3 Modal Gallery (no JavaScript)

    The latest CSS-only offering is my attempt at an image gallery where image enlargements open in a modal window. It was inspired by a tutorial on modal popups and uses the :target selector in CSS to match the hash at the end of an URL with the id of a corresponding element.

    The logic for this (taken from the modal popups tutorial) is that a hashed URL can be wrapped around a small thumb image, which matches the id of an image enlargement in a modal overlay div. When the hashed small ...

    Updated 04-28-2014 at 12:39 PM by Beverleyh

    CSS related