Responsive Web Design (RWD) is a web design approach aimed at crafting sites to provide an optimal viewing experience - easy reading and navigation with a minimum of re-sizing, panning, and scrolling - across a wide range of devices (from desktop computer monitors to mobile phones). With the relentless increase in surfing via mobile devices - all web sites should be built to this standard.
Tabbed Panels allow compact viewing of an otherwise large page by only displaying one part (panel) by selecting the relevant tab at the top of the viewing area.
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) is a style sheet language used for describing the presentation semantics (the look and formatting) of a document written in a markup language such a HTML
Domain name this is a unique, easily memorable collection of letters, numbers (and a small number of other permitted characters) such as www.imagekings.co.uk that is linked to the "real" address of a web site known as an IP address such as the one for this web site 220.127.116.11
W3C The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) is an international community where Member organizations, a full-time staff, and the public work together to develop Web standards. Led by Web inventor Tim Berners-Lee and CEO Jeffrey Jaffe, W3C's mission is to lead the Web to its full potential
Web Browsers such as Internet Explorer, Google Chrome & Safari are (usually) free pieces of software that are all designed to interpret the HTML and CSS of a web page. Unfortunately, different browsers and even different versions of the same browser display the HTML code and interpret the CSS in slightly different ways - one of the biggest challenges for any web designer!
Fonts are simply methods of displaying text. They cause great heartache for web designers however! Although most people will have many fonts on their computer not everybody has the same ones. The ones you have will depend on many things such as your operating system (Windows, Linux, Apple) , your web browser & the programs you have installed (Office, Photoshop etc). So if a web designer specifies a font that the user does not have installed their browser will display it differently - sometimes wildly so! There are only about 10 fonts that you can virtually guarantee - don't worry, we can send you a list to choose from!
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