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The whole point of responsive design is that you don't start to design from the width of your page. The idea of responsive design is that you start design from the components up. Think about what content you want to display, and then design a scaling system. Something that expands and shrinks along with the width of the screen. Responsive sites do not ...


960px is a good base width because tablet viewers (in landscape) can still see the whole site as you designed it. You just have to plan. Yes, a responsive website is based on percentages, but if you set your sidebar to, say, 25% of the page width, then it will be super narrow on a phone or smaller tablet. Best to set fixed pixel widths for sidebars, then ...

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