Starting with the mobile first design is the key to the success in today’s world! Discover the huge impact of mobile first methodology!
A lot of user experience and user interface designers and their clients often approach the web design project by considering the desktop as their main lead. Even when the responsive web design became popular, the design of the desktop always seems to be more important than the mobile experience.
However, the things have changed, especially when the newest analysis and research are saying that the number of users who use the internet on mobile phones has drastically exceeded the number of users who use desktop computers.
Besides the benefits of the mobile increase in terms of popularity, there are other perks from a design perspective as well. When designed for a smaller screen, compared to a desktop screen, the screen real estate you have to take into consideration is reduced and it forces you to focus on designing the products and embracing the important details only. The mobile first design approach allows you to deliver modern and innovative experience by designing on features that are original to mobile devices.
The amount of space when designing for mobile is greatly reduced when compared to the desktop space. So, when you take into consideration how much content or unnecessary information you need to include navigation, and etc. it is a smart idea to focus on the restraints of mobile. This will help you focus on what is important and what really matters to the user. You need to consider the users’ needs if you want to offer a great user experience and give the user exactly what it needs. Doing so will help you to improve the user experience and satisfy all of your user preferences.
You need to keep in mind that mobile users want instant answers, they don’t want to lose time to search for the information they need, they are looking for a user-friendly website, and convenient online shopping experience. So, make sure to avoid unnecessary content, long product descriptions, and complicated navigation.
Starting with the mobile first design is the key to the success in the mobile world we live in today. So, if you don’t have a mobile version of your website, now is the perfect timing to change that.
There are a lot of benefits you will experience by implementing the mobile first design! Do it now!
— Harvard Review Psych (@HarvardRevPsych) 27 de febrero de 2017