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I am looking to make my client's ecommerce website responsive. Is there anything that I should specifically include or not include on the homepage for the responsive version?

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Yeah to both

Include well structured, properly marked up content. Avoid large or fixed size images, flash etc.

We really can't offer much in the way of advice (different from the usual tutorial stuff) without a look-see at the site.

(A well constructed site, that works without javascript is automagically responsive to screen dimensions and useful on any UA.)

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Thanks for the quick reply.

Thanks for the quick reply. Any good tutorials you'd recommend I look at?

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Tough question

I'm going to give you a link to another forum. The post's author can be a total a-hole, but he does know his stuff. The particular thread is about building a mythical site from the ground up to be semantic, accessible and device independent (responsive).

The post I'm linking goes through the steps, but do read the whole thread, as it is a hoot.

Progressive enhancement -- design from the inside out.

I think you'll learn a lot, especially that progressive-enhancement / graceful-degradation, accessibility and responsiveness are easy if you begin correctly.

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gary

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