Responsive web design

What is a responsive web design?

Responsive web design is the approach that suggests that design and development should respond to the user’s behaviour and environment based on screen size, platform and orientation. The practice consists of a mix of flexible grids and layouts, images and an intelligent use of CSS media queries. As the user switches from their laptop to iPad, the website should automatically switch to accommodate for resolution, image size and scripting abilities. In other words, the website should have the technology to automatically respond to the user’s preferences. This would eliminate the need for a different design and development phase for each new gadget on the market.

Example of one of the Advorto’s standard templates for the Hiring Manager portal:

Queries related to responsive web design

Q: Why my careers website doesn’t look as nice on the mobile device?

A: If you’re using your own custom design it may be possible that it was not designed using the above concept. Please contact Advorto support to discuss options or if you wish to switch to Advorto standard templated design (mobile optimised) please contact your technical account manager.

Q: We receive a number of queries from candidates about CV upload on the mobile devices. What do we do?

A: Advorto can recommend an alternative solution depending on the application form, please contact Advorto support to discuss solutions.

Q: Can all portals be mobile optimised?

A: Yes, all portals (external/internal candidate, Hiring manager and Agency) could be mobile optimised. Advorto suggest to use our standard template to maximise usability and responsiveness.

Q: Can we switch to your design but keep our colours?

A: Yes, Advorto can apply the standard theme and change colours to match your main website.

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