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Media Queries Are Not The Answer: Element Query Polyfill

by admin No Comments June 25, 2013

By Tyson Matanich

Responsive Web design has transformed how websites are designed and built. It has inspired us to think beyond device classifications and to use media queries to adapt a layout to the browser’s viewport size. This, however, deviates from the hierarchical structure of CSS and characterizes elements relative to the viewport, instead of to their container.

Extensive use of media queries might be the answer for today, but it is not a viable long-term solution. Media queries do not allow for reusable modules that …read more

Source: http://www.smashingmagazine.com/2013/06/25/media-queries-are-not-the-answer/

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