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Responsive Design-related Posts

Responsive design is an approach to website development. Sites built in responsive design adjust automatically to your browser or device screen size.

  • In the last year alone, the number of mobile visits to FDA.gov has nearly doubled, and now 25 percent of our visitors use a tablet or smartphone to access the site.

  • With your help, we have rebooted Usability.gov. We have expanded our focus of the site from just usability to user experience. Our goal was to reintroduce the site as a leading resource for user experience (UX) best practices, so we’ve worked to add more content based on what you’ve told us you need.

  • The way girls access the internet is changing so the Office of Women’s Health rebuilt girlshealth.gov in responsive design, making the site’s reliable, useful, and easy-to-understand health information more accessible for mobile users.

  • In October, we relaunched Digital Strategy as a responsive design website. This is the 1st time the Digital Communications Division has launched a responsive design site.

  • Medicare.gov is the consumer website for Medicare beneficiaries, caregivers, and advocates. The site was originally going to be improved to implement a new content management system. Instead, we refined the plan after seeing an opportunity to rebuild Medicare.gov with responsive design.

  • Today we have to meet the public "anywhere, at anytime, using any device." The CDC is at the forefront of this effort with their "one web" strategy and Million Hearts<sup>TM</sup> website.

  • Today we launched BeTobaccoFree.gov. This site brings together the best tobacco-related information from across HHS and is designed with the Digital Government Strategy in mind.

  • The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) launched a major redesign of the Medicare.gov website making content more accessible and easier for beneficiaries, their families, and caregivers to understand.