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20 Useful Responsive Web Design Tutorials

Responsive web design is probably one of the most discussed topics nowadays. It’s only a trend or it will make us rethink the web? Only the future will tell us. I know a lot of web designers who want to learn more about responsiveness and for that I’ve compiled some great tutorials that will help you discover the new web possibilities.

Following the trend, major websites such as Mashable, Smashing Magazine or WebDesignerDepot have already made the switch so they can target different devices and screen resolutions when a user browses their website. Why loose visitors when you can adapt your website to a more friendly approach. The web design tutorials below cover a lot of topics such as responsive navigation, responsive typography or even how to build a responsive website from scratch using Skeleton framework.

Create a better user experience on your website and get started with responsive design. You can also check our articles regarding responsive jQuery sliders or responsive WordPress themes if you are in a deadline with your project.

Here are some of the best responsive web design tutorials that you’ll find around the web today. Take your time to learn about this topic and experiment from the diversity of tutorials.

Responsive Web Design Tutorials for 2013

Responsive Web Design using CSS3

Easy to follow tutorial on how to use media queries for creating a responsive design layout.


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Responsive Coming Soon HTML5 Page Tutorial

In the following tutorial we’ll create a coming soon template, 100% responsive, that will help you keep your users informed while you are building a new website.


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Responsive Column Layouts

Today I’m going to share a very simple CSS trick to create a responsive column layout using nth-of-type pseudo class.


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Building a Responsive Layout With Skeleton

In this series of tutorials you’ll learn everything from multiple background images, through to media queries, flexible media and mobile-friendly navigation with the help of Skeleton Framework.


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Creating a CSS3 Responsive Menu

This tutorial aims to provide step by step instructions to enable you to create a responsive navigation menu that adapts to varying screen sizes, with the help of CSS media queries.


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CSS-Only Responsive Layout with Smooth Transitions

A tutorial on how to create a 100% width and height smooth scrolling layout with CSS only.


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Responsive Pricing Tables Using :target for Small Screens

Lear how to make a fluid pricing table, then alter the way it’s displayed at different viewport sizes using media queries.


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How to Build a Responsive WordPress Theme with Bootstrap

In this tutorial, we will learn how to make our own responsive WordPress theme using Bootstrap.


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Responsive Horizontal Layout

Create a responsive horizontal website layout with individually scrollable content panels.


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Responsive Design with CSS3 Media Queries

This tutorial will show you how to create a cross-browser responsive design with HTML5 & CSS3 media queries.


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Optimizing Typography in Responsive Web Design

The main focus regarding this article is the relation between typography and responsive web design.


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Big Menus, Small Screens: Responsive, Multi-Level Navigation

In this approach to responsive navigation, we’re going to use an approach that can accommodate large, multi-level navigation menus using media queries and jQuery.


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How Fluid Grids Work in Responsive Web Design

Learn what fluid grids are and their importance in responsive design.


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How to Build a Responsive Thumbnail Gallery

Create a responsive thumbnail gallery that you can use in your projects.


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Responsive Web Design

This article aims to show how to create a responsive design of a web page adaptable to different screen resolutions, and providing a concrete example.


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Creating a Mobile-First Responsive Web Design

We’re going to walk through how to create an adaptive web experience that’s designed mobile-first.


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Coding a Responsive Resume in HTML5/CSS3

In this tutorial I want to demonstrate how we can build a responsive single-page resume layout.


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Handling typography for responsive design


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Build a Responsive, Filterable Portfolio, with CSS3 Twists


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Creating Stylish Responsive Form With CSS3 and HTML5


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