Nowadays every second website that you visit is using Responsive Web Design. The major benefit of using responsive design is you don’t need to create two separate websites for desktops and mobile devices. Whereas the same code is used for all screen resolutions and the design automatically adapts itself according to screen’s resolution.
So whether your visitors visit your website through mobile phone, tablet, desktop or any other device, the layout of your website will not break. Proper design will be served to all the users irrespective of the device from where the user is visiting your website.
To test your website’s responsive layout in different resolutions, you can simply re-size your browser and see how the layout changes. There are also some tools available that allows you to test your responsive website design in popular screen resolutions like iPhone, Galaxy Note, Galaxy Tab and iPad.
Tools to Test Responsive Website Designs
Screenqueries is latest tool and its functionality is different from other tools. It has rulers on two sides and you can drag the design horizontally and vertically to test it in different resolutions. There are also some predefined resolutions like iPhone, Galaxy Note, Galaxy S2, Nokia Lumia, iPad, Motorola Zoom and other popular devices. Screenqueries also has rotate option to view how the designs look like in landscape mode.
The responsinator is another great tool to test responsive website designs. When you enter the URL, it displays your design in all the possible resolutions in proper device’s shape. It don’t provide the option to enter your custom screen size.
Screenfly is as good as screenqueries. It has maximum number of resolutions available and it also allows you to test your designs in the resolution of Television.