Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) is a style sheet language used for describing the presentation semantics (the look and formatting) of a document written in a markup language. CSS frameworks enable designers to elevate their designs to a more advance level. Through CSS media queries one can detect the resolution of the screen and accordingly alter the CSS to make the screen more adaptive. As there are various grid systems which are based on responsive web design technology, it is essential to have knowledge of specific features of each framework. Some of the top CSS frameworks that are of worth are:
- Skeleton is a collection of CSS files which help to design elegant websites that can be compatible to a number of devices be it a laptop or iPad. It consists of 960 grid at its base that enables it to scale down to downsize browser windows. It helps to create mobile-specific sites. It is user friendly and has WordPress and Drupal versions available as well.
- Centurion is a CSS framework which is easy to learn and customizable. SASS and CSS-3 media queries are used to develop this framework. It has styles for CSS-only buttons and tables and can handle image scaling.
- Foundation is a CSS framework developed in SAAS. It aids in designing responsive websites rapidly and makes the code simpler. It consists of templates and case studies. Foundation by ZURB is one of the most progressive CSS frameworks. It is customizable too.
- 1140 grid can adjust to the width of the monitor. It supports Chrome, Firefox, safari, IE7 and IE8. It can create websites that are compatible with desktops and mobile versions thus making the dimensions (font-size, images, width etc.) of the website more flexible to different screen resolutions.
With the advent of new technology, the concept of responsive web design has come to light. It is hard to say which framework is the best but all of the above frameworks help to design exquisite website briskly. Fox Web Wizardz has required expertise and provides a very elegant approach while designing a website using the above mentioned frameworks. Kindly get in touch with us at [email protected] for responsive website design, development & strategic online marketing.