Websites are no longer viewed only on a desktop screens. More and more smartphones, tablets and netbooks are introduced to offer new and more convenient ways to access web content everywhere. In this article, Symphony Themes introduces two FREE Drupal 7 themes, Alphorn and Conch, which support display in various devices from smartphones, tablets to laptops and big screen computers.
In the Drupal Conference London 2011 last month, Tom Deryckere showed some figures of the mobile penetration on his session "Bridging gap between desktop and mobile publishing with Drupal":
- Facebook: 200M mobile users, 2x more active than Desktop users
- Twitter mobile: 50% of total active users, 40% of all tweets.
- Only 21% of Google's largest advertisers have a website that is optimized for mobile.
In fact, Morgan Stanley predicts at the current rate of change and adoption, mobile Web usage will surpass desktop Intern...
ST Khen is our first completed Drupal 7 theme for travel companies and agencies. Named after a special musical instrument of a tribe in Northwest mountain in Vietnam, this theme has pre configured content which a tourist agent should have: "About" to introduce the company, "Tours" to display available tours, "Destinations" to highlight tourist attractions and "Blog" to post interesting articles.
Responsive web design is a new concept introduced by A List Apart. In this article, Ethan Marcotte has emphasized:
We can design for an optimal viewing experience, but embed standards-based technologies into our designs to make them not only more flexible, but more adaptive to the media that renders them. In short, we need to practice responsive web design
ST Khen is the first theme from us which is responsive to devices that render it. In our world, there are many ways which an website is displayed, from a smart phone, a tablet to a laptop and a big screen computer. ST Khen theme checks the screen size of the displaying device sizes and responds to choose t...