Friday, June 22, 2012 adopts responsive Web design

According to deputy technical lead Jeremy Vanderlan, the new is the first “full-site” implementation of “responsive Web design” for a federal domain.

What does that mean to you? It means that the presentation of is automatically adapted for optimal display to the device a visitor is using to access the site.

They’re not the first online with this kind of site in federal government — you can see next-generation Web design at or in the way that optimizes to provide video to different mobile devices — but Vanderlan is right in calling this out as a milestone for the feds online.

If you’re interested in hearing more about the new look at, listen to a podcast that Luke Fretwell recorded with Vanderlan for FedScoop Radio:


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