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Beginning Responsive Web Design with HTML5 and CSS3 by Jonathan Fielding

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CHAPTER 6

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Adapt an Existing Site

Up to this point, the chapters in this book have discussed how you would build a new site from the beginning in view of the site being responsive. However, building from scratch may not always be an option, and having already dismissed building a separate site for mobile use, it is likely you will want to adapt your existing site and code base to be responsive. To achieve this, there are three options available:

  1. Adapt the current styles
  2. Refactor the code to be mobile first
  3. Do a full reskin

Of these three options, the approach you choose is dependent on your site’s individual circumstances, as each of the options ...

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