I have a lot of old resources (html and image files) that I need to optimize for mobile devices. Existing assets were built for desktop and have no mobile devices in mind.
I am planning to make the following changes:
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1) At the front, if it is running on a desktop device, its content will be loaded from the existing url (ex.
static.example.com/document1/index.html ). But if the website is loaded from an iphone6, it will switch to
document1_iphone6 it is basically a duplicate of
document1 . All assets in the image will be resized to fit 750 × 1334
Is there any problem / error with this plan?
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I think you’re on your way to optimizing images for mobile, but I think the way you go about it doesn’t scale very well. If you just want to target iPhone with resized images, you will support 5 different size, iPhone 6+, iPhone 6, iPhone 5 / 5S, iPhone 4 / 4S, plus the original, which is not that bad.
But what if you want to support Android phones on the same level, having an image for each device made? You’re going to end up with dozens of different image sizes.
Android screen resoultions
Here is another link with a larger list of device sizes.
mydevice.io common smartphone formats
Not only will you have dozens of different devices, but your naming scheme won’t work well, as some resolutions are used for multiple displays, leaving us image duplicates.
A better way to optimize for mobile is to fix screen resolutions instead of devices. For example, it is possible to define a set of similar resolutions
xxxhdpi: 1280 × 1920 px
With this method you can support all mobile devices with only six different sizes, and when a new device is launched, you won’t need to resize every image on your site for the new device.
All of this assumes you’re just talking about resizing your image assets. If you’re thinking about redesigning the layout of each device, you’d be much, much better off creating a responsive site that scales for mobile devices.
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