Flash is dead as a web design tool

The war over Flash is over as more and more sites and web developers are moving away from Flash-only web solutions.

Flash still has its place in the world of fully interactive designs,  but for small businesses who have not interest in this sort of market using HTML5, JavaScript and CSS3 instead of Flash just makes sense.

The issue is Mobile access to your website – on so many devices Flash will not work. Even those mobile devices that do support Flash it is usually not full support and is unreliable. There is no worse experience than visiting a website from a mobile to find that it can not be accessed if the core of the site is built in Flash.

Flash was the cool tool for websites around 2005 – if you are one of these site owners then it may be time to upgrade to something more accessible.

There are some very clever on-line tools on the market that will automatically detect mobile and switch to an automatic mobile version of your site. Possibly one of the cleverest is Mobify.me where a mobile version of your site can be set up in minutes.

For more advice on making your site more Mobile friendly and on how to find out if people are visiting your site from mobiles please contact Community Connections Cambridge

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