I am sure you have noticed that e-Commerce has become mobile and for a good reason. More and more customers expect their vendors to support their mobile buying needs. As e-commerce websites tend to be crowded with grids of products and offers it is not a simple task to make them fit well into a small screen on a mobile device. This means that web designers need to think out of the box and often design responsive layouts with unique designs for the most common screen sizes.
One of the most popular options for creating a responsive web shop is to use popular platforms such as WordPress, OpenCart and Magento. Most of the new themes and templates released in this space have good responsive capabilities and will give you a head start in your project.
I have found more than 20 good examples of how to make e-commerce websites responsive and mobile friendly. I hope this will inspire you and give you new ideas.
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Salt Surf – MORE INFO
Salt Surf is a responsive e-commerce website that uses large images as background on the front page. The online store takes a simple approach to responsiveness and switch between a 4-column layout and a single column layout.
Currys – MORE INFO
Currys is a responsive e-commerse site with different design style to show products and offers on various screen sizes. The image slideshow used to showcase their products scale, but the products grids either change design or use a single column.
Skinny Ties – MORE INFO
This website is very simple yet shows great e-commerce style. Uses ties for their unique navigations. The product listings use 3 columns for desktops, 2 columns on tablet size and one column on small screens.
Suit Supply – MORE INFO
Suit Supply is a grid-based, responsive e-commerce site. Showcasing image slideshow for their best suits.
Nixon – MORE INFO
Nixon is a responsive site that uses big images for background. On the homepage, you have the option to choose in which category you would like to go, men or women.
A Book Apart – MORE INFO
It is an e-commerce book site. Very minimal and simple design, it is also responsive.
Nuts – MORE INFO
Nuts has cute design with nut drawings on the site. Navigations are easy to be found and a very responsive site.
Snickers – MORE INFO
Snickers is a grid-based web design and showing slideshows of image on the homepage. Very good example for e-commerce site.
Sugru – MORE INFO
Sugru is a responsive e-commerce site using grids to showcase their product. Simple and minimal website.
Kershaw – MORE INFO
Kershaw is a responsive e-commerce site with unique way of image slideshows, other than the usual left-right, this one has up and down.
United Pixel Workers – MORE INFO
Burton – MORE INFO
Starbucks – MORE INFO
Cocosa – MORE INFO
Hiut Denim – MORE INFO
XXL – MORE INFO
VSCO – MORE INFO
Indochino – MORE INFO
Fit for a Frame – MORE INFO
Kiwi Bank – MORE INFO
Tattly – MORE INFO
Lars is passionate about web design, web development, SEO, social media and loves to look into new technologies, techniques, tools etc. and to write articles for tripwire magazine readers.