I think the best take away from this article should be just use an exiting and up to date CSS layout framework (such as Bootstrap) and to make your site look good at all resolutions.

Otherwise it’s a dizzying world of trying to create your own while worrying about device pixel ratios, physical resolution vs logical resolution, resolution downsampling, DPI values, viewport configuration options and browsers exhibit apparently inconsistent behaviour with images.

With a framework, naming conventions will be already defined, you will be able to take advantage of bug reports and fixes on StackOverflow designed to address issues that crop up over time and there will be other people in the same boat on hand with helpful advice as things change and updates are released.

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