Shortcut Solutions Managed Web Hosting

Welcome to our truly local web hosting and digital marketing company based in St Louis! We are excited to offer easy access to our dedicated and skilled staff, as well as a reliable and trustworthy relationship with all of our clients. We are here to help you succeed and thrive online, and we believe that face-to-face interactions are key to building strong connections.

We serve all counties in the St. Louis and St. Charles MO areas, and we are happy to consult with small businesses as far south as Springfield MO. Our expertise lies in website design, web development, graphics design, brand development, SEO analysis, and social media marketing for small businesses. We are committed to building responsive websites that deliver the best user experience for your customers. Thank you for choosing us as your trusted digital partner.

About Web Design Services

At our company, we specialize in creating beautiful and responsive web designs that work seamlessly across all devices. From the latest 4K HD monitors to the smallest mobile phones, our sites are designed to look great and be highly usable no matter how they are viewed.

In today’s digital age, it is essential for businesses to have a mobile-friendly website. With mobile devices surpassing PCs in Internet searches, it’s important to cater to this audience. Simply allowing your desktop site to shrink down is not enough. Google and other search engines can tell the difference between a truly mobile-friendly site and one that is not, and they will rank mobile-friendly sites higher in search results. Our mobile-friendly sites are designed with touch screens in mind, with bigger buttons and a layout that takes into account the limited screen area and slower, more expensive mobile data.

At the heart of our responsive web design approach is the principle of “mobile first.” We prioritize building the most important features and functionality for the smallest screens, and then use progressive enhancement to add larger or less critical elements as the screen size increases. By following this approach, we ensure that your website provides an exceptional user experience no matter what device it is accessed from.

What is “mobile first” web design?

“Mobile first” responsive web design is a design approach that prioritizes the needs of mobile users when creating a website. It involves designing the website’s layout and functionality with small screens in mind first, and then adapting and enhancing the design for larger screens as needed.

The main goal of mobile first responsive web design is to create a website that is easy to use and navigate on a wide range of devices, including smartphones, tablets, and desktop computers. By starting with the constraints of mobile devices and then building up from there, designers can create a website that is optimized for users on all devices, rather than trying to retrofit a desktop-centric design for mobile devices. This approach not only improves the user experience for mobile users, but it can also improve the website’s search engine rankings, as Google and other search engines prioritize mobile-friendly websites in their search results.