Here are some facts an trends that you should be aware of.
Why is Apple, Google and other companies designing smartwatches that can access web content?
The Apple Watch dominates the global smartwatch market share and you can learn how wearable technology will affect web design in 2022 and beyond!
Assistive Touch allows users to control an Apple Watch without actually touching their devices!
The watchOS operating system DOES NOT HAVE A SAFARI WEB BROWSER APP. It integrates Apple's WebKit Web Views to display rich web content on an Apple ⌚ Watch!
Only Apple Watch devices running WatchOS 5 or higher can exploit viewing of web content on your wrist!
Only the Watch OS Messages and Mail Apps support the ability to display web content when someone shares a web page link and the USER CHOOSES TO OPEN THE LINK with their Apple ⌚ Watch.
⚠️ Not all websites will be able to be viewed on the small screen of an Apple Watch!
The Hamburger Menu is not easily discoverable and the "Touch Area" is too small on the small screen of an Apple Watch!
Most mobile web pages use a MEDIUM size font. Recommend using larger font sizes so the web page content is readable on small screens!
Unique content layout of the web page. The viewport dimensions of 320 x 357 are reduced by 50%.
You will need to use the HTML Picture Element to display different images with different aspect ratios.
✔Visit my Digital Business Card to familiarize yourself with all the Apple ⌚ Watch features.
Would love to hear your comments, opinions, and thoughts!Raul