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Should You Design Web Content For The Apple ⌚ Watch?

Here are some facts an trends that you should be aware of.

1Why is Apple, Google and other companies designing smartwatches that can access web content?

2The Apple Watch dominates the global smartwatch market share and you can learn how wearable technology will affect web design in 2022 and beyond!

3Assistive Touch allows users to control an Apple Watch without actually touching their devices!

The Apple Watch Operating System Offers Limited Viewing Of Web Content On Your Wrist

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.

Most Web Pages Will Require Some Minor Configuration Changes

⚠️ Not all websites will be able to be viewed on the small screen of an Apple Watch!

1The Hamburger Menu is not easily discoverable and the "Touch Area" is too small on the small screen of an Apple Watch!

2Most mobile web pages use a MEDIUM size font. Recommend using larger font sizes so the web page content is readable on small screens!

3Unique content layout of the web page. The viewport dimensions of 320 x 357 are reduced by 50%.

4You will need to use the HTML Picture Element to display different images with different aspect ratios.

My Digital Business Card displayed on a smartphone and Apple ⌚ Watch

Visit my Digital Business Card to familiarize yourself with all the Apple ⌚ Watch features.

Would love to hear your comments, opinions, and thoughts!Raul