Skip to main content

The Google Design Resizer and a bookmarklet to make it simple

Google_-G-_Logo.svg_

Google has just released a nifty Design Resizer to help quickly test your website in various mobile sizes to help check for responsive issues. It’s similar to the excellent viewport resizer Chrome extension that we’ve used for a while, but it doesn’t require any kind of browser extension.

To make it even better, we’ve created a simple bookmarklet for you to use so you can click a link on any website and instantly view it in the Resizer tool without having to type anything. Take the bookmarklet here and simply drag it up to your bookmarks bar –> Resize

If you’re not sure what a “bookmarklet” is, or how this tool might be useful, check out the short video below:

About the Author

Mickey Mellen

Co-Founder and Technical Director

View Mickey's Profile

More from Our Blog

3 Basic Web Development Concepts Every Marketer Should Know

While we don’t expect marketers to know everything about web development, it can be helpful as we develop their websites to know some basics.

Read More
person encoding in laptop

Leveraging Internal Links to Make Your Website Even More Powerful

Most everything we do when designing a powerful, effective website benefits two main audiences: a site’s users and Google. Internal and external hyperlinks within well-written…

Read More
cyclone fence in shallow photography

Think Digital Marketing is Environmentally Friendly? You’d Be Surprised

Many modern businesses focus on sustainability and being environmentally friendly because consumers are increasingly concerned about this. You may be familiar with the triple bottom…

Read More
low angle view of human representation of grass