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The copper.org web site uses Responsive Design techniques to optimize browsing on different devices including smart phones, tablets and desktops.

Below is a snapshot of a standard Copper.org web page on a wide device such as a laptop or desktop with major parts highlighted and explained.

snapshot of a standard copper.org page
  1. Header Links - the fastest way to Home and Questions? (online request form); the only way to access About CDA, Contact Us, Press Room pages.
  2. Search Box - enables you to search Copper.org from any page by entering keywords.
  3. Utilities Bar - enables you to print Print icon, email Email icon and share Digg icon Del.ici.ous icon almost any page and also, to adjust the font size Three different font sizes.
  4. Right Content Boxes - contains supporting info for the main content, i.e. Downloadable Resources, Events, Helpful Hints, Sub navigation, etc.
  5. Main Site Navigation - 3 level roll-over menu provides fast access to major sections/subsections of Copper.org. Also, highlights the user's current position.
  6. Section Image/Title - identifies a major section, i.e. About CDA, Publications, etc. Pages within one section share the same Section Image/Title.
  7. Section Navigation - supplements Main Site Navigation by providing up to 2 additional levels of access to pages within major subsections. Also, highlights the user's current position.
  8. Main Content Area - contains main content for the page.
  9. Footer Links - the fastest way to Home, Disclaimer, Link to Us, Membership and Sitemap pages.

Browsing on a Smart Phone

Mobile phone screen capture of a typical copper.org web page

The following is a snapshot of a standard Copper.org web page on a typical mobile device such as an iPhone or Android phone with major parts highlighted and explained. It is very similar to above but with slight changed noted below.

  1. Header Links - the fastest way to Home and Questions? (online request form); the only way to access About CDA, Contact Us, Press Room pages.
  2. Search Box - enables you to search Copper.org from any page by entering keywords.
  3. Utilities Bar Currently, the utilities bar is not enabled on mobile versions of the website.
  4. Related Info Content Boxes - On the mobile versions of the website, this is located after the primary content and they contain supporting info for the main content, i.e. Downloadable Resources, Events, Helpful Hints, Sub navigation, etc.
  5. Main Site Navigation - On mobile, this is a drop-down (the design is native to each particular device OS) and provides fast access to the major sections/subsections of Copper.org.
  6. Breadcrumbs - Identifies the navigation path the particular page is located within the content hierarchy of the Copper.org website.
  7. Section Image/Title - identifies a major section, i.e. About CDA, Publications, etc. Pages within one section share the same Section Image/Title.
  8. Section Navigation - supplements Main Site Navigation by providing up to 2 additional levels of access to pages within major subsections. Also, highlights the user's current position.
  9. Main Content Area - contains main content for the page.
  10. Footer Links - the fastest way to Home, Disclaimer, Link to Us, Membership and Sitemap pages.

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