If you hear about Stack Exchange from a random person, and you’re thinking
Oh I want to go check out this nifty site kids these days like
you probably will open up your phone’s browser and look up
stack exchange. However, the top link is, logically, to stackexchange.com. No problem here, right?
Wrong. On my iPhone 7, this is what it looks like:
This is the first page a user will see if they look up Stack Exchange. While it’s a different question how well the homepage works on desktop, it’s a very bad first impression on mobile, especially compared to the lovely responsive design seen on the most frequently viewed pages.
This page is desperately asking for a responsive design, or at least a mobile version.