Paul Underwood
PaulundSoftware Engineer
2013-03-28 #css RSS Feed

CSS Media Query Snippets

With responsive design being big in web design it's important that you design your website so that it can be used on different devices. There are a number of different media queries that you can use on your design, if you don't know where to start with media queries here is a good boilerplate to go with. CSS Media Query Boilerplate This snippet gives you a generic base for your media queries but if you want to target a specific device then you need to change these media queries. Here is a website that gives you a list of targeted media queries based on some of the most popular devices people use to view a website.

Media Query Snippets Here are some example snippets.

IPhone5

@media screen and (device-aspect-ratio: 40/71) {

}

or

@media screen and (device-width: 320px) and (device-height: 568px) and (-webkit-device-pixel-ratio: 2) {

}

Samsung S3

@media only screen and (-webkit-device-pixel-ratio: 2) {

}

Google Nexus 7

@media screen and (device-width: 600px) and (device-height: 905px) and (-webkit-min-device-pixel-ratio: 1.331) and (-webkit-max-device-pixel-ratio: 1.332) {

}

IPad Mini

@media screen and (device-width: 768px) and (device-height: 1024px) and (-webkit-device-pixel-ratio: 1) {

}

IPad 3

Landscape

@media (max-device-width: 1024px) and (orientation: landscape) { 

}

Portrait

@media (max-device-width: 768px) and (orientation: portrait) { 

}

Galaxy Tab 10.1

Landscape

@media (max-device-width: 1280px) and (orientation: landscape) { 

}

Portrait

@media (max-device-width: 800px) and (orientation: portrait) { 

}