Oxford, United Kingdom, March 30, 2013 --(PR.com
)-- Oxford Dictionaries Online has launched a new fully responsive website design to optimize http://oxforddictionaries.com for mobile devices, gaming devices, tablets, and desktop access. The new responsive website design creates a consistent, optimized experience for internet users looking for English language resources, whether they connect to Oxford Dictionaries Online via their laptop at work, their tablet at home, or their smartphone when commuting. The free dictionary content, which includes dictionary definitions, spelling tips, and English usage advice, now adapts to any screen resolution. For more information, visit http://oxforddictionaries.com or call +44(0) 1865 556767.
Oxford Dictionaries partnered with IDM, a software development company with experience in digital publishing, to implement the fully responsive website design. Users of Oxford Dictionaries Online can now access free, high quality dictionary content on all mobile devices, gaming devices, tablet devices, smartphones and laptops, with no loss of functionality. Users can also look up word definitions, play language games, and translate phrases from other languages using Oxford Dictionaries Online.
“The number of dictionary searches made on mobile devices and smartphones continues to increase,” said Daniel Stewart, Head of Marketing for Oxford Dictionaries. “In order to cater for a growing mobile audience, a fully responsive and adaptive site design is necessary as it gives Oxford Dictionaries Online users an optimized experience regardless of the device they are using to access our free dictionary content. We are always looking for ways to optimize our free online dictionary and we are confident this responsive website design will improve the functionality of Oxford Dictionaries Online on mobile devices, gaming devices, tablet devices, smartphones, and laptops.”
About Oxford Dictionaries
Oxford Dictionaries is part of Oxford University Press, a department of the University of Oxford. The Oxford Dictionaries website provides a free online dictionary of current English. This online dictionary features Oxford definitions of words, along with advice on correct grammar, British spelling and American spelling, and punctuation, plus guidelines to help people to improve their English usage. The site also includes free online bilingual dictionaries in French, German, Italian, and Spanish. With one click, translate English-French / French-English, English-German / German-English, English-Italian / Italian-English, or English-Spanish / Spanish-English.
As well as the online dictionary the site offers word games including the Oxford Dictionaries Spelling challenge game, a vocabulary quiz section, crosswords, a crossword solver and anagram solver, and an FAQ section that answers questions like "How many words are there in the English Language?" Subscribers to the professional Oxford Dictionaries Pro website gain access to additional English language resources for writers, including an Oxford thesaurus.