Web designing has emerged as a most-opted profession in last few years. In 2017, it is one of the most-paid jobs in the IT sector because web designer is considered as the goddess of web developers. But If you want to nail web design, you must keep yourself updated with latest trends. In this post, we have enlisted the top 20 trends in web design in 2017.
1. Age Responsive Design
Age-responsive designs focus on different age groups. You can change font sizes and spacing for elder users, colors for younger users, videos for younger users and text for older users.
2. Skeleton Screens
These are the new pre-loaders i.e. how fast the site loading feels to the user. By progressively rendering each component, the wait seems shorter and user sticks to the website.
3. Engagement Bots
Chat bots have long been in use for social interaction components. However, in 2017, the smaller businesses are going to use these bots.
4. Shopping Cart Marketing
“MAKE A SALE, CALL IT A DAY”. It is going to touch the peaks of popularity in 2017 for smaller businesses.
5. Animated CTA buttons
In 2017, animated CTA buttons have taken on the lead. Animations are added to draw the eye of the user in, so don’t go overboard with them.
6. Cinemagraph-Hero Images
These are “PART VIDEO-PART PHOTO” where only one bit of the still photo actually moves.
7. Persuader Videos
Persuader videos combine real customers’ testimonials, product demos or other persuasive content to help you overcome any objection that any customer has.
8. Value-based exit overlays
Exit overlays increase conversions. Combine your overlay with a valuable offer. Like offer a discount if it is an e-commerce website.
9. Landing Pages
In 2017, we are realizing that landing pages are so much more valuable than homepages. “LANDING PAGE FIRST” approach is in trending now.
10. Scrolling Trump’s Navigation
In 2017, people are very much used to scrolling. To tell a compelling story and enticing a conversion in a single page will take the user to conversion focused journey.
11. Greater Accessibility Focus
Ensuring your website is A11Y compliant, ensures that all can benefit from it. These are easier to navigate for all users, and rank higher. Foundation framework makes its implementation easier than ever.
12. Large Screen Design
Web designers are taking on the larger screens, offering rich experience to all. You should know who your audience is and what equipment they’re on.
Brutalism consists of bold, in-your-face collages of text and images, where anything goes. Brutalist sites employ simple mark-up, inline styles, harsh colors, gradients, bold color choices and layouts.
14. Responsive Components
There are new techniques to dramatically simplify the writing of responsive elements. Such as the element queries and the upcoming CSS-grid spec will enable you to create experiences that are tuned to every device size.
15. Device specific Micro-interactions
The rise of touch and gesture related JS libraries, a ton of opportunity for subtle animations in response to gestures to make their way into more web applications.
16. Split Screen design
Split-screen is a great way to present content in a way that feels fresh and balanced.
17. Monochromatic Color Scheme
Using various shades of one color makes your site sophisticated, and emphasizes your brand color. Shades, tints and tones prevent monochromatic sites from feeling too simple.
18. Refreshing Card Based Interfaces
Cards are made for responsive web design that make it easy to display bulk information in a way that is easy to browse. Designers are playing around with rich micro-interactions in cards.
19. Full-Screen Forms
Full-screen forms work by using a full-screen overlay instead of sending the visitor to a different page. This gives the user more screen space and less distractions.
Flexbox lets you arrange elements in a truly web-like way. Combined with CSS Grid, innovative layouts in 2017 are expected to be seen.
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