Website design is constantly changing to adapt to consumers tastes. Each year, there are specific strategies for design and development that companies should implement in order to get the most traffic to their sites and retain viewers once they get there. Here are the predicted ones for 2019:
- SPEED – How much time do you think that you get to make a good impression with a potential customer? If you are talking about interacting with them online, you have less than three seconds to make a good impression. Especially with the wide variety of and advancing website, users are impatient and picky with what websites they choose to spend their time on.
- MOBILE – Mobile versions of sites are crucial. Desktop is being rapidly replaced with mobile and this is causing many companies to adapt their sites to be mobile first in an attempt to provide seamless user experience.
- DESIGN – Design for 2019 will include a lot of pages with broken grids, asymmetrical layout and shapes. Another trend will be single pages sites where the user scrolls through the information instead of clicking to other pages. Utilizing video backgrounds is also gaining popularity in 2019
- CHATBOTS – This is a trend from 2018 that will just keep growing in 2019. Chatbots provide users with the information they need as quickly as they want it.