Top Web Design Tips In 2017
Every year brings major changes to web design trends. Whether it's brought on by user feedback or algorithm changes, you can expect changes every single year. In 2017, there are certain things that you will want to do when it comes to your web design. Below, we will be going over some of the top web design tips in 2017.
Top Web Design Tips:
1. Responsive Design.
The biggest tip that you are going to want to utilize and implement on your website in 2017 would be a responsive design. Your website should scale properly to all kinds of mobile devices with all sizes. That way, your traffic that occurs on mobile devices will be properly optimized. This is essential in today's digital space because a majority of web traffic now occurs on a mobile device. Thus, you want to cater to this growing segment. Along with it providing a better user experience, it is also what the search engines are clamoring for. They know and understand the trend of mobile usage. Thus, they are requiring website owners to ensure their websites are properly mobile optimized in order to achieve high rankings. Without a responsive design, your website will not achieve high rankings in the search engines per the latest algorithm updates.
2. Let Content Shine.
Another web design tip that you are going to want to utilize in 2017 would be to let your content shine. The arrangement of your content on your website is important. Not only do you want to optimize the layout to allow for better user engagement and experience, but you also want to be sure that it stands out. The focus of your content should be the primary objective of your website design and layout. People visit your website for your content. Therefore, you will want to be sure that your design places an emphasis on it and makes it easy to read and maneuver.
You want to be sure to implement video into your web design nowadays. People are more engaged with videos than ever before. This has been demonstrated by the popularity and increasing growth of YouTube. People love to watch, share, and engage with videos. Thus, you want to try to implement videos into your design philosophy and make them stand out in your design.
As noted above, you want your content to stand out above all. By creating a minimalistic web design, you should be able to successfully do this. Along with having your content stand out effectively, this will also minimize distractions which can create a huge problem with your traffic. People have more distractions than ever before. Being able to minimize them will allow you to achieve a higher engagement with your audience and allow you to maximize user experience at the same time.
Overall, there are a lot of changes that you should make in 2017. The focus should be solely on your content and optimize your website for mobile consumption. You want to be sure to be ahead of the trend and the trend is leaning towards mobile. More people than ever before are using their favorite mobile devices to consume content and browse the Internet. Staying on top of your businesses needs, both in-store and online will ensure the effectiveness of your website's conversion rate while satisfying the almighty Google, among other search engines out there.
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Salterra Web Services Specializes in Web Design, Internet Marketing, Search Engine Optimization, Hosting, Software Development, and Graphics. We also have a division that removes website malware, and maintains virus protection and the removal of malicious software. We founded the company in 2010. We are centrally located in Tempe, Arizona, but we have clients all over the world.