Web development trends to look out for in 2019
As the year progresses, the dynamic wheel of digital revolution continues to surprise both: the users and the web developers, equally, with innovative technologies to simplify and enhance a conventional web browsing experience. If you are an entrepreneur in 2019 with an online business, here is the list of trending developments, that we at CreativeWebo recommend to consider for your website.
Progressive Web Apps (PWA)
Your website is responsive? Great! But welcome to 2019! Having a responsive website is not good enough if your website is not progressive. PWAs or Progressive apps have been trending extensively this year, mainly because it ensures an independent, reliable, safe and user-friendly experience. Simply put, PWAs are websites coded to function like a mobile app, adapting to the device, browser and screen-size, independent of the network and often have the capabilities to work offline. Companies that have switched from traditional websites to progressive web apps have seen higher conversions and customer engagement.
Voice Search Optimization
Siri, can you tell me more about the web development trends of 2019? If that’s how you stumbled on this article, then you already are aboard the bandwagon. About 50% of searches are estimated to be executed without using a screen by 2020 and considering the growing number of users of this technology, it’s not too late to start adopting the web speech APIs. If you are wondering how to go about it, just a drop us a line and we’ll help you further.
With drastic depletion in the attention span of a web user (Yeah, the average attention span of a human dropped to 8 seconds in 2013. By now, we’d be worse than a goldfish!), the developers have switched to captivating motion UI to keep a user engaged with the content on their website. It showcases the developer’s ability to tell a visual story while communicating to the viewer using a variety of tools such as dynamic graphics and awesome animations.
Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Chat Bots
Do you remember watching the video of Google CEO Sundar Pichai having a virtual assistant mimic human voice and book and appointment through an eerily real phone call? That’s AI or Artificial Intelligence. In essence, AI is the machine intelligence resembling human behavior, mainly used to collect data, analyze information, solve problems, and automate communication and more. This year, virtual assistants and chat bots have significantly helped businesses engagement and transformed social interaction. It has elevated digital customer experience and guaranteed consistency across voice, chat, messaging and websites.
Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP)
Google has always been on the roll to improve user experience on mobiles. This technology is created to encourage building websites that load instantly and work efficiently across mobile devices. AMP pages are loaded for about 2 seconds vs. up to 22 seconds for non-AMP pages. AMP pages can increase the website’s visibility and contribute to higher positions in SERP making it one of the powerful techniques for SEO.
Blockchain is a promising technology with its highly secured independent functionality model using standard data storage to allow users to store data in locations all around the world, making it easier for banks and financial organizations to keep their customers’ data secure by means of algorithms.
If you intend to upgrade your website or develop your website, you should definitely consider the above trends in your website design and structure. In case these seem daunting, you can rely on the team of dedicated specialists at CreativeWebo to help you with website development. We have mastered the art of delivering creative web solutions to clients for years now in India and around the world. Know more about us.