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Top 5 Web Development Trends Every Business Should know in 2020-21

clovissocial profile image Nkenganyi Clovis ・3 min read

According to statistics, the total number of websites in the internet today is more than 1.8 billion. Every website has its own purpose and strategy, whether it is related to design, development or digital marketing.

The question is, how many websites are following these trends?
The answer is, “very few”. It is very important to know that the technology world is rapidly growing, including web technologies.
These new trends are evolving everyday, and developers who are very cautious and keen, keep track of this evolving trend to make sure they are up to standard.
It has been noticed that most web visitors stick to a particular site whose contents and layouts are beautiful and attractive.
Due to this reason, outdated websites are off the picture.
That’s the reason why it is important for web developers to be aware of the latest trends.

In this article, you will learn about the web development trends in 2020 and for the coming year 2021.

Best Web Development trends for 2020-21

1. Dark mode UX (User Experience):

Websites and Web Apps with dark mode UX have been trending for the past 2 years or so now. From the way it shows, this trend will continue to get even more popular in 2021.

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Dark mode looks more suitable and preferable when it comes to the eyes in low-light conditions.
This trend in development is worth keeping an eye on.

2. Interactive and Responsive Elements:

People love visiting websites that are responsive and highly interactive. All these elements adds a different feel to the site.
Even though interactive elements are very expensive to implement on sites, it is worth it on a website because it will attract and engage your visitors into potential customers.
As this trend will continue to emerge in 2021, we will see new interactive elements and ideas.

3. Progressive Web Apps (PWAs):

PWAs is a modern website development technology that is being used by many leading businesses today. A Progressive Web App offers the benefits of both a native app and a classic website.
This works great even in offline mode while enabling faster load time and app-like experience.
Companies like Freelancer, Twitter and Uber are using this technology to provide a great User Experience (UX).
This technology is built using HTML, CSS and JavaScript.
We will see a high number of sites following this trend in 2021 and the coming years.

4. Voice User Interface (UI):

Voice UI and voice commerce will be one of the fastest growing technologies and web development trends in 2021. This is because the rise in the use of smart speakers and voice recognition technology in devices like Amazon Alexa and similar devices built by Google, Apple, Microsoft and many other tech giants.
This speech recognition powered-devices have revolutionized the way people search on Google, Bing, Yahoo and many other search engines.
Since as the global smart speaker market is expected to grow at a CAGR of around 23% year-over-year till 2025, the total number of websites powered by voice UI will significantly increase.

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5. One Page Websites:

One page website designs are great for individuals, portfolios, freelancers, specific product sites etc…
These types of websites consumes less space bringing in more traffic.
Importantly, with this design method to, the essential things can be kept in focus for website visitors. Such sites are easier to create and manage as it is made up only of a single page.
As the number of freelancers, startups, portfolios will increase, there will be a higher number of such websites in 2021.

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