As far as B2B and B2C web development is concerned it can be said, with a degree of certainty, that in 2017 the older trends of web design would cease to exist. Isn’t that obvious? In fact, everywhere you look you would see that the conventional notions of web design are making way for new and innovative thinking. In fact, established web designers such as Eric Meyer are these days not referring to themselves as web designers, instead preferring to go with the phrase experience designer.
As per the norms of traditional web design, design was supposed to enhance the appearance of the tech to the audience. However, web design has grown as a phenomenon and has become way bigger than that. These days, the web designers are no longer bothered only with aesthetics. Rather they need to make sure that the users have a better experience in navigating a website.
Conversational user interfaces
2016 has already seen some major things happening as far as conversational user interfaces are concerned. A number of experts are of the opinion that people will be getting in touch with companies and services by way of natural language interfaces such as messages and chats to name a few. These days, messaging platforms like Slack, Messenger, Facebook, and WeChat are being used more often than social networking sites and apps.
In fact, this has even got companies thinking about how they can make the most of this change. This is the reason why B2B, B2C portal development in the conversational way will be of such immense importance in 2017. Even though a lot of questions in this regard are yet to be answered you can be sure that in 2017 this is indeed going to be a major topic.
Animation such as graphics interchange format
Also known as GIF, graphics interchange format is expected to be a big deal in 2017 as is going to be animation in general. In fact animation is being used by a lot of websites and apps already. It is in this connection that graphics interchange formats are gaining some real attention. In fact, a lot of experts have stated their fondness for this form of animation already. In fact, graphics interchange formats are common in websites such as Twitter and Facebook, and as a B2C and B2B entity you can follow suit as well. However, you need to be careful and guard against overuse. There are several benefits of graphics interchange formats. They can help you draw the attention of a user and provide a far-better product experience as well.
With the help of such animation you can explain your workflow as well and also provide simple guides for the benefit of your users. There are several tools these days that can be used to make the graphic interchange formats such as Photoshop, record.it, and Giphy. This has also meant that web designers are now equipped to let their imagination become real on screen. In this connection it also needs to be mentioned that responsive design is going to be big in 2017.