Web Design Trends 2018

1. Progressive load:
Social networks now display skeleton pages while the actual content is being loaded. There are new technologies like the Google AMP that seek to accelerate the loading times of web pages on mobiles.

2. Return the Skeumorfismo:
These are the applications that simulated real-life textures.
Years later the Flat design or the Material design is re-adopted. Many companies are now returning to the Skeumorfismo to add textures that differentiate them from their competitors.

3. More Multimedia:
In its beginnings the webs had the images in JPEG and GIF for the animations, time after it began to use the format WebM. The videos then occupy so little that it will be normal to find videos as wallpapers of web pages to give a more cinematic air.

4. Micro-Interactions:
They define how the details of our web design react to the actions of the users, for example, when you click or when you type an incorrect password.

5. Increased adoption of web sources:
The emojis are increasingly used and Google’s web sources have promoted them to become much more popular.

6. The Burger menu dies:
The icon with the three horizontal lines is disappearing because usability experts warn that it hinders interaction. It is better to opt for alternatives like tabs with the title of the section.

7. Die Homepage:
Most companies are moving from agglutinating all their content on the main page to focus on landing pages that aim to convert visitors to customers.

8. Horizontal navigation menu with Finder:
Today’s most popular websites have one thing in common, and they have a horizontal navigation menu that is at the top and that has a search field.

9. Background White color:
White is the brightest color and that’s why it’s used for our attention to Web content.

10. Responsive design Decline:
Responsive philosophy is to program a single web that suits all screen sizes, but it gets lower quality by not adapting to the native experience of each device. The current trend is adaptive design, which is to serve a different version of each type of device.