Top Web design Trends 2017

Every year a new trend emerges in the web and now it’s your time to step ahead in web designing to compete with your competitors. I hope you have some sort of knowledge about web design trends in 2016.

Users are demanding more advance and quick ease of accessing these techniques. So, you should be aware of what’s new in the market.

Do you agree with me?

Definitely yes, if not, you won’t be here, right!

Let’s begin our tour to top web design trends in 2017.

More Animation

animation

Animation brings life to a static object and it’s not about cartoons only. Animation evolves on web long time ago. However, recently designers are boosting its demand surprisingly in web designing.  Animation can be used from full screen images to small hover effects on webpage.

With the use of animation on website, you can reduce page speed which will have direct impacts on grabbing attention of potential clients and increase rank on SERPs.

More JavaScript

javascript

JavaScript on a webpage is used to control behavior of various elements. I think use of JavaScript on web designing never fade away as it has become one of the essential language.

Dynamic behavior of modern website is only possible with the use of JavaScript. Advance form of JavaScript helps to make website responsive. Slide-in-calls-to-action is one good example of JavaScript and is trending in webpage.

Data Visualization

data-visualization

Info-graphics and chart are form of data visualization which can be included in your website. These data provides visual analysis to your customers and draw user’s attention. As there is a say that- image speaks much more than a word, so mainly the content based website can use data visualization.

You can use any online data visualization tool for your comfort.

Material Design

material-design

Material Design was introduced by Google since 2014 and is continually using on Gmail, Google Maps, Google Drive and YouTube. The core principal of Material Design is the principal of ink and paper, translating them into digital formats.

Material Design doesn’t rely on any JavaScript Framework and optimize the cross device use. Webpage developed with material design will be browser portable and responsive.

Conversational Interfaces along with AI

chatbot

In 2016, many applications relating Chatbots were developed which was a huge success. Many people / company interacts with each other through messaging or voice call or chatting through different bots. Since user conversation is a most in recent years, now it’s time to design conversational interfaces on website. Recently Slack, WeChat, Skype are most prominent Chatbots that users are using.

Integrating Chatbots with AI will give a tough competition on the market. This advance form of Chatbots not only have user interface but also, understand users language and make your website more smarter.

Creative Typography

creative-typography

Typography word originates from Greek as typo means impression and graphia means writing.

Typography in web design was popular in 2016 and 2017 is counting its major breakthrough. Creative typography makes your webpage more attractive, more stylish and creates communicative interfaces. So, web designer should broaden their creativity in designing typography.

Selection of typography helps to convey content of your website. Today, visitors come to your website to see the content of their need. Creative typography may engage them to your site and makes your website successful.

Then, what are you waiting for? Take your first step to learn typography and make your site awesome.

Virtual Reality

virtual-reality

Virtual Reality takes user to artificial world with the realistic views. VR was huge success in 2016 and will continue to bring more thrills in 2017. I think designers can make their website more prominent with the use of VR.

Users can explore 3D view of images/videos by manipulating keys or mouse or their webcam.

OR

Users can experience virtual world with the use of hardware (monitor, virtual reality headset/head mounted display).

Either way, website is going to be more fascinating than before. You must be familiar with the Virtual Reality Modeling Language (VRML) to introduce VR in your site.

Wrapping up

This is all about most trendy features to be added in your website. All these features may not be possible to include in your site. So, set your target and think again before you design your site.

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9 UX rules every designer should know

As a newly emerging term, the UX (user experience) has achieved a great development. However, this term is always confused with another one- the UI (user interface). Actually, UX and UI are different things. Jobs in these two fields aren’t similar. In this article, I will list 9 rules for people who want to engage in the UX industry to provide you an essential principle of what the UX designer should follow to complete a product that has a high UX quality.ux

  • UX includes both art and science

The art and science seem like not compatible with each other. However, the UX designers need to combine these two aspects in their design. This is because the science aspect will ensure the function of your design will be achievable while the art will guarantee your design attractive. It can be called a successful UX product only when your design reaches these two goals. Considering these two aspects will help you refine your design task and make it easier to be successful.

  • UX design is goal-driven

Customers may have their opinions about the result of a design task and insist on doing the design task in their way. However, their solutions may not the best one. This situation also occur in designers, they believe their design is the best plan and won’t consider others’ suggestions even the rest ways are better.

To avoid this situation, designers must know that the UX design is a goal-driven process, which means you should consider more approaches for your task and then find the best one. For example, you want to put a link on the left side of your page to gain more traffic. Actually, the goal is increasing the traffic rather than the location of your link. Therefore, your task will be making the link more obvious. Then you can find additional ways to meet this requirement and choose the best one. The goal-driven is such a process that require the designers to be open to finding more available ways to solve a problem.

  • The content is more important than layout

For the UX design, it isn’t just about what colors, and layouts your website use. When users browse your website, the first thing they focus on is the content. If the content is useless, the users will never browse your website again even though your website has the most beautiful layouts.

Therefore, ensuring your content quality is an important task for UX designers. To reach this goal, communicating with the content requirement team and design a strategy to deliver your content is necessary. Understanding the target customers’ needs and how to meet these needs is a good way to make your content eye-catching.

  • Avoid inconsistency

While many UX designers try to make their designs more beautiful and attractive, they may not realize that the inconsistent elements will cause users feel confused about their designs. For example, when a user sees the navigation bar on the homepage with one style, then they find another one on a different page using a different style. What do they feel? I think this will lead the users to feel frustrated, even they may not exactly know the feeling, they will never come back because this makes they feel strange.

So keep in mind that keeping the consistency is a crucial rule for the UX design. As mentioned above, improving the attractiveness of your website can in many ways, but using inconsistency is not the appropriate one.

  • Delete the meaningless elements

The pointless elements can do nothing but distract users’ attention. As a result, the true contents’ purpose will be misunderstood, or users may find it hard about what your want to tell them. However, this issue may not be noticed by the UX designers. As they want to make their design include more stuff, they may add some elements relate to a specific purpose but not meaningful. For example, a call to action with two commands while one is enough actually.

So what kind of element should be deleted? The answer is to imagine yourself as a user and thinks about a specific element. If it can help you use the website or can not be simplified, it can be a meaningful element, and otherwise, you should delete them or optimize them.

  • Integrate the UX and UI design

Tough the UX and UI design are different things, an expert designer will integrate them. The UI design will make the layout of your website attractive. But as mentioned above, just an attractive website means nothing. At the same time, a good UX design but has little attractive UI of their website may not have much traffic as well. The best way is to combine the both design in your website, though it is a challenge.

  • Consider use eye-tracking data

Eye-tracking is a study about tracking eye’s motion in web browsing. Using the eye-tracking data will help you improve the user experience definitely. As study show, the eye-catching data include both beauty and readability. A good strategy in the UX design is the F-pattern, which means users always read the first two rows and the first column. Therefore, the position’s content should be more important than others’. Of course, not every UX design should use this strategy, the point is using the eye-tracking data will make your UX design more attractive.

  • Consider the users’ journey when designing

For this rules, I mean when designing a website at the user experience aspect, how they will feel about browsing your website? Users will start from the homepage then other pages. So thinking of the timeline, what are the outcomes from the user’s viewpoint is also an inevitable question for the UX designers.

  • Embrace the risk

As a UX designer, the most interesting part is the potential. There is a new trend that users like new elements of throwback sites. However, in early web design, this kind of websites are regarded a failure as they ignore the lightness and optimism of the website. In the design industry, taking risk is always worth. Challenging the traditional trends to build your own UX design trends should be encouraged.

In conclusion, the user experience will showcase your attitude about how you treat your users. If you had a good UX design, users will feel being respected and they will recommend others to try your designs and services. So a good UX design will help spread your brand. These rules can help you improve the design process and design a high-quality UX websites.

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15 Tips to Design a Killer Portfolio

A portfolio is a document of experience about yourself. HR managers will use it to select the best employee. Customers will use it to choose the best brand. Even you can use your portfolio to show the best personalities and experience to others. Therefore, a superior portfolio is essential for everyone. How to design a killer portfolio? There may be tons of answers. I will provide 15 crucial guides to create an outstanding portfolio.

 

  1. A portfolio is the experience of your life

When creating a portfolio, the most important thing you should remember is it is the story of your experience. In your portfolio, the main contents should be your experience of projects, your strength as these contents are what the reader want to read to justify how your work experience was.

  1. The length is actually useful

The size of your portfolio is also a matter you should not ignore. A short portfolio may mean you don’t have enough experience and less thoughts about your career. So make it length enough to demonstrate yourself. The proper size, according to a LinkedIn survey, should be about 10-25 pages and about 6MB in a file.

  1. Keep your content stick to the experience

In your portfolio, remember not to write no relevant contents. You can do some research about the target readers to know what they want about you. Then combine your experience with their appetites. Changing your portfolio to meet their demand is the primary task of creating a portfolio.

  1. Design the layout

For a well-designed portfolio, the consistency should be ensured definitely, No matter the content or the style should keep same. On the other hand, trying to jump out the old style should be encouraged, but using a simple but functional style is also an effective way to succeed. The point is trying your best to deliver your experience to readers correctly and make your portfolio easy to understand.

  1. Design a cover page

This is a tip that many people may ignore to make their portfolio better. A cover page doesn’t just say whose portfolio is. Try to introduce yourself a bit more will make your portfolio stands out among others. You can summarize your experience on the introduction page or share some education background, but keep in mind that not just write your name on the cover page.

  1. Who did what

In a team project, it quite common to see that people can’t make it clear about what the exact task they are responsible for. However, for the readers, especially the HR interviewer, usually they focus on this part. So in your portfolio, what your main task in a project should be clearly stated. This can help the readers understand your role correctly as many people misrepresent their task in the project.

  1. Add project notes

When you create your portfolio, there is one thing you need to notice that adding some notes to it. As the purpose of the portfolio is demonstrating you to readers, it is essential to help them understand the content. Therefore, the note is an efficient way to do this. In addition, when you deliver your portfolio to interviewers, the notes may also help you explain some key information as you many not have enough time to describe everything in your portfolio.

  1. Ensure the project are not older than 3 years.

For most projects in your portfolio, think about delete those that are older than 3 years. Those projects may be out of date in most situations. While for a quite important and big project, it could be more than 3 years and should be included in your portfolio, but the time need to be less than 5 years at least. Besides, the priority of projects should be the commercial projects and followed by school works and mock projects.

  1. The beginning and ending is the key

Wanting your portfolio attractive? The way to achieve this is designing a good beginning and ending. For readers, if they start reading your portfolio but think it does not worth reading, then all the rest are useless. A good beginning will grab their eyes so that they would like to read the rest parts. A good ending will strengthen their memory of the content they have read. So when designing your portfolio, make sure the first page must be the content that readers want to see.

  1. The type of your portfolio

There is a FAQ about which is the best one of portfolio’s type, A PDF file or a paper? In my opinion, the best answer of this question is I suggest you preparing both of these two types. When you email your portfolio to readers like HR managers, it is better to be a PDF file as you may not have a chance to hand in a paper one. However, when you attend a meeting or an interview, you will need to print paper portfolios and pass them to all readers as it may be difficult to view a digital one around a table. So ensuring you have both types of the portfolio to deal with different situations is a wise choice.

  1. Update your portfolio

As I said, the portfolio is a document of your experience. Keeping it up-to-date is necessary. Even though you may work in an industry for quite a long time, you also need to update your portfolio because you may not know would happen in the future. I mean if you want to change to another field, you may miss the opportunity as your projects or experience may not relevant to that field. So in order to keep up with the fast-moving market, updating your information relative to the latest marketing requirement will lead you to stand out among the competitors.

  1. Pay attention to detail

In your portfolio, the basic requirement is ensuring there is no spelling or grammatical mistakes. One kind of those mistakes will destroy all your efforts in your portfolio as it shows you are not professional. Fortunately, there are lots of tools such as Grammarly to help you avoid these mistakes. You should check your portfolio by using these tools to make your content 100% correctly and then your can deliver it to the readers. Another detail is the brand. When the company’s brand have unique parts like capital letters or space in their company’s name, your portfolio should be same with that features if you want to deliver your portfolio to that company. This manner will show you are a detail-focused man and respect to that company, which will increase the opportunity to work for it.

  1. Build your own brand based on the portfolio

If you can create your own brand, rather than just a portfolio, it will make a big difference to attractive readers. It is quite common for HR managers to read thousands of portfolios a day, a creative brand based on the portfolio will catch their eyes immediately. On the other hand, for freelancers, the brand will also improve the reputation of your work, which is more effective than just creating a portfolio.

  1. Innovation

There are many parts you can changeto make your portfolio difference from others such as the style, the layout and so on. The innovation in your portfolio can deliver an information to readers that you are not a person who just follows others and can independent thinking and designing. All these personalities can help you win the opportunity to attract readers.

 

  1. Be confident and proud of your portfolio

The last tip is about the confidence. Keep in mind that your portfolio is the document of yourself. You demonstrate it to others means you want to share your experience with others. You should be confident about your portfolio when the readers, especially the interviewers offer you an interview opportunity after they read your portfolio. Be proud to tell your experience to others.

In conclusion, identify the purpose and the readers are the most important task when designing a portfolio. Understanding what content should be included in your portfolio, designing the layout to make them attractive and updating your portfolio to keep up with the latest information are the shortcut to create a killer portfolio.

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Personal Branding Guide for a Beginner Designer

A personal brand is a good symbol of an individual. Therefore, designing a strong brand will help you stand out from other competitors. Moreover, the brand also connects you with your personalities such as aesthetic, lifestyle and so on. Clients can use the brand to find what kind of emotions you should be and give expectations to what you could do.

As the brand is so important, understanding how to design an excellent brand is important to success. However, designing a superior brand is not an easy task. It more than just drawing some pictures, designing some images and writing some contents then putting them together.

Designing a successful brand requires tough works like using strategies to show consistency and even marketing elements. All of these requirements need cost and time to consider. There are some tips can help you build a concept of how to design a predominant brand. You can check and utilize these tips to design or improve your brand to make them better.

  1. Find out what is your features and how you want them to feel

For a brand, the first step is trying to find out your features. This features can decide what field you are strong and intend to participate in. At the same time, clients can know what they can collaborate with you. This does not mean you just say “I am good at programming”. It should be quite clear.

For example, you are good at programming, then you should know which specific language is your best. Then you can decide to say I am good at that language. Secondly, you should also consider what industry you are professional such as web development(back-end) or web design(front-end). This will help you define what career you want to step into. The last part is the hobby. Your brand should also include the habits to let others know what you can and like to do. In this way, your brand would be a good introduction and advertisement to define yourself.

  1. Determine the audience and competitor

When you start to consider your personal brand, the audience is as important as your features you should pay attention to.Who will be interested in you? Why they need you and what service they need you to provide? What scale your audience would be? These questions you should be quite clear before you start the designing task.  You can use a sketch to answer these questions and do some research for these questions in depth.

Besides, learning from your competitors is also important. You can do some investigation about your potential customers about what brands they now cooperate with. Then you can research how those brands illustrate themselves. What the strengths they have and why these strengths attract clients. In addition, you should also try to find the similarities of the famous brand in your industry, then conclude the similarities and use them in your own brands.

  1. Define your vision

Your mission should stand beyond your features and follow your features and personality. Your vision is the statement of mission. It consists of your business targets and expectations. The vision can help your audiences define what your career goal is and what levels you want to be in the future.

The vision for your brand is a little tricky. I mean you can amplify your career goal like you want to be the first in your industry. But the bottom line is you must ensure your vision follow your personalities. It is not a wise choice that you put your vision not fit your features and personalities to just attract more audiences.

  1. Be aware of your communicating style

Your tone of voice is also an important element of your brand.  You can image that when you meet a person first time, how you can decide what personality that person should be? Of course, the answer is the communicating style or the words they use, the speed of their speaking. It is the same of your brand. Others may not hear of you, the only way they can define you is the content you demonstrate to them.

So trying to use the words as proper as possible because you would never know how it can affect your brands. If you have trouble to choose the style of communication, the best way to use formal words as it could not cause feelings like no respective or unprofessional. Moreover, formal words also can make strangers feel you are an earnest person, which can increase the feeling of trust when you meet a stranger first time.

  1. Determine what font and color to use

When you finish steps above, it should be the time to think about some visible features of your brand. Designing a tailored font and color then utilizing them as your template of your brand is a good choice. In this way, you can not only reduce the workload of follow-up tasks but also keep the consistency of your brand. Besides, the same font and color’s style will strengthen client’s memory of your brand when they see your brand.

The next question is how to choose proper font and color? For colors, I suggest you choose no more than three main colors of your brand to keep it simple but easy to remember. Taking the NIKE brand as an example, the color it uses in its brand are just two: black background and white content. One single color may lead to feeling monotonous but more than three color also make the brand complex that different to remember.

For the other part, I advise you use just one font style in each of your brand. I mean, for example, you can use Arial font in one format of the brand, and use Calibri font in another. But you should never use both in one kind of your brand because this may cause font confusion and leave client a negative impression of your brand.So keep the consistency in your font style is necessary.

  1. Design a logo

After you design what style of the font and color will use in your brand, the next step is creating a unique brand for your brand. Like the principle of choosing font and color style, the logo style should also be simple and easy to recognize.  A memorable logo will help to expand your brand effectively as others tend to be more likely to choose the simple and attractive logo. Therefore, if you are not good at creating a logo, outsourcing this task to a successful agency is also a wise choice. An additional point you should pay attention is, the brand’s logo may not illustrate properly when they are amplified or minimized, so testing this situation before you publish your logo.

  1. Promote your brand

When your brand has been created, try your best to promote it as widely as possible. You can put your brand on social medias, website, personal portfolio and so on. Trying to make your brands recognized and remembered by customer as many as possible. Then they will also help you expand your brand if it is helpful to them.

Wrapping Up

In conclusion, creating a personal brand is a complex but interesting task. You should consider what elements should be and should not be used in your brand. How to keep the consistency is also an important problem. All these tasks need a long to do and continually update to improve. It is worth taking efforts as it is so important for you to start your career or expand your business.

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How to design a great Logo: 10 Tips to Success

A logo is a brand’s identity. Therefore, a successful logo could impress customers about your brand deeply and help you stand out among competitors, while a common one may even have a negative effect on your brand. Here are 10 tips to contribute to your company owning a remarkable logo.

  1. Identify your brand

You should keep in mind that your logo is the symbol of your company, your brand, and your culture. So it should be unique, easy to be recognized and deliver those values to the customer. In addition, a logo requires being a simple but direct style to combine your products with the brand.

  1. Learn some theories to know what is a successful logo

It seems that design a logo relates to aesthetics. What the shape, color, and picture should be used in your logo is a lesson to study. Trying to search some materials or theories to understand the art of logo is a necessary way of designing an attractive logo.

  1. Estimate your logo’s position.

For this point, I suggest that you clearly understand what the potential customer your brand will face. For example, if your brand focuses on children, the style of your logo should be cute, colorful. Though a logo does not stand for what the company does exactly, the result should be positive if your logo appropriately links to your brand.

  1. The K.I.S.S theory

A famous logo designing theory is called K.I.S.S, which stand for Keep It Simple, Stupid. This theory directly explains the main purpose of a logo. A logo ought to be simple as it could be remembered easily. Too complex means increasing the difficulty for clients to memorize your logo. Besides, a simple logo also stands for being recognized easily. A simple but unique logo will be transmitted among public quickly.

  1. Notice the versatility of your logo

What your logo should be if it is amplified or shrink? If you do not pay attention to this question, your logo may need to be redesigned when it faces this situation. Moreover, you should also test what it looks like when it demonstrated on different colors’ backgrounds. In a word, you need to consider what your logo would look like under lots of situations to check if the versatility should be included in your logo.

  1. Do not follow the fashionable trend

Looking at popular logos like NIKE, McDonald’s, what your will conclude? The answer is obvious, they are never changed or at least not changed frequently. A logo should not be changed usually to catch up with the fashion. On contrary, it should stay the same no matter how long the time passed. The longevity of life is also a success logo should have. The fashionable trend could just inspire the designer’s idea about designing a logo but not limit it.

  1. Draft, collect feedbacks and improve

An outstanding logo may not be as good as it first came out. For designers, when you create new ideas, you should draft them on papers to make your ideas come into the reality. Then you can ask others’ opinion about the design to know what their feel of your work. Then you can understand what the clients’ need of your logo and how to improve it. After several rounds of improving, your logo will successful definitely.

  1. Guarantee it relevant to your brand

Imagine this situation, you have a beautiful logo but it has no connection with your brand, is it successful? I think the answer is no. It is important that your logo should be simple and attractive. However, the baseline is it must be relevant to your brand. This tip does not ask you to design a logo to tell the customers what your product is, but let you understand your logo should stand for at least one unique features of your brands such as culture, purpose and so on.

  1. Don’t be shy to corporate with others

A logo is a company’s unique symbol, but this doesn’t mean you should design it yourself. Sharing your ideas with experts especially artists to find one cooperating can reduce the design task and increase the chance of success. As artists are professional in the aesthetic industry, they have an agile sense of eye-catching design. Expressing your ideas, requirements, and goals of your logo to them exactly and collaborate with them in essential to success, especially you are not professional in arts.

  1.  Make your logo unique and memorable

You want your logo to be remembered and stand out among others. For these purposes, your logo ought to be unique. A unique logo can help you being recognized and memorized by clients. But keep in mind that unique doesn’t equal to complex, a simple and meaningful logo is always better than a complex but meaningless one.

In conclusion, a successful logo should be simple, associate with your brand and seldom change. Strictly following the tips is not only help you design your logo but also promote your brand to the market.

 

 

 

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Web Design Trend-2016

Web design trend change quickly. Sites in 2016 take after altogether different patterns than they did only a year prior. Pattern does not mean essentially new.

Numerous new plan patterns originate from the tastes and inclinations of creators and clients in outline and convenience. What roll out those improvements conceivable are upgrades in innovation. Innovation is a noteworthy main thrust and is continually outlining push ahead.

You can always follow latest web news on:

http://www.nirmal.com.au

http://smashingmagazine.com

http://www.creativebloq.com/

https://www.fastcodesign.com/

Optimizing for Mobile Devices

This is a year where a ton of accentuation will be put on the appearance and plan of site. Individuals are depending on cell phones of every single distinctive size to get to site. This, as well as they is utilizing their tablets, portable PCs, and an assortment of different gadgets to surf the web. This implies site should be all around outlined with an advanced design that will have the capacity to suit all resolutions and show sizes. The reaction to this is numerous stages are making it simple to streamline your site to suit these gadgets.

Mobile has been rapidly sneaking up on us for a long time now. Back in 2014, 60% of website traffic was coming from mobile.

Cookie-Cutter Websites

The best website design is moving towards a more responsive site generally speaking. With an end goal to oblige this request, sites are turning out to be more streamlined and improved. Word Press, for instance, is a simple stage to spot in the event that you are knowledgeable about utilizing it. Despite the fact that they offer numerous subjects, there are a ton of similitudes over each of them inside the Word Press display.

This is both great and awful as advancing. The fortunate thing about this is individuals will have the capacity to all the more effectively explore through sites. They will feel better known inside the standard models of sites that are appearing.

The drawback is that every one of the sites seems to be comparable. Individuals may not really like the look of a specially crafted site that is made to look changed.

This provides a great deal of alternatives for the engineer. They can fall into the fundamental model of exceedingly responsive site outline, or take a risk and utilize a more forceful plan with an end goal to emerge.

However, Word Press receives a lot of negative press, and web design agencies have even stated that Word Press “is not the most secure.” The reason is that its hacked so frequently due to “it is the most utilized.” If you picked a CMS that is not really utilized, it has a limited measure of conceivable outcomes and prizes for programmers. Since such a variety of individuals utilize Word Press, it is an enormous and compensating focus for programmers. Be that as it may, less-famous CMS may have more undetected vulnerabilities and be less demanding to hack.

Above-the-Fold Carousels

In the past a merry go round or slider on a site was viewed as special and outwardly noteworthy. This is not the case any longer. Despite the fact that they were well known a couple of years ago, sites have been abusing this element. It is no more extended something uncommon and, rather, it is something that individuals are blowing directly past. As Awards has even said they are bad for SEO. In the case of making a site, it is anything but difficult to accept adding an intelligent slider to your site will increase the value of it. For the time being, before applying it to site, there must be not kidding thought.

Overly Complex Graphics

It is one thing to give visitors something to look at while they are waiting for website to load, it is another thing to have it be the reason website is slow to load in the first place. If website is overloaded, with too many graphics, fancy visuals, and over-the-top typography, you may be slowing down your website significantly.

If interested in increasing the effectiveness of website, fast response times are one of the most crucial aspects needed to focus on. It is easy to get caught up in dressing up website, but always know when enough is enough.

Parallax Scrolling Websites

Parallax scrolling is a feature that creates a sort-of illusion. The foreground and background scrolls at different speeds as navigating down the page. It creates a cool effect, but it has been shown to cause more harm than it is worth in many cases.

This type of effect can slow down the responsiveness of a website. These days, people are more interested in fast loading times over cool visuals. It can also interfere with SEO and add unnecessary coding to the back-end of the website.

Material Design

Material Design is an alternative to flat design that brings back some nice graphical elements. It’s an arrangement of Google outline models that isolates components utilizing the layers idea found as a part of picture altering programming. It can stack and evacuate components as required. It even has worked in liveliness that would normally be made physically.

It’s an outline dialect with a particular arrangement of rules that takes out the mystery. The outcomes have a striking resemblance starting with one stage then onto the next. Since Google builds up these norms, they are certain to have broad support.

Typography

  • Expanded resolutions and responsive outlines make it conceivable to enhance typography, which is the reason that is one of the web plan patterns incorporates here. Typography can be more vivid and emerge. It can create an impression. Two patterns that have been seen with typography are the utilization of serifs and penmanship. Each has particular employments.
  • Serifs improve intelligibility. They were expelled already because of lower determination screens and screen measure. Screen resolutions and sizes are getting bigger. Additionally, format plans are cleaner and leave space for more exquisite textual styles. Hope to see serifs all the more frequently inside the substance itself.
  • Handwriting is more individual. In the event that it’s done effectively, it’s pretty and adds a unique touch to a site. Much the same as serifs, the test is to keep the style decipherable and clear on little screens. Penmanship will generally be utilized as a part of logos, headers, post titles, menus, business cards, et cetera.

 

These are only a couple of the trends that have spotted all through 2016. At the point when making website, knowing about these trends and utilizing them further bolstering a good fortune or disservice, contingent upon the approach.

 

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5 USEFUL FREE JQUERY PLUGINS FOR YOUR WEBSITE

jQuery has made web design more easier, more faster and more accessible. It not only has great hand in making web designs more beautiful these days but, it too has saved lots of time and effort of web designers.  You might be wondering what jQuery is if you are new to web development and web design. Well, we are here to help you with all your confusions.

What is jQuery?

jQuery is a javascript library to easily develop user interactions. It is brilliantly designed to operate on multiple computing platforms and simplify HTML scripting on the client-side. Since its establishment in 2006 by John Resig, jQuery has made web design more accessible and user-friendly.

jQuery is free and open-source. It is licensed under MIT License. It separates javascript and is extensible. It promotes clarity and eliminates cross-browser incompatibilities. Because of its free fantastic functionality, it has succeeded to become the most popular javascript library today.

Here’s a list of top 5 Useful jQuery Plugins for your website:

 TWENTYTWENTY

twenty twenty

TWENTYTWENTY is a visual diff tool, brilliant to highlight the differences between two images. Isn’t it great? TWENTYTWENTY uses drag slider which clearly shows what changes have been made in the before and after situation.  With this tool, you need not have to go through that old boring image comparison process by placing two images side-by-side.

UNSLIDER

unslider

If you are looking for super responsive slider with tiny size then, UNSLIDER is your best choice. This simple little image slider plugin contain slides with HTML and configured with CSS. UNSLIDER is built in with keyword control support too. Hence, it is an ultra-simple jQuery slider for your website.

TABSLET

tabslet

If you are in need of tabs, TABLET plugin can help you. TABLET is a light weight plugin used to make tabs. It is easy to use and is browser compatible, be it IE7+, Chrome, Safari or Firefox. It supports functionalities such as, custom events, roatation, animation, controls, deep linking etc.

READABLE

readable

Readable is a dead simple jQuery plugin to help you make your paragraphs more readable. It helps you to create custom paragraphs for maximum readability. According to READABLE, 75 characters are enough for optimum readability.

SCROLLPATH

jQurry scroll path

SCROLLPATH is another light weight jQuery plugin, which is used for defining custom scroll paths for your content. It uses canvas flavored syntax to draw lines and arcs, and comes with a custom scrollbar. SCROLLPATH is supported in all browsers and you can also find the rotation functionality in it.  With SCROLLPATH, you can make your visitors stay longer with your highly engaging content. You can find SCROLLPATH with documentation on GitHub.

With this collection of five useful free jQuery plugins, you can improve your website and make your web design more beautiful and accessible.

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