Web Development Trend Prediction in 2016

As 2016 starts, the Darbi predictions about the different industries and things have started. The web is full of articles, blogs, and expert opinions, sharing their experiences and future possible trends. Web development and design are a huge industry to focus on, directly or indirectly connected with many people. Even if you are not a web development company, you might still need to develop your website. This article will offer the top three future trends in 2016. This will aid the web development companies in understanding the trends and shaping the working model accordingly. At the same time, it will help people who will get web development services to ensure that they are getting what is in trend and not outdated.


1. Web Will Emphasize Responsive Web Development

The usage of mobile and, more specifically, smartphones has brought drastic changes in our lives. Android and iOS have become an integral part of many people’s day-to-day lives. There is hardly anyone around who is not using mobile phones. This has brought a big change in the web industry as well. Google sensed this user behavior, and it stated that the mobile-friendly website would be one of the core factors in the ranking. This creates the need for the developers to design two websites, one for desktop users and another for mobile users. Responsive web design can make the life of developers easier. The responsive web design and development will ensure that the website can serve each user on different screen sizes with the same quality. Thus, responsive web design and development were the next big thing 2016.

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2. Web Design Will Be Uniform

As just stated earlier, the next big thing is going to be the responsive web. The concept of responsive web design is that a single website serves mobile and desktop users, unlike the mobile-friendly website, where two different websites will be created to serve two different audiences. As the same website will be served, the design of the websites will be uniform around the globe. It is also possible to see the usage of some app buttons, menus, or themes of Android and iOS on the website during the visit from a desktop. Though the design fundamentals will be the same, the creative designers will surely bring something out of the box, which will be interesting to witness.

3. The Semantic Web Might Stride

The voice search, wearable, etc., is the next big thing in 2016. The IT industry is moving towards machine learning, search engine optimization, and a smarter era.

Roberto Brock
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