Popular Web Design Trends 2011 - Part 4
Customers are using the web on-the-go to
make quick decisions, whether it’s browsing for information, finding a
restaurant, making decisions about travel, buying clothes, planning a new
house, checking out a favorite TV program or keeping in touch on Facebook.
That’s why it’s crucial to have a user-friendly version of your website that’s
accessible to mobile users.
Here are a few things to keep uppermost in
your mind for mobile web design:
- Keep it simple
- Remove clutter – cut content to minimum
- Think of what your user is looking for
and make it easy to get that information
- Design for fingertip navigation
- Re-design website navigation for mobile
usage\Use icons large and speak with images
- Single-column layouts work well
- Experiment with horizontal as well as
- Use rich images and large logos for
memorability – games, movies etc can be shown with rich colors, textures
- Put networking logos upfront for easy
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This page is a part of our series on Popular Web Design Trends 2011 which include hand-drawn design, mega design elements, parallax 3-D effects, mobile-friendly websites, use of CSS3, HTML5 and jQuery, social networking integration, minimalism, magazine-style layouts.
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