What is important for today’s website?
Today’s websites are about function. Designers are finally walking away from Adobe Flash and abandoning ActionScript (in whatever reincarnation) and adopting website systems that render well on all platforms and with any device. The modern website is functionality with form.
Expect more HTML 5 and advanced CS3 methods for creating compelling website content and interactive design. But let us not fool ourselves by thinking that the slick designs of a decade ago are on the return, because they are not.
Check out the top ten trends in the article - Website Trends for 2011
- Large Images with 3D effect – www.somewhere-lefilm.com
- Parallax Scrolling moving background - www.rowtothepole.com
- A move away from .com - www.photosheep.me / www.irishguy.us
- HTML5 & CSS3 – www.toriseye.quodis.com
- Drawing with HTML & CSS3 - www.mrdoob.com/projects/harmony
- Cool (non-flash) effects - www.mrdoob.com/115/Water
Web Trends 2010 – good comparison article.