Web development is one of the most ever-changing, dynamic fields with new trends being introduced every few months. It is necessary for any web developer to follow the latest trends to ensure that the website doesn’t fall back in the competition. Some of the latest web development trends of 2019 include:
Chatbots, one of the best contributions of Artificial intelligence to the field of digital marketing, has turned into one of the must-have necessities for any website. It has two-fold benefits. Chatbots help to immediately engage your visitors even if you are not online and cut down the bounce-off rates. Apart from that, chatbots can also help you to cut down the requirement of physical customer help executive labor as well. Also, as your potential clients tend to get attended immediately as soon as they visit your site, they are more likely to stay longer and make a purchase if they find what they are looking for.
The use of mobile devices has been significantly rising over the past few years, thanks to the convenience and ease of use that the smartphones and tablet devices are providing the users with. Google has also announced its plans to prioritize the responsive websites on the Search Engine Result Pages (SERPs) a couple of years back. Thus developing a website keeping the responsive designs in mind is not only a method of allowing your users to access your website from any device at any point of time but also allows you to earn the much-needed reputation to rise up the Google results.
A market study has come up with a conclusion that nearly 50% of the search queries across the world would be submitted through voice assistants by 2020. The voice assistants such as the Google Assistant and Siri have not only simplified the lives of the users but also have provided them with access to almost everything right at their voice command. Integrating voice assistant features to the website helps you in two steps – it helps to optimize your website for the voice searches and also makes it easier for your easier to explore what you have to offer without much effort.
The use of blockchain technology is not limited to crypto-currency only. Developers have begun to realize the maximum extent to which this innovation can help web development to the next phase. The use distributed ledgers make provision of increased security but also allows the ability to authenticate numerous transactions within an instant. Most of the popular names in the IT market including IBM, Amazon, and Microsoft are in search of new approaches to reap in the benefits of blockchain technology in 2019.