Characteristics of a eCommerce website

Mobile websites are always a fascinating idea when compared to simple desktop websites. 2016 was the year of material design and responsive design for eCommerce websites. In 2017, eCommerce websites will really be mobile websites. Nowadays, the designers around the world are found making predictions on which eCommerce design is going to rule this year. Such predictions of the future designs is really a challenging task for any web designer. The pace at which the technology is growing, it won’t be wrong to say that the trend that is popular today might be outdated tomorrow. No one knows what is going to rule and for how long it is going to sustain?

More mobile responsive design

Those days are gone when eCommerce websites were used to design by keeping desktops in mind. Then the designs were made responsive and that can be adapted to smaller mobile devices. Now the trend has completely changed. As more people are opting for online purchases through their mobile devices, designers have begun thinking the sites in its mobile form first. Meaning that the websites will be designed first for the mobile devices and then made responsive and adaptive to the larger devices including the tablets and the desktops. Designs that are responsive to the mobile can be said to include large images, buttons and icons, hidden menu bars, use of the full width of the screen and much more.

Images, lots of images

To attract anyone’s attention, proper images and videos are the best way. Almost 92.6% of the people feel that the visuals are the most influential factor that can affect the purchase decision. What customers look for in the site, especially in eCommerce sites is the hell lot of images of the products that interest them. It is also noticed that too much of text content in your website can drive your customers away.

Material Design’s Influence Grows

Material Design motif was first released by Google in 2014, on Android devices. Since then, its popularity has increased rapidly.It was an initiative by Google to influence how Android applications and interfaces should look like and behave. Material Design features like card-like layouts and responsive animations and transitions etc have already been adopted by many online stores in their eCommerce websites. This popularity is surely going to be continued in 2017 as well.

Long scrolls

Long page scroll designs are expected to rule in 2017. It makes sense to create pages that scroll to great lengths, loading objects as they are needed. So, you may able to see more products in a single page view.

Rich animations and cinemographs and the Return of the GIF

The animated GIF images are something that is being expected to make a comeback in 2017. To give your customers an unforgettable user experience, then animations and cinemographs can be the great way to do that. Cinemographs may appear as background images, category headers, home page banners, and even product images. Time will tell if cinemographs boost engagement and conversions or if they are just a fad.

Dependable Website Management is allowing such marvelous opportunity to all of you to get your best and responsive e-commerce website design by us, as we have a team of professionals who will consider all the corresponding and requirement during the development phase.

Patrick Zarrelli, the founder of Dependable Website Management, enables the great opportunity for you and your company to get a functional eCommerce website which will be loaded with some great features. Patrick Zarrelli has specialties in PHP, C#, project planning and web application development, that’s why can provide you the best website by maintaining all the things which should be considered well-enough during the development of an eCommerce website.