The biggest website trends for 2023 and beyond

Website trends - The biggest website trends for 2023 and beyond
Date
4 Nov 2022
Category
Web Design

As we say goodbye to 2022 and enter a new year, it’s time to start thinking about the website trends that will shape 2023. Just as fashion trends come and go, so too do website design trends.

What was popular last year may not be so popular this year, and what’s popular now may not be in style come 2023. So, what can we expect to see in the world of website design over the next few years? Here are six trends to keep an eye on.

1. Minimalist Designs

In recent years, there has been a move towards minimalism in web design. This trend is only going to continue in 2023, as more and more companies focus on delivering a clean and streamlined user experience. Expect to see more use of white space, simple typography, and iconography in website designs next year. It also means streamlining website content so only the most essential information is presented to visitors.

2. Interactive Elements

Gone are the days when websites were static pages of information. In 2023, we’ll see more websites incorporating interactive elements such as video, animation and gamification. These elements will help engage users and make for a more enjoyable experience overall.

3. Motion Graphics

While flat design has been all the rage in recent years, we expect to see a shift towards more motion-based graphics in the coming years. This could manifest itself in the form of animated illustrations or small video clips integrated into web pages. You have probably seen this already, but it’s only going to get more popular.

4. Personalisation

With the rise of artificial intelligence (AI), personalisation is becoming increasingly possible – and it’s something that users have come to expect from the websites they visit. In 2023, we’ll see more websites using AI to deliver personalised content, recommendations and ads. We expect to see more websites making use of cookies and other tracking technologies to deliver a tailored experience to each individual user. This trend is only going to grow in the coming years, so it’s one you need to be prepared for.

5. Chatbots

Chatbots are computer programs that simulate human conversation, and they can be used to answer common customer questions or direct visitors to the appropriate resources on your site. Chatbots are another way that AI is being used to improve the website experience. By providing instant answers to common questions and helping users navigate complex websites, chatbots can save users a lot of time and frustration. We expect to see more chatbots being used on websites in 2023 as they become more sophisticated and widely available.

6. Mobile-First Design

With over half of web traffic now coming from mobile devices, it’s no surprise that mobile-first design is one of the biggest trends in web design right now. In 2023, we’ll see even more websites being designed specifically for mobile users, with responsive design becoming the norm rather than the exception. If your website isn’t already optimised for mobile devices, now is the time to make the switch.

These are just a few of the website trends you can expect to see in 2023. As always, staying ahead of the curve will give you a competitive advantage – so start planning your website refresh now!

AUTHOR:

James Koussertari

Our Web Services Director James has been designing websites for Cariad almost from the word ‘go’. When he’s not in front of a computer screen, you might find him playing tennis or golf... badly.

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