Website lies at the core of an ecommerce business model without which ecommerce industry cannot exist. The name ‘ecommerce’ itself narrates its purpose and meaning: ‘commercial transactions occurring electronically on the Internet’. That means these sites are the ones that always need to be up-to-date with the latest technology and web design trends so that they are ever ready to woo their customers.
So, with 2014 ready to bid good bye, I’m sure it’s worth talking about 2015 ecommerce website design trends that are going to rule the web design market. Though this is definitely not an exhaustive list, it still provides a meaningful guide to those ecommerce owners who are planning to offer something new to their online customers in the New Year.
Therefore, if you too wish to keep your competitors abreast then do try to incorporate these 4 web design trends on your portal.
- Continue Focusing on Flat Website Design- I agree that we have seen much of flat design pattern in 2014, but given its functionality and ease of use they are going to stay here for long.
Have a look at the following ecommerce web design templates and just visualize that you are an online customer who has come here to shop. Now you know the comfort level being offered by these type of deign patterns. (Source: psddots.com)
- Tiled Navigation Will Continue To Inspire Web Designing – What better example could I quote than the tiled interface of Windows 8 to demonstrate its fully functional feature!
An instant bell must have started ringing your minds, as to what I’m trying to convey. Yes, tiled navigation has started catching up in the ecommerce industry and is sure to become essence of ecommerce web design in the year 2015.
We have been hearing this time and again- ‘pictures speak thousand times better than the words’ and it’s now time to experience their magical effects through high resolution images, logos and icons. Moreover, this type of interface does not drift away the focus of the visitors while offering them the miniature preview of what they are actually going to view or like to see.
- Device Compatibility Will Again Rule- In this age of mobile phones, tablets and palmtops; an ecommerce business owner should always ensure that his online web portal displays and functions well across almost all electronic devices. After all, you cannot afford to restrict your shoppers to shop on your portal only through desktop or laptop! Therefore, thorough testing of your website will make you doubly sure that your ecommerce business will gain popularity.
- We Will See More of Loftier Images- This design principle basically stems from the very basic objective of an ecommerce website. They are here to show and advertise their products’ range thereby alluring and attracting online buyers, compelling them to make a purchase. What could be a better way to drag them to your ecommerce website than through big realistic pictures of your products or services?
So, if you keep in mind just these 4 basic Ecommerce Website Design Trends while getting your website designed, I’m sure your ecommerce website is bound to become your shoppers’ favorite.