Take Your Web Design to the Next Level with Animations

At this day and age, website designs are much more improved and user-friendly. The goal, though, remains the same—to provide important details within static webpages. Readers and customers expect an amazing, interactive experience each and every time they visit blogs and business websites.

Web design and development has taken visual storytelling to the next level. Animations are now an important part of its philosophy. Special thanks to the modern approaches of SVG, HTML5 and CSS3 elements, today’s animation features are more sophisticated, smoother and more mobile friendly.

Why should we use animations?

• Animations can capture attention and guide visitors throughout the process. It encourage them to push through the next steps, and continue their website journey.
• Animations tell stories. This can engage readers and customers much longer.
• Incorporating animations to webpages without even changing the website aesthetic can improve user experience.

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4 Types of Animations

1. Parallax

If you want to implement better visual storytelling, settle for parallax animations to engage your visitors. This type of animation builds depth, incorporates new layers to the design, and delivers a more interactive and dynamic web experience.

Instead of creating a static website, why not tell a cohesive story? This can take user experience to the next level.

2. Interactive FormsThumbs up by dear_theophilus

Interactive forms can increase the odds that visitors would want to begin and continue the relationship with your brand. Let visitors fill out forms, and engage further with your brand. These forms can act as interactive questionnaire. You can use them to obtain user information that will help you improve your content.

3. Hover Effects and Tool Tips

Efficient web interaction means providing feedback to the visitors. Basic CSS animations can provide subtle feedback on any kind of hover action, such as button and image hovers. This can offer an amazing user experience, and can help offer extra information.

Take note: These won’t work on touchscreen or devices. Crucial information should be showcased in other approaches.

4. SVG animations

Scalable SVGs, or vector graphics, are vector elements which are responsive, artwork-based and smaller compared to rasterized graphics and images. They allow you to scale and animate anytinh, from advanced illustrations to simple vector icons.