Top 10 Web Development Trends to Look for in 2021

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Top 10 Web Development Trends to Look for in 2021

Web Development is the art of creating and maintaining websites for the internet or an intranet. Whether your business is aimed at e-commerce or content marketing, websites have changed over the years. As an estimate, there are 1.94 million websites across the world.

Web Development is the art of creating and maintaining websites for the internet or an intranet. Whether your business is aimed at e-commerce or content marketing, websites have changed over the years. As an estimate, there are 1.94 million websites across the world.

Web Development Trends for 2021

Artificial Intelligence

As we all know that Artificial intelligence or AI is not new to web development. AI collects enough information about Clients’ Company which enables this technology to create more accurate and relevant websites.

3 ways by which companies can integrate their websites with artificial intelligent

  1. By using supervised learning
  2. By using unsupervised learning
  3. By improving your site through reinforced learning

Advantages of Artificial Intelligence

  • Available 24×7
  • Helps in repetitive jobs
  • Reduction in human errors
  • Take faster decisions
  • Daily applications and innovations

Disadvantages of Artificial Intelligence

  • High Implementation cost
  • Not able to replace humans
  • Lacks creativity
  • Risk of unemployment
  • Doesn’t improve with experience


In modern times, the demand for integrating chatbots with websites is increasing rapidly. Chatbots is a software application that merges voice recognition technologies with cognitive intelligence. When machine learning is integrated with it, they provide smart solutions to user’s queries without any need for human assistance. For businesses, they save a big amount of costs by restoring a large no. of customer services and enhance the problem-solving process. Chatbots are a real game-changer for online marketing.

Advantages of Chatbots

  • Provides extensive customer service
  • Increased user engagement
  • Monitor customer data
  • Better lead generation
  • Cost-saving
  • Keep up with the new trends

Disadvantages of Chatbots

  • The development process is difficult
  • Lacks emotions
  • A lot of maintenance is required
  • Developed to handle first-level questions only

Progressive Web Applications

Progressive Web Applications (PWA) is a new and latest web technology. A large number of web development companies have developed PWA to provide responsive performance to their clients. It can be operated in offline mode also.

Advantages of Progressive Web Apps

  • Increases mobile traffic
  • Low development cost
  • Fast installation
  • Online and offline access
  • Better performance
  • No uploading issues
  • Sends push notifications
  • Enhances security

Disadvantages of Progressive Web Apps

  • No access for future innovations
  • Less user experience
  • Support few functionalities
  • No access to app stores
  •  Doesn’t provide solutions for new business model

Voice Recognition Technologies

Voice Recognition Technologies is one of the most popular and amazing technologies, which is growing day by day. A smart speaker through the integration of speech recognition and cognitive intelligence has elevated voice commerce or e-commerce.

Advantages of voice commerce

  • Saves customer time
  • Reusable data
  • Flexibility
  • Improves productivity
  • Fewer errors

Disadvantages of voice commerce

  • The initial cost is high
  • Security problems
  • Voice recognition isn’t perfect
  • Lacks a lot of capabilities

Application Programming Interface 

Application Programming Interface or API is software that allows communication between two applications. API is the first approach that provides a vast number of benefits to web development companies.

Advantages of Application Programming Interface

  • Automation
  • More scope
  • Efficiency
  • Adaptation
  • Personalization
  • Integration

Disadvantages of Application Programming Interface

  • Implementation cost is high
  • The ongoing maintenance requirement is high
  • APIs requires a lot of programming language
  • Security is a big issue

Single Page Website

Single Page Website is a website that loads on one page. This is a well-structured website so by creating a single page website one can easily grab the attention of visitors or users towards the site.

Advantages of Single Page Website

  • Enhances User Engagement
  • Simplicity
  • Mobile friendly
  • High Conversion Rates
  • Cost-Effective
  • Hassle-Free Surfing

Disadvantages of Single Page Website

  • Search Engine Optimization
  • Take a lot of time to load a page
  • Not operates when a lot of information is share
  • Content is not shareable

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Accelerated Mobile Pages 

Accelerated Mobile Pages is an open-source project designed by Google and Twitter. AMP aims to make fast-loading mobile web pages and web apps.

Advantages of Accelerated Mobile Pages

  • Growth in mobile traffic
  • Low bounce rate
  • Faster loading pages
  • Mobile friendly
  • Optimized data consumption
  • Enhanced SEO
  • Adaptability

Disadvantages of Accelerated Mobile Pages

  • Implementation is not easy
  • The decrease in Ad revenue
  • Google cache server
  • No leads in the process
  • No subscribers
  • Analytics is stripped down

Single Page Applications

A Single Page Applications (SPAs) is a web application that works inside a browser. SPAs can also cache any data and load a page at the first request.

Advantages of Single Page Applications

  • Fast and responsive
  • Linear user experience
  • Debugging with chrome
  • Caching power
  • User friendly

Disadvantages of Single Page Applications

  • No way back option
  • Search engine ranking is difficult
  • Memory leaks
  • JavaScript may fail to operate sometimes
  • Slow loading speed
  • Not accessible by default
  • Handle unsaved changes

Internet of Things

Internet of Things or IoT is the network of collecting data from various physical objects such as sensors, software, and other technologies. The role of IoT is that it connects and exchanges data with other devices via the internet.

Advantages of Internet of Things

  • Improves monitoring
  • Increase interaction of customers
  • Provides new business opportunities
  • New capabilities
  • New revenue streams

Disadvantages of Internet of Things

  • No standards for monitoring
  • Complex system
  • Security or privacy is an issue
  • Safety problems

Motion User Interface

For creating websites, web pages, and web apps graphics, animations and transitions are very important.

Advantages of Motion UI

  • Increases usability
  • Provides convenient and easy interaction
  • User friendly
  • Creates unique and stylish designs
  • Provides clear feedback to the users
  • Maintains user expectations

Disadvantages of motion UI

  • Implementation is difficult
  • Time-consuming
  • Slow in processing
  • Development cost is high
  • Consumes a lot of memory resources

Now it’s time to realize that due to Covid-19 pandemic the world has been hit devastatingly. In this situation, the one area that is progressing towards growth is web traffic and e-commerce. Under the situation of Covid-19, web and mobile development services are essential for businesses to grow. Nobody knows how long this pandemic period lasts but with the help of these Web Development Trends, many businesses have learned how to operate remotely. By using cross-platform technologies in web development we can create more trends in 2021 and these technologies can help businesses to build better websites.

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Jayant Sharma
Jayant Sharma
Managing Director, Founder @ Phontinent Technologies