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Web Development Trends in Iraq

By: Vareen Azad, Date: 27/10/2018

It’s not surprise that the web industry level been raising to higher level since 2008. From its ability to produce to its potential to sell, every aspect of the online platform that has adapted to the changing consumer demand. Take any website for example, from its content, layout, development and design, everything has been given a new meaning and purpose since before, website was used only to display text oriented content with just a couple of pictures hidden at the top or at the bottom.

The trends in the Web Designing in Iraq are never calm at all. They are getting in advance. All the new features in the design are used and enhance the website visibility. The trends that come with the time are having their own functionality and deal with all the scenarios effectively. The trends are introduced for the ease of the users so that they can revisit the site and explore something good and appealing.

During web designing, designers are getting so much effectual and efficient that they watch the position of the website of the business in the industry before redesigning. This is because they want to show their clients and want them to get familiar with the digital presence and its significance in their business. The latest trends in the design of the web that has been implement in the design are more likely commercial design to make it more trendy and famous among the audience like advertising and online shopping websites that has a big trend nowadays. For this, standing tech company played a big role in developing web trends by always providing flexible plan to customer that goes into several steps as shown in the below:

Web Development Plan

In order to stay relevant on the web, Standing Tech Company stay updated beyond what is hot today and look into tomorrow. 2017 & 2018 was an eventful year for the face of web with a variety of new JavaScript frameworks. The focused points and trends among developers specially in 2018 are:

Mobile Friendly

With the development of e commerce, developers tried to make websites more mobile friendly. It redefines suitability and user experience to whole new level when you are able to browse and purchase products on a smaller screen device without compromising any functionality of the original website.

Multi languages

According to the Common Sense Advisory, 75% of consumers worldwide prefer to buy from websites in their own language. Even if they speak some English, or their mastery of the English language is good, trust is much higher when purchasing in their native tongue. That’s why most of the Iraqi websites has Arabic and Kurdish languages beside English language and there are some differences between English websites with Arabic and Kurdish languages. Since Arabic & Kurdish are one of the most difficult languages to design for we because it reads from right-to-left (RTL). The right-to-left aspect is more complex because the entire web page needs to be flipped horizontally.
It is still relatively direct to build a single language site. But designing multilingual sites that include Arabic & Kurdish will require cautious planning to guarantee the design does not have any conflicts when switching from LTR to RTL, or vice-versa and here is when Standing company plays a big role.

Upwardly Responsive

Yes, it’s quite everywhere in web designing articles, blogs and forums how much responsive web design means to the 21st century website. According to Statista portal, number of smartphone user in Iraq in 2017 was 33.34 million and its growing ever since. With the growing number of people using smart phones and tablets, the need for mobile compatible web designs are higher.

Dynamic Search

websites have hundreds, possibly even thousands of keyword types and variations, with details, names and availability of these varying from day to day. Keeping on top of this would be difficult, maybe impossible, through traditional keywords. Dynamic Search efficiently removes this requirement and automatically sets customer’s targeting criteria based on what it identifies on site.

High Resolution Images

When it comes to images you need to be as much exposure as possible, because a good looking image is the USP (unique selling point) of a product. Without the HD quality and different angles, your product and your commercial website cannot compete. That’s why these points have been developed. Most customers in Iraq believe in the power of visual conviction and tend to add images to describe product more than text itself.
Without learning the latest trends of a certain region developers cannot succeed. With the help of these latest web designing trends of Iraq developers can not only learn about the customer preferences, but also the leading marketing techniques the top ranking websites are use. Remember, good marketing decisions are based on knowledge, not numbers.

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