Design changes with the times is always common practice and this year is no different. Remember a time when bevelled edges on graphics were common place, now you look at a site that uses those principles and you will be disgusted with the look.
The last year proved to be an exciting year for the website industry with a drastic increase in tablet device usage, fluid layout designs and HTML5 technology setting up the standards for the future.
The browser market share is more diverse than ever with Google Chrome now slowly creeping up to that of Firefox at 24% of worldwide market share. IE is still holding a steady 54% according to web statistics. It should be noted that usage of the various web browsers can vary from country to country. In the UK the adoption of Chrome seems to be almost on par with Firefox.
According to reports, Christmas sales for online retailers are up 20% over the same period last year. It comes as news of the high street shows a bit of slowdown in November compared to October. As more and more people order line, sales will look to continue.
Monday 5 December is officially regarded as the busiest online shopping day of the year. As many try to order their presents online to ensure plenty of time for Christmas delivery, the parcel delivery companies will be working overtime in the next couple of weeks.