A report from AdAge claims that Google News will soon be going through some more changes. According to the report, Google News is getting a “new design” and will “incorporate elements of the [Google Play] Newsstand app and YouTube.”
When it comes to the actual market share, the dominance of WordPress becomes quite evident. WordPress claims slightly over 60 percent (up slightly from November 2015’s number of 58.7 percent). The nearest competition? Joomla with 3.1 percent market share (up from 2.8 percent). Drupal is also up from 2.1 percent to 2.2 percent.
Mobile traffic is past its tipping point with roughly 52 percent of web traffic currently deriving from smartphones versus desktops – and counting. People are accessing sites and services with the expectation they will not only have the same functionality they would on desktops, but, more so today, that the sites will also use the functionality native to their devices without needing to download an app.
Source: Why Responsive Design is Dead
Whether it is to create a prototype, manage a project, collaborate with colleagues or peers, organize work or compress images, there is a Web design tool for almost every need.
Source: Favorite Tools for Web Design
Design preferences (and techniques) seemingly change by the day (if not the hour). These changes make it quite difficult for those responsible for the visual aspects of their enterprise’s user experience (UX) to keep pace, but it is certainly not impossible.
Defenders of the open internet are issuing urgent calls to action as news reports indicate that Federal Communications Commission (FCC) chair Ajit Pai has set his sights on a December 14 vote to kill net neutrality and “destroy the internet as we know it.
According to the recently released Ranking Factors for the Media Industry study from Searchmetrics, nearly 78 percent of the corresponding Google.com page one results on mobile were found to be AMP-enabled, positioned either in the standard organic search results or in the ‘Top stories’ news boxes and carousels in mobile results.
The reality is that the Web isn’t “the Web” in the traditional sense anymore. E-commerce, CMS software, CRM, AI, publishing, social media, digital products and services, SaaS – none of these are static in the way that Web design once was. By and large, the Web is now a gigantic global software platform. And by extension, modern Web design is no longer Web design; it’s product design.
An upcoming film called Kedi. The film, which takes its name from the Turkish word for cat, is a documentary about the myriad stray cats that live on the streets of Istanbul. Director Ceyda Torun mixes beautiful location shots with close-in footage of these fascinating animals going about their daily routines, capturing both the life of a city and the life of the creatures that share its streets with humans.