5 Web Design Trends for April

5 Web Design Trends for April 2022

Written by

Carrie Cousins
on

April 28, 2022

Last Updated on April 28, 2022

There’s always something new to try with your digital designs. WordPress web design trends can include anything from color or typography refreshes to functionality upgrades.

Here are five great trends that will keep your WordPress website looking fresh.

1. Hero Cut-Ins

Hero images and videos have traditionally been in rectangles. And that’s it. Designers are breaking that trend with hero image and video cut-ins that break the shape thanks to CSS. Just check out this example from KMZ Industries.

You might not even notice this trend until you start looking for it. But what you’ll start to see is that many hero rectangles have corners cut out to create other shapes and add content adjacent to the hero without having to put a lot of text or other user interface elements on top of the hero.

  • Why it works: This design element is nice because it creates a new place to look on the screen. In the example above, you are drawn to the white triangle that’s part of the hero area because of the great contrast between it and the video above.
  • How to use it: Use this design trend to highlight key information by taking it out of the image. The whitespace will draw the eye to this content area quickly.

2. Dynamic Content

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Dynamic content is any content entered on your website that is not static. Often it is used to add a level of customization or personalization to the design. And users love it.

For example, when a user is logged in and reviewing their account on your site, they are viewing their own account information that is dynamically pulled from the WordPress database rather than statically entered in a post or page.

The number of websites using dynamic content seems to be growing by the day because it makes every user experience feel unique. (It’s also pretty easy to do with Kadence.)

  • Why it works: Users want customized web experiences and

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This article was written by Carrie Cousins and originally published on WordPress News | iThemes Blog.

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