What is important for today’s web site?

Today’s web sites are about function. Designers are finally walking away from Adobe Flash and abandoning ActionScript (in whatever reincarnation) and adopting web site systems that render well on all platforms and with any device. The modern web site is functionality with form.
Expect more HTML 5 and advanced CS3 methods for creating compelling web site content and interactive design. But let us not fool ourselves by thinking that the slick designs of a decade ago are on the return, because they are not.
Check out the top ten trends in the article – Web site Trends
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Other Resources

Web Trends 2010 – good comparison article.