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Ptengine: Real-Time Heatmaps and Visual Analytics

Ptengine: Real-Time Heatmaps and Visual Analytics

The more you know about your users, the better you can design for them. That’s why it’s important to have a quality heatmap and analytics tool to track user behavior and activity on your website.

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How Margins and Line Lengths Affect User Reading

How Margins and Line Lengths Affect User Reading

Have you ever spent a long time reading a web page? It might have seem long to you because of the large amount of text. But research shows that margins and line lengths affect reading speed and comprehension.

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HotJar: All-in-One Platform for User Research

HotJar: All-in-One Platform for User Research

Do you know how users are using your website? If not, you’re missing valuable opportunities to convert them into paying customers. With so many elements on a web page, it’s hard to know what’s keeping users away from signing up.

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T-Shirt: I Heart UX

T-Shirt: I Heart UX

Do you love user experience? Nothing shows how much you love it more than this “I <3 UX” T-shirt. The shirt graphic features a light version of the American Typewriter typeface used in the original design.

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How Hamburger Menus Can Increase Your Conversion Rate

How Hamburger Menus Can Increase Your Conversion Rate

Did you know that your website navigation can affect your conversion rate? Several studies have found that minimizing navigation on signup pages increases conversion rates.

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FireTuts: Web and Mobile Layout Tiles for Sitemaps

FireTuts: Web and Mobile Layout Tiles for Sitemaps

A box with a page title and arrows pointing to other boxes isn’t a sitemap that communicates much information. It doesn’t allow others to visualize the page-to-page user experience you intend to design.

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T-Shirt: Keep Calm and Wireframe On

T-Shirt: Keep Calm and Wireframe On

Stressed out at work? Remind yourself and everybody else to keep calm and wireframe on with this T-shirt. Use it to raise the morale of your team, or express your passion for UX with it.

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3 Best Vector Wireframing Tools for Designers

3 Best Vector Wireframing Tools for Designers

What’s the best tool for wireframing? This is a common question among designers. It’s hard to answer because each designer has different needs. What makes it harder is that there are too many tools to choose from.

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How the Hermann Grid Illusion Affects What Users See

How the Hermann Grid Illusion Affects What Users See

Imagine looking at a grid of images and gray ghostlike blobs appear on your screen. This isn’t a hallucination, it’s what users see when the hermann grid illusion takes effect.

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Why Every Terms of Service Page Needs Summaries

Why Every Terms of Service Page Needs Summaries

Have you ever read the terms of service agreement that you have to agree to when you sign up for a website? A survey shows only 7% of users read the full terms when signing up for online products and services.

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