Archive by Author

When to Use a Switch or Checkbox

When to Use a Switch or Checkbox

It isn’t easy to figure out when to use a salad fork or dinner fork just by looking at them. This is because they’re similar in form and function.

Read more »

How to Design a Walkthrough That Users Will Read

How to Design a Walkthrough That Users Will Read

If a new app is a new product, then the walkthrough is the instruction manual. A walkthrough appears when new users open an app for the first time.

Read more »

T-Shirt: I Love UX

T-Shirt: I Love UX

User experience isn’t a field you get into because you have to. You get into it because you love it. And you should love what you do. This shirt is a way for you to say just that.

Read more »

Why a Clock Widget Is Easier for Picking Time

Why a Clock Widget Is Easier for Picking Time

Scheduling events and meetings are tasks that require time input on a form. But picking a time isn’t an easy task. Users have to scroll through a long list in a select menu.

Read more »

Adobe XD: Experience Your Design

Adobe XD: Experience Your Design

Wireframes and mockups are a staple of user experience design. These deliverables describe how a site will look and feel like before it’s developed.

Read more »

Why Users Abandon Forms with Select Menus

Why Users Abandon Forms with Select Menus

Form abandonment is like someone agreeing to meet up with you but then canceling last minute. Users who are interested in what a site offers have no trouble starting a form.

Read more »

FullStory: Analyze Your Site from a User’s Eye View

FullStory: Analyze Your Site from a User’s Eye View

What if you could see what your users saw when they had trouble using your site? You would be able to refine and redesign your site to meet their needs better.

Read more »

When You Should Use a Breadcrumb Navigation

When You Should Use a Breadcrumb Navigation

If you’re ever lost in a large territory, the first thing you’d want to know is where you are. Once you know that you can figure out how far you are from your destination.

Read more »

T-Shirt: Trust Me, I’m a User Experience Designer

T-Shirt: Trust Me, I’m a User Experience Designer

Ever wanted to convince clients, team members or stakeholders to see the design your way? Now you can with this limited edition UX T-shirt.

Read more »

Add to Cart vs. Add to Bag: Which Button Label to Use

Add to Cart vs. Add to Bag: Which Button Label to Use

There’s one thing all ecommerce sites have in common. You have to click a button to select the items you want to purchase. But the text labels on the buttons aren’t always the same.

Read more »