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Site Flows vs. User Flows: When to Use Which

Site Flows vs. User Flows: When to Use Which

Designing the user experience of a website involves more than figuring out what goes on each page. It’s also about figuring out how those pages flow together.

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WebDesignerNews.com: Curated Stories for Designers

WebDesignerNews.com: Curated Stories for Designers

Designers don’t just like to design, sometimes they like to read. But there are many design articles on the web that go unread because of the lack of exposure.

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How Button Placement Standards Reinforce User Habits

How Button Placement Standards Reinforce User Habits

“It doesn’t matter where it’s placed as long as it’s there.” This is how many who don’t understand user experience think about buttons.

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Flow Patterns: Make Site Flows with Fine Visual Detail

Flow Patterns: Make Site Flows with Fine Visual Detail

Every UX designer knows that site flows are a key part of the design process. They set the long-term vision for the site before graphics or code takes place.

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Placeit: App Demo Video Templates for App Marketing

Placeit: App Demo Video Templates for App Marketing

Every app marketing strategy needs an app demo video. Showing your app being used in context can attract customers and get them to download it.

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Why Users Miss Form Buttons Placed in the Action Bar

Why Users Miss Form Buttons Placed in the Action Bar

Where you place your mobile form buttons can affect task completion and efficiency. If they’re not in a place where users expect to find them, they could abandon their task and your form.

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Absolute vs. Relative Timestamps: When to Use Which

Absolute vs. Relative Timestamps: When to Use Which

Information evolves over time like a living organism. What’s relevant this year might not hold as much weight a few years from now.

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Hotjar: All-In-One Heatmaps and Feedback Tool

Hotjar: All-In-One Heatmaps and Feedback Tool

“How will our tool make your life easier?” Hotjar used the polling feature of their tool to ask their users this question. They discovered that heatmaps was their most attractive feature.

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Why Infield Top Aligned Form Labels are Quickest to Scan

Why Infield Top Aligned Form Labels are Quickest to Scan

How easy is it for users to scan your form? If your form is hard to scan, it could take longer than expected for users to complete it. This leads to form abandonment and loss of potential sign ups.

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Why the Best Wireframe Style Is No Style

Why the Best Wireframe Style Is No Style

What tool would you use to hit a nail in? Only a hammer comes to mind. This is because a hammer’s form meets that specific function. It’s form matching function gives it its utility and value.

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