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Why You Should Remove Orphans from Your Body Text

Why You Should Remove Orphans from Your Body Text

Did you know that the way your body text wraps can affect how users read it? Orphans are short lines that appear at the end of a paragraph.

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Dash: Build Custom Dashboards with Your Personal Data

Dash: Build Custom Dashboards with Your Personal Data

Tired of opening new tabs and logging into different accounts to get all the information you need? Having all your personal data on a dashboard would make it less frustrating.

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CodeinWP: Turn Your Design into a WordPress Theme

CodeinWP: Turn Your Design into a WordPress Theme

What most designers do best is design. Coding the design is a different story. When clients hire someone to design their website, they expect to get a product that not only works, but is easy-to-use.

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How to Avoid Client Headache as a Freelance Designer

How to Avoid Client Headache as a Freelance Designer

Managing clients is a big part of freelancing. Many freelance designers have their own way of working with clients. But a lot of them do it in a way that works against them.

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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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