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When to Use Toggle Buttons

When to Use Toggle Buttons

Users can get frustrated if they can’t find a specific action on your website. They experience this when you hide actions in dropdown menus. One context where this often happens is sorting content.

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How Link Blocking Can Increase Your Click-through Rate

How Link Blocking Can Increase Your Click-through Rate

User research has proven that the larger a target is, the faster and easier it is to click. That means if you turn a link into a button, you can increase your click-through rate.

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CrazyEgg: Discover Where Your Users are Clicking

CrazyEgg: Discover Where Your Users are Clicking

What if you could see through the eyes of your user? This is one advantage you need if you want to optimize your website for higher conversion rates.

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ReadyMag: Publish Your Digital Story

ReadyMag: Publish Your Digital Story

There are websites that offer information and ones that tell a story. What do you want your website to do? Most sites that try to tell a story are hard to follow because they use a traditional page layout.

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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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