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How Travel Websites Can Make Their Calendars Faster

How Travel Websites Can Make Their Calendars Faster

Booking airline tickets is one of the most common tasks online. Every time users book a flight they have to use the awkward, outdated calendar widget to select their depart and return date.

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How Companies Can Prevent User Backlash After a Redesign

How Companies Can Prevent User Backlash After a Redesign

Have you ever visited a website you loved and found that everything on the user interface has changed? When a company wants to improve their website experience for their users, they redesign the interface.

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How to Increase Content Findability on Your Web Page

How to Increase Content Findability on Your Web Page

Have you ever been to a website and couldn’t find what you were looking for on the page? Most websites today overwhelm users with content irrelevant to what they’re looking for.

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Hand and Arrow Cursor Image for Your Wireframes

Hand and Arrow Cursor Image for Your Wireframes

Sometimes when you’re wireframing your interface, you’ll want to show what happens when users hover their mouse cursor over a particular element. This is where an image of a hand or arrow cursor comes in handy.

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Win 5 Free Licenses for Notism Prototyping App

Win 5 Free Licenses for Notism Prototyping App

Notism is a design collaboration and prototyping tool for teams to share, discuss and review creative work in a simple and streamlined way. Turn static screens into interactive prototypes and boost your design workflow.

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How to Make Your Form Error Messages More Reassuring

How to Make Your Form Error Messages More Reassuring

Filling out web forms isn’t always an easy task. No matter how simple you make your form, users will make mistakes. When these mistakes happen, do your form error messages give users a feeling of worry or comfort?

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Skeuomorphic Design Should Convey Functionality

Skeuomorphic Design Should Convey Functionality

Skeuomorphism is a fancy word and technique that’s often used in the world of user interface design. However, many designers misuse skeuomorphism when they use it solely for aesthetic appeal and not for conveying functionality.

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Design Your Tablet Interfaces for Horizontal Swiping

Design Your Tablet Interfaces for Horizontal Swiping

Tablet usage is exploding. One study estimates that “90 million americans will use a tablet device in 2014″[1]. With this statistic, understanding how to design tablet interfaces is more important than ever.

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200 UI Design Icons Winners

The 200 UI Design Icons giveaway has ended and it’s time to announce the five winners. Thank you to FileSquare for making this giveaway possible, and to everyone who participated.

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Avoid the Pains of Pagination

Avoid the Pains of Pagination

Everyone has scrolled to the bottom of a web page before and seen that row of numbers. That row of numbers is a website’s pagination. Pagination is a user interface pattern that divides content into different pages.

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