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Dominant Colors of Common Website Qualities

Dominant Colors of Common Website Qualities

Choosing colors for your website is no easy task. With so many colors and color combinations to choose from, where does a designer begin? The color of your site is important because it influences how users feel about your site.

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Unified Dropdown Menu: One Menu to Rule Them All

Unified Dropdown Menu: One Menu to Rule Them All

Websites with multiple dropdown menus are known for causing user problems. But how would a unified dropdown menu that displays all of a website’s links in one menu fare?

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Winners of Raskin for Mac Licenses

It’s time to announce the winners of the Raskin app giveaway. Thank you to Raskin for making this giveaway possible and to everyone who participated. Raskin is truly an app that stands apart from the rest.

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Why Your Links Should Never Say “Click Here”

Why Your Links Should Never Say “Click Here”

Have you ever wanted your users to click your links, but didn’t know how to get them to act? When some designers run into this problem they’re tempted to use the words “click here” on their links.

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Interface Libraries 3: Wireframe Like a Professional

Interface Libraries 3: Wireframe Like a Professional

No other wireframing toolkit compares to Interface Libraries. With Interface Libraries, you’ll make wireframes that ooze with beauty and professionalism. Best of all, it’s not going to take you hours to do it.

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Win 5 Licenses of Raskin for Mac

Win 5 Licenses of Raskin for Mac

Raskin Software is giving away 5 copies of their revolutionary Mac App (each worth $24.99) to the readers of UX Movement. Raskin is a zoomable user interface which shows you a bird’s eye view of all your computer files on a single surface.

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How to Make Progress Bars Feel Faster to Users

How to Make Progress Bars Feel Faster to Users

In today’s age of instant gratification, making users wait too long for your application to load is a user experience issue. If users get the feeling that your application loads too slow, they’ll grow impatient, and spend their time elsewhere.

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Interface Papers: Sketch Your App to Life

Interface Papers: Sketch Your App to Life

Sketching isn’t reserved for artists and architects. It’s for interface designers too. Many designers don’t have a solid template they can use to sketch their interface design concepts. Because of this need, Interface Papers was born.

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Pidoco Prototyping License Winners

Pidoco offered 3 professional prototyping licenses each worth $356 to UX Movement readers. The giveaway has ended and it’s time to announce the winners.

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Arrow and Ellipsis Affordances on Buttons and Menus

Arrow and Ellipsis Affordances on Buttons and Menus

There’s more to menus and buttons than just labels. Before users click a button or menu option, they’ll usually read the label first. But labels alone don’t always give users a clear picture of what will happen after they click it.

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