Archive for 'Buttons'
You can make a list of links difficult to scan if all you’re doing is stacking them on top of each other like cinder blocks. I’ve noticed this difference when I try to scan headlines at USA Today and LA times.Read more »
Gradients are commonly used on a user interface to give it a natural look and feel. When a single light source is lit from above it tends to mimic the sun.Read more »
The button and the link have co-existed together for a long time. The link vs. button debate is not really a battle of which affordance is better, but instead a question of when to use one over the other.Read more »
Have you ever visited a website and accidentally clicked on text that you thought was a link, or a link that you thought was text? A well-designed website will often distinguish the difference between links and text, so that users won’t make these mistakes.Read more »