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Why Every Terms of Service Page Needs Summaries

Why Every Terms of Service Page Needs Summaries

Have you ever read the terms of service agreement that you have to agree to when you sign up for a website? A survey shows only 7% of users read the full terms when signing up for online products and services.

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Do’s and Don’ts of Using Light Typefaces

Do’s and Don’ts of Using Light Typefaces

Typefaces come in different forms. The most common forms seen on the web are regular, bold and italic. But there’s an up-and-coming typeface that designers should use on their user interfaces more often.

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Readability of the New Nutrition Label

Readability of the New Nutrition Label

Nutrition labels have looked the same for decades. But the FDA plans to redesign them. By comparing the old and new, you can see why the new design is faster to scan and easier on the eyes.

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5 Design Techniques to Incite User Emotion

5 Design Techniques to Incite User Emotion

For years, designers have focused on logical design factors such as meeting web standards, organizing navigation, choosing layouts and fonts. However, design has evolved and inciting user emotion is more possible than ever.

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Inline Modals: Show More Content Without Losing Context

Inline Modals: Show More Content Without Losing Context

Most modal windows on the web dominate your screen when they open. They pop up over the web page and block you from viewing other content until you click the X to close it.

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How to Use Page Headings to Increase Findability

How to Use Page Headings to Increase Findability

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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How Sans-Serif Typeface Styles Affect Readability

How Sans-Serif Typeface Styles Affect Readability

Almost everywhere you look on the web, there’s a sans-serif typeface. Sans-serif typefaces have long been the standard for on-screen text due to their increased readability for low screen resolutions.

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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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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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Making Helpful Reviews Easier to Spot with Percentages

Making Helpful Reviews Easier to Spot with Percentages

Buying products online is never a sure thing. That’s why most users will read the reviews of a product before they buy it. However, the amount of reviews for a product can get quite large over time.

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