Archive for 'Content'

5 Design Techniques to Incite User Emotion

5 Design Techniques to Incite User Emotion

Designers have always 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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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, you’ll see sans-serif typefaces. They have long been the standard for on-screen text due to their increased readability on low screen resolutions.

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Colors Associated with Common Website Qualities

Colors Associated with 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?

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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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How to Create a Unique Selling Point for Your Home Page

How to Create a Unique Selling Point for Your Home Page

Your website may get a lot of visitors, but how many of them subscribe to what you’re selling? Whether you’re asking them to sign up for a service or buy a product, every home page needs a unique selling point to succeed.

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Why Users View Headlines Before Images

Why Users View Headlines Before Images

Do images dominate your page more than headlines? Eyetracking research on how users read news sites found that most view headlines before images.

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9 Design Techniques for User-Friendly Tables

9 Design Techniques for User-Friendly Tables

Tables are great for comparing different information. But making them user-friendly is a challenge. One challenge is that table grids limit the amount of data you can display in a cell.

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How to Chunk Content into Scannable Pages

How to Chunk Content into Scannable Pages

Every website has content. But not every website has content that’s easy to scan and understand. That’s because they’re not chunking their content into scannable pages.

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