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Why Headlines Attract More User Attention Than Images

Why Headlines Attract More User Attention Than Images

When websites show content, they’ll usually use a headline and image. Headline and image quality is important in getting the user’s attention. However, the headline will always get the most attention no matter what.

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9 Useful Techniques for User-Friendly Tables

9 Useful Techniques for User-Friendly Tables

Tables are great for displaying information. But making them user-friendly is a challenge. One reason it’s challenging is because the table grid limits the amount of information you can display in a table cell.

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Chunking Content in to Clear, Scannable Web Pages

Chunking Content in to Clear, Scannable Web Pages

Every website has content. But not every website has content that’s easy to process and understand. That’s because not every website uses content chunking to its advantage.

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Why You Should Place Style Sheets Before Scripts

Why You Should Place Style Sheets Before Scripts

Best practices for web design don’t just exist on the user interface. They also exist on the back-end where the code is. Where you place your style sheets and scripts in your document can affect the speed of your website.

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7 Bad Design Practices to Avoid on Your Home Page

7 Bad Design Practices to Avoid on Your Home Page

What kind of first impression does your website make? A lot of that depends on how you design your home page. The home page is the entrance to your website, and the first page users will see.

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When to Use White Text on a Dark Background

When to Use White Text on a Dark Background

Many websites use black text on a light background to display their content because it’s easy to read. However, using white text on a dark background also has its advantages.

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Want More Users and Customers? Stop Talking About Yourself

Want More Users and Customers? Stop Talking About Yourself

In today’s society where social media rules, people can’t stop talking about themselves. That’s fine if you’re an interesting person, and that’s what your friends and family want to hear.

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6 Surprising Bad Practices That Hurt Dyslexic Users

6 Surprising Bad Practices That Hurt Dyslexic Users

Web accessibility doesn’t only extend to color blind users, but dyslexic users too. Dyslexia is a learning disability that impairs a person’s fluency or accuracy in being able to read, write, and spell [10].

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Why You Should Never Center Align Paragraph Text

Why You Should Never Center Align Paragraph Text

Text is a beautiful thing. It not only has function, but form as well. When you’re creating text, it’s likely that you’re not only thinking about what your text should say, but how it should look.

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How to Use Color to Successfully Brand Your Website

How to Use Color to Successfully Brand Your Website

Have you ever met someone who had such a strong personality that when they entered a room they would grab your attention, and when they left they would leave an imprint in your memory?

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