Archive for 'Navigation'

Avoid the Pains of Pagination

Avoid the Pains of Pagination

Everyone has scrolled to the bottom of a web page before and seen that row of numbers. That row of numbers is a website’s pagination. Pagination is a user interface pattern that divides content into different pages.

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Increasing eCommerce Conversion Rates: Category Page

Increasing eCommerce Conversion Rates: Category Page

For an eCommerce store, every user who visits the website is a potential customer. A successful eCommerce store is one that converts a high number of visitors into buyers. Everyone wants a high conversion rate.

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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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Why External Links Should Open in New Tabs

Why External Links Should Open in New Tabs

When most designers design websites, they don’t pay much attention to links. As long as the link works and takes users to the right page, everything is fine. However, a great user experience goes further than that.

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Faceted Overload: Simplifying the Sidebar Navigation

Faceted Overload: Simplifying the Sidebar Navigation

The benefit of using a faceted sidebar navigation for your website is that you aren’t vertically constrained by space. You can list as many links in the sidebar as you need.

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Why Scrolling is the New Click

Why Scrolling is the New Click

Which is better for users, scrolling or clicking? This is the question that designers have to think about when they’re designing page flow. Clicking offers users a menu of links that take them to a new page.

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How Facebook’s Poor Usability Led to Missed Messages

How Facebook’s Poor Usability Led to Missed Messages

If you use Facebook, you could be a victim of missed messages. Some of these messages could have little importance, but some could change your life.

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Innovative Navigation Techniques to Save You Header Space

Innovative Navigation Techniques to Save You Header Space

The header is an important part of a website. It usually has the logo, navigation, login, sign up and search. Making room for all these elements in your header is no easy task.

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How to Design Content Filters for Better User Browsing

How to Design Content Filters for Better User Browsing

Where does one start when they visit a website and want to find content that interests them? They could start from the beginning and browse through all the content until they find something they like.

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Why Content Navigation Links Matter More Than Menus

Why Content Navigation Links Matter More Than Menus

Before you spend hours debating with your colleagues and clients on how your menus should look, there’s something you should know. Users spend more time with content navigation links than they do with menus.

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