by anthony on 03/29/17 at 12:40 pm
The navigation bar is one of the most important elements on a site. Users rely on it to find the content they need. When designers don’t design navigation bar buttons correctly they force more work on the user.
In the world of forms, there are two types of data input found on text fields. There’s data input that has no format (characters only).
Designing a website can take more time and effort than expected if you’re designing it from scratch. It’s faster to design off an existing template if it matches the site you want to build.
Years ago it was common practice to place a link to your sitemap in the footer navigation. Those days are over because the footer itself has become the new site map.
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Is the user interface an extension of the user, or is it a separate entity that speaks to the user? This is a question that designers have trouble answering when labeling their menu items.
Creating the best user experience calls for more than following best practices. You have to see what users are actually doing on your site to find out where the real problems are.
It isn’t easy to figure out when to use a salad fork or dinner fork just by looking at them. This is because they’re similar in form and function.
If a new app is a new product, then the walkthrough is the instruction manual. A walkthrough appears when new users open an app for the first time.
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Scheduling events and meetings are tasks that require time input on a form. But picking a time isn’t an easy task. Users have to scroll through a long list in a select menu.
How easy is it for users to scan your form? If your form is hard to scan, it could take longer than expected for users to complete it. This leads to form abandonment and loss of potential sign ups.
Sign up forms are one of the trickiest web pages to design. Including and excluding certain form elements affects the conversion rate.
Accordion menus are a type of display widget found on desktop and mobile apps. They allow you to display a large number of menu options while conserving space.
Where you place your mobile form buttons can affect task completion and efficiency. If they’re not in a place where users expect to find them, they could abandon their task and your form.
There’s one thing all ecommerce sites have in common. You have to click a button to select the items you want to purchase. But the text labels on the buttons aren’t always the same.
Information evolves over time like a living organism. What’s relevant this year might not hold as much weight a few years from now.
When you or I have a problem, it’s pretty easy for us to imagine a solution. And that solution is filtered through our experiences and responsibilities.