Progress Bars vs. Spinners: When to Use Which

Progress Bars vs. Spinners: When to Use Which

How would you feel if you asked someone at the store where an item was and they just stood there? You would probably get frustrated and move on.

Why Formatted Data Fields Always Need Input Masks

Why Formatted Data Fields Always Need Input Masks

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).

Envato Elements: A Curated Library of Web Design Assets

Envato Elements: A Curated Library of Web Design Assets

Designing a site can take more time and effort than expected if you’re designing from scratch. It’s faster to design your site off a template that matches what you want.

Why the Footer Is the New Site Map

Why the Footer Is the New Site Map

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.

MightyDeals: The Complete Web Developer Course

MightyDeals: The Complete Web Developer Course

Are you an aspiring developer? The Complete Web Developer Course can turn you into a full-fledged, professional programmer in just 12 short weeks.

When to Use “Your” or “My” on Menu Items

When to Use “Your” or “My” on Menu Items

Is the user interface an extension of the user or a separate entity that speaks to the user? This is a question designers need to answer when labeling their menu items.

FullStory: Gain Insight From Watching Users in Action

FullStory: Gain Insight From Watching Users in Action

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.

When to Use a Switch or Checkbox

When to Use a Switch or Checkbox

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.

How to Design a Walkthrough That Users Will Read

How to Design a Walkthrough That Users Will Read

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.

Why a Clock Widget Is Easier for Picking Time

Why a Clock Widget Is Easier for Picking Time

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.