Why Users Aren’t Clicking Your Home Page Carousel

Why Users Aren’t Clicking Your Home Page Carousel

A website study found that out of 3 million home page visits only about 1% clicked a carousel slide. How could a large, graphical element on the home page get such few clicks?

Why Users Fill Out Less If You Mark Required Fields

Why Users Fill Out Less If You Mark Required Fields

Are most of your users skipping the optional fields on your form? You might not need that extra information, but having it could help you learn more about users and give them a better experience.

Do’s and Don’ts of Using Light Typefaces

Do’s and Don’ts of Using Light Typefaces

Typefaces come in different forms. The most common forms seen on the web are regular, bold and italic. But there’s an up-and-coming typeface that designers should use on their user interfaces more often.

Readability of the New Nutrition Label

Readability of the New Nutrition Label

Nutrition labels have looked the same for decades. But the FDA plans to redesign them. By comparing the old and new, you can see why the new design is faster to scan and easier on the eyes.

Light Resume: Easy on the Eyes and Your Printer

Light Resume: Easy on the Eyes and Your Printer

Your resume only has six seconds to make an impression when you apply for a job. Eye-tracking research shows that this is the average time a recruiter spends reviewing each resume they get.

5 Design Techniques to Incite User Emotion

5 Design Techniques to Incite User Emotion

For years, designers have 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.

Inline Modals: Show More Content Without Losing Context

Inline Modals: Show More Content Without Losing Context

Most modal windows on the web dominate your screen when they open. They pop up over the web page and block you from viewing other content until you click the X to close it.

Undo Timers: Comfort Users When Sending Messages

Undo Timers: Comfort Users When Sending Messages

Have you ever sent a message and realized that you made a mistake? Users do this all the time and are left with regret and embarrassment after they press the send button.

Form Field Input Techniques to Prevent Garbage Output

Form Field Input Techniques to Prevent Garbage Output

A successful checkout form is not only one that gets filled out, but also one that returns correct, reliable user information. This can only happen if you prevent users from giving you garbage output.

How to Make Sure Users Don’t Accidentally Delete

How to Make Sure Users Don’t Accidentally Delete

Everyone knows how frustrating it is when you delete something you didn’t mean to delete. Whatever gets deleted is usually gone forever and the user is back to where they started.