by anthony on 07/02/15 at 7:51 am
Every UX designer knows that site flows are a key part of the design process. They set the long-term vision for the site before graphics or code takes place.
When starting any design project, you’re going to need to ask a lot of questions. The perceived problem and the actual problem may not be the same. So how can you get better at asking the right questions?
Every eCommerce website experiences users who add products to their cart without making a purchase. UX designers need to work with web developers to prevent shopping cart abandonment.
There are times when you’ll have a debate with your colleagues about a design decision. This shirt will remind you to keep calm and wireframe on when frustration sets in.
One of the most frustrating things users experience on mobile sites is a modal window. On desktop, modal windows display without issue because of the large screen size.
Making money is necessary to survive. But if you overspend what you make, you won’t have anything left for emergencies or vacations. Digit is a tool that automates your savings, so you don’t have to think about it.
What is the first thing you do when you get an idea for an app? If it’s not sketching, you’re designing apps the wrong way. There are many benefits to sketching out your app before you wireframe it on software.
On any project, the team is looking for a slam dunk. But this won’t happen if each team member isn’t aware of their role. The designer’s job is to design a user interface and communicate it to developers.
Managing teams is hard. Imagine it’s Monday morning and your team doesn’t know what they’re working on for the week. Plans change and schedules change with them. Spreadsheets weren’t built for this.
2015 is around the corner, so here’s a look back at the top 3 articles on UX Movement for 2014. These articles garnered the most page views out of all the articles published this year.
Have you ever clicked a wrong button by accident? Users make wrong decisions on modal windows when they’re not guided in the right direction. Many modals prompt users to act without making the different actions clear.
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.
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?
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.
No matter who you are, forgetting a password sometimes happens. That’s why most login forms offer a ‘Forgot Password’ link to reset the password.
Designing a website that gives users a pleasant experience requires attention to detail. But there are so many aspects that it’s hard to remember the little details that make a site easier to use.
Did you know that the way your body text wraps can affect how users read it? Orphans are short lines that appear at the end of a paragraph.
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.