by anthony on 02/02/16 at 10:49 am
How well could you use a website if your hands had limited muscle control and movement? One task you’d have trouble doing is scrolling through web pages.
The difference between good and bad UX isn’t easy to explain in words. This shirt shows a true comparison in an artistic and elegant way.
Have you heard of material design? It’s Google’s new framework for designing user interfaces. Their design principles can guide you, but Material UI Kit brings your ideas to life.
Users can get frustrated if they can’t find a specific action on your website. They experience this when you hide actions in dropdown menus. One context where this often happens is sorting content.
User research has proven that the larger a target is, the faster and easier it is to click. That means if you turn a link into a button, you can increase your click-through rate.
What if you could see through the eyes of your user? This is one advantage you need if you want to optimize your website for higher conversion rates.
There are websites that offer information and ones that tell a story. What do you want your website to do? Most sites that try to tell a story are hard to follow because they use a traditional page layout.
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.
Tired of opening new tabs and logging into different accounts to get all the information you need? Having all your personal data on a dashboard would make it less frustrating.
Imagine walking into a small and crowded store full of junk. A shop clerk hassles you into buying something you don’t want. If this happened, you’d leave fast and look for another store.
What most designers do best is design. Coding the design is a different story. When clients hire someone to design their website, they expect to get a product that not only works, but is easy-to-use.
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?
Sign up forms are one of the trickiest web pages to design. Including and excluding certain form elements affects the conversion rate.
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.
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.