by Yona Gidalevitz on 05/24/16 at 9:15 am
Why do some sites captivate us in ways others can’t? The technology used to develop a site plays a role in the experience, but it takes a back seat to content and design.
There comes a time on every project where a designer stops wireframing and starts styling the look and feel of the website. But this is hard to do without the right graphics.
Everyone wants a perfect design that brings in the highest conversion rates. But how do you get there? The answer is A/B testing. A/B testing allows you to show different designs to your users.
Many confuse UX with UI, but they are not the same. They are part of the same circle, but not the same side. This shirt represents the differences through iconography.
When starting any design project, you need to ask a lot of questions. The perceived problem and 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
What tool would you use to hit a nail in? Only a hammer comes to mind. This is because a hammer’s form meets that specific function. It’s form matching function gives it its utility and value.
Did you know that the way your paragraph text wraps can affect how users read it? You could create orphans that hurt readability. Orphans are short lines that appear at the end of a paragraph.
Did you know that your website navigation can affect your conversion rate? Several studies have found that minimizing navigation on signup pages increases conversion rates.