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Bullets Make Links Easier to Scan

Bullets Make Links Easier to Scan

You can make a list of links difficult to scan if all you’re doing is stacking them on top of each other like cinder blocks. I’ve noticed this difference when I try to scan headlines at USA Today and LA times.

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Using Gradients on Buttons Correctly

Using Gradients on Buttons Correctly

Gradients are commonly used on a user interface to give it a natural look and feel. When a single light source is lit from above it tends to mimic the sun.

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The Button vs. Link Debate

The Button vs. Link Debate

The button and the link have co-existed together for a long time. The link vs. button debate is not really a battle of which affordance is better, but instead a question of when to use one over the other.

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Characteristics of a Link

Characteristics of a Link

Have you ever visited a website and accidentally clicked on text that you thought was a link, or a link that you thought was text? A well-designed website will often distinguish the difference between links and text, so that users won’t make these mistakes.

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