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Why You Should Remove Orphans from Your Body Text

Why You Should Remove Orphans from Your Body Text

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.

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10 Ways to Build Trust on Your Landing Page

10 Ways to Build Trust on Your Landing Page

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.

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How Margins and Line Lengths Affect User Reading

How Margins and Line Lengths Affect User Reading

Have you ever spent a long time reading a web page? It might have seem long to you because of the large amount of text. But research shows that margins and line lengths affect reading speed and comprehension.

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Why Every Terms of Service Page Needs Summaries

Why Every Terms of Service Page Needs Summaries

Have you ever read the terms of service agreement that you have to agree to when you sign up for a website? A survey shows only 7% of users read the full terms when signing up for online products and services.

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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.

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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.

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5 Design Techniques to Incite User Emotion

5 Design Techniques to Incite User Emotion

Designers have always 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.

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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.

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How to Use Page Headings to Increase Findability

How to Use Page Headings to Increase Findability

Have you ever been to a website and couldn’t find what you were looking for on the page? Most websites today overwhelm users with content irrelevant to what they’re looking for.

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How Sans-Serif Typeface Styles Affect Readability

How Sans-Serif Typeface Styles Affect Readability

Almost everywhere you look on the web, there’s a sans-serif typeface. Sans-serif typefaces have long been the standard for on-screen text due to their increased readability for low screen resolutions.

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