Many websites try to win over a users heart through self-promotional welcome messages that often contain very little useful information. It’s no surprise that many (nay, everyone) will ignore this copy, but did you realize that useless fluff can actually prevent users from the actual important stuff?
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Over centuries, doors and their locking mechanisms have evolved and changed with different purposes. This post outlines the evolution of this simplex everyday object.
Designing websites is an art form as much as it is a science. That’s why here at the UXBooth, we like to occasionally take a break from sharing our opinions to highlight the experiences of others. This month, we’ve asked Travis Schmeisser of nGenWorks to share the secrets of his company’s trade.
Navigating the web is a bit unorthodox when you think about it. You click words to teleport around an endless expanse. You’d think there would be someway to create an interface that is reminiscent of the real world—something like tabbed navigation.
It’s that time of the month again! UX Roundup, March style. Through the month of March we’ve collected some great links for your viewing pleasure. From articles to conference presentations, you’ll want to set aside some time to see these resources.
Here are some quick tips to create a user friendly footer, including suggestions of relevant links and information that keeps to standard footer conventions.
Dr. John Morgan is a pioneer in the field of User Research and Usability. During the course of the interview I got to pick his brain about what makes usability such an important contemporary issue and how his experiences have shaped our industry.
In this post, I discuss what makes search results effective and include popular examples to reinforce the ideas presented.
The call-to-action button is an important tool in the user experience designer’s box of tricks. In this article I’ll give you a few pointers on providing effective ones.
A 404 Message can be disorienting, but it doesn’t have to be. These tips will explain what’s important about an effective 404 page to get your users going in the right direction.