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Keeping a website maintained and usable can be done in as little as an hour a month. Check out these tips for keeping on top of your site.
Coloring the online user experience has never been an easy task; but it’s getting easier. Looking back at older web pages, we can see an obvious evolution of the medium. In this article we explore color on the web so that readers may form a working knowledge of the limitations of a web-browser. Lastly, we look ahead to how color will be treated in future versions of CSS.
Userfly is described as usability testing made easy. Since my review of Feedback Army I have been overwhelmed with different websites offering usability services in a quick and easy package. However, Userfly seems to stand out from the crowd! I have put it to the test and brought you my findings.
In this post I’m going to show you why you shouldn’t be using FeedBurner to distribute RSS Feeds via Email, and offer some alternatives to FeedBurner that do Email Syndication better.
If you implement the following tips, not only will your users be able to mentally picture where they are when they crash-land on any of your site’s pages, but they’ll be aware of the many other things around them in relation to the site’s structure.
What are you willing to give up for the sake of Usability? This article explores the idea of the impact of nostalgia in overcoming the desire for a more usable product.
So you think your work is aesthetically pleasing and meets your client’s goals? Then, why not showcase it with a user-friendly portfolio? Selling your company’s services involves more than slapping up a screenshot and a link. If users find your portfolio difficult to navigate or it lacking information then prepare to lose business to your competitors.
Color is one of the most important parts of your website. However, far too often color enters the equation as an afterthought or, worse, not all all. This isn’t adequate. Color help define how users perceive information. To add to the complexity of this issue, most of the judgements people make about your site’s color schemes are subconscious. They may not provide any feedback about your site’s color, but they’re always thinking about it.
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?