Inspiration is all around for UX designers, whether it comes from a nice website or, in this case, a grocery store. UX Booth contributor and interface developer Felicity Evans explores the UK grocery store Ocado’s UX design and illustrates what we can learn from it.
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Usability and visual design are two areas that are heavily dependent on each other. They affect each other dramatically and each requires an understanding of how people will use and visualize the content. Pulling them apart, where possible, is a great way to understand how they impact the overall design and reduce the time and energy wasted in your creative process.
John Hyde has uncovered a variety of approaches while researching About Us pages. This post catalogs some of the most notable, eventually exploring why some of the biggest names decide to go “without about.”
A good checkout process allows customers to quickly and easily make their purchases online without feeling overwhelmed or confused. In this post, Erin Jo Richey walks us through three common eCommerce usability blunders, and how we can fix them.
These usability guidelines may not be the first things to come to mind when preparing a site, but they are important none the less.
For those of us looking for quality usability testing, we know how expensive it can be. UserTesting.com is a low-cost alternative that gives you results from remote testers within your niche’s demographic.
There are some simple steps you can take to create the best bridge possible between you and your clients. The most effective way is through a contact form on your site that will allow users to communicate with you or your business. It is an essential component for any person who is looking to hear feedback as well as anything else their viewers want to suggest.
Usability is one of those crucial elements of a product that we tend to take for granted. When you pick up an object and use it, you often don’t think about the countless hours and immeasurable thought that has gone into making that item do what it’s intended purpose is.
Many people in the usability community regard Steve Krug’s book Don’t Make Me Think: A Common Sense Approach to Web Usability, 2nd Edition as the laypersons usability bible. This book explains briefly and concisely everything one needs to know about getting started with web usability. For more advanced users, it’s a great refresher course.
Load times are unavoidable in some circumstances. It is critical to be keep the user informed of what is happening and how much longer the process should take.