UX Design articles

Your navigation menu makes or breaks your website’s UX, which is what you should be primarily designing for at all times. There’s no better service you can provide your clients as a designer than to ensure that the sites you build for them...
One thing that not enough designers focus on when designing websites is cutting down on user errors. That’s a pity because user errors have a direct impact on a site’s user experience…which has a direct impact on a site’s conversions…which...
You spend weeks, months, maybe years, creating a product with an amazing UX. Doesn’t matter if it’s an app, a website, a client project, or something else. You’ve put all this time and effort into creating something awesome. So why aren’t...
When it comes to designing UX, it's a good idea to take a proactive stance.  This means anticipating everything a user is likely to do, or want to do, and providing a simple way to make it possible. It means making the use of your site as effortless...
If you are at all involved with any type of online business, you have most likely seen the term UX Design used and abused. You’ve probably heard people try to explain what it is with colorful metaphors, that may be entertaining, but fail to really...
Ah, millennials. They’re coming of age and are estimated to have annual purchasing power of more than $200 billion by 2017. That’s very significant, especially when you factor in e-commerce purchases right from the Web. So it’s no...
By now, users are more than familiar with infinite scrolling — the design technique that relentlessly keeps refreshing a page when you scroll down it. Ostensibly designed to replace pagination, infinite scrolling has been hailed as friendlier...
Every new field of knowledge and endeavor develops its own jargon and acronyms. Web design is no different; we have terms like tags, keywords, analytics, user testing, mobile first, responsive design, etc. We also have acronyms such as SEO,...
Two words of microcopy can double a site’s sales or lead conversion numbers. Microcopy is more than just verbs on buttons. It’s the words that show someone how to sign up for your newsletter. Or the instructions that guide buyers through...
Users want individual experiences when they interact with devices. From geolocation tools to voice activation systems that respond to a voice or call someone by name, users want tools that seem to know them. But how do you design a system or...
With web users increasingly time-strapped and suffering from information overload, there’s definitely a sense of relief when encountering a site where “less is more”, with fewer pages, fewer choices, and less to do than on your average...
Somehow, we’ve come to accept the notion that digital technology is the answer to all of life’s problems. That conclusion has resulted in more and more app ideas, which are uploaded to the web, and to stores, everyday. But there are dozens...