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A beginner’s guide to understanding UX design

If you are thinking of working on your conversion optimization and landing page optimization, understanding UX design is essential. As you know, we write a lot about the user, the single visitor that arrives on your site or landing page and needs to be triggered and helped around. UX design helps …

A Few Different Ways To Use SVG Sprites In Animation

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Hybrid Usability Tests: 20 Creative Ways to Test Your Design

The first phase — framing — is kind of like the pre-planning phase, where you figure out what you want to get out of the test. This phase handles your abstract usability goals, and helps you narrow down the specifics of what will help.<p>This kind of pre-planning is what we outlined in the first two …

Design Principles: Visual Weight And Direction

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12 design secrets spilled by Jony Ive

Jony Ive made a rare public appearance at the Design Museum in London yesterday, where he discussed a range of topics with museum director Deyan Sudjic. Everything from the future of design, to Jony’s work at Apple popped up in the conversation, but the most intriguing parts where the insights into …

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Reducing Abandoned Shopping Carts In E-Commerce

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Think Your App Is Beautiful? Not Without User Experience Design

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The Current State Of E-Commerce Search

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A Closer Look At Personas: A Guide To Developing The Right Ones (Part 2)

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Mobile Onboarding: A Beginner’s Guide

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A Closer Look At Personas: What They Are And How They Work | 1

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How Do You Design Interaction?

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Forget Google Analytics, FullStory lets you 'replay' any visitor's interaction with your website

Web developers can find it challenging to fix bugs that users report if they can’t recreate the problem themselves. But FullStory, a company started by a group of ex-Google employees, is building a product that can help with that.<p>FullStory, which is announcing today that it has raised a new $1.2 …

A Roadmap To Becoming An A/B Testing Expert

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What Is The Most Underrated Word In Web Design?

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Design Principles: Visual Perception And The Principles Of Gestalt

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How To Make An Effective Style Guide With Adobe Fireworks

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Pragmatic UX Techniques For Smarter Websites

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How To Use Data And Research To Build A Better Mobile Web

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Meetup's Andres Glusman On The Power Of UX And Lean Startup Methods

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How Optimized Are Your Images? Meet ImageOptim-CLI, A Batch Compression Tool

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Smart Transitions In User Experience Design

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Fitbit launches new Force fitness tracking watch with iPhone call notifications for $129.95

Fitbit has premiered the new Force fitness tracking watch as its new flagship product. The biggest differentiator for the Force is the new OLED display, wrapped in Fitbit’s signature water-resistant rubberized bracelet design. Instead of simply depicting steps taken as dots, the new Force can bring …

Original And Innovative Web Layouts

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Introducing Jelly Navigation Menu: When Canvas Meets PaperJS

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Type & Grids: Free Responsive HTML5 Template

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SnappyCam for iOS grabs 20 full-res iPhone 5 photos per second

SnappyCam 3.0 is now available for update from the App Store. SnappyLabs' quick-snapping photo utility for iOS has been updated with full frame …

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Great Products Focus On A Motif

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