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A Guide To Conducting A Mobile UX Diagnostic

This article will describe a process you can follow to evaluate a mobile UX, be it for an app or a website accessed on a mobile device. The steps in …

How To Become A UX Leader

<b>Note</b>: This article will be leaving out the stuff about how to be a good UX’er in the first place, such as how to do good research, define strategy, …

Using Motion For User Experience On Apps And Websites

The History Of Motion On The Web<p>It was only 2011 when all major browsers officially recognized CSS animation, and even now it requires browser …

UI Design

Functional Animation In UX Design

Unlike animation made by Disney Studios or animation made for computer games, functional animation has a clear, logical purpose. Their purpose is to …

Mobile Form Usability: Avoid Splitting Single Input Entities

This is the 1st in a series of 8 articles on mobile usability that draw on findings from our mobile e-commerce usability report.<p>During our recent …

How to Create a Mobile Content Strategy

Content strategy is all about matching visitor intent with the right message to meet user needs and business goals simultaneously. Finding the right …

User Experience Hiring Strategy

Many of you will have seen Jason Mesut’s excellent presentation: “Truth and Dare – Out of the echo chamber into the fire” …

What UX Designer Can Teach Marketer About Storytelling

By Danny Groner<p>UX designers work hard to make the pages brighter and easier to navigate for everyone. But one thing that some companies may lose if …

MeasuringU: 10 Benchmarks for User Experience Metrics

Quantifying the user experience is the first step to making measured improvements.<p>One of the first questions with any metric is “what’s a good …

UX Design

Terms of Service; Didn't Read

• <i>-</i> Google keeps your searches and other identifiable user information for an undefined period of time• <i><br>-</i> This service tracks you on other websites• <i><br>-</i> …

Privacy

Design Of The Times: The Floating-Over-Everything Button

<b>A micro-trend in iOS apps? The new Facebook and Foursquare apps have buttons hovering over — and partially obscuring — the content below.</b><p>In …

Repurposing Photoshop For The Web

I was careful to choose the word “history” there because that’s what it’s seemingly becoming.<p>Falling Out Of Love<p>Yes, unlike anything else in the …

Mobile: Never Use Native Drop-Downs for Navigation

This is the 4th in a series of 8 articles on mobile usability that draw on findings from our mobile e-commerce usability report.<p>Many responsive …

Visual Design

Usability checklist

User experience<p><b>Registering provides value to users.</b> Unnecessary registration is avoided.<p><b>Website is credible.</b> Credible references, credentials, …

40 years of icons: the evolution of the modern computer interface

Fifty years ago, the word “computer” had a very different meaning. Prior to World War II, the word referred not to machines, but to people (mostly women in order to save costs) hired as human calculators. During the war, military research spawned mechanical calculators, “computers” such as Colossus …