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  • Creating More Inclusive and Culturally Sensitive Forms
    Today’s websites are designed to be well organized, mobile-friendly, and accessible to those using adaptive technologies, but many never stop to think that our choices when creating a form to collect information from our users may present a problem. What’s the issue? The all-too-common tendency for web forms to ask ...
    Source: UX BoothPublished on 2018-12-11By Mark H. Anbinder
  • How To Fix Your Fixed Navigation
    You are probably already familiar with fixed navigation, the design mechanic where a navigation bar aka navbar (or some of its elements) remain visible on the screen as the user scrolls. Sometimes referred to as ‘sticky navigation’, this UX design trend has lived up to its name for the first ...
    Source: Usability GeekPublished on 2018-12-10By Sean McGowan
  • New Online Seminar: Design Critiques: What, How, and When (Wednesday, February 13, 2019 2:00 PM ET/11:00 AM PT)
    Open feedback is essential for a collaborative UX process. However, sharing unfinished work is naturally uncomfortable and often generates tension. The right critique process can foster an efficient, honest feedback loop.See Full Description and Pricing ...
    Source: NN GroupPublished on 2018-12-10
  • Journey Mapping 101
    Summary: A journey map is a visualization of the process that a person goes through in order to accomplish a goal. Journey maps are a common UX tool. They come in all shapes, sizes, and formats. Depending on the context, they can be used in a variety of ways. This article ...
    Source: NN GroupPublished on 2018-12-09By Sarah Gibbons
  • The Anchoring Principle
    Summary: People tend to focus on a single, initial piece of information, which influences how they estimate value and make subsequent decisions. My husband and I were car shopping and found a used BMW that looked pristine and had only 10,000 miles on it. The price was shockingly low, only $2,000. ...
    Source: NN GroupPublished on 2018-12-09By Therese Fessenden
  • WordPress 5.0 Is Here (and Yes, So Is Gutenberg)
    WordPess 5.0 (codenamed “Bebo”) is officially out and prowling among the servers. This, then, is when we find out how well Gutenberg works out. And make no mistake, whatever they’ve done under the hood, this release is about Gutenberg, both technically and in the public perception. It’s almost the ...
    Source: Web Designer DepotPublished on 2018-12-07By Ezequiel Bruni
  • Progressive Web Apps: The Case for PWAs
    A note from the editors: We’re pleased to share an excerpt from Chapter 2 of Jason Grigsby’s Progressive Web Apps, from A Book Apart.Now that you know what a progressive web app is, you’re probably wondering if your organization would benefit from one. To determine if it makes sense for ...
    Source: A List ApartPublished on 2018-12-06
  • Pantone Announces Color of the Year: Living Coral
    Pantone’s annual quest to dominate the “and finally…” portion of the pre-festive news has kicked off, with the announcement of its Color of the Year for 2019. The official selection for the coming year is Living Coral, or specifically 16-1546 (that’s #FF6F61 to you and me). Pantone’s announcement always ...
    Source: Web Designer DepotPublished on 2018-12-06By Ben Moss
  • How Images Could Be Your Secret SEO Weapon
    Jumpshot took a look at how online searches were most commonly conducted in 2016. What’s not surprising is that Google owned the majority of online search queries (with U.S. users, at least). What is surprising, however, is that searches through Google Images were the second most popular type of ...
    Source: Web Designer DepotPublished on 2018-12-05By Suzanne Scacca
  • How Hybrid Org Design at Intuit Creates More Seamless Experiences
    Editor’s Note: This excerpt is part of InVision’s Design Genome Project, which looks at what powers great design and highlights more than a dozen companies across eight industries so far. Photo courtesy of Intuit. A hybrid approach to org design, which is common in large enterprises, blends ...
    Source: UX BoothPublished on 2018-12-04By UX Booth
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