Every time I’m in an electronics store to buy something or whenever I’m assisting one of my friends identify the right new gadget for them, I notice the feature-counting we’re all swept into as soon as we start comparing our options; "Well, this coffeemaker has 15 buttons, it has to be better than that one with only 6 buttons."
A/B testing can help improve your web designs. Even a small tweak such as changing the location of your call-to-action button can increase sales by 35.6%. Performing A/B tests will let you verify that your design changes lead to better results.
People love order. We love to make sense of the world around us.
The human mind’s affinity for making sense of the objects it sees can be explained in a theory called Gestalt psychology. Gestalt psychology, also referred to gestaltism, is a set of laws that accounts for how we perceive or intuit patterns and conclusions from the things we see.
Hyperlinks are the glue that holds the Web together. Without links, the Web would be a very different place, that’s if it would exist at all. Using a simple HTML element — the
<a> element –you can create a bond with any other web page on the Internet. Hyperlinks are magical.
Hyperlinks are fundamental to the Web. They are always just there. Maybe that’s why many site owners and web designers don’t pay them the attention they deserve.
No web designer sets out to create a terrible user experience.
And a terrible user experience usually isn’t just one thing — it’s dozens of tiny usability mistakes repeated all throughout the user interface that coalesce into one big, frustrating experience.
Let’s go over some usability mistakes that will frustrate your users.