Considering a large number of websites existent on the Internet, you can tell how complicated it is to stand out from the rest and make users remember their experience with your site in particular. Most modern websites choose simple visuals and interactive elements to generate a response from users. Web designers are currently putting more…
If a real estate agency wants to stay ahead of the competition, it is no longer enough to simply have great agents and outstanding service. Today every aspect of how an agency is run can have an impact on its bottom line – including real estate website design. Think of it the way you would…
If you want to add forms on your website with autocomplete features, this is the library that you should use. It is accurate and fast. We specifically loved the map feature which allows you to add a map in the address field for searching locations.
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User interfaces are constantly evolving in a bid to make every user of an application a power user. We build applications with lots of great features and capabilities and we want these to be readily available and easily accessible to the end user. Is it Familiar or Intuitive? When I use a piece of software there are usually three different kinds of UIs I encounter. First are the interactions I am already familiar with from other apps, such as a menu at the top, or a ribbon bar, or a multiple document interface. Second come the new things that are very intuitive as to how they are supposed to be used. This is what we usually refer to as awesome UI/UX — it’s something I’m not familiar with but at the same time something that I seem to know how to use. Once such thing for me was radial menus. Although they have not gained much traction, I immediately felt comfortable using one right from the word go. The third kind are things hidden somewhere in the application that are sometimes impossible to find without external help, e.g. a functionality that has a shortcut but no other way of accessing it.
70% of all shopping carts are abandoned. And 28% of those carts are abandoned because of a lengthy checkout process. — source Businesses want people to spend money. That means paying for something should be the easiest part of the whole experience but poor payment systems continue to result in a loss of billions of…
Listen with curiosity. The greatest problem with communication is we don’t listen to understand. We listen to reply. When we listen with curiosity, we don’t listen with the intent to reply. We listen for what’s behind the words. Roy T. Bennett Listening doesn’t always happen face to face. Right at this moment, someone, somewhere around the…
What are the key things that you should consider while designing and developing a B2B/B2E web UI?
Here are the 6 key things that I see most that people miss to consider:
When your user base consists of 3.5 million people from pretty much every country, there are many things to consider while conducting user tests. User behaviors and mindsets change drastically from city to city and country to country. This creates problems if you conduct user tests the old fashioned way, aka in person. That’s why most of…