How To Design Readable Comment Threads

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Comment sections are built for user interaction. Websites are mostly about consumption and comments are a way for readers to share their thoughts with others. But not all comments are created equal, and certain techniques are more favorable than others. In this post I’d like to cover some helpful tips for building readable comment threads. […]

Stylish Examples of Custom Scrolling Effects in Web Design

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Many dynamic websites add custom scrolling effects into the layout. These effects can be created using JavaScript which manipulates the page’s default scroll behavior. At times this can be annoying – but when used appropriately custom scrolling can improve a website’s usability. Most scrolling effects originate from parallax websites using custom plugins. These plugins are […]

Walking the SEO and Web Design Tightrope: How to Balance UX and Site Crawlability?

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It’s no longer enough to be a web designer in this day and age. Thanks (or no thanks) to website builders that allow startups and business owners without any design experience to create a website by just dragging and dropping elements unto a page on their site,  the need for a professional designer may not be as […]

Best UX Design Solutions for Date Input Fields

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The purpose of user experience design is to focus solely on how an interface behaves. This is traditionally more important than the actual design because a pretty-looking website is useless if nobody can use it. Thus UX has become a field unto itself with areas of focus derived from usability and case studies. The absolute […]

The Effects of TLS and SSL on User Experience Design

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Creating an effective website can be a time consuming and laborious process, but when done right the results can lead to high traffic and excellent conversions. The site should be easy to read and navigate, the information contained should be well organized and accurate, and maybe most importantly a user should enjoy using the site. […]

8 Killer Ways to Design Higher Converting Web Forms

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There’s no question that web forms are one of the most important elements of your website. They’re used to capture payment info, user signups, email address, and all kinds of important information. For this reason, you should be spending a lot of time on the design of your web forms to ensure they’re converting well. […]

User Experience Design Concepts from Google Inbox

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Google’s newest creation is slowly being lowered on fiber-optic cables à la Frankenstein’s Monster. Google Inbox is meant to redefine how Gmail users interact with and archive their messages. It’s still being tweaked and currently riding on invite-only status. I’ve managed to get access to Inbox and want to cover a few ideas from the […]

Tips for Planning a Lean Versatile User Experience

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A typical user experience design focuses on many factors that you might not initially consider. Interacting with a website or mobile app is a two-fold process – the user performs some action like a click or swipe, and the interface responds accordingly. This is the general nature of user experience design. The question is how […]

7 Hot Design Trends Shaping the Future of Web UX

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The web continues to grow and evolve and businesses and personalities from all walks of life are increasingly dedicated towards providing the perfect user experience for clients, readers and prospects. We understand now more than ever that a great user experience (UX) is oftentimes directly proportionate to sales and other conversion metrics. More data is […]