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Large organisations make building and running user centric websites nearly impossible. How then has GOV.UK turned out to be such an amazing exception to the rule and what can we learn from it?
How do you design navigation for a site ten or more levels deep, made up of many thousands of web pages and organised into multiple sub-sites? This is the challenge of designing for mega-sites.
As web designers we endeavour to design logical interfaces that make sense at a glance. However, users are not always logical.
My contact form receives a lot of unwanted email. Which method do you recommend using to keep bots and spammers away?
Social media sharing buttons are quite ugly. How do you stop them ruining a design if they’re requested by a client?
A lot of emphasis is put on having important website information above the “fold”. Do you think this really matters?
I am currently in the process of writing a post for Smashing Magazine about the importance of providing users with positive feedback. I won’t pre-empt the article here, but I did want to share …
Do the number of clicks a user has to make on your site still matter in the age of broadband?
One of the most important rules of mobile web app development is that you shouldn't give the user an inferior experience. Wherever possible they should have the same functionality as on a desktop. Whe…
I wanted to share with you a quick review of a new web application called Workfu. Workfu provides a ‘smart profile’ for your professional life. Think of it as a simplified (and in my opinion be…
Personas are a great way to help visualise the people you are designing for. However, sometimes the traditional approach can be a bit overwhelming. Fortunately there is an alternative.
Are you caring about your web forms? I came across this great article on Smashing Magazine from last November talking about web forms. The post is stuffed with great advice, but the following leapt o…
Integrating social media with our website should be more than just slapping some social media icons on the homepage.