It’s important that not only your web developer knows what went wrong, but also that your customers / users know what they may have done wrong and let you know about it.
In this article, we’ll look at five useful coding solutions that we’ve stumble upon recently. All of these solutions enhance a website’s design, not just the code. These solutions affect the user interface and the user’s interaction with the design, and they can make for a more usable and interactive website.
Some useful little techniques here to make your website a little more useful.
This is something which I need to do more of. Only by taking the blinkers off and putting myself into the shoes of normal users.
I think sometimes people can be too close to an industry, and spending most of the day using and building websites means that you may take some things for granted, and just presume that people will know to click here, or there because it’s obvious. Sometimes it isn’t!
A great overview of user interface design from Smashing Magazine.
But regardless of how much has changed in the production process, a website’s success still hinges on just one thing: how users perceive it. “Does this website give me value? Is it easy to use? Is it pleasant to use?” These are the questions that run through the minds of visitors as they interact with our products, and they form the basis of their decisions on whether to become regular users.
I couldn’t agree more. Check out the post to see some of the techniques, and tools you can use to create great user interfaces.