The Contact Us page plays a critical role in most websites. For many organizations, it is not much of an exaggeration to say that the entire website exists to support the Contact Us page. But how usable is your contact page? Despite its central role, Contact Us often fails to get the attention it deserves [...]
Archive for the ‘Information Architecture’ Category
It’s been just about 5 months since we re-launched the Dayspring website with a fresh design and a custom content management system. We’ve gotten quite a few positive comments on the site’s clean, precise look.
But how has the site performed? Sure it’s a laudable goal to make the Web more beautiful, but, [...]
Most people know that designing effective and intuitive web applications is challenging. Recently I’ve been busy working on the software design and information architecture for a large web project which includes a blend of social networking, articles, discussions, and other information. As the design phase progressed, one question that came up is how to “do” [...]
So ribbons are hot, they say. Have you used one?
Lightboxes are the technique of the year, and there may be a trend toward emotional, playful designs (truly the developer design is dead).
See the Nielsen’s latest usability newsletter: http://www.useit.com/alertbox/application-design.html
I am increasingly impressed with the info coming out of Jakob Nielsen’s usability studies. We are constantly tasked with making things easy to use; it’s alarming to see how often something I’ve taken for granted is still not generally recognized by the average web user.
Do link colors really matter? What is the BEST way to drive [...]