Notifications are a crucial part of any app. Not only are they a key part of keeping users engaged with your application: many apps require notifications for their basic functionality. You won’t have much of an email app, for example, if you don’t have notifications. But the line between good notifications and bad notifications is […]
Designing effective navigation menus should be a core competency of any decent web designer. A good navigation menu will be short, well-organized, sufficiently descriptive and effective at corralling user intent. There no secret recipe involved: it comes down to empathy for the user and understanding of their intentions.
Writing user tutorials is essential to launching any new software project. But writing helpful user tutorials requires a careful hand, with a correct understanding of the user’s needs and expectations. With a solid foundation of empathy and understanding, we can build user tutorials that will educate our users without losing their attention or going over […]
The rapid evolution of smart devices is pushing a new trend in user interface design – voice user interfaces. As people grow more comfortable talking to their phones, tablets, and wearables, brands who want to remain visible must invest in voice-friendly designs. See how voice user interface design has evolved, look at the most popular […]
Microcopy is a fundamental part of your site’s UX. Let’s check out some microcopy tips for a better user experience. What is microcopy? Microcopy is made up of the tiny snippets of text scattered around your website. It can include things like button texts, form labels, interaction prompts, tool tips and even error messages. As […]
The UI creates a virtual bridge between the user and the software. A well-designed user interface should allow intuitive interaction and provide ease of access to the application’s complete functionality. UI Development Throughout The Years In the past few decades, the graphical user interface has changed tremendously. It started out as a simplified bitmapped screen […]