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- "A Gift Idea For Your Users: Respect"
If, indeed, it is the thought that counts, maybe we should pledge to make more thoughtful design decisions. In addition to wowing people who use the Web sites we build with novel features [...]
Brian Oberkirch, 24ways (23/12/07)
- "Web 2.0 Can Be Dangerous..."
Ajax, rich Internet UIs, mashups, communities, and user-generated content often add more complexity than they're worth. They also divert design resources and prove (once again) that what's hyped is rarely what's most profitable [...]
Jakob Nielsen's Alertbox (17/12/07)
- "Usability Tools Podcast: Mouseovers in Navigation"
It's tempting to spend a ton of time creating slick flyout, dropdown, or pop-up navigation on our site, but is it worth the effort? [...]
Jared Spool, UIE (17/12/07)
- "Increase Your Font Stacks With Font Matrix"
Web pages built in plain old HTML and CSS are displayed using only the fonts installed on users' computers (@font-face implementations excepted) [...]
Richard Rutter, 24ways (17/12/07)
- "Documenting the Design of Rich Internet Applications: A Visual Language for State"
Ajax and Rich Internet Applications (RIAs) have revolutionized the way users interact with Web sites [...]
Richard F. Cecil, UXmatters (17/12/07)
- "Engaging User Creativity: The Playful Experience"
With so many choices as to how we can spend our time in the digital age, attention is becoming the most important currency [...]
Jonathan Follett, UXmatters (17/12/07)
- "Get In Shape"
Pop quiz: what's wrong with the following navigation? Maybe nothing. But then again, maybe there's something bugging you about the way it comes together [...]
Dave Shea, 24ways (16/12/07)
- "10 Ways To Get Design Approval"
One of the most challenging parts of the web design process is getting design sign off. It can prove time consuming, demoralizing and if you are not careful can lead to a dissatisfied client [...]
Paul Boag, 24ways (10/12/07)
- "eBusiness Association: Designing for Web 2.0"0
Last Friday I spoke at an eBusiness Association event in Rochester, NY on the topic of Designing for Web 2.0 [...]
Luke Wroblewski, Functioning Form (09/12/07)
- Ville-Brunoy.fr, la version accessible du site est-elle accessible ?
Je suis toujours un peu "méfiant" lorsqu'un site propose une version spécifique de ses pages pour les personnes handicapées. En premier lieu, la version accessible est généralement destinée aux déficients visuels et n'apporte que peu ou pas de solution pour les autres types de handicaps, ce qui en fait une offre tout à fait limitée en terme d'accessibilité [...]
- "Typesetting Tables"
Tables have suffered in recent years on the web. They were used for laying out web pages. Then, following the Web Standards movement, they've been renamed by the populous as `data tables' to ensure that we all know what they're for [...]
Mark Boulton, 24ways (07/12/07)
- Diagnostic-minute : Agirc-Arrco
Le site Agirc-Arrco affiche nettement sa volonté de proposer des services en ligne conformes aux standards d'accessibilité. La page accessibilité indique ainsi les critères d'accessibilité pris en compte pour la réalisation du site [...]
- Diagnostic-minute : Lire en fête 2007
Ce site du Centre national du livre indique dans sa page d'aide : "Afin de permettre au plus grand nombre d'accéder à son contenu, le site de Lire en fête a été réalisé dans un souci de respecter au mieux les normes du web [...]
- Diagnostic-minute : Montpellier.fr
Le site de la Ville de Montpellier a fait un effort certain en matière d'accessibilité. Le site possède une page d'aide accessibilité. Il propose une fonction de personnalisation de l'affichage (taille des polices, contrastes), des raccourcis clavier et un certain nombre de pages traduites en langue des signes [...]
- Diagnostic-minute : une grille simplifiée d'audit accessibilité
Notre grille simplifiée d'audit accessibilité ("diagnostic-minute") comporte 7 critères. Nous avons sélectionné ces 7 critères/recommandations parmi les 65 points de contrôle des WCAG 1.0, pour différentes raisons [...]
- "Five Usability Challenges of Web-Based Applications"
Recently, networking site Facebook.com introduced a new feature the designers thought users would love [...]
Jared Spool, UIE (04/12/07)
- "The Landing Page Design Toolbox: 100 Tools, Tips and Resources"
So your search engine optimization and carefully chosen keywords have paid off and you've gotten visitors to your site. This is great, but your battle is only half won if you haven't taken the time to properly design and structure your landing page [...]
Christina Laun, Virtual Hosting Blog (04/12/07)
- "Designing For Flow"
In web design, when we think about flow we usually think about "task flows" or "flow charts" but there's another type of flow that we should keep in mind [...]
Jim Ramsey, A List Apart (04/12/07)
- "A Preview of HTML 5"
The web is constantly evolving. New and innovative websites are being created every day, pushing the boundaries of HTML in every direction [...]
Lachlan Hunt, A List Apart (04/12/07)
- "Mobile Usability for Teens Who Are Going Mobile"
Want to know the future of mobile device use? Talk to your tweener or teenager [...]
Hilary Coolidge, UXmatters (03/12/07)
- "The Perpetual Super-Novice"
In this column, I want to further explore one of the issues I mentioned in my inaugural column. I call it the problem of the perpetual super-novice. What is this? [...]
Paul J. Sherman, UXmatters (03/12/07)
- "Creating Lasting Websites"
When my 98 year old grandpa posted a comment on my weblog last fall it hit me in a new way just how much the web is a part of our society. If I open my laptop in a coffee shop and there's no wireless I practically don't know what to do. "What? No internet? I guess I'll play solitaire." [...]
Shawn Blanc, WPDFD (03/12/07)
- "The Repertory Grid: Eliciting User Experience Comparisons in the Customer's Voice"
Chances are that, if you do user research, you conduct a fair number of user interviews. When conducting interviews, our training tells us to minimize bias by asking open-ended questions and choosing our words carefully [...]
Michael Hawley, UXmatters (03/12/07)
- "Usability Tools Podcast: Avoiding Redesigns"
This week, Brian Christiansen and I discuss avoiding redesigns. When we talk about avoiding redesigns, we don't think your should stay anchored in the past, far from it. But we think the best route to change is through incremental deployment [...]
Jared Spool, UIE(03/12/07)
- "Ecommerce Usability Study Shows Etailers Can Improve"
Future Now, Inc. recently conducted a study of 300 top online retailers on 69 different usability and customer experience factors [...]
Linda Bustos, Get Elastic Ecommerce Blog (03/12/07)
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- "Video On the Web - the articles!"
You might remember that the W3C is organizing a workshop about Video On the Web in the Silicon Valley at San Jose (12-13 December 2007). The Workshop will be simultaneously displayed in Brussels allowing remote participation from Europe [...]
W3C Q&A Weblog (29/11/07)
- "7 Critical Decisions for Designing Effective Applications (Part II)"
As we continue our research into what separates the best design teams from the rest, we see one factor consistently bubbling to the top: an attention to the user's entire experience [...]
Jared Spool, UIE (27/11/07)
456 Berea Street (27/11/07)
- "Meta-Usability: When the method is not the message"
Every year about this time we update HFI's Putting Research Into Practice course. And every year about this time we find ourselves faced with the same challenge - how can we effectively bridge the gap between what researchers study and what practitioners want to know [...]
- "HTML Design Principles Working Draft 26 November 2007"
The principles offer guidance for the design of HTML in the areas of compatibility, utility and interoperability [...]
- "Intranet Information Architecture"
In analyzing 56 intranets, we found many common top-level categories, labels, and navigation designs, but ultimately, the diversity was too great to recommend a single IA [...]
Jakob Nielsen's Alertbox (26/11//07)
- "Monday Inspiration: User Experience Of The Future"
Over decades we've used to adapt our habits, behavior and mindset to technology. We've improved our productivity by using tools and devices designed especially for the tasks we have to deal with regularly [...]
Smashing Magazine (26/11/07)
- "Usability Tools Podcast: On-Site Search"
This week, Brian Christiansen and I discuss On-Site Search. Our research has shown us that no matter how great your search technology is, it will fail your users if the experience hasn't been carefully crafted [...]
Jared Spool, UIE (26/11/07)
- "Web Form Design: ZIP Codes & Locations"
People need to parse every question a Web form asks them, formulate their response to that question then enter their response into the space the form has provided [...]
Luke Wroblewski, Functioning Form (23/11/07)
- "Screen Resolutions and Better User Experience"
In order to work well, designs have to be optimized for simplicity, transparency and, consequently, optimal user experience [...]
Smashing Magazine (23/11/07)
- "Does advanced search sound too advanced?"
In Advanced Search: Is The Name A Problem?, Anders M Olausson notes that very few people tend to use "Advanced search" and suggests a way of changing that [...]
456 Berea Street (21/11/07)
- "Understanding Web Design"
We get better design when we understand our medium. Yet even at this late cultural hour, many people don't understand web design [...]
Jeffrey Zeldman, A List Apart (20/11/07)
- "Trust in the Little Things"
Despite nearly a decade of research into the fragile nature of trust relationships in online user experiences, we continue to see organizations implementing devices such as abbreviated link URLs that jeopardize trust relationships for little or no benefit [...]
Steve Baty, UXmatters (19/11/07)
- "Procedures: The Sacred Cow Blocking the Road"
If this column's title sounds familiar to you, the bad news is you're getting old, but the good news is your memory hasn't gone yet [...]
Mike Hughes, UXmatters (19/11/07)
- "The Ultimate Guide to Blog Usability: 36 Tips and Resources"
Everyone loves to blog: CEOs, Web geeks, fashionistas, and even gardening grandmas [...]
Jessica Hupp, Virtual Hosting.com (19/11/07)
- "Pagination Gallery: Examples And Good Practices"
Structure and hierarchy reduce complexity and improve readability. The more organized your articles or web-sites are, the easier it is for users to follow your arguments and get the message you are trying to deliver [...]
Smashing Magazine (16/11/07)
- "Crappy Personas vs. Robust Personas"
There's been a lot of discussion lately on the Interwebs about how personas are a useless tool [...]
Jared Spool, UIE (14/11/07)
- "Scientific Web Design: 23 Actionable Lessons from Eye-Tracking Studies"
Eye-tracking studies are hot in the web design world, but it can be hard to figure out how to translate the results of these studies into real design implementations [...]
Christina Laun, Virtual Hosting.com (13/11/07)
- "Better Web Forms: Redesigning eBay's Registration"
Designing interactive forms is one of the most challenging aspects of web design. Done with the user's experience in mind, and some finesse, it can be one of the most rewarding, too, resulting in increased visitor satisfaction and conversion [...]
Garrett Dimon, Digital Web Magazine (12/11/07)
- "Long vs. Short Articles as Content Strategy"
Information foraging shows how to calculate your content strategy's costs and benefits. A mixed diet that combines brief overviews and comprehensive coverage is often best [...]
Jakob Nielsen's Alertbox (12/11/07)
- "High-Cost Usability Sometimes Makes Sense"
Computing the net present value (NPV) lets you estimate the most profitable level of usability investment. For big projects, expensive usability can pay off [...]
Jakob Nielsen's Alertbox (05/11/07)
- Interfaces tangibles : à quoi nos gestes vont-ils servir ?
Pour Dan Saffer, designer chez Adaptive Path, les designers d'interactions sont en passe de définir les principes fondateurs de nouveaux outils qui risquent d'être aussi importants que ceux définis dans les années 60 et 70 [...]
- "Common usability problems"
A few weeks ago, the guys at Smashing Magazine posted an article that brings up 10 Usability Nightmares You Should Be Aware Of [...]
Roger Johansson, 456 Berea Street (05/11/07)
- "The Five Competencies of User Experience Design"
Throughout my career as a user experience designer, I have continually asked myself three questions [...]
Steve Psomas, UXmatters (05/11/07)
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- "Generic Commands"
Applications can give users access to a richer feature set by using the same few commands to achieve many related functions [...]
Jakob Nielsen's Alertbox (29/10/07)
- 8 novembre, Journée mondiale de l'utilisabilité 2007, UPA (29/10/07)
- "Quatre étapes pour choisir les éléments de formulaire"
Vous concevez un formulaire pour un site Internet et vous voulez faciliter son remplissage par les utilisateurs. Vous avez alors 5 éléments HTML de formulaire à votre disposition [...]
Sarah Miller & Caroline Jarrett, traduction kiouv.fr (26/10/07)
- "Améliorer l'accessibilité par la typographie"
Parmi les nombreuses décisions que l'on doit prendre lors de la réalisation d'un site web accessible, les choix typographiques sont souvent les moins mûris [...]
Joe Dolson, Pompage (26/10/07)
- "7 Critical Considerations for Designing Effective Applications (Part I)"
Our user, a world-traveling executive with a fondness for the finer things in life, showed tremendous interest in WhiteTie's brand new personal concierge service [...]
Jared Spool, UIE (22/10/07)
- "Passive Voice Is Redeemed For Web Headings"
Active voice is best for most Web content, but using passive voice can let you front-load important keywords in headings, blurbs, and lead sentences. This enhances scannability and thus SEO effectiveness [...]
Jakob Nielsen's Alertbox (22/10/07)
The user, a frequent traveler, wanted to find ways to impress his new girlfriend. WhiteTie, a luxury concierge and VIP service, seems to be just the ticket [...]
Jared Spool, UIE (16/10/07)
- "Multiple-User Simultaneous Testing (MUST)"
Testing 5-10 users at once lets you conduct large-scale usability testing and still meet your deadlines [...]
Jakob Nielsen's Alertbox (15/10/07)
- "Screen Readers and display: none"
Jim Thatcher noticed some interesting behaviour whereby screen readers announced content in an anchor element that is hidden with display: none [...]
Gez Lemon, Juicy Studio (12/10/07)
- "Web Form Design in the Wild, Part II"
Whenever I'm asked why I obsess over the details of web forms, I quickly respond, "It's because form design really matters." Run an e-commerce site? Forms broker checkout and, as a result, your sales [...]
Luke Wroblewski, UIE (10/10/07)
- "Intranet Usability Shows Huge Advances"
Measured usability improved by 44% compared to our last large-scale intranet study. The new research identified 5 times the previous number of intranet design guidelines [...]
Jakob Nielsen's Alertbox (09/10/07)
- "Usability Tools Podcast: Are There Users Who Always Search?"
In the design world, there's always been an assumption that some users demonstrate "search-dominant" tendencies by going right to the search engine when they first visit a web site looking for content [...]
Jared Spool, UIE (09/10/07)
- "Scalable Design"
You've spent the last six months toiling away at a product design. The last few weeks were especially rough-tying up loose edge cases, closing out bugs, polishing up interaction and visual design details [...]
Luke Wroblewski, UXmatters (08/10/07)
- "Spread to Enlarge - Designing for iPhone, Wii and Other New Web Devices"
Read/WriteTalk has an interesting podcast interview with Dan Saffer, Experience Design Director at Adaptive Path [...]
Richard MacManus, Read/Write Web (03/10/07)
- "Who Is Your Visitor? An Average Profile"
You never really know who is going to visit your web-site next. You have no idea which configuration will be used, what browser will be installed, which screen resolution will be in use [...]
Smashing Magazine (03/10/07)
- "Challenges of Interface Design for Mobile Devices"
The single most important concept to master when designing mobile device interfaces is "context" [...]
Lucas Pettinati, Yahoo! User Interface Blog (02/10/07)
- "Blah-Blah Text: Keep, Cut, or Kill?"
ntroductory text on Web pages is usually too long, so users skip it. But short intros can increase usability by explaining the remaining content's purpose [...]
Jakob Nielsen's Alertbox (01/10/07)
- "Web Form Design in the Wild, Part I"
Whenever I'm asked why I obsess over the details of Web forms, I quickly respond, "It's because form design really matters." Run an e-commerce site? [...]
Luke Wroblewski, UIE (01/10/07)
- "Demain les mondes virtuels : quelles interfaces ?"
Dans l'esprit du public, réalité virtuelle a longtemps rimé avec la notion d'interface immersives, comme les casques-écrans et les gants de données ou les interfaces haptiques [...]
Rémi Sussan, InternetActu (01/10/07)
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- "10 Usability Nightmares You Should Be Aware Of", Smashing Magazine (27/09/07)
- "Wiki Interface Design Considerations", Luke Wroblewski, Functioning Form (26/09/07)
- "Usability Tools Podcast: The Truth About Page Download Time", Jared Spool, UIE (24/09/07)
- "The Help Landscape: A Mile Wide and 30 Seconds Deep", Mike Hughes, UXmatters (24/09/07)
- "How Do Users Really Feel About Your Design?", Paul J. Sherman, UXmatters (24/09/07)
- "Don't Provide Text Resize Widgets - Educate", Mike Cherim, Accessites.org (21/09/07)
- "Création d'une charte graphique à partir d'une grille de Bataille Navale", Bryan Eisenberg, traduction Aurélien Bardon (20/09/07)
- "More on Usability Tests with 30 Observers", Jared Spool, UIE (18/09/07)
- "Tabs, Used Right", Jakob Nielsen's Alertbox (17/09/07)
- "Being Cheap with Error Messages", Jared Spool, UIE (17/09/07)
- "The Sign-In Travesty", Jared Spool, UIE (14/09/07)
- "Usability Tests with 30 Observers", Jared Spool, UIE (13/09/07)
- "Revenge of the Pixels: The Battle for Screen Real Estate", Bryan Eisenberg, grokdotcom (10/09/07)
- "A Comparative: Accessibility and Usability", Mike Cherim, Accessites.org (04/09/07)
- "Fancy Formatting, Fancy Words = Looks Like a Promotion = Ignored", Jakob Nielsen's Alertbox (04/09/07)
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- "Thinking in the Right Terms: 7 Components for a Successful Web Site Redesign", Jared Spool, UIE (30/08/07)
- "Primary & Secondary Actions in Web Forms", Luke Wroblewski (27/08/07)
- "Web Design Success Story", Kimberly Elam, WPDFD (27/08/07)
- "The Most Important Words You'll Ever Write", Derek Gehl, WPDFD (24/08/07)
- "La lisibilité à l'écran se mesure", l'Atelier (22/08/07)
- "Banner Blindness: Old and New Findings", Jakob Nielsen's Alertbox (20/08/07)
- "Home Page Design", Daniel Szuc, UXmatters (06/08/07)
- "Jeffrey Zeldman: King of Web Standards", Jessie Scanlon, BusinessWeek (06/08/07)
- "Usability Tools Podcast: Home Page Design", Jared Spool, UIE (06/08/07)
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- "Better Writing Through Design", Bronwyn Jones, A List Apart (31/07/07)
- "Requirements? That's Sooo '90s", Mike Cherim, Accessites.org (25/07/07)
- "Defeated By a Dialog Box", Jakob Nielsen's Alertbox (23/07/07)
- "Trop complexe le web public ?", InternetActu (18/07/07)
- "Corporate Web Standards", Scott Gledhill, Digital Web Magazine (16/07/07)
- "Never Use a Warning When you Mean Undo", Aza Raskin, A List Apart (13/07/07)
- "Write Articles, Not Blog Postings", Jakob Nielsen's Alertbox (09/07/07)
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- "Fin de l'appel à commentaires sur le RGAA", FDI (28/06/07)
- "Testability Costs Too Much", Gian Sampson-Wild, A List Apart (26/06/07)
- "Human-to-Human Design", Sharon Lee, A List Apart (26/06/07)
- "Contraste et sens", Andy Rutledge, Pompage (25/06/07)
- "Typography and Web Advertising: Making Every Opportunity Count", Alexander W. White, Digital Web Magazine (25/06/07)
- "Pagination 101", Faruk Ates, KuraFire (22/06/07)
- "Audio and the User Experience", Jonathan Follett, UXmatters (18/06/07)
- "WCAG Samurai Errata", Joe Clark (07/06/07)
- Lancement du label européen Euracert, AccessiWeb (07/06/07)
- "10 raisons expliquant pourquoi les clients n'ont que faire de l'accessibilité", Christian Heilmann, Pompage.net, (07/06/087)
- "WAI-ARIA for Accessible Rich Web Applications: Working Drafts", W3C (01/06/07)
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- "Publicité sur le web : que fait l'ergonomie ?", Ergolab (29/05/07)
- "The Myth of the Genius Designer", Jakob Nielsen, Useit (29/05/07)
- "Who Needs Headlines?", Shaun Crowley, A List Apart (29/05/07)
- "Evangelizing Outside the Box: Web Standards and Large Companies", Peter-Paul Koch, A List Apart (29/05/07)
- "Dynamic Help in Web Forms", Luke Wroblewski, UXmatters (21/05/07)
- "More Questions from Usability 2.0", Luke Wroblewski, Functioning Form (20/05/07)
- Des liens hypertextes explicites (01net), WebAccessibilite.fr (18/05/07)
- Des liens hypertextes pertinents (Yahoo! actualités), WebAccessibilite.fr (18/05/07)
- "Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0: Working Drafts", W3C (17/05/07)
- "Should All Links be Underlined?", Beth A. Martin, Usability.gov (14/05/07)
- "Command Links", Jakob Nielsen, Useit (14/05/07)
- "Web 2.0 'neglecting good design'", Jakob Nielsen, BBC News (14/05/07)
- Version intermédiaire du RGAA, DGME (14/05/07)
- "WebVisions 2007: Web Application Page Hierarchy", Luke Wroblewski, Functioning Form (09/05/07)
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- "Usability 2.0 Questions", Luke Wroblewski, Functioning Form (29/04/07)
- "Five Techniques for Getting Buy-In for Usability Testing", Christine Perfetti, UIE (24/04/07)
- Liens d'évitement et navigation au clavier sur Issy.com, WebAccessibilite.fr (16/04/07)
- "Show Numbers as Numerals When Writing for Online Readers", Jakob Nielsen's Alertbox (16/04/07)
- Position relative, autoliens et couleurs (tabac.gouv.fr), WebAccessibilite.fr (12/04/07)
- "Accessible Web 2.0 Applications with WAI-ARIA", Martin Kliehm, A List Apart (09/04/07)
- Des images correctement dimensionnées (ville-limay.fr), WebAccessibilite.fr (10/04/07)
- "Envisioning the Future of User Experience", Paul J. Sherman, UXmatters (09/04/07)
- "Top, Right or Left Aligned Form Labels", Luke Wroblewski, Functioning Form (02/04/07)
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- "Ruining the User Experience", Aaron Gustafson, A List Apart (27/03/07)
- "Inside Your Users'Minds: The Cultural Probe", Ruth Stalker-Firth, A List Apart (27/03/07)
- "Does User Annoyance Matter?", Jakob Nielsen, Useit (26/03/07)
- "User Research Doesn't Prove Anything", Steve Baty, UXmatters (21/03/07)
- "Choosing an Accessible CMS", Paul Traynor, Juicy Studio (20/03/07)
- "10 High-Profit Redesign Priorities", Jakob Nielsen, Useit (12/03/07)
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