With so many external factors influencing the user experience, is it really possible to be a user experience designer? Paul Boag digs into the debate of whether it is possible to design the experience of users.
A problematic trend is spreading like an epidemic on the web. In a desperate attempt to nudge users towards conversions like newsletter signups some websites are adding manipulative link text to their popup modals.
Users expect smooth experiences when searching, and they typically make quick judgments about an app’s value based on the quality of one or two sets of search results. Here are some best practices for designing the UI behind search and results.
Productivity app Toggl started conducting usability testing on its webpages and on the app itself − with the goal of finding out what they can do to increase signup rates, improve the onboarding flow and general usability. Here’s an overview of how they've ran these tests and what they've learned so far.