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5 Popular User Experience Patterns That Users Hate

Via Nick Hiley | @nickhiley User experience (UX) patterns are design solutions that can be repeated for common problems. Their aim is to make user accessibility much easier, which leads to better performance in terms of conversion or retention. However, sometimes these patterns can actually become a nuisance for your users. Read full article

4 Reasons Why Your Body Text Should Be Bigger

Via Design Shack The body text on your website is too small. While desktop monitors and phone screens seem to be increasing in size, body font sizes have seemingly shrunk. While their original size is the same, they feel smaller than ever. Read full article

Your Body Text Is Too Small

Via Christian Miller | @xtianmiller Body text is the key component in communicating the main bulk of a message or story, and it’s probably the most important element on a website, even if people sometimes read just the headlines. Read full article

I Don't Need Help

Via Neha Singh A well-designed help function is more than a set of instructions in an emergency. It is thoughtful, approachable, and considerate. It is time to make Help helpful. Read full article
Website Design, Readability and Usability

Website Design, Readability and Usability

Via Andrew Schulkind | @andrewschulkind Mention the concept of readability and most of us think of things like Flesch-Kincaid scores and grade levels. But there’s another side to readability that is too often overlooked: design. Read full article
Which Way Does Your Website Face?

Which Way Does Your Website Face?

Via Andrew Schulkind | @andrewschulkind Perhaps it’s true that there are no compasses in cyberspace. But your website points in one of two directions: Toward you or toward your customer. Read full story
5 Tips for Hiring a Great Web Developer

5 Tips for Hiring a Great Web Developer

Via Nelly Yusupova | @DigitalWoman It's important you hire the right talent the first time out. Otherwise, you risk hurting your business, as well as wasting time and money seeking a replacement (Naturally, we hope you'll consider Signal ;)). Read full article