Posts Tagged ‘ux’

  1. 19 Mar, 2017

    No Share Buttons on Mobile Sites (Except This One Weird Case)

    Josh wrote about social buttons, and I agree. I always had a hunch that social buttons weren’t super effective, and when asked for my opinion, I’d say that I thought they’re crufty, probably don’t get interacted with all that much, and don’t […]

  2. 23 Apr, 2014

    Labelmask

    I’ve recently been for more efficient ways for user inputs, especially around credit card input. In exploring using input mask solutions, a lot of people have weighed in on several important limitations/frustrations: Accessibilty–One of the biggest concerns with input masks […]

  3. 14 Apr, 2014

    Single-Field Credit Card Input Pattern

    Forms suck. And they especially suck on mobile devices. Luke Wroblewski has been talking for a long while now about how input masks make form entry a lot less painful for people. He recently highlighted Square Wallet‘s clever single-field credit […]

  4. 16 Sep, 2013

    Page Height, Scrolling and Responsive Web Design

    Think about the times you scroll on your mobile phone. Not necessarily on on the Web, but in general. Here are some common scrolling scenarios: Going Back in Time Going back in time is one of the most common mobile […]

  5. 28 Mar, 2013

    Are homepage carousels effective? (AKA the Brad Frost Carousel Challenge)

    The University of York took the Brad Frost Carousel Challenge and released data about their homepage carousel interactions. They saw a large drop-off after the first panel, and discovered that removing panels actually increased engagement with the carousel area. They […]

  6. 07 Mar, 2013

    Carousel Conversion Rate Eye Tracking

    The post is in Swedish, but run it through Google Translate. Basically they did an A/B test between a carousel feature area and a non-carousel feature area. The carousel version only got a 1.96% interaction rate, while the non-carousel version […]

  7. 24 Feb, 2012

    Responsive Navigation Patterns

    Update: I’ve also written about complex navigation patterns for responsive design. Top and left navigations are typical on large screens, but lack of screen real estate on small screens makes for an interesting challenge. As responsive design becomes more popular, […]

  8. 03 Jan, 2012

    A tel Tale Sign

    In this responsive age, it’s worth pointing out that mobile phones can make things called “telephone calls.” Once upon a time, in an era before web forms and e-mail, the best way to make a dinner reservation, place an order, […]