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Be Good To Your Users

Four psychology principles every UX designer should know

There’s a darn good reason that there are so many PSYCHOLOGY+UX articles floating around. User experience design has its conceptual...

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How to design websites for blind and partially sighted people A comprehensive guide to improving accessibility for people with visual impairments

As of 2014, there are around 360,000 people registered as blind or partially sighted in the UK. But these are...

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“Prepare for the world to surprise you” – Steve Portigal discusses user research in the field An interview with the author of 'Doorbells, Danger and Dead Batteries: User Research War Stories'

You won’t get a more honest and unique insight then when observing and interviewing users in their own natural environment....

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A brief guide to current trends in mobile device interactions In this week’s #UXchat we discuss how our own interactions with the digital world have adapted, improved and worsened thanks to mobile

It’s no overstatement to say that the way we live our lives has changed irrevocably since the triple dawns of...

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Highlights from our AMA with Lee Duddell, UX Director and Founder of WhatUsersDo

Last week, on our UX community Slack channel, we hosted a live AMA session with Lee Duddell, our illustrious UX Director...

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14 deeply pleasing Google microinteractions and easter eggs

It’s very easy to badmouth Google, and there’s plenty of justifiable criticism levelled at the company’s monopoly over the internet....

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How to generate ideas for CRO tests and how often should you run them?

For businesses looking to provide a better user experience and improve conversion rates, there are a range of methods to...

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A brief guide to user experience maps in all their various forms In this week's #UXchat we discuss customer journeys, experiences and stories, and how to map them

In researching this article about creating different experience maps – mainly by sending OJ, our ace head of social, into...

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What’s the difference between quantitative and qualitative research? What is quantitative and qualitative data? What the heck does this have to do with Radiohead?

In my first few weeks of working for a remote UX testing company (twist: this one) I was put under...

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13 egregious pop-ups, manipulinks, confirmshames & ignoble modals GET IT OFF MY SCREEN!!! PLEASE WHY WON'T IT JUST DIE???

Nobody really likes a modal pop-up ad or newsletter sign-up, especially ones that take over the entire screen. Unfortunately they’re...