Let’s not beat around the bush. There are some user experiences that just simply ruin everybody’s day. We spend a lot of time here at UserTesting studying what these experiences are, how users react to them, and how they can … Read ...
Pablo Picasso was arguably one of the most prolific artists in the 20th century. He delivered in different media: paintings, sculptures, ceramics, architecture, and more. What was Picasso’s mindset? What methods did he use? How did Picasso move from concept … Read More
Today’s guest post is from Brian Sullivan, who recently presented a webinar with us called “Produce Like Picasso: Mastering Design Delivery.” The recording of the webinar is now available on-demand. Enjoy! Many design concepts are hard to explain because our … Read More
In today’s guest post, online marketing expert Steven Macdonald shares how he used user testing to form the basis of a wildly successful CRO strategy. Enjoy! You’re already busy optimizing your website and running A/B tests, right? Good. And how … Read More
As designers, we think daily about the challenges our users may face, and choose the right best practices and patterns to help them. This week, UX designer Andrew Zusman introduces us to a unique challenge faced by dyslexics around the world: the challenge of not recognizing the patterns that seem so obvious to many of us.
Today’s post is an excerpt from our free eBook, Lessons Learned from Watching 200,000 User Testing Videos. Enjoy! Let’s take a look at one of your site’s most important elements—your navigation. Most designers create multi-level navs with good intentions. They … Read More
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We’ve been working away on an exciting project with our friends from UXPin and Optimal Workshop: a UX design exercise in which we imagine a complete redesign of Yelp’s website. The eBook detailing the process will be available for download … Read More
Did you know that the way your body text wraps can affect how users read it? Orphans are short lines that appear at the end of a paragraph.
Last week, we gave a sneak peek at our upcoming eBook, UX Design in Action: Testing and Redesigning Yelp’s Website. In this eBook, we teamed up with UXPin and Optimal Workshop to imagine a redesign of Yelp, starting with gathering … Read More
Today’s guest post comes from Sean Ellis, CEO and co-founder of Qualaroo and founder of GrowthHackers.com. Enjoy! UserTesting’s own Hannah Alvarez recently posed a question over at GrowthHackers.com regarding the importance of UX within the larger framework of growth hacking, … Read More
The internet has become an integrated, seamless, and often invisible part of our everyday lives. Some see this connection as a way to a brighter future, while others have trepidations. The only thing that seems certain is that the Internet is going to be very different from what it has been and from what we might even be able to imagine. Show More Summary
Tired of opening new tabs and logging into different accounts to get all the information you need? Having all your personal data on a dashboard would make it less frustrating.
As a teenager, I wanted to make the world a better place. And I wanted to do so while looking the part: tie-dye t-shirt, pink hair, with a reusable water bottle in hand. Over time, people associated me with my appearance … Read More
The reviews in the App Store and Google Play can be ruthless. If your app has a poor user experience and gets bad reviews early on, your chances at success are shot. You’ll want to make sure you’re building an … Read More
No matter how amazing your website is, at some point, you’re going to need to make some changes. Some companies do a full redesign of their site on a periodic basis—say, once every year or two. Companies that like to … Read More
When it comes to designing a user experience, the final product is only as good as the user believes it is. To make sure your product will stand up to the most critical users, it’s essential to get feedback early … Read More
The idea of pressing a key to enter text has been around for a long time. One of the early prototypes of what later became the typewriter was invented in 1808 by Pellegrino Turri for his blind lover so she … Read More
In our first article on keyboard usability, we discussed why the keyboard is an important (and often overlooked) accessibility element. In this article, we’ll examine four key ways to improve online user experiences for people who don’t use a mouse. … Read More