Category Archives: Web Interfaces

Usability and Design of web site interfaces

Forgive your users; even when they are drunk!

Forgiveness is an important feature of good design. You should help your users by minimising the impact of mistakes or, ideally, prevent them from happening at all.
One way you can make your interfaces more forgiving is by employing a ‘forcing function’ (aka confirmation). This technique makes the user verify that what they requested is [...]

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Be careful with iPhone orientation specific content

I stumbled across Engage Interactive’s post about iPhone orientation specific content last night. What they have managed to do is to change what is displayed on screen based on the orientation of the iPhone. If you hold it upright you’ll get their Blog; rotate horizontally to the left and you get their About page and [...]

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