The number of people browsing the web without Flash Player installed is non-negligible, so if you use Flash it is worth your time to give them a better impression.
Many restaurant websites suffer from bad usability problems. Never said about restaurant websites highlights some of these by using quotes of things people won't actually say.
A few simple guidelines that will help you create readable, usable, and accessible titles for your web pages.
FeedBurner may be adding querystring parameters that mess up the URLs of your posts without you knowing about it. Unless you actually use those parameters, here's how to remove them.
Text set in all uppercase letters may slow readers down and may cause some screen readers to spell words out letter by letter. Use good judgement when capitalising text.
During my time off from work I've still been using the Web. It makes me very frustrated more often than it should.
A few suggestions for sites that display reader comments in reverse chronological order, especially in combination with paging.
If a web page is taller than the browser window, people do know how to scroll and will do so if they need to to find what they are looking for.
Whenever you place text on top of a background image, check if the text is readable if the image is missing and specify a background colour if necessary.
If you can read Swedish, here's an opportunity to read a good book on usability for free.
Don't make your users waste their time by hiding links. If you can't stand the look of blue and underlined links, there are other ways of making them obvious. But do not rely on colour alone.
Two tips that make HTML email messages easier to read in Apple Mail. One makes Mail prefer Plain Text by default, the other sets the minimum font size used to display HTML email.
There is no guarantee that web browsers always use a white background, so if your design needs a white background, remember to specify it in your CSS.
Make sure your website is available whether or not the visitor has typed www in front of your domain name.
Should advanced search be called something else to sound more friendly and inviting, and would it make more people to use it when they need to?
A number of too common usability problems encountered on the Web.
If you want to make your design look its best at a certain width, optimise it for that width. But there is little reason to constrain the site to that width.
Do not use flag icons to indicate language choice. Instead use the name of the language as text in the language itself.
Don't let yourself be blinded by the buzzwords and hype that the so-called Web 2.0 consists of. Create usable websites instead.
Jakob Nielsen's list of the worst web design stupidities that make the web harder to use in 2005.
Please think twice before using multiple columns to display longer articles on-screen.
How to do usability testing of websites even if you have no time and no money.