Usability

Anything that isn't usable is pretty useless, so avoid creating websites without considering usability.

IA and CSS

A presentation held at Web Visions 2004.

Posted on August 3, 2004

The title attribute

A discussion on when to use the title attribute.

Posted on August 3, 2004

Trimming form fields

Let users hide optional form fields.

Posted on July 8, 2004

The concept of Home

A discussion on the use of “home” links on websites.

Posted on July 8, 2004

Visited Links

A discussion on how to represent the distinction between visited and unvisited links.

Posted on July 4, 2004

Muddling through

Suggestions to help you minimize your muddling as a web developer.

Posted on July 2, 2004

Zeldman vs. drop-down menus

Zeldman shares his feelings on drop-down menus.

Posted on June 29, 2004

Styling Form Widgets

Cameron Adams on why styling form elements is often a bad idea.

Posted on May 5, 2004

Information Architecture Library

A collection of articles, books, blogs, and other resources related to the field of information architecture.

Posted on April 21, 2004

How To Quantify The User Experience

Robert Rubinoff outlines a quick-and-dirty methodology for quantifying the user experience.

Posted on April 21, 2004

Card sorting: a definitive guide

A detailed article by Donna Maurer and Todd Warfel on the basics of card sorting and how to use it.

Posted on April 10, 2004

Common Myths about Web Design

Alan Cooper and Robert Reimann list a number of web design myths.

Posted on April 3, 2004

Usability and Fly-Out Menus

In Usability and Fly-Out Menus D. Keith Robinson writes about the (lack of) usability of most implementations of fly-out (a.k.a….

Posted on March 28, 2004

Accessible Pop-up Links

From A List Apart #174: How to make links to pop-up windows accessible.

Posted on March 28, 2004

I am USER, hear me roar!

Chris Heilmann describes what you should and should not do to make him (and many others) use your web site.

Posted on March 15, 2004

The Page Paradigm

Users don’t care where they are in the website.

Posted on February 29, 2004

Page Length and Anchor Links – Your Take

At Asterisk*

Posted on February 25, 2004

Top 10 Reasons to Not Shop On Line

AskTog, January 2004. Ten examples of bad usability in online shopping.

Posted on February 24, 2004

usabilitygarage.com

Information on usability and UI design.

Posted on February 24, 2004

Back from nowhere

I’m sort of back from a much needed break, but it will be another couple of weeks before I resume…

Posted on February 4, 2004

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