Your website needs an explicit “Home” link

I just wanna go home

The Minute UX™ series: one-minute reads about website problems I’ve discovered in numerous UX audits. This could be the shortest post in my Minute UX series. Look at your website. If there’s no “Home” link in the main navigation, you need … Read more

Button wording must be meaningful, not fanciful

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The Minute UX™ series: one-minute reads about website problems I’ve discovered in numerous UX audits. Choosing the right words for website or app buttons is crucial. (I’ll save button visual design for another blog.) Vague or fanciful button text is remarkably … Read more

Careless responsive design hurts mobile usability

Frustrated phone user

The Minute UX™ series: one-minute reads about website problems I’ve discovered in numerous UX audits. I suspect that website owners, designers, and developers view their sites more often on desktop screens than on phones and therefore mobile problems go unseen. Every … Read more

When, why & how web links should open new tabs

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The Minute UX™ series: one-minute reads about website problems I’ve discovered in numerous UX audits. Improper link handling can disrupt user experience and fail at accessibility compliance. I often see these three problems with internal and external text links and buttons … Read more