Thoughts on listening to users

What are the Gestalt Principles, and why are they important for UX?

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It is critical to understand the fundamentals of design in order to meeting the customer’s needs and create an efficient user interface. The Gestalt Principles are some of the most important pieces of knowledge for any designer and have real impacts on how the user interprets information. This article will define the Gestalt Principles and analyze how they’re impactful for UX and UI.

How UX design and information architecture go hand-in-hand

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Just because you’re a good designer doesn’t mean that you don’t need to be aware of the latest technologies and methodologies. In fact, a UX designer can improve professional skills by constant learning. Along with other sciences, designers must learn and study information architecture. IA can help them with their workflow. Some companies and designers believe that information architecture is the foundation of efficient UI and UX design. What are your thoughts about it? 

Prioritizing accessibility in UX design

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Many companies are still not aware of the benefits of integrating accessibility into the design and UX research process. Therefore, they’re missing the immense real-world impacts of it. Prioritizing accessibility can ensure that users of all abilities enjoy our digital products. Therefore, it’s essential to understand the importance of prioritizing accessibility in UX design.

Considering customer experience in your UX design process

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Do you know you can provide a steady foundation for your brand or business and increase return on investment by adopting practices that elevate customer experience? In the past, companies relied totally on their product’s quality to get new business or more sales. They were successful, but now it’s not that easy because major brands have become user-centric and marketing machines. So, if you want to compete with them, you need to consider customer experience in the UX design process. 

What are the application security flaws in UX design?

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Do you remember the movie “Rise of the Planet of Apes?” Actually, you do not have to because this is about the “rise of the planet of apps” and not apes as in the movie. Did you mumble something about that being a terrible pun? I get it, I am not so good at puns, and we are not here to talk about puns. We are going to try and put on a serious face like that of Sandor Clegane (the hound) in Game of Thrones and focus on UX design cyber application security.

UX playoffs: Food delivery bracketology

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If you’ve been following our social media, then you’ve probably seen the UX playoffs polls we’ve been running for the past several weeks. It started as a fun little campaign that we started in celebration of the NBA playoffs. As folks engaged with and voted on their favorite food delivery apps, we were reminded of a time when we used to share UX Wars blog posts and how those resonated with everyone. So, here we are! Soft relaunching our old campaign. Don’t worry, friends. The name change was temporary and apropos only to the NBA playoffs situation.

10 UI mistakes that SaaS marketers make

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User interface (UI) and UX design are critical components in any industry, especially for SaaS brands. The SaaS market is highly competitive. This is why it’s crucial to take your time doing UI and UX research to make sure your product and marketing efforts are more thorough and check all the right boxes. If you are too focused on creating and marketing the best product, you can easily lose sight of what really matters — your customers. Below, we’ll review the top 10 SaaS marketing mistakes and tips for how to overcome them.

Key components of the UX design process

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The UX design process doesn’t only provide users with a pleasurable and intuitive user experience. It also offers an opportunity for UX designers to make changes and improvements in their designs as they go along. If you want to design a user-friendly interface for a website or app, you need to understand the meaning of UX and the key components of the UX design process. So, let’s start.

UX research and UX design

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When it comes to building a good user experience for your customers, both UX design and UX research are important parts of the process. While both aspects of UX are key to developing a strong user interface, they both play different roles. In this article, we will discuss UX research and UX design and the key components of each.

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