Pinterest definitely started a trend with it’s grid or card-based layout design, and many have followed in their footsteps.
SVG, or Scalable Vector Graphic, is an image file format that is growing in popularity. They are actually a simple text file that holds coordinates which map out shapes and, therefore, make an image.
‘Hero area’ is a fairly new term in website design, but a well tried and tested part of print design and it has been for years.
Before we go into the CSS attribute selectors let’s take a step back. I don’t know how familiar any of you are with all of this but I’m sure you’re at least familiar with basic HTML attributes.
Although the user experience field is relatively new and is still developing, UX-ers already have plenty of methods and techniques in their toolbox. So let’s now go through the extensive list of UX research methods, have a brief overview of each method and understand the type of questions they answer.
With CSS animation becoming so powerful you can create great looking and simple pre-loaders for your website.
Infographics have become more and more popular over the last few years – we have finally all realised that the human brain responds easier, quicker and better to descriptive images than to pages of text. This has encouraged the emergence of infographic style web sites where they would have previously been text-heavy.
Ghost buttons, or empty buttons, are a trend that have really come into being through necessity – the use of large background images requires information elements that don’t obscure large areas of the image, and ghost buttons with their no fill, and usually thin border and small text fit the bill perfectly.
There is no doubt about the importance of measuring and tracking user experience. Depending on the specifications of a digital product, different sets of performance metrics may be used to evaluate the user experience, such as time on task, success rate and error rate, conversion rate and issue-based metrics. These metrics are based on quantitative data collected during user testing sessions or contextual interviews, at the very least using product analytics data.