Why Web Site Usability is Important for a Company

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On the World Wide Web, a company's web site is the only point of contact that a company has with anyone who is interested in it. Thus, companies entirely rely on their web presence in order to achieve their online goals, be they commercial or otherwise. This scenario, viewed from an alternative perspective means that the user of a company's web site will formulate a judgement … [Read more...]

The Difference (and Relationship) Between Usability and User Experience

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After web site accessibility, "user experience" (abbreviated as UX) is probably the phrase that most people tend to confuse usability with. While the topic of the difference between usability and user experience has been discussed by various experts in the respective fields, I feel the need to write about it for two main reasons. The first reason is that several posts I … [Read more...]

15 Usability Guidelines for Designing Web Site Links

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Having usable web site links is an essential consideration for anyone who is developing or owns a web site. Links are a means for the user to navigate to other pages within the same web site or view related documents and external sites. Having usable links effectively means that users are more likely to achieve the objective of why they are in your web site (be it for … [Read more...]

Web Site Usability at DotNetNuke Web Connections

Web Site Usability At DotNetNuke Web Connections 2011

I always like to refer to a DotNetNuke conference as a gathering between friends, and DotNetNuke Web Connections 2011 was no exception. We come from all over the world and we do have different areas of expertise but we all share one passion, that of working together and sharing our ideas for the benefit of DotNetNuke and its ever-growing community. This is the third DotNetNuke … [Read more...]

10 usability guidelines for designing the search interface

Usability Guidelines For Designing the Search Interface

The search interface is the means by which users can search through the content of your web site. This post discusses what, I consider to be the ten most important guidelines that can make your web site's search interface more usable. With 16.2 billion monthly searches using Search Engines in the U.S. alone (as at April 2011), many users have modeled their image of how a search … [Read more...]

Presentation on Automated Web Site Usability Evaluation

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This coming week is a very special one for me as I will be presenting a session entitled "Automating the Web Site Usability Evaluation Process" at the DotNetNuke Web Connections 2011. This conference which is going to be held at the Hamburg University in Germany between the 16th and 17th June provides an ideal opportunity for getting in touch with DotNetNuke CMS professionals … [Read more...]