Best UX Articles of November 2016
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Best UX Articles of November 2016

on / by Robyn Collinge

Well, would you look at that? December has well and truly kicked off and things are getting festive over at Usabilla HQ – which means it’s time for our monthly roundup of the best UX content that November had to offer. The following is a collection of the most popular articles from our social media community, as well as a couple of our own personal favorites. Any you think we’ve missed? Let us know in the comments or shoot us a tweet @usabilla.

Does Conversation Hurt or Help the Chatbot UX?

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After announcing that “you should message a business just the way you would message a friend,” Mark Zuckerberg and the rest of the tech world are convinced that conversation is the future of business. But is chatting actually good for bots? Early user reviews suggest not. Read on to find out more.

UX in a Nutshell and What User Experience Designers Do

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User experience design grew out of web design, and while still too many people thinks it’s just a new shiny name for the same old thing, UX design does indeed need a different mindset, a broader methodology, and a handful of new tools. This article takes a look at what UX design is, and how you can enter the field.

If Satan Was a Web Designer…

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A tongue-in-cheek look at some of the less convenient ways the web could be designed. More specifically, the ways Satan might ask users to input their phone number.

All A/Bout Testing: How Netflix Knows Which Images You’ll Click

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As the saying goes, a picture is worth a thousand words, and Netflix knows that if they fail to catch a member’s attention within 90 seconds, they are likely to lose interest. So, how does the global streaming platform ensure they chose the right images to engage their users? Through thorough A/B testing.

4 Ways to Improve Usability and User Experience by Decluttering Designs

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We often speak about decluttering in the sense of physical stuff like closets or storage. But, we can also speak about decluttering designs too. Decluttering can help improve the usability and user experience of a website, and this article offers up 4 tips on how to get started.

Hamburger Menu Alternatives for Mobile Navigation

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If you’re working with digital products, you’ve probably already been told that hamburger navigation on mobile hurts UX metrics due of its low discoverability and efficiency. Luckily, a number of sites and apps have started to experiment with alternative solutions, take a look at the top options here.

And there we have it. That concludes our roundup of the best UX articles of November; which one was your favorite?


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Robyn Collinge

As Usabilla's Copywriter, Robyn brings nice words together - like peanut butter, napping, and Sunday brunch.

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  • Flux Webdesign Antwerpen

    Hi, great article! I like the monthly update.
    I am not able to find ‘the top options’ for the hamburger menu alternatives?

    Thank you!

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