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5 Design Mistakes That Interfere With Your Online Usability

Good usability – what does that even mean? The term has been around for quite a while now; long enough anyways to have gained some serious popularity. In a previous article we even argued that “usability has become a commodity and is no longer a distinctive feature”. That is because people have long gotten used to certain design standards.
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10 Tips How To Handle Responsive Navigation Menus Successfully

Responsive web design is quite a new approach to handling your website on different devices. While your content stays the same, the layout changes according to the screen resolution. Responsive design allows you to create a unique user experience on different platforms and at the same time keep maintenance efforts at a minimum.

There have been numerous articles lately that cover this topic. Some help us understand the anatomy of responsive websites with guidelines and tutorials, others shed light on the role of media queries, and yet others offer inspiring collections of responsive designs.
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10 Practical Tips For Web Designers

Web design is quite an art. There are many beautiful and inspiring websites out there to prove that. But even though it sais design, there are many different fields that need to be considered when designing a website from scratch. The actual visual design is only a fragment. Even one that comes in quite late in the design process.

Of course a website should be visually appealing and there are many practical things that can be realized through visual design. However, there are many things you need to be aware of and define before you can give shape to them. In the following I will give you ten tips that will help you to create better websites. Some of them might be familiar to you, some are obvious, but still ignored on a regular basis, and some might actually surprise you.
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