Dark Patterns are all over the internet – on shopping sites, email platforms, download portals, search engines, social networks, and so on. But their goal is always the same: to coerce visitors into buying a particular product or click on a link. If you want to find out more about Dark Patterns and how they manipulate the user experience (UX), continue reading.Dark Patterns in UX design – deception and deceit!
The PDF is one of the most popular file formats, and with good reason – it is not only accessible across platforms, but is also extremely compact. If you use a large number of images and the PDF document is comprised of numerous pages, however, the file can quickly grow larger than desired. Firmware applications from Adobe, as well as free freeware programs and simple online tools, can help reduce...Reducing PDF size: how to do it
Users of digital services are impatient and demanding. If they don’t find what they’re looking for, they will abandon a website. If an app is hard to navigate or is not user-friendly, people will uninstall it. Human-centered design is intended to prevent this. Companies that put themselves in potential users’ shoes during the product development process can minimize economic risk and boost the...Human-centered design: User-friendly products that actually solve problems
What is the house of quality? When you develop products, you have to meet customer needs, but not at the expense of fulfilling technical requirements. The house of quality, a diagram of tables and graphs, is a perfect tool for considering customer desires and technical feasibility when you are developing a new product.House of quality
When Apple released the first iPhone in 2007, the group published the first jailbreak for the phone’s operating system iOS in the same year. Through the years, similar workarounds have been released for various follow-up models and other Apple devices to access the blocked administrator rights. What exactly does this involve? What are the advantages and disadvantages of an iPhone jailbreak?Jailbreak: What is involved in advanced user access to iOS devices?
Breadcrumb navigation helps visitors on your site to better navigate its structure, using selected filters or parent categories. It makes it easier for users to go back one or more steps. In this article, we explain what breadcrumb navigation is, why it is important for a good user experience, and how to implement breadcrumbs ideally in your website.Breadcrumb navigation: What are the advantages?
The mobile web can conjure up a whole host of challenges for web designers but at the same time also offers many opportunities for creating a positive user experience. If a mobile site isn’t configured correctly, then this can quickly lead to a bad user experience. To ensure your mobile-optimized website keeps up with the requirements of an ever-increasing mobile web, you should make yourself...Mobile web: the common errors
A central program on every operating system is the file manager. Whether on Windows, Linux, or macOS – in order to perform file and directory operations conveniently and efficiently, you should rely on a file manager that meets all your requirements. The pre-installed programs like Windows Explorer, Apple’s Finder, or Nautilus on Ubuntu, on the other hand, come with a greatly reduced range of...The most popular file managers for Windows, Linux, and Mac
Successful SEO measures help land you a spot in the top ranking positions of the search engine results pages (SERPS) and increase the influx of visitors to your site. But what happens when only a few visitors are actually buying your products or subscribing to your newsletters? Despite good traffic, the web project still isn’t as successful as it could be. The practical and effective solution to...What is Conversion Rate Optimization (CRO)?