Usability

Human-centered design
Human-centered design: User-friendly products that actually solve problems
  • Web development

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
House of quality
House of quality
  • Web analytics

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
Jailbreak (iOS)
Jailbreak: What is involved in advanced user access to iOS devices?
  • Web development

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?
File manager for Android: The best apps
File manager for Android – the best alternatives to the standard app
  • Tools

Managing files and folder on Android devices can quickly become a tedious affair. One the one hand, the integrated file manager app (only since Android 6.0 “Marshmallow”) is well hidden in the settings of the operating system, and on the other hand, it only has the basic functions available – which is why many users rely on third-party applications from the Google Play Store. But what exactly sets...

File manager for Android – the best alternatives to the standard app
Breadcrumb navigation: Explanations and Examples
Breadcrumb navigation: What are the advantages?
  • Web design

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?
Mobile web: recognizing and avoiding common errors
Mobile web: the common errors
  • Web design

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
Alternative file managers for Windows, Linux, and Mac
The most popular file managers for Windows, Linux, and Mac
  • Tools

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
Cool and creative 404 pages: tips and examples
Tips and examples to help create great 404 pages
  • Website creation

When surfing the web, users are often stopped in their tracks by 404 pages. This error message means that the page the user is trying to reach doesn’t exist. Most of these webpages are standardized, but some operators choose to create their own, individual 404 pages. So how do you go about creating a memorable, innovative 404 error page? We’ll take you through the dos and don’ts of making a 404...

Tips and examples to help create great 404 pages
What is conversion rate optimization?
What is Conversion Rate Optimization (CRO)?
  • Online sales

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)?
Heat map analysis: usability check for you web project
Heat map analysis: how to visualize your visitors’ behavior
  • Web analytics

By knowing the total number of unique visitors and purchases made on your website, you can quickly calculate the conversion rate for your online store. This figure, however, doesn’t reveal why a visitor made a certain purchase or deciding against buying a product. A heat map analysis, on the other hand, can shed some light on the matter and help you to increase the number of conversions.

Heat map analysis: how to visualize your visitors’ behavior