How to increase the UX maturity of Scrum teams

Investing in the UX skills of a Scrum Team delivers a huge return. Learn how. In this article you will learn: Why enabling Scrum Teams with UX Design capabilities is important. Why introducing UX capabilities to Scrum team is frequently hard. What is the job of an UX Leader in a product development organization. How to use… Continue reading How to increase the UX maturity of Scrum teams

How to Make Your Web Developer Portfolio Stand Out

The rise of the internet has changed how we interact with the rest of the world. We are constantly connected to one another and have access to vast resources for education, entertainment, and business. Yet, the continued practicality of these technologies relies on the talents of web developers to provide interfaces and structures. One of… Continue reading How to Make Your Web Developer Portfolio Stand Out

How to Write a Research Paper on Web Design

As a college student, you have to learn how to write research papers as this is one type of coursework that instructors assign often. If you’re studying web design, writing this paper won’t be any different. You still have to follow the right structure and come up with relevant content to fit your instructor’s requirements.… Continue reading How to Write a Research Paper on Web Design

Why UX Personas Matter in Web Design (+2 Persona Examples)

What’s the one thing that designers, coders, and writers all seek in unison? Besides an easy to work with clients, of course.  It’s clarity.  When achieved, it makes quick work of even the most daunting task. If absent, even a mind-numbingly menial job can break a seasoned professional down to tears.  It’s always a lack… Continue reading Why UX Personas Matter in Web Design (+2 Persona Examples)

What to look for in an accessibility audit

If your organization is completely new to digital accessibility, an audit or assessment is a great place to start to see where your organization stands. An accessibility audit is a combination of automated and manual testing done by accessibility experts using assistive technologies in various testing states. A detailed audit is a thorough review of… Continue reading What to look for in an accessibility audit

Less is (Almost) Definitely More: An Introduction to Hick’s Law for Web Designers

Imagine the public excitement when, in 1951, William Edmund Hick (“Hickey” to his friends?!) and Ray (with an “a”) Hyman published research about people’s responses to a bunch of flashing lights. I’m sure no-one could imagine how important this work would be for the information age since, of course, at that time, a bank of… Continue reading Less is (Almost) Definitely More: An Introduction to Hick’s Law for Web Designers

How Website Graphics Can Help You Reel Customers In

Customer service is invaluable. It is an integral factor that determines the success of a business as it enables your customer to keeps coming back to you. Customer satisfaction is only earned when you ensure that your customer is happy with your services and the overall customer experience. As technology progresses, businesses evolve with it.… Continue reading How Website Graphics Can Help You Reel Customers In

WordPress Plugins: How To Talk Clients Out Of Hoarding Plugins

When you first connect with a client, it’s natural to be agreeable in order to build rapport with them. You’re going to be working closely with them for a while, and you need to earn their trust as well as their confidence. Especially when you’re working with a high paying client. Being too agreeable, however,… Continue reading WordPress Plugins: How To Talk Clients Out Of Hoarding Plugins

Must-know Skills For Web Designers

It’s easy to get demotivated. Not that it always happens. There are times when you feel you’re on a run, your work is going well, your clients love you, and you get a lot of referrals. Then there are times when your work halts, you feel uninspired and you lose motivation. This is particularly true… Continue reading Must-know Skills For Web Designers

These 5 UX Mistakes Drive Visitors Away in Less Than 5 Seconds

Posted · Category: Best Collections The longer you can keep a visitor tuned into your website the better. But the time needed to fully engage a visitor is quite short. If your website UX isn’t up to snuff, you’ll be fortunate if a visitor sticks around more than 5 seconds. That isn’t much time to… Continue reading These 5 UX Mistakes Drive Visitors Away in Less Than 5 Seconds

Build A Pomodoro Timer ― Scotch

Last week on the code challenge #5 we looked at building a movie player using a provided API. Here is the solution to the challenge built with Vue.js. This week we’ll be building a Pomodoro timer. A Pomodoro timer is a time management tool which breaks down task completion time into intervals of about 25… Continue reading Build A Pomodoro Timer ― Scotch

How to Write Helpful User Tutorials and Onboarding Guides

Writing user tutorials is essential to launching any new software project. But writing helpful user tutorials requires a careful hand, with a correct understanding of the user’s needs and expectations. With a solid foundation of empathy and understanding, we can build user tutorials that will educate our users without losing their attention or going over… Continue reading How to Write Helpful User Tutorials and Onboarding Guides

Embedded VS. Non-Embedded Signing with HelloSign — SitePoint

To embed or non-embed? Understand the difference when using HelloSign’s e-sign API We’ve teamed up with HelloSign to help you understand the difference between embedded and non-embedded signing options with the fastest eSign integration API. In less than 3 minutes, we teach you about the difference between embedded signing and non-embedded signing for legally binding… Continue reading Embedded VS. Non-Embedded Signing with HelloSign — SitePoint

General Design Elements For Basic Website Development

The concept of web design can easily appear to be intimidatingly complicated. Designers are expected to achieve versatility and visibility, deliver information in an enticing and enriching manner, and be technically sound as well as visually coherent in one robust package. It sounds like a pretty daunting task, especially when you recognize that many developers… Continue reading General Design Elements For Basic Website Development

Logo Design Trends and Strategy Guide for 2017

Branding strategy plays a fundamental part in an organization’s achievement in today’s focused and competitive markets. Your organization brand is not only a name or image; it speaks to the association with your purchaser. Making solid brand value is critical to position yourself in the business sector and make consumer awareness, whether you are an… Continue reading Logo Design Trends and Strategy Guide for 2017

What You Need To Do To Be A Great UX Designer

The concept of user experience design is a relatively new idea, and now it is an appropriate time to find a way of defining it, by identifying UX design skills and by looking at how these need to be put into practice. In design terms, everything that goes into user experience can make UX a… Continue reading What You Need To Do To Be A Great UX Designer