5 Tips for Designing Great Website Navigation 

Navigation is one of the most essential elements of a website.  It provides a high-level overview of what visitors will find there (which also happens to be good for SEO). It helps visitors orient themselves so they can get around the site quickly. Plus, it enables them to take quick action like visiting their cart… Continue reading 5 Tips for Designing Great Website Navigation 

User research and UX research: Any difference?

[unable to retrieve full-text content] On my first interview for a User Researcher role as an intern, I was asked this question by my mentor: Continue reading on UX Collective »

Published
Categorized as UX Tagged ,

How to Build a Simple REST API in PHP

In this tutorial, I’ll teach you how to build a simple REST API with PHP and MySQL. REST has become the de facto standard when it comes to exposing data via APIs and building web services. In fact, most web applications these days access and expose data via REST APIs. With the popularity of front-end… Continue reading How to Build a Simple REST API in PHP

Seobase Review: Powerful SEO Tool for Keyword Analysis

4 Shares SEO is becoming more complicated than ever with so many different keywords to manage. However, in this regard, one amazing thing that I have come across is seobase, a SEO platform that helps you in increasing the efficiency and productivity of the content that you put online. The best thing about this SEO… Continue reading Seobase Review: Powerful SEO Tool for Keyword Analysis

The 4 Secrets of a Successful Website Redesign

The beginning of a new year is a great time to go over your old website and refresh your brand. After all, your website is at the center of your online presence, and an excellent first impression is key for driving sales and boosting engagement. According to a recent study, up to 94% of first… Continue reading The 4 Secrets of a Successful Website Redesign

Pointless Websites to Waste Time That School You in Design

Pointless websites are made from brilliant development hacks which are all wit and less work. These are websites that do not have any specific niche or content. The useless web is actually not what many people think it is. They may seem pointless but some really cool simplistic pages gain more user engagement than some… Continue reading Pointless Websites to Waste Time That School You in Design

How to Create a Mailchimp Subscribe Form Widget for WordPress

In this tutorial I’ll explain how to create a “Mailchimp subscribe form widget” using WordPress, the Mailchimp API, and AJAX. It will be aimed at competent beginner developers, and requires some understanding of PHP and WordPress development. There’s a lot to do, so let’s get stuck in! A Quick Note on APIs “The web has… Continue reading How to Create a Mailchimp Subscribe Form Widget for WordPress

Best WordPress eCommerce, Product, and Marketing Plugins of 2019

If you’re in the market for a top-notch WordPress eCommerce, product, or marketing plugin, you definitely need to check out this list of the best WooCommerce plugins for 2019.   eCommerce Plugins WooCommerce Amazon Affiliates WooCommerce Amazon Affiliates makes it easy to start earning money as an Amazon affiliate. With this plugin, you can start adding Amazon… Continue reading Best WordPress eCommerce, Product, and Marketing Plugins of 2019

Top WordPress Audio and Video Plugins of 2019

WordPress audio and video plugins are essential if you are looking to add video and audio players to your website. In this post, I’ll share some of my favorites for 2019—I’ve picked plugins that have features that are missing from many of the other plugins available.  WordPress Audio Player Plugins 1. MP3 Sticky Player This MP3… Continue reading Top WordPress Audio and Video Plugins of 2019

20 Best Shipping & Pricing WooCommerce Plugins

If you use a WooCommerce plugin to manage the online store on your WordPress site, you’re probably looking for plugins that offer a good variety of shipping options or that make selling your products and running sales as easy as possible.  Today, we look at the best shipping and pricing plugins and also take a look at a few… Continue reading 20 Best Shipping & Pricing WooCommerce Plugins

Best WordPress Contact Form Plugins

If you run a WordPress site, you need a reliable contact form so that visitors can reach you with their questions and comments. However, with so many WordPress form builders on the market, it can be difficult to find the very best contact form WordPress has to offer. To save you the time-wasting and head-scratching… Continue reading Best WordPress Contact Form Plugins

Comparing the 5 Best PHP Form Builders

If you’re developer using PHP to build a website for yourself or a client, chances are at some point you’ll need to add a form to the site. The most common forms on the average website are contact forms. They enable visitors to contact you quickly and easily.  But other forms can come in handy… Continue reading Comparing the 5 Best PHP Form Builders

Using the UX process to create a date planning app — and a happy couple.

UX case study for Concept project WeDate App Methods Concept mapping, Storyboard, User flow, Wireframes, Paper prototyping Tools Marvel User research- Asking the right questions. On my second day of my General Assembly UX Immersive course I was tasked with creating an app that solved a problem for the person sitting beside me. I began… Continue reading Using the UX process to create a date planning app — and a happy couple.

Key Web Development and Design Skills You Should Learn In 2017

In addition to building your client contact list this year, you should be thinking of upgrading your knowledge base in critical areas, especially as competition in the digital economy gets stiffer and opens up wider opportunities for highly skilled web developers and designers. What exactly should you focus on when expanding your web development skills-set… Continue reading Key Web Development and Design Skills You Should Learn In 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

User Experience Is Important For Web Designers

The first thing that grabs your attention when you open an app or a website is the way in which it is designed. User experience depends mostly on design and its contribution to the brand’s recognition. You might design a good looking website, but you should still go far beyond a simple user experience. UX… Continue reading User Experience Is Important For Web Designers

User Experience Design: How to Do it Right

We know that the customer is always right. However, this motto is often neglected costing website operators a lot of money that could have been better spent. No matter what industry your company is in, the customer should come first in each marketing strategy. You can optimize your sales only with satisfied clients. But customer… Continue reading User Experience Design: How to Do it Right

How to transform user experience into UX design

Usability testing doesn’t have to be complicated. There are dozens of options for a design team that wants to remotely test their solutions. To prove that, we’ve redesigned Yelp, with the help of remote usability tests. We ran remote usability tests because they’re fast and affordable. All of these tests were unmoderated, which means the… Continue reading How to transform user experience into UX design

What Is An Effective Web Design And What Makes Good User Experience?

The Importance of User Experience We live at an age and time where everything is accessible but also in an era where people’s attention span gets shorter. Therefore, in a race to attract prospective customers, companies of all sizes and shapes come up with ways and means to do that. In the process, the World Wide… Continue reading What Is An Effective Web Design And What Makes Good User Experience?

22 Circular Icon Designs for Websites and User Interfaces

Various styles have been adapted over recent years pertaining to icon design. Websites and mobile apps utilize their fair share of icons to convey a much clearer meaning in regards to a user interface. Those with perspicacity recognise the importance of symbolic pictograms. But how do you decide on a theme among the many various… Continue reading 22 Circular Icon Designs for Websites and User Interfaces