Content Standards in Design Systems

Summary:  Content standards in design systems support a holistically consistent user experience and efficient collaboration between writers, content, and UI designers. Efficiency and consistency are always at the top of UX practitioners’ minds, especially for teams facing tight deadlines or resource constraints. While design systems commonly prioritize UI design components and patterns, incorporating content standards… Continue reading Content Standards in Design Systems

13 Top UXarmy Alternatives & Competitors in 2024

Everything has an alternative these days. With so many options, your users won’t settle for something mediocre. Your website must be easy and enjoyable to use. But, how do you know if your website is effective or not? For this, you need UX testing tools. Picking the right tool to do this can… Continue reading 13 Top UXarmy Alternatives & Competitors in 2024

13 Top Great Question Alternatives & Competitors in 2024

Finding the best user testing platform is more challenging than it sounds. There are many existing giants and rising stars in the market. One of them is Great Question. But, if you’ve clicked this article, it means Great Question may not be the best tool for your needs. That’s why we’ve listed… Continue reading 13 Top Great Question Alternatives & Competitors in 2024

Test smart: How to validate product on a business-facing level?

It took a long time since my story How to Select Testing Techniques for an Agile Team was published (if you ask me what happened in between, the short answer will be: a war in Ukraine and a career pivot). The mentioned story focused on Agile Testing Quadrants, a method presented by Lisa Crispin and… Continue reading Test smart: How to validate product on a business-facing level?

Three very good standardized UX surveys for industrial use

Pros and cons of the questionnaires SUS, PSSUQ, and ISO 9241–110 plus three more openly available, science-grounded, business-driven UX surveys (all including question sources) User Research Methods User research is one of the most important, if not the most important element of user experience (UX) and design. In this area exist many methods and materials, grounded in… Continue reading Three very good standardized UX surveys for industrial use

Is AI an SEO Killer?

* { box-sizing: border-box; } body {margin: 0;}*{box-sizing:border-box;}body{margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;}#i85g{background-color:rgb(243, 245, 246);} The importance of search engine optimization cannot be overstated. SEO is the lifeblood of online visibility, helping businesses reach their target audience through organic search engine results. But as we step further into the age of AI, we’re witnessing a paradigm shift in the way… Continue reading Is AI an SEO Killer?

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 »

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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

JWT Authentication in Django

This tutorial will give an introduction to JSON Web Tokens (JWT) and how to implement JWT authentication in Django. What Is JWT? JWT is an encoded JSON string that is passed in headers to authenticate requests. It is usually obtained by hashing JSON data with a secret key. This means that the server doesn’t need… Continue reading JWT Authentication in Django

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.