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Tag: navigation

  • Search and Navigation Interconnections

    When people visit a particular page of your website and then carry out a search from that page, it is often a sign that the page navigation and/or content is not working well. When we’re observing customers carrying out tasks on websites we notice certain common patterns.

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  • We Need a Measure for Customer Effort

    What the text of a particular link means to someone will be influenced by the task they are trying to complete.  Recently I watched as customers tried to find configuration information for Product X.

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  • 4 Ways SharePoint Navigation Breaks Usability Best Practices

    4 Ways SharePoint Navigation Breaks Usability Best Practices

    There's been a lot of interest lately from business users and SharePoint site owners in SharePoint's usability (or lack thereof), but the issue doesn't seem to receive as much attention as other topics. When experts talk about SharePoint, they focus on migration, administration, governance, development, cloud, and mobile.

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  • Google Maps 2.0 Arrives for iPad With Indoor Maps and Live Traffic Updates

    Google's latest Maps update is packed with features to challenge Apple's own iOS mapping app, including improved iPad support, better travel and traffic information plus improved indoor coverage. For A Better View of the Street The version 2.

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  • Google Maps App Launches for Apple iPhone

     Having struggled with its own Maps implementation and lost a lot of goodwill in the process, Apple has finally approved the app that it kicked off the iPhone, arch-rival Google Maps is back on iOS.

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  • New BlackBerry 10 Pics Leak as the CEO Says RIM Has Only One Shot

     More pictures of the test version of BlackBerry's BB10 smartphone are now out in the wild, as RIM's boss Thorsten Heins and other troops are sent out to butter up the press ahead of next year's launch.

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  • Nokia's Free Mapping App Rolls Out on iOS

     Frustrated by the iOS 6 native Maps app and lack of Google's old app? Nokia has you covered with its well-regarded "Here" app now available on iPhone and iPad. Mapping the Future of Mobile Apple's Maps app was such a fail for the company that jobs were lost over it.

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  • Web Experience: Avoiding the Dirty Magnet in Navigation Design

    A dirty magnet is a link that attracts people to click on it promising to bring them somewhere that it won’t. If links were married most of them would be getting divorced, because so many links don’t keep their promises.

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  • WWDC Keynote Sees Apple's iOS Future Going Live

    Here we go then, another fun joyride through the highs (if you're a developer) and lows (if you expect magical-device unveiling miracles) of an Apple Keynote, with the expected focus on new features in OS X and iOS. WWDC Keynote Updates Latest updates at the top: Looks like there is

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  • The What, Why and How of Usability Testing

    The movie Glengarry Glen Ross taught us Always Be Closing. In the world of web design, the mantra is Always Be Testing. Yet, it’s not always clear how to go about testing your site or how to know what exactly you’re testing for.

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