Usability

Daily curated collection of articles and resources.

alistapart.com

Practical Design Discovery

One of the hardest design problems I ever worked on was for a company that helps IT groups manage risk. Their product focused on open-source components—inexpensive and widely supported by an enormous ...

babich.biz

Design a Perfect Search Box

Search box is a combination of input field and submit button. One may think that the search box doesn’t need a design; after all, it’s just two simple elements. However, on content-heavy ...

UI8 sponsored

Branding Book & Style Guide Templates

A beautiful collection of 5 different style guide templates! 75 fully customizable and easy to use pages, each with real wording. These templates are the perfect starting point for creating beautiful branding books.

icons8.com

How to Search Icons Like a Boss?

Suppose you are a veterinarian. You have an insanely popular Instagram account because you savagely exploit people’s affection for cute and vulnerable animals. But that’s not enough for you. That’s why you ...

uxdesign.cc

Forms Need Validation

Inline validation is a method to check the validity of an input and give feedback before submission. It significantly enhances the usability and user experience of forms. This article explains inline form ...

webflow.com

How Not to Design Web Forms

Web forms. They’re the heart of product design (most products are, from the user standpoint, just a bunch of forms) and usually the most important part of any web page they appear ...

uxdesign.cc

Alternatives to Placeholder Text

Placeholder text can be used as an attribute for almost every HTML input type, and misguided designers and developers don’t hesitate. It is tempting to provide text help for complex forms, or ...