Expected format and client side scripting – Notes on User Experience

Users, including ourselves, have to deal with web forms almost every day. The task can be tedious and even frustrating, especially when a simple task comes with an instruction booklet. It is common to find a simple Telephone Number field with a set of instructions attached to it: “Please don’t use spaces, dashes or brackets”… […]

“You Are Here” Indicators – Notes on User Experience

I was recently presented with a web application for evaluation and I was surprised to see that what we think as a “Usability Basic Principle” was poorly executed. The use of “You Are Here” indicators. It is important to let the users know at all times where they are. A user may lose track while […]

SEO tips part 2 – Off-Page Search Engine Optimization

As mentioned in my previous blog, Search Engine Optimization is divided in 2 parts: On-Page and Off-Page SEO. After preparing and optimizing your web pages with On-Page SEO (read my previous article), you can start working in the popularity of your site with Off-Page SEO: 10 Off-Page Search Engine Optimization activities Off-Page SEO is about […]

SEO tips part 1 – On-Page Search Engine Optimization

I started my Web Design career over 12 years ago. Back then, it was a hot topic how to get at the top of the organic search results – deja vu! –. Many things have changed in the web since then; the techniques, the technology, the players. Oh so different. But at a recent networking […]