Provide the Option of Visiting the Standard Site from a Mobile Version – Notes on User Experience

We all know that mobile versions of web sites should be minimalistic, efficient, action driven; in many cases a lighter version of a standard website. But sometimes, users may want to access the standard site from their mobile devices if they are looking for specific information or if they are familiar with the standard website. […]

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 […]