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For UI/UX Designers - What Does UX Mean in Web Design?

What does UX mean in web design? It means that website is designed to make the interaction between user and product as easy and comfortable as possible. Therefore, UX serves not only for itself. Properly applied UX can attract visitors to your site, increase their retention time, and thus improve the conversion rate. The meaning of UX in web design is obvious, and knowing what’s meaning of UX in website design matters a lot. Here are 5 reasons explaining “what does UX mean in web design”: 1.) It helps users achieve their goals Although many companies don’t want to admit it - users don’t read every word on a website carefully and attentively. Instead, users come to the page with a specific purpose, such as: ● Look for needed information.● Inquiry and buy a product.● Make a booking like flight.● Watch a specific video The simpler you make the visitor achieve his or her goal, the more leads you will generate from customers. Nowadays, users decide within 8 seconds if they want to stay on …

iOS 11 vs iOS 10: Comparison Review in UI and Interaction

iOS 11 was announced and the first beta version released to developers at the Worldwide Developers Conference on June 5, 2017, and the stable version for consumers was released in most countries on September 19, 2017. Compared to iOS 10, is there any special change in the UI and interaction in iOS 11? iOS 11 vs iOS 10, which is better? Let's take a look. Homepage iOS 10 vs iOS 11: Homepage The whole iOS UI design takes a smoother change. The navigation on the upper left corner has changed significantly from small dots into a classic signal bar. The APP name has been removed in Dock, application name font gets bolder, that makes app relatively clearer and easy to read. iOS 10 vs iOS 11: Control Center and Voice Adjustment in Control Center is one of the biggest bright spots in iOS 11, the user can customize the commonly-used function blocks, and brightness and volume can be adjusted through the 3D Touch, the control bar changes from the horizontal to vertical columnar, saving the ar…

Horizontal Scroll in App Design, Why Is It Worthy of Attention?

With mobile screens getting bigger, users’ demand for more content also increases. How to present sufficient content on a limited screen? I guess this question has always bothered many UI/UX designers. Horizontal scroll in App design, in that case, has gained favor among most designers.

Traditional design methods for extensible content includes list sliding of Y direction, 3D Touch of Z direction, portal content folding, etc. In this article, I am going to discuss the horizontal scroll in App design, which may first appear in the Horizontal sliding design of Windows Phone. In general, it’s used to extend content along the X axis on a single page. Nowadays, thisinteraction designis widely applied in various Apps. However, every cloud has a silver lining. Though Horizontal Scrolling Lists does present more content on one page, problems concerning good user experience also arise, such as poor visibility, priority chaos, and mixed content. Therefore, when applying this interaction in App d…

What Is the Difference Between User Experience And Interaction Design?

In the vast world of the design industry, some do experience design, some do interaction design, and some even do both, thus generating a final result that defining the distinctions of those diverse technical concepts and industry terms became more confusing and difficult. However, a thorough understanding ofthe difference between user experience & interaction design does play a big part of creating awesome products, or it could make you more make you more qualified and professional at least. Therefore, in this article, I’d like to describe the difference between user experience and interaction design. User Experience User experience involves the whole spectrum of feelings and emotions of a user during his or her use of a product, which needs take into consideration a much broader scope than the traditional usability to obtain. Normally, user experience can be realized by several elements: 1. Usability which is necessary but not the only thing that matters obviously 2. Good point…

Top 15 UX/UI Designers You Should Follow to Flow Out Inspiration in 2018

As is known, design is a rather broad and hard-to-define term. There are a wealth of different responsibilities encompassed by the term designer and design-related roles which have been existing in a wide range of areas, varying from print (publications and magazine) to industrial design (furniture and cars). With new design roles emerging in the industry, job titles like UX/UI designers seem to be confusing for both experienced and uninitiated designers. Before diving deeper, let’s have a quick look on the difference between UX and UI terms. User Experience (UX) designis a concept that has many dimensions and primarily concerned with how the product will feel. To solve a specific user problem, a UX designer will explore many different approaches, as any given design problem doesn’t have one single right answer. By identifying verbal/non-verbal stumbling blocks, UX designers refine and iterate to make the “best” user experience. Here is how Laura Klein (the author of UX for Lean Start…