Monthly Archives: March 2013

Home Button Extinction?

There’s an article on the IDYeah Blog written by Vishal Mehta titled “Home is Not Required” (http://idyeah.com/blog/2013/03/home-not-required/) that discusses the ongoing debate regarding the use of a home button on websites that navigates users back to the site’s homepage. I’ve … Continue reading

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Usability Testing on Surveys

I was recently asked by the US Postal Service’s website to complete an online customer satisfaction survey.  I agreed to take it, and while I was completing the questions, I noticed that my patience with the survey questions began to … Continue reading

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Users’ Different Navigation Styles

Here’s a fascinating conference proceeding paper, titled Discovery of Individual User Navigation Styles and written by Eelco Herder and Ion Juvina, which discusses how a user’s unique characteristics can affect how he or she navigates websites. Conducting this type of user research … Continue reading

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