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Wireframes and flowcharts are often the first things UX designers use when spinning their magic. When designing web pages, a wireframe is used to convey the basic layout of the page, with clear demarcations for what goes where. Flowcharts are immensely useful at describing user task flows and back-end processes, depicting the detailed path the web page will take depending on the user input. Together, these deliverables map the user experience journey in terms of…

Touted as one of the web design trends of 2018, Brutalism has been growing in popularity. So what is Brutalism and where did it come from? What is Brutalist design? The word “Brutalism” comes from the French word béton brut which translates to “raw”. ‘Brutalism web design has its roots in architectural design. In the 40s and 50s, post World War II, much of Europe was rebuilding after the great destruction that rampaged the cities.…

With technology shifting the marketing industry, neuromarketing has become integral in influencing the decision-making processes of consumers, especially when shopping online. When used right, neuromarketing in web design can improve customer engagement and increase visibility and sales—all done via collecting and analyzing unconscious behaviour. This article covers the basics of neuromarketing, discussing what it is and how it works, why it’s important for your e-commerce site, and how you can use it. It also provides…

We have all played games as a kid. Be it indoors or outdoors – games have challenged us, rewarded us and helped us be a better version of ourselves. The more engaging and interactive a game is, the more it motivates us to keep playing. If we apply this technique to our design, it could help achieve simplicity which, in turn, would enhance the user experience. In this article, I’ll walk you through what gamification…

Sound is an integral part of our daily life. Right from the sound of birds to the tick-tock of the clock, we are surrounded by sound in all forms. It soothes us after a tiring day and brightens our mood when we listen to it randomly. Talking about natural sounds, it also reminds us of the highly sought after man-made sounds. Yes, you guessed it right! We’re talking about music, recurring mobile notifications and so…

After writing about GDPR and Themes, Plugins and Logos I’m back to writing about my favourite subject – design. Today I’m excited to write about best practices for designing dialogs to improve UX. Let me first spend a little time talking about what a dialog is. What is a dialog? The dialog in design is a prompt or an overlay that requires the user to interact with it to make an action. An example of…

Website design and SEO always go hand-in-hand. A perfect combination of these two helps you to build high-performing websites and achieve the ambitious business targets easily. Both search engines and visitors love information-rich, visually fascinating, and responsive websites. However, with the changing time, the design of websites become old-fashioned and doesn’t meet the increasing demands of visitors. This is where website redesign comes into play. Website design industry experts recommend updating the design of the…

With thousands of free and premium themes available online, why would someone want to put in the work to customize their WordPress theme? Also, how easy is it to change a  theme in WordPress entirely? Let’s find out. How to change a theme in WordPress : As you will see below, changing a theme in WordPress  involves just just a few clicks. However, repairing the damage done post a change that was not thought through,…

The Internet of Things (IoT) has rolled in like a slow and steady wave since 1982. That’s the year Carnegie Mellon University modified a Coke machine so programmers could get updates on the machine and see if cold drinks were available. Today, the IoT is booming. For example, Walmart uses radio frequency identification (RFID) sensors to determine top-selling items in its stores, while governments use the technology to solve chronic community problems. IoT-enabled home automation…

Working in the content industry, you tend to pick up a lot. I’ve been writing professionally for over a year now and during this time I’ve interacted with a lot of web designers. This gave me a window into the finer nuances of website designing. Aspects of a creative or banner that I once never gave much thought to turned out to be deeply influential in the way we humans process information. I realized web…

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