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User Experience – A Checklist for Real Websites

Sonja Leix
June 30, 2014

User Experience – A Checklist for Real Websites

Presented at WordCamp Seattle 2014

Boost the User Experience of your website with these easy-to-follow, real-world examples and best practices! Don’t abandon the project after launch – analyze and iterate to improve the UI and usability of any website.

Sonja Leix

June 30, 2014

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  1. Who am I? Sonja Leix ! New York based WordPress

    Front-End Designer Freelancer Co-Organizer WordCamp NYC ! Twitter: @sonjanyc Web: sonjaleix.com
  2. the overall experience of a person using a product such

    as a website or computer application, especially in terms of how easy or pleasing it is to use. us·er ex·pe·ri·ence
  3. –Steve Jobs “Design is not just what it looks like

    and feels like. Design is how it works.”
  4. –Paul Boag “Users are not always logical, at least 

    not on the surface. To be a great designer you need to look a little deeper into 
 how people think and act.”
  5. Usability is a quality attribute that assesses how easy user

    interfaces are to use. The word "usability" also refers to methods for improving ease-of-use during the design process. usability
  6. –Jakob Nielsen “Usability rules the Web. Simply stated, 

    the customer can’t find a product, 
 then he or she will not buy it.”