Design Decision

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Dr Nielsen said the success of sites such as Google, Amazon, eBay and Yahoo showed that close attention to design and user needs was important. “Those four sites are extremely profitable and extremely successful,” said Dr Nielsen, adding that they have largely defined commercial success on the net. “All are based on user empowerment and […]

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Sites for sore eyes

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Some design crimes, such as splash screens that get between a user and the site they are trying to visit, and web designers indulging their artistic urges have almost disappeared, said Dr Nielsen. “But there’s great stability on usability concerns,” he told the BBC News website. Dr Nielsen said the basic principles of usability, centring […]