5 steps to get started with usability

Rosalia Vega

usability

Usable means…

FUNCTIONAL – it works
RESPONSIVE – works everywhere everytime
ERGONOMIC – can be used easily by all users
CONVENIENT- everything is within reach
USER PROOF – everyone can learn how to use it

Just to get you started on applying usability to your site, make sure you have a look at the 5 steps below.

STEP 1: Make sure everything works

404errors

Sounds obvious but, make sure all links work.
Get started with Analytics programs like Google Analytics.
Keep an eye on your stats and understand the behaviour of your visitors. Additionally, make sure you are not getting a lot of visits to the 404 page, something important could be broken.

STEP 2: Your interfaces need to teach your user how to use your product

teach users

User interfaces need to teach the user how to use your product just by using intuition.
If necessary, you can add a help section…

View original post 202 more words

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s