Posts Tagged ‘ usability ’

Estimated reading time in web design

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If time is a factor, then this article is for you. For the next one minute and 58 seconds, you can gain some insight on how much content is actually being read on your site and how you can increase a user’s time spent reading that content.

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Debunking the myth of the page fold

Above the fold” is a graphic design concept that refers to the location of an important news story or a visually appealing photograph on the upper half of the front page of a newspaper. Most papers are delivered and displayed to customers folded up, meaning that only the top half of the front page is visible. Thus, an item that is “above the fold” may be one that the editors feel will entice people to buy the paper. Alternatively, it reflects a decision, on the part of the editors, that the article is one of the day’s most important. By extension, the space above the fold is also preferred by advertisers, since it is the most prominent and visible even when the newspaper is on stands.

Now learn why it isn’t as important in the digital realm.

Life Below 600px »

The Myth of the Page Fold: Evidence From User Testing »

There Is No Page Fold »

Making dough or spam? The perplexing case of designing lead generation pages

Think Vitamin offers up some tips on developing a single lead generation page

Read it here »