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Fixing Bad UX Designs

By : Lisandra Maioli
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Fixing Bad UX Designs

By: Lisandra Maioli

Overview of this book

Have your web applications been experiencing more hits and less conversions? Are bad designs consuming your time and money? This book is the answer to these problems. With intuitive case studies, you’ll learn to simplify, fix, and enhance some common, real-world application designs. You’ll look at the common issues of simplicity, navigation, appearance, maintenance, and many more. The challenge that most UX designers face is to ensure that the UX is user-friendly. In this book, we address this with individual case studies starting with some common UX applications and then move on to complex applications. Each case study will help you understand the issues faced by a bad UX and teach you to break it down and fix these problems. As we progress, you’ll learn about the information architecture, usability testing, iteration, UX refactoring, and many other related features with the help of various case studies. You’ll also learn some interesting UX design tools with the projects covered in the book. By the end of the book, you’ll be armed with the knowledge to fix bad UX designs and to ensure great customer satisfaction for your applications.
Table of Contents (14 chapters)

Using UI and Content for Better Communication

Even an experienced UXer might think that typography, colors, and icons should be UI designers, or content producers, concern. But the truth is that these elements can impact user experience.

In Chapter 4, Increasing Conversion with UX, we saw a how important elements such as CTA, copy, colors, and UI can be crucial for conversion. In this chapter, we will explore the following topics:

  • Identifying UI and content issues
  • The importance of UI for good UX
  • Color, iconography, and typography as part of communication
  • Content strategy for UX
  • Real examples, or case studies
  • Practical advice