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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)

Considering Accessibility As Part of the UX

Unfortunately, many design projects neglect the importance of accessibility in order to create more inclusive products and services. Keep in mind this aspect when you are building your product or service as it is becoming more relevant and it should be part of every project from the very beginning. In this chapter, you will learn how to analyze accessibility issues and how to fix accessibility issues that you might find, besides seeing a few cases not only online but also in the offline environment.

In this chapter, we will look at the following topics:

  • What accessibility is and its importance
  • Different demands in accessibility
  • Accessibility as an inclusive UX
  • Real examples or case studies
  • Analyzing your website or app