Six UX Strategies to Make your Site more User-Friendly

Basic UX design strategies that can help amplify your website's message.
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  • Lectures 9
  • Length 1 hour
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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Published 10/2014 English

Course Description

The design of your website has implications for what your users can do. In the end, it can influence whether a user buys your product. Learn six basic UX design strategies that can help amplify your website’s message. After this class, you’ll be able to think about a range of design issues - from readability and contrast to the layout of your forms.

This course will give you six actionable ways to improve your website design from improving your site's navigation to optimizing key elements like buttons and input forms.

Key Takeaways:

  • Explore readability, contrast, navigation, and layout
  • Make basic UX design decisions about your website

Your instructor is Julie, an independent User Experience Consultant for digital agencies, startups and technology companies. She helps companies better understand and serve their audiences through design research and a unique interdisciplinary background in politics, business and mathematics.

What are the requirements?

  • Have a general understanding of the web design you are looking to improve

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Explore readability, contrast, navigation, and layout
  • Make basic UX design decisions about your website

What is the target audience?

  • Anyone who is looking for key ways to improve their website's design
  • Someone who does not want to get way too deep into the theoretical aspects of UX and is looking for actionable ways to improve their site

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

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Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction
Introduction
Preview
03:15
What is UX?
Preview
05:40
Section 2: Homepage #2
Beyond the Homepage
Preview
03:37
Section 3: Navigation
Obvious Navigation
01:52
Section 4: User Behavior
The F-Pattern
06:38
Section 5: Readability
Readability and Contrast
06:25
Section 6: Input Form
Form Layout
09:26
Section 7: 404 Pages
Forgotten Pages
04:58
Section 8: Conclusion
Conclusion
11:06

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General Assembly, Campus for Technology, Design and Entrepreneurship

GENERAL ASSEMBLY IS A GLOBAL NETWORK OF CAMPUSES FOR TECHNOLOGY, BUSINESS, AND DESIGN.

At General Assembly, we offer a new model for learning these skills, one that features emerging content taught by top practitioners with real-world experience. Our global network of campuses not only brings people together – it takes advantage of a new kind of learning-by-doing. Through our curriculum, entrepreneurs receive a pragmatic and multi-disciplinary education at the intersection of technology, design, and business. By connecting entrepreneurs, expert instructors, and motivated thinkers, we're cultivating a multi-faceted community of like-minded individuals united by common goals, shared experiences, and the occasional dance party.

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