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Engaging, Educational, Enjoyable, Erudite: Excellent!
--Dr. Jakob Nielsen, Nielsen Norman Group
Many of the examples are priceless - just reading them made my blood boil
--Howard Tamler, Principal, HT Consulting
Will your web site pass the test? Or will site visitors be gnashing their
teeth and shaking their fists? Will any customers ever come back to your
site? Save yourself the embarrassment and don't be caught with your Web
Bloopers showing. Read this book and find out now if your web site commits
any heinous bloopers.
This book is not just about how to make web sites pretty, nor is it just
another tirade about what is wrong with the web. It goes in-depth and
grapples with challenging usability issues at the heart of many web
bloopers. It offers solid sound advice on avoiding or fixing these problems.
It is written with a sense of humor and is sprinkled with relevant cartoons
along with numerous screen images illustrating the problems and their
solutions. Reading this book will help make your web sites better.
- Discusses in detail 60 of the most common and critical web design mistakes, along with the solutions, challenges, and tradeoffs associated with them.
- Covers important subject areas such as: content, task-support, navigation, forms, searches, writing, link appearance, and graphic design and layout.
- Organized and formatted based on the results of its own usability test performed by web designers themselves.
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