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WalMart.com
avoiding calling users "users", 208, 209
items missing from categories, 21, 23
tabs not connected to the panel, 275
Washington, D.C., failing to include on state lists, 66
watermark title in page background, 109
weak search methods , 178
Weather.com, no recognition of New York City, 71
Weather.Yahoo.com. See Yahoo Weather
Web
designed for sharing information, 53
meteoric rise in popularity of, 6-8
origins of, 5-6
quality of, 1
searching the entire, 169
"stateless" nature of, 51
usability of, 1, 3-4
Web applications, releasing without testing on users, 283
Web Blooper checklist on this book's website, 9
Web-Bloopers.com, website for this book, 9
Web browsers. See browsers
Web content. See content
Web design bloopers. See bloopers
Web developers. See developers
Web forms. See forms
Web pages
with active links to themselves , 112
designing with a consistent appearance within a site, 88
generating automatically from product databases, 132
lacking any navigation links, 116-119
losing data on return to the previous, 47, 48
omitting unfinished , 42
performing task analysis and conceptual design before Web page design, 78-79
refreshing, 116
Web presence
not rushing into, 42
organizational commitment requirement for, 34-35
Web search, history of, 159-160
Web team
placing at the corporate or agency level, 87-88
responsibility for the entire external site, 88
WebAdTech.com, results for search that found nothing, 2
website lexicon. See site lexicon
websites . See also under specific website names
about browser sniffing, 63
avoiding forcing users through multiple, 52
conflicting information on, 28
containing a textual summary of an organization's purpose, 19
content organization of, 19-24
definition of, 7
designers of, 7
developing on Internet time, 7-8
with difficult Web addresses, 14
examples of poor quality and low usability, 2-3
first U.S., 6
focusing searching on specific content, 165-166
as front ends for large, complex transaction-processing systems, 204, 205
generating pages from templates, 141
identifying yourself to, 49
incomplete, 39
listing a set of items, 26
methods for designers to organize content, 24
muddling through baffling, 164
not going live until ready, 42
not read but scanned, 196
poorly identified, 14
propagating users' data throughout, 53-54
reflecting organizational charts , 84-89
releasing without testing on users, 283
resources required to update, 34-35
reviewing thoroughly before placing online, 42
segmented into subsites, 113
testing for organizational artifacts, 88
testing for usability, 37
text making up the bulk of, 195
total number of, 7
visitors to, 207
wasting customer time by failing to provide defaults, 131
with well-organized content, 24, 25
Wiesner Brothers website, poorly marked links, 222-224
Windows PCs
effective font sizes compared to Macintoshes, 254
text display compared to Macintoshes, 249
Windows, text resolution, 254
WisconSUN.org
avoiding duplicate links, 100, 101
poorly marked links, 222, 223, 224
true duplicate links, 95
World Wide Web. See Web
Wrapped Links: How Many? blooper, 234-236
writers. See technical writers
writing, sloppy , 217-220
writing style, inconsistent, 214-217


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Web Bloopers. 60 Common Web Design Mistakes and How to Avoid Them
Web Bloopers: 60 Common Web Design Mistakes, and How to Avoid Them (Interactive Technologies)
ISBN: 1558608400
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 2002
Pages: 128
Authors: Jeff Johnson

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