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Will your website 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 of being caught with your Web bloopers showing. Read this book and find out now if your website commits any heinous bloopers.

This book is not just about how to make websites pretty, and its not 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 and sound advice on avoiding or fixing these problems. It is written with a sense of humor and is sprinkled with relevant cartoons and numerous screen images illustrating problems and solutions. Reading this book will help you make your websites 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, graphic design, and layout.
  • Organized and formatted based on the results of a usability test performed by Web designers themselves .
  • Features its own website web-bloopers .comwith new and emerging Web design no-nos (because new bloopers are born every day) along with a much- requested printable blooper checklist for Web designers and developers to use.

About the Author

Jeff Johnson is a consultant at UI Wizards, Inc., a product usability consulting form. He has worked in the field of human-computer interaction since 1978 as a software designer, usability tester, manager, and researcher. He also wrote the book GUI Bloopers: Donts and Dos for Software Developers and Web Designers, published by Morgan Kaufmann Publsihers.

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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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