How to Conduct a Usability Heuristic Evaluation

Armen Ghazarian  •  Design, UX Design  •  October 16, 2014
How to Conduct a Usability Heuristic Evaluation

User experience works best when it’s incorporated into every stage of product development, starting from idea to development and testing. But usually things don’t happen that way and user experience specialists have to face the challenge of optimizing the existing product to become what we call “user friendly.” Well, better late than never. UX optimization of an...

How to Display Social Share Counts in WordPress as Text

Agbonghama Collins  •  WordPress  •  October 15, 2014
How to Display Social Share Counts in WordPress as Text

In the first part of this series, I showed you how to programmatically retrieve the share count of various social media networks from their respective APIs using PHP. In this final part, we will develop a WordPress plugin that displays the number of Facebook likes, Twitter posts, and social share count of a specific URL. To display the share count of a social network in a...

Product Design Process & Documentation Essentials (Part 2)

Chris Bank  •  Design  •  October 14, 2014
Product Design Process & Documentation Essentials (Part 2)

In this article, Chris Bank of UXPin – The UX Design App details the sketches, prototypes, and design specifications you’ll create as your product starts to take form. For additional tactics to preserve UX during product design, check out our Guide to UX Design & Process Documentation. Experts and featured companies include Aarron Walter, Ian McAllister, Vurb,...

Dash Helps You Collect Information in One Place

Carrie Cousins  •  Resources  •  October 13, 2014
Dash Helps You Collect Information in One Place

Do you ever think you just have too much information to keep up with it all? From Twitter to news feeds to weather to your personal or business site, it can take all day just to see what’s happening online. Dash helps you keep up with everything in one place. The service allows you to create realtime dashboards for your website, your business and your life. What is...

Product Design Process & Documentation Essentials (Part 1)

Chris Bank  •  Design  •  October 10, 2014
Product Design Process & Documentation Essentials (Part 1)

In this article, Chris Bank of UXPin – The UX Design App details the sketches, prototypes, and design specifications you’ll create as your product starts to take form. For additional tactics to preserve UX during product design, check out our Guide to UX Design & Process Documentation. Experts and featured companies include Aarron Walter, Ian McAllister, Vurb,...

Collection of Free iPhone 6 and 6 Plus Mockups

Nataly Birch  •  Resources  •  October 8, 2014
Collection of Free iPhone 6 and 6 Plus Mockups

“The first bite is with the eye.” Although this originally applied to cookery, it is hard not to agree that the same goes for any presentation, and UI designs are no exception. If you want your product not only come to the market but also sell well then you should put it forward through an eye-catching and lavish presentation. And for mobile applications, especially...

Helpful Tips to Improve Your Checkout Conversions

Paula Borowska  •  Design, UX Design  •  October 6, 2014
Helpful Tips to Improve Your Checkout Conversions

Believe it or not but the checkout process starts much earlier than when someone is literally making a purchase from their online cart. In order to improve checkout conversions, you need to ensure that the whole shopping experience is wonderful; this way users are more convinced to actually buy your products. In this post I want to go over the buying funnel on eCommerce...

How to Get Social Share Counts in WordPress

Agbonghama Collins  •  WordPress  •  October 3, 2014
How to Get Social Share Counts in WordPress

You will be hard-pressed to find someone that doesn’t belong to a social media network these days. Virtually all social networks provide buttons that simplify the process of sharing website content to their platforms. To take advantage of the large user base and high engagement of social networks and bookmarking sites (such as Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and StumbleUpon),...

How To Create a Web Design Style Guide

Tomas Laurinavicius  •  Design  •  October 2, 2014
How To Create a Web Design Style Guide

Creating websites is getting more and more complex and is usually not a one person job. It is important to ensure that design is consistent and optimized to meet business objectives and create enjoyable experiences for users. One of the ways to ensure that team is on the same page when designing separate parts of the website or saving designs from developers is to create...

How to Build a Website with Startup Framework for WordPress

Adrian  •  WordPress  •  October 1, 2014
How to Build a Website with Startup Framework for WordPress

What you will learn in this tutorial: In this video tutorial we will show you how to create a website using Startup Framework for WordPress. Video run time: 8 minutes Startup Framework for WordPress is a new powerful WordPress theme, which will help you create websites in an easy and intuitive way. The framework contains 100 brilliant blocks, which offer a way to create...