Don't Make Me Think! A Common Sense Approach to Web Usability

ISBN-10: 0789723107

ISBN-13: 9780789723109

Edition: 2nd 2000

Authors: Steve Krug

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This text provides answers to questions about the right way to design web sites by focusing on usability issues. It presents principles that should be kept in mind when evaluating site usability and are based on user research.
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Book details

List price: $35.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Pearson Education
Publication date: 10/13/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 208
Size: 6.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

Introduction: Read me first
Throat clearing and disclaimers
Guiding Principles
Don't make me think!
Krug's First Law of Usability
How we really use the Web
Scanning, satisficing, and muddling through
Billboard Design 101
Designing pages for scanning, not reading
Animal, vegetable, or mineral?
Why users like mindless choices
Omit words
The art of not writing for the Web
Things You Need to Get Right
Street signs and Breadcrumbs
Designing navigation
The first step in recovery is admitting that the Home page is beyond your control
Designing the Home page
Making Sure you Got Them Right
"The Farmer and the Cowman Should Be Friends"
Why most Web design team arguments about usability are a waste of time, and how to avoid them
Usability testing on 10 cents a day
Keeping testing simple--so you do enough of it
Usability testing: The movie
How to do your own testing
On not throwing the baby out with the dishes
Interpreting test results
Recommended reading
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