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Don't make me think! : a common sense approach to Web usability

Author: Steve Krug
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif : New Riders Pub., ©2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
Yesterday's Web looked far different from today's Web, and tomorrow's Web will look more different still. Amidst all of this change, however, one aspect of Web use remains the same: The sites that offer the best, easiest, most intuitive experience are the ones people visit again and again. To ensure that your sites provide that experience, this guide from usability guru Krug distills his years of on-the-job  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Krug, Steve.
Don't make me think!.
Berkeley, Calif : New Riders Pub., ©2006
(DLC) 2006277850
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Steve Krug
ISBN: 0321344758 9780321344755 9780321648785 0321648781 9780321668608 032166860X 9781282430570 1282430572 9786612430572 6612430575
OCLC Number: 71665728
Language Note: English.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 201 pages) : color illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: 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 needless 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 : why user testing--done simply enough--is the cure for all your site's ills --
Larger concerns and outside influences. Usability as common courtesy : why your Web site should be a mensch ; Accessibility, Cascading Style Sheets, and you : just when you think you're done, a cat floats by with buttered toast strapped to its back ; Help! My boss wants me to ----
: when bad design decisions happen to good people.
Other Titles: Common sense approach to Web usability
Responsibility: Steve Krug.


Provides insights and practical advice for novice and veteran alike. This book discusses why people really leave Web sites; making sites usable and accessible; and, surviving executive design whims.  Read more...


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