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Software

Hide/Show Password

Lately I’ve been seeing a trend for showing passwords on forms. The logic here is – many users mistype because they can’t see what they are typing (this is backed by data), and at the same time, on many conditions there is no security advantage. Sure, if there is someone looking at your monitor behind […]

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Articles

Fog Creek Site Redesign

Fog Creek, of the world famous FogBugz, had an interesting blog post about how they redesigned their web page. It covers what was wrong with their web page – I was a little surprised to see that it took 8 clicks to get a price quote! – and what they did, and are doing, to […]

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Book Review

Save the Pixel – Review

Save the Pixel is a web design book by Ben Hunt. I recently read and reviewed another book by him, Convert! . Save the Pixel is all about minimalist web design, thus the name. One of the principles repeated over and over is that you should not waste screen space – and most importantly, the […]

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Articles

How to make users scroll down your page

Interesting article on How to make users scroll down your page. The size of the page they demonstrate is impressive – 19 feet tall! Turns out that it’s important to make it clear that the page isn’t over at the fold, and they show a few techniques for encouring users to scroll – such as […]