Join David Hogue for an in-depth discussion in this video Designing for context, part of Applied Interaction Design.
There are a few other things happening on this page that make it a less than ideal experience.…Although all of the information about caring for orchids is here.…There's a few other things that I just don't understand.…Like, I don't know if I can actually buy these orchids or not.…Or, if these are just different types of orchids, that this is information on how…to care for them. And then there's this odd little floating…Download link off to the side to the page, and I'm not entirely sure what I'm going…to be downloading. Am I getting a copy of this information,…or I'm getting a copy of these images. I don't know.…
So we need to clarify this. We're making people work too hard to…understand the information on this page, and to understand what they can do.…Cognitive Load is a term that we use to describe when we make people work to…understand information, make decisions, or solve problems.…In fact, we make them work too hard. Especially when the computer or the design…has the opportunity to do the work for the person.…
- Defining a customer scenario
- Improving navigation
- Working with content in grids
- Establishing a sense of place on category pages
- Exploring infinite scroll and pagination methods
- Using tooltips to deliver contextual content
- Working with light boxes and layers
- Improving form structure
- Handling errors and presenting effective error messages
- Comparing the original site to the enhanced site
Skill Level Beginner
2. Category Pages
3. Detail Page and Mini-Cart
Understanding motivation3m 30s
4. Content Pages
6. Cart and Checkout
Next steps1m 32s
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