Join David Hogue for an in-depth discussion in this video Enhancing the carousel, part of Applied Interaction Design.
Okay. Moving further down the page a little bit…here, the first thing that we encounter is this auto rotating banner thing at the top…of the page. When it first loads, I have no idea how…many slides there are. They're goin' by really, really quickly,…so I have to be a very fast reader or I have to sit here and wait for them to…cycle through several times to see what's going on.…And in fact, I've got to watch this a few times before I understand that there's…even three different slides in messages here.…I don't have any way of knowing what content is in this.…
And one of the things I might be worried about is that maybe there's a big sale and…I haven't noticed that slide yet. I don't have a sense of control.…I don't know how to make this carousel stop or pause or how to get access to that information.…In fact this is an issue that we call locus of control.…This is the extent to which people feel they are in control of what is happening…around them or things that are going to affect them.…When we have an internal locus of control, we feel like we're in control of what's…
- 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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