Tag Archives: Usability

When and when not to list options alphabetically

A good email list for ideas to challenge the, “but we’ve always done it that way” frame of mind. From www.useit.com Jakob Nielsen‘s Alertbox, October 4, 2010: Alphabetical Sorting Must (Mostly) Die Summary: Ordinal sequences, logical structuring, time lines, or prioritization by importance or frequency are usually better than A–Z listings for presenting options to […]

Corporate Blogs: Front Page Structure

My intuition, or personal preference, seems to have been vindicated. I would be very interested in feedback on the different formats in which the same posts are presented. From www.useit.com Corporate Blogs: Front Page Structure Summary: Showing summaries of many articles is more likely to draw in users than providing full articles, which can quickly […]