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  • Microcopy

    Microcopy Can Affect Your UX – Here’s How

    You may not have heard of microcopy, but you’ve definitely have seen it. Microcopy are those small pieces of text that instruct, direct or inform users. It’s the copy that helps users know what to do, and ultimately significantly impacts a website’s user experience. Microcopy appears everywhere on a website, you’ll see it as error messages, on pop-ups, as email subject lines, and in those call-to-actions that encourage you to add an item to your shopping cart. Continue reading

    Jun 05, 20188 min read
  • flat design revolution

    The Flat Design 2.0 Revolution

    Flat design hasn’t been around very long, but it is already experiencing a bit of a revolution. The first iteration of flat design, known as Flat Design 1.0, exploded onto the web design scene around 2011, with dramatic design principles that challenged what many considered the standard. Now, less than ten years later, designers are seeing a new type of flat design, a more moderate iteration, known as flat design 2.0.Continue reading

    May 30, 20188 min read
  • GDPR

    Preparing for Success with the General Data Protection Regulation

    In an era of far-reaching user data breaches from banking to social networks, the European Union (EU) is set to initiate its April 2016-approved legislation known as the General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR. This is a bold move in the right direction for consumers whose information is spread far and wide on the internet, whether it’s logging into apps on smartphones, or providing personal data to companies for products and services.Continue reading

    May 23, 20188 min read
  • iconic web designers

    Something for Your Inspiration: 10 Iconic Names Every Successful Designer Should Know About

    Whatever industry you belong to, there are always people whom you may follow for inspiration. There are always some iconic personalities nearby who can inspire you and whose example you can follow. The web design industry is no exception. We’ve got our own champions and iconic names that every beginner and even experienced web designer needs to follow.

    Although it’s difficult to highlight a few names out of hundreds of the impressive personalities, we’ll make an attempt to introduce you to the 10 most notable web designers you should know about.Continue reading

    May 16, 20186 min read
  • user flow site flow

    10 Ways Site Flows & User Flows Are Both Different and Similar

    Did your last website project start with a diagram? If not, it should have. Diagrams are at the core of effective website planning, yet they are often overlooked. Whether it is a site flow or a user flow, these visualizations help website teams understand how a website will both look and work, and are essential to creating any UX website.Continue reading

    May 09, 20188 min read
  • New features

    Check Out Some of Our Latest New Features

    At Slickplan, we focus on making website creation a breeze, and some of our latest features make that goal even more possible. From Google Analytics integration to multilingual support these new features will take you from concept to website in no time. Gone are the days of multiple tabs – at least when it comes optimizing established website projects.Continue reading

    May 03, 20185 min read
  • Chatbot

    Chatbots: A New Website User Experience

    Your site is a collection of information built upon a defined Information Architecture, making it easy to navigate through. However, if you don’t know what content you have, it’s hard to put together a useful architecture. Whether you’re creating something from scratch or redesigning an existing site, completing a content audit will help you take stock of all of the information you need before you begin assessing IA.Continue reading

    Apr 25, 20187 min read
  • keep your website up to date

    How to Make Sure that Your Website is Up-to-Date: 10 Most Important Factors

    Today, when web technologies develop at a high speed, owning an eminent website looks like a hard work. Obviously, it is an understandable thing. First of all, there are so many features that appear every season or even month. Without a doubt, not all of them make sense but you never know for sure before you try them. Secondly, in the world of web design fashion is as unpredictable as it is for fashion-mongers. Thus, new web trends continue appearing, so we can see the long lists of them at the end of every year. The same thing is with colors, buttons, web fonts, photography, etc. The thing is that sometimes a strong desire to be in trend makes a user forget about significant points. Therefore, in this post, we put together 10 important factors that will help your website to be up-to-date.Continue reading

    Apr 17, 201812 min read
  • reporting usability

    How to Create Actionable Results with Usability Reporting

    Creating a website project with a great user experience is much more than testing and designing. There’s also that critical step in between the two; when you interpret those test results and use them to make highly useful sites. Usability reporting is the process of delivering your test results to other designers, key decision makers and anyone else directly involved in the creation of the final project.Continue reading

    Apr 10, 20188 min read
  • Usability Test to Improve UX

    How to Improve User Experience with a Usability Test

    A website is as good as it is useful, so how do you plan one that your intended users will love? Creating a highly useful website is strongly tied to improving user experience, and a good user experience is strongly tied to successful websites. Understanding how to use a usability test to create these successful websites is somewhat akin to having a superpower.Continue reading

    Apr 04, 20188 min read