UX Planning

Want your users to have an excellent experience? Before you start drawing, start planning. Great UX begins with a thought-out UX strategy and some careful UX planning. Creating your user experience checklist before you begin designing will save you time and lead to a better experience in the end.

When you begin planning for user experience, you should first consider your UX strategy. Who is your intended user? In other words, who do you expect to interact with your finished website? If you are building an e-commerce site, the answer is easy. The intended user is the customer.

Once you know your user and the type of experience you’d like to create, it’s time to start planning. UX planning involves thinking about how the user will interact with your website and predicting the reaction that they will have. You may need to do test runs in the form of focus groups and usability testing, but a little planning goes a long way.

Once you’re done planning, create a user experience checklist based on what you learned as a way to ensure your website designs remain user-focused. Use it to detail your users’ desires while keeping you user-focused during the design process.

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