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Don't Make Me Think : A Common Sense Approach to Web Usability,9780321344755

Don't Make Me Think : A Common Sense Approach to Web Usability



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Web-usability expert Steve Krug updates his classic guide to designing intuitive navigation for the ideal user experience.

Author Biography

Steve Krug is a usability consultant who has more than 15 years of experience as a user advocate for companies like Apple, Netscape, AOL, Lexus, and others. Based in part on the success of the first edition of Don’t Make Me Think, he has become a highly sought-after speaker on usability design.

Table of Contents

Preface: About the Second Editionp. vi
Forewordp. xii
Introduction: Read me firstp. 2
Guiding Principles
Don't make me think!p. 10
How we really use the Webp. 20
Billboard Design 101p. 30
Animal, vegetable, or mineral?p. 40
Omit [needless] wordsp. 44
Things You Need to Get Right
Street signs and Breadcrumbsp. 50
The first step in recovery is admitting that the Home page is beyond your controlp. 94
Making Sure You Got Them Right
"The Farmer and the Cowman Should Be Friends"p. 122
Usability testing on 10 cents a dayp. 130
Larger Concerns and Outside Influences
Usability as common courtesyp. 160
Accessibility, Cascading Style Sheets, and youp. 168
Help! My boss wants me to _p. 180
Recommended readingp. 186
Acknowledgmentsp. 192
Indexp. 198
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