Your Website is More Than Just a Pretty Face – Hidden Design Flaws You Didn’t Know Were There

You see a beautiful person across the dance floor. They’re an incredible dancer and their very presence commands your senses. You take them to a booth and begin talking over dry martinis (shaken not stirred). And throughout the conversation, you feel something is off. You politely excuse yourself to the restroom and Google them. They’re wanted in ten states for murder. You escape out the back door. Are you worried your website is sending people out the back door? It may be a beautiful site to behold, but there might be something lurking in the background you’re unaware of. Here are a few hidden design flaws to check for. 1. No Favicons Imagine you owned a retail shop. You didn’t put a sign above the door and you made your employees wear masks and generic matching clothes. Do you think people would come back? Would they even enter? Favicons are […]

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The Many Uses of Gamification in Web Design

I always hated icebreaker games. I still do. They force you into uncomfortable situations with strangers. That’s gamification. The gamification of meetings. But gamification isn’t always social. The term applies to anything in life you craft into a game. Even something as simple as children singing the “cleanup” song while putting toys away is gamification. And it’s effective in learning and incentivizing. In fact, learners will remember 90% of their training if they do a job themselves or participate in a simulation. But what does this have to do with Attract.Click – Web Design? It’s simple. We can use the gamification of a website to compel people to do things we want them to. Here are some awesome examples. 1. Site Scavenger Hunt Programmers used to include Easter eggs in their video games as defacto signatures. Today you can find easter eggs in all sorts of media. The most famous […]

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