Ten Things to Avoid in Web Site Design

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Presented by David J. Hark
Computer Training Professionals

This insightful presentation reveals the top 10 biggest mistakes made when creating a website.

It also focuses on the issue of looking at the big picture during the initial design phase, and what standard features are considered helpful and which ones get in the way of a successful website.

  1. Usability 101: Introduction to Usability
  2. Titles
  3. useit.com
  4. STC Usability Web Site
  5. Research-Based Web Design & Usability Guidelines
  6. Usability Techniques   User-Centered Design and Web Development
  7. WebWord Usability Weblog :: Usability and Human Factors for the Internet
  8. 456 Berea Street | Web Standards, Accessibility, Usability
  9. Usability Must Die
  10. Designing More Usable Web Sites   [Trace]
  11. Web-User Satisfaction on the Upswing
  12. Common Myths about Web Design    [only Eight]
  13. Why Ten?
    1. Seven?
  14. The "Tens"
    1. Web Pages That Suck presents the biggest web design mistakes in 2004 learn usability and good Web design by looking at bad Web design      (Part 2 of 2)
    2. Dr. Jakob Nielsen's Alertbox
      1. Top Ten Web Design Mistakes of 2005
      2. Top ten mistakes of Web design     [2004 ]
      3. Top Ten Web Design Mistakes of 2003
      4. Top Ten Web-Design Mistakes of 2002
      5. Top Ten Guidelines for Homepage Usability
    3. Ten Guidelines for User-Centered Web Design
    4. Top 10 Reasons to Not Shop On Line
    5. Top Ten Web Design Tips    WebDesignHelper.co.uk
    6. 10 Usability Principles   (to Guide you Through the Web Design Maze)
    7. 10 Big Myths about copyright explained
    8. Ten reasons people don't visit your website
    9. Ten tips for managing a successful Web redesign
    10. Top Ten Mistakes Site Builders and Developers Make
  15. Web Development Mistakes
  16. Usability for Senior Citizens
  17. Usability of Websites for Teenagers
  18. Kids' Corner: Website Usability for Children
  19. Study: Men and Women Use Internet Differently
  20. David's:
    1. Effective Web Design
    2. Web Design and Usability Techniques


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