Usability Tips Grounded in Research

This article discusses usability do’s and don’ts that are grounded in actual research. Of the 10 tips listed, the highlights are:

  1. The “Three-click rule” is arbitrary
  2. F-shaped pattern is best for skimming
  3. Important content should be on the left of the page
  4. Instructional and error messages matter
  5. Search is no substitute for poor navigation