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ADHD as a content design superpow… look a squirrel!

View the original postThe last episode of Writers in Tech is a bit controversial. We had a conversation about inclusive design, sexuality, ADHD, and more. I had the pleasure to chat with Danny Harrop-Griffiths, content design lead at Mojo about: The differences and similarities between writing for the government and for difficult topics such as […]

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How to Test Content with Users

View the original postSummary: When evaluating content, pay extra attention to whom you recruit. Closely tailor tasks to your participants and get comfortable with silence. Writing good digital content requires a deep understanding of who your users are , how they think, and what they know. Testing your product’s content with users can help you to […]

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5 Features of the Best Content Style Guides

View the original post I was tasked with creating a content guide, but first I had to know what were the similarities between the BEST guides. Continue reading on UX Planet »

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A Step by Step Guide to Content Strategy in 2021

View the original post Larry Swanson hosts the excellent podcast Content Strategy Insights. In this episode, we chat about what content strategy is, what kind of events are organized for writers in tech (hint: we’re sponsoring the UX writer’s conference this month), and much more. Join us if you want to learn: The different flavors […]

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15 Free Content Marketing Courses That You Can Complete Online

View the original post This list can be your best friend! Continue reading on UX Planet »

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Interaction designers: how well do you work with developers and content designers?

View the original postI used to be a frontend developer. I think there are broadly 2 types of frontend developer. The first type prefers to be given a spec to follow and that’s that. The second type has more of an interest in how well the UI ends up actually working for users. If they’re […]

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User interfaces: hiding content should be a last resort

View the original postA disproportionate amount of time is spent designing complex interactions that hide content at the cost of usability. Links are hidden within menus; hints behind tooltips; images in carousels; all sorts inside accordions and tabs; and labels inside inputs. When we hide content, there’s a greater risk users won’t see it. There’s […]

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Content is the user experience and what the deuce is content design?

View the original postWhen I was making the final edits to Form Design Patterns, I had to attribute this quote: “Content is the user experience” Caroline Jarrett told me it was Ginny Redish, the author of “Letting Go of the Words”. “Job done,” I thought but then my editor asked me for a reference. So […]

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030: Content for All with Aaron Gustafson

View the original postAaron Gustafson inspires us to build a web for all people. He encourages us to keep an open mind about perspectives that are different than our own. He motivates us to keep focused on context when it comes to the users we’re designing for. He also challenges us to plant seeds of […]

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Don’t use AJAX for personalised content

View the original postContent caching can decrease the time it takes to load a web page. But it doesn’t work if the page contains personal content because one user may receive another user’s personal content which is a breach of privacy and just doesn’t work. This can lead to the use of AJAX to load […]