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Podcasts For UX Designers

What UX podcasts are you listening to? Below you’ll find a few wonderful UX podcasts we came across, as well as podcasts that the UX community shared with us. Whether you’re particularly interested in user research, are looking for advice to navigate a career in UX, or want to better understand how the human brain works, the podcasts in this collection...

How To Host A WordPress Site On Amazon Lightsail

This article is a sponsored by AWS Amazon A good chunk of all websites out there runs on Amazon Web Services (AWS). At the most basic, a website will usually use Amazon EC2 and Amazon S3 solutions (for computing power and data storage, respectively), and most likely also Amazon CloudFront (as the content delivery network [CDN] to distribute the assets)....

Understanding App Directory Architecture In Next.js

Since Next.js 13 release, there’s been some debate about how stable the shiny new features packed in the announcement are. On “What’s New in Next.js 13?” we have covered the release announced and established that though carrying some interesting experiments, Next.js 13 is definitely stable. And since then, most of us have seen a very clear landscape...

The Magic Of February (2023 Wallpapers Edition)

As designers we usually turn to different sources of inspiration, and, well, sometimes the best inspiration lies right in front of us. With that in mind, we embarked on our wallpapers adventure more than eleven years ago. The idea: to provide you with unique and inspiring desktop wallpapers each month anew. Wallpapers created by the community for the...

How B2B Sales Help Us Understand Our Role As UX Designers Better

This article is a sponsored by Gong.io Perhaps this is a controversial statement, but I hate it when UI and UX designers are referred to interchangeably. To my mind, at least, they are different roles, with the clue being in the names. User Interface designers design the interface, while User Experience designers are concerned with the entirety of...

Easy SVG Customization And Animation: A Practical Guide

Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) have been a staple in Web Development for quite some time, and for a good reason. They can be scaled up or down without loss of quality due to their vector properties. They can be compressed and optimized due to the XML format. They can also be easily edited, styled, animated, and changed programmatically. At the end...

How To Build Strong Customer Relationships For User Research

Nurturing connections with your customers is one of the most effective ways to gain valuable insight into their experiences with your product and make informed decisions that fuel growth and success. A really great way to build customer relationships is by regularly involving them in user research. However, getting customers involved in user research...

Creating A High-Contrast Design System With CSS Custom Properties

Design should never be a trade-off when it comes to creating an accessible web. There are many features coming to the web that will make creating contrast a lot easier. But even though CSS functions such as color-contrast() are only available in Safari behind a flag, we can already do a lot to create contrast in an easy way by using custom properties....

Better ROI For Your Digital Products: Why Continuous Research Is Key

This article is a sponsored by Maze Although you might be able to map out the development of a new product with a definitive start and end date, there really is no end point. The most successful digital products are the ones continually being debugged, updated and enhanced. By extension, the most successful brands are ones that draw valuable lessons...

Product Reviews And Ratings UX: A Designer’s Guide

When we make purchasing decisions, we often rely on expertise from people like us who happen to have purchased that item already. And so we seek user reviews, often looking for a high enough average score, a good number of these reviews, and a good number of ratings. In fact, 95% of users rely on reviews to make their decisions and learn more about...

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