9 Common Usability Mistakes In Web Design

Usable websites offer great user experiences, and great user experiences lead to happy customers. Delight and satisfy your visitors, rather than frustrate and annoy them, with smart design decisions. Here are 9 usability problems that websites commonly face:

1. Tiny clickable areas

2. Pagination used for the wrong purpos

3. Duplicate page titles

4. Content that is difficult to scan

5. No way to get in touch

6. No way to search

7. Too much functionality that requires registration

8. Old permalinks pointing nowhere

9. Long registration forms

Usability is all about making things easier to use. Less thinking, less frustration. A website should do all the work and present visitors only with the things they’re looking for. Usability is also about the experience people have using your website, so attention to detail matters, as do the presentation and feel of the page.

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