Content hierarchy in action. Without a clear content hierarchy, our… | by Gillian Massel | Shopify UX

Great example on how they fixed their content where a user has to make a decision (before and after example provided).

Without a clear content hierarchy, our designs went from bad to worse. Here’s how we used content hierarchy to fix it.

Source: Content hierarchy in action. Without a clear content hierarchy, our… | by Gillian Massel | Shopify UX

What Is Web Accessibility? How to Make Your Content Inclusive

The “5 needs web accessibility aims to address” section is really good.

When discussing how to make a more inclusive environment, it’s important to recognize the needs of those with disabilities as well. Learn how to improve web accessibility across the board and make your content and website more inclusive for all, with or without disabilities.

Source: What Is Web Accessibility? How to Make Your Content Inclusive

What UX Writers and Designers Can Learn from Street Signs | UX Booth

Taking lessons learned from other similar industries/sectors are invaluable.

Using a few words and symbols to communicate a lot isn’t a novel concept; street signs have been following the same basic principles as UX writers for decades. Calls to action, non-intrusive instructions, and universally-understood symbols are as essential in road signs as they are in software development. The discipline of optimizing road signage is almost a century old and still going strong today so there is much UX writers can learn from these helpful sheets of metal.

Source: What UX Writers and Designers Can Learn from Street Signs | UX Booth

Breaking Down Persuasive Design Principles | Toptal

Content and design tactics that provides advice, influences, “persuades”, informs,  and that ultimately helps the user make a decision….

When used properly and ethically, persuasive design principles are powerful tools for building meaningful products that help people make better decisions and boost UX. #product #startup #tips #web #app #design #ux #ui

Source: Breaking Down Persuasive Design Principles | Toptal

User Test Content Before You Start Design | UX Booth

Testing real content with users is often seen as a part of final usability testing. Low-fidelity wireframe testing may include only microcopy, headlines, or call-to-actions. Treejack testing highlights organizational issues in navigation or classification. Rarely is content tested prior to design. But why is this when content is what fills the designs and lead users through interactions and flows?

Source: User Test Content Before You Start Design | UX Booth