What Is User Experience Design? Overview, Tools and Resources

The UX is the most important element for any website or web application. If you are a designer or developer you are familiar with the word UX –which refers to the “user experience design” that is how the user perceives your website design. When they visit a website several questions arise in their minds “Does it give me a value? Is it easy to use? Is it pleasant to use? “They form an image about your brand or products whether to become regular customers or not.

As the industry’s technologies advance, the production process is becoming complex, therefore, it is quite difficult to understand how a one-way static medium has evolved into a very rich and interactive experience.

This guide will help you understand the professional discipline of UX  Website design in the context of web-based systems.

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What Is User Experience? 

User experience (abbreviated as UX) is how a person feels when interfacing with a system. Or it is the process of enhancing user satisfaction and loyalty by improving the usability, ease of use, and pleasure.

The UX designers evaluate how users feel about a system, particularly web-based systems. For example, they study the checkout process of e-commerce websites to see whether users find the process of buying products from the website easy and pleasant.

Why Is UX Important? 

Nowadays, with the rising popularity of user-friendly or responsive design, it is important to fully understand the UX to meet the customer’s needs.Due to the transformation of the web, we have seen people are accessing the website in an increasing number of ways. Consider not only those who have high-speed internet connections but for those who don’t have broadband connections or who have older mobile devices and so forth.

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What Situations Would Benefit From UX Design?

 A good UX Design can benefit your business in long run especially if you are under these categories-

  • COMPLEX SYSTEMS
  • START-UPS
  • PROJECTS WITH “OK” BUDGETS
  • PROJECTS WITH LONGER TIMEFRAMES

Things to Know About UX Design

  • UX DESIGN IS NOT ONE SIZE FITS ALL

As human beings, we are all different, it is not necessary what works for me might have the same effect on another.

  • CAN’T BE DIRECTLY ASSESSED WITH TRADITIONAL METRICS
  • NOT THE SAME THING AS USABILITY

Tools of the Trade

  • WIREFRAMING AND PROTOTYPING APPLICATIONS
  • A/B TESTING SOFTWARE
  • CONTENT INVENTORY SOFTWARE
  • USER TESTING AND FEEDBACK SOFTWARE
  • ANALYTICS SOFTWARE

Web sites about UX

UX Magazine

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UX Booth

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Conclusion

The Article will help you to understand how important user experience is for everything that you built. Now that you can measure the difference between good UX and successful websites.

iMediadesigns provide  web design and development solutions and offer custom web design services in Toronto

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