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10 Useful Usability Findings and Guidelines « Smashing Magazine

Everyone would agree that usability is an important aspect of Web design. Whether you’re working on a portfolio website, online store or Web app, making your pages easy and enjoyable for your visitors to use is key. Many studies have been done over the years on various aspects of Web and interface design, and the findings are valuable in helping us improve our work. Here are 10 useful usability findings and guidelines that may help you improve the user experience on your websites.

Interesting findings. I have experienced a few of these, for example failing to find a link because it looks too much like an ad block, and I automatically ignore it.