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Usability Testing Report – www.scoreateetime.com – Round 2

Scoreateetime

scoreateetime.com is a new exciting service for golfers. It allows golfers to find tee-times available in their area. The guys from scoreateetime.com are very serious about usability and asked me to perform usability testing on their beta site. This is the second round of testing, the first one remains private. Tasks: What are the benefits […]

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Usability Testing Report for Morph by JoomlaJunkie

JoomlaJunkie

Morph is a new and revolutionary template from JoomlaJunkie.com. It's the first template I've seen that includes a component!  I had the pleasure of meeting founder Chris Rault at the 2008 CMS Expo. He is a very bright guy with some fantastic ideas for Joomla, and he’s determined to change the way we see and […]

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12 Usability Guidelines Every Joomla Template Should Follow

Over the years I’ve been involved in Joomla, I’ve seen some great improvements in templates. Many templates are now very sophisticated, slick and beautiful. Just compare the early work of any of the veteran template providers with their recent efforts to see the quantum leaps they’ve all made. But while looks have improved, front-end usability […]

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Top 10 Front-End Usability Mistakes on JomSocial

JomSocial

I am a huge JomSocial fan. I use it all the time and enjoy almost every minute. But like any website and application JomSocial’s usability too has room for improvement. The mistakes aren’t huge but they are easily fixed. There are empty fields on the profile page. Empty fields on the front end is neither […]

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WordFriends.tv Usability Testing Report

WorldFriends

WorldFriends.tv is a social/dating site mainly for the Asian community. Founder Dominic has asked me to test the following 4 tasks: Tasks: Register (for free). Upload photo Purchase a paid subscription. Invite their friends to register (for free) using the Invite feature. Watch the usability test video Video summary and suggestions: Register The logo should […]

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The Top 10 Usability Mistakes Made By Dating Sites

Dating sites are among the most common types of commercial websites, and also one of the easiest to get wrong. When the competition is so tight, it’s vital that the site is easy to use and that members are able to find and use the functions they want. There are a few aspects that are […]

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Top 10 Usability Mistakes on PlentyOfFish.com

As I wrote in my previous post, PlentyOfFish.com is one of my favorite dating sites. It has great features, smart design (not pretty, but smart) and it’s highly addictive. But no site is ever perfect, so here are some of the usability mistakes I found on the site’s main features. The mailbox delete link is […]

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Top 10 Usability Gems on PlentyOfFish.com

I am a big PlentyOfFish fan. I even got the chance to say that to Marcus Frind in person at the last iDate conference. As a dating site user for about eight years — and as someone who has created a few dating sites myself — I can say that when it comes to usability […]

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JomSocial Usability Testing Report

JomSocial

JomSocial is a new exciting Joomla extension. Up until now we had to work with Community Builder which is buggy, hard to use and can cost hundreds or thousands of dollars to fix (trust me, I've done that). From first look at JomSocial, it appears that it's a HUGE quantum leap from Community Builder, starting […]

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Top 10 Usability Mistakes on Match.com

Match

I have been a user of Match.com for some time, and the site has a number of usability issues that have long bothered me. This list explains the ten biggest problems on the site that affect members. Watch the usability test video: Video summary and suggestions: 1. Some links look like text; some text looks […]