Don't Make Me Think, Revisited: A Common Sense Approach to Web Usability

Don't Make Me Think, Revisited: A Common Sense Approach to Web Usability, 3rd edition

  • Steve Krug

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Overview

Since Don’t Make Me Think was first published in 2000, hundreds of thousands of Web designers and developers have relied on usability guru Steve Krug’s guide to help them understand the principles of intuitive navigation and information design. Witty, commonsensical, and eminently practical, it’s one of the best-loved and most recommended books on the subject.

Now Steve returns with fresh perspective to reexamine the principles that made Don’t Make Me Think a classic–with updated examples and a new chapter on mobile usability. And it’s still short, profusely illustrated…and best of all–fun to read.

If you’ve read it before, you’ll rediscover what made Don’t Make Me Think so essential to Web designers and developers around the world. If you’ve never read it, you’ll see why so many people have said it should be required reading for anyone working on Web sites.


“After reading it over a couple of hours and putting its ideas to work for the past five years, I can say it has done more to improve my abilities as a Web designer than any other book.”
–Jeffrey Zeldman, author of Designing with Web Standards

 

Published by New Riders (June 22nd 2021) - Copyright © 2014

ISBN-13: 9780137460434

Subject: Web Programming and Design

Category: Web Design

Table of contents

  • Chapter 1. Don’t make me think!
  • Chapter 2. How we really use the Web
  • Chapter 3. Billboard Design 101
  • Chapter 4. Animal, Vegetable, or Mineral?
  • Chapter 5. Omit needless words
  • Chapter 6. Street signs and Breadcrumbs
  • Chapter 7. The Big Bang Theory of Web Design
  • Chapter 8. “The Farmer and the Cowman Should Be Friends”
  • Chapter 9. Usability testing on 10 cents a day
  • Chapter 10. Mobile: It’s not just a city in Alabama anymore
  • Chapter 11. Usability as common courtesy
  • Chapter 12. Accessibility and you
  • Chapter 13. Guide for the perplexed

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