February 23, 2015 — Applying usability techniques doesn’t have to involve a lab with one-way mirrors. Just-in-time usability techniques like heuristic evaluations, card sorting, user personas, task scenarios, and in-person and online testing can make a huge difference in the user’s experience — and your business results.
February 18, 2015 — WordPress itself shows how important usability is. One of the major reasons why WordPress became the industry standard is because it’s so easy to use. It is (relatively) easy to develop with WordPress and it’s easy to run WordPress sites. Sure, there are more ‘powerful’ tools, but are they that friendly to use?
January 1, 2015 — This presentation discusses established usability principles that can help inform your decisions on content and layout, including important things that must be remembered for those looking at your website on mobile platforms.
November 19, 2014 — We all think that we know what is best. We build our sites and applications the way we think it should be. But let’s admit it, we are not our users. So, in what ways can we create a better experience for our users? During this session, you will learn how to help make your site or application a better user experience through a few simple steps like interactions, typography, and testing.
August 21, 2014 — Hvad kan du gøre for at dit WordPress-websted kan bruges af så mange som muligt? Har du hørt om tilgængelighed? Med få tiltag kan dine websteder, og hele internettet, blive mere tilgængeligt for alle.
Vi kigger både “foran” og “bagved” et WordPress-websted. Præsentation henvender sig til alle – hverdagsbloggere og slutbrugere, samt dem der laver websteder til andre, fordi de kan lære ting til gavn for deres egne slutbrugere.
August 13, 2014 — We create applications for our users They have different skills, different styles, different abilities and they use our sites in many different ways. Let’s discuss the way that users use our site and remember the users we forget.
October 18, 2013 — This talk demonstrates how one can design themes and websites that are emotionally engaging and intuitively usable; creating the most compelling user experience possible.
October 5, 2013 — This talk dives into basic UX methodologies before exploring how WordPress already has the functionality to accommodate core UX needs. With the information provided you can create more usable themes, happier users and a better web for all.
March 8, 2013 —
Discover how WordPress empowers relief teams working in war zones in Southeast Asia, and explore the challenges strategies behind creating an application that tracks medical care and human rights abuses in the jungles of Burma.
With Custom Post Types and the Pods Framework, doctors and relief workers are able to make data-driven decisions when treating 15,000 patients each year. Learn how you can use these same tools and WordPress to power maps, charts, and interactive timelines.
June 22, 2012 — Nathaniel is based in Auckland. This is a quick overview looking at key usability concepts for better web projects. There are at least three things to consider when optimising a website for usability: 1. Consistency 2. Responsiveness 3. Hierarchy.