UX Myths

Keith Lang, co-founder of plasq.com, asked to his twitter UX friends what were their User Experience Myths back in 2009. So he compiled his top 10 of UX false ideas that seemed plausible at the beginning and as they were never proved wrong got spread in the UX world as “common knowledge”.

  1. The design has to be original
  2. People read
  3. People know what they like
  4. Design wlways with implementation in mind
  5. Can’t decide? Make it a preference.
  6. If you have great search, you don’t need great information architecture.
  7. UX Design stops at the edges of the product
  8. Design to avoid clicks
  9. People don’t change
  10. If the design is a good one, you don’t need to test it

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