5 User experience design

This chapter covers

  • Defining information architecture and its usefulness for website and content planning
  • How to organize and structure website data and/or content
  • How to build user flow diagrams to identify the paths a user can take to complete tasks on a website or application
  • The visual cycle, beginning with wireframing, followed by visual design and prototyping

Before you can start building a house’s structure, you must have your foundation in place. That is what your initial user research insights are—the foundation for the rest of your website or application. These insights equip you with a solid start to begin designing a solution focused on your users’ needs.

As discussed in chapter 3, user experience design ...

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