C H A P T E R  6

Usability, Navigation, and Touch

This is the chapter where I focus on how your user will interact with your mobile site. It's the glue that holds everything else together. Because you're designing for a mobile site and not a native app, you need to keep in mind the usage paradigm for your users has been affected not by websites, but by native apps. So this means they'll want to interact with your mobile site in the same way they do with their favorite apps.

Another thing you need to decide is whether you want to be orientation sensitive. You need to ask the question: does your navigation change based on whether you're in landscape or portrait mode?

Of course this begs a larger question. How do users interact with your mobile ...

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