Author Paul Olyslager

 

I would like to point out that paulolyslager.com is accepting guest posts as well. Visit the ‘Write for us’ page for more info. Since a few weeks now I’m thinking of sending some of my soon-to-be-finished articles to other blogs, hopefully to be published as guest posts. The main reason is that I’m very curious… continue reading

The ultimate goal of usability tests is to obtain the necessary information which will give you the possibility to make an interface so simple and intuitive in use that people can work with it without thinking. People who navigate through your application shouldn’t be spending too much time figuring out the different functionalities of it.… continue reading

It is commonly known that user testing (and evalutation) should start throughout the early stages of development of a website. It is cost-effective when these tests are conducted in the right point of development but that doesn’t mean you should stop testing once the website goes online. I wrote an article (Fading navigation on the… continue reading

A tag cloud is a small summary of tags used throughout your website and can be implemented for several reasons: as an alternative navigation, to provide a quick overview of the website, article, pictures,… and an attempt to give the SEO (search engine optimization) a boost. Tag clouds were used on a huge amount of websites back in… continue reading

Since a few weeks now (correct me if I’m wrong) search engine Google changed the navigation on Google homepage. When you visit the Google homepage you’ll see the logo, the search box, the search button and the ‘I’m feeling lucky’ button, nothing else. The navigation on top of the page and below the searchbox is… continue reading

„Understanding your users is the first step towards defining the exact problem. does just that!“
- Paul