Design and Usability

Top Ten Web-Design Mistakes

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Web sites continue to come up with ways to annoy users. Design guru Jakob Nielsen lists 10 "design mistakes that were particularly good at punishing users and costing site owners business in 2002." Among his top no-nos: Horizontal scrolling; fixed font size; JavaScript in links; long URLs; mailto links in unexpected locations; and large blocks of text.