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Six signup form techniques to convert more customers

If you’re designing a SaaS product, online store, or subscription service, getting more customers is probably your number one concern. And your signup form could be the thing keeping potential paying customers from ever giving your product an honest try.

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The problem with dropdown fields (and what you should use instead)

Dropdowns are one of the default fields in the form design toolkit. But far too often, the dropdown is used in a way that makes user input more difficult.

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Easily create adaptive buttons using Sketch’s smart layout

With the introduction of Smart Layout in Sketch 58, we can finally build adaptable symbols without the hacks, plugins or workarounds.

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The obvious UI is often the best UI

Design clear interactions instead of clever ones, and users will follow.

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Skeleton versus Logo Launch Screen: A Direct Comparison

The launch screen is the first page that opens when a user taps the app icon. It plays a critical role in creating a first impression for both new and existing customers.

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Integrating video and web content: lessons in user interface design

How to design a tight, intuitive UI that makes efficient use of the available screen space when both video and web content are begging for more room.

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Intercom’s fundamentals of good interaction design

The design community is no longer talking about having to prove the value of design to get a seat at the table. Designers have demonstrated that design can be a central pillar of business success. But they’ve also lost something along the way.

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Devising Interfaces with UX Design Patterns

UX design patterns help designers devise workable solutions to common interface problems. These incorporate design best practices for every single piece of functionality, whether it’s a shopping cart or a sign-in form.

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Button UX design best practices, types and states

Buttons are an ordinary, every-day element of interaction design. Despite this, because buttons are a vital element in creating a smooth conversational flow in web and apps, it’s worth paying attention to these basic best practices for buttons.

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Why empty states deserve more design time

What empty states are and why they're important.

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