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During a recent episode, UXUX UX is an acronym for User Experience - the way the user uses the UI. Think ‘what they are doing’ and less about how they do it. designer @piccianeri reviewed Learn.WordPress.org. This is a way to find the timestamps AND a request any support on filing GitHubGitHub GitHub is a website that offers online implementation of git repositories that can easily be shared, copied and modified by other developers. Public repositories are free to host, private repositories require a paid subscription. GitHub introduced the concept of the ‘pull request’ where code changes done in branches by contributors can be reviewed and discussed before being merged be the repository owner. https://github.com/ issues for this, alongside updating this post with the GitHub issue links.

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7:50 Geo-localized issue

9:15 WAVE WebAim results

10:20 white on blue contrast issue

14:00 font size contrast issue

15:20 Avoid centering paragraph text

18:45 65 character suggestion

22:30 Primary call to action is a search

25:20 Nav menu for Front of Site

26:00 Easier access to find Online Workshop replays

27:40 Inside LearnWP the WP logo goes to top primary site

30:00 Topics unclear

31:20 Quizzes from tutorials unclear

36:00 weighting 4 content types

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Chapter 1 – Chapter The Importance of AccessibilityAccessibility Accessibility (commonly shortened to a11y) refers to the design of products, devices, services, or environments for people with disabilities. The concept of accessible design ensures both “direct access” (i.e. unassisted) and “indirect access” meaning compatibility with a person’s assistive technology (for example, computer screen readers). (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Accessibility) in UIUI UI is an acronym for User Interface - the layout of the page the user interacts with. Think ‘how are they doing that’ and less about what they are doing./UX Design

  • Accessibility is a crucial aspect of UI/UX design that should not be overlooked.
  • The WebAIM tool is a great way to evaluate the accessibility of a website, but it is not perfect.
  • Color contrast issues are one of the most common accessibility issues found on websites, but they are also one of the easiest to fix.
  • Centered text can be problematic for people with neurodivergent or partially sighted individuals, and it is generally not recommended in UI/UX design.
  • Proper alignment is essential in UI/UX design as it guides the eye and helps users take the desired action.
  • The recommended number of characters per line varies depending on the device and font size, but it is generally around 12 words per line.
  • It is important to consult with experts in web accessibility, such as scientists of vision, to ensure that a website is accessible to all users.
  • Chapter 2 – – UX design is crucial in creating effective learning resources.

  • The use of appropriate fonts and contrast can greatly affect the readability of the content.
  • It is important to consider the target audience and their specific needs when designing the UX of a page.
  • The placement and visibility of the call-to-action is also a key factor in guiding users towards their intended actions.
  • The use of clear and concise labels and headings can greatly improve the user experience.
  • It is important to differentiate between different types of content, such as tutorials and courses, to avoid confusion for users.
  • The placement and visibility of the menu and navigation bar can greatly affect the users ability to navigate the site.
  • The use of analytics and heat maps can provide valuable insights into user behavior and preferences.
  • The inclusion of features such as quizzes and workshops can enhance the learning experience for users.
  • Overall, a well-designed UX can greatly improve the effectiveness and usability of learning resources.Chapter 1: The Importance of User Journeys and Clear Calls to Action
  • The speaker discusses the importance of understanding user journeys and how they can help clarify the audience for a website.
  • Lesson plans and tutorials are mentioned as potential user journeys, but its unclear which one would be best for the site in question.
  • The speaker suggests that creating user flows can help identify obstacles and friction in the user journey.
  • The website being reviewed is for an upcoming live event, and the speaker notes that the headings and typography are lively and dynamic.
  • However, the speaker points out that the website lacks clear calls to action and underlines for links, which can be confusing for users with visual impairments.
  • The speaker also recommends adding hover states for images and links to improve user experience.
  • The website uses the Bricks page builder, which the speaker notes is fast and efficient.
  • Overall, the chapter emphasizes the importance of understanding user journeys and providing clear calls to action and visual cues for users.