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What Are Wireframes?

This article answers common questions about wireframes and provides suggestions for how to start using them.

By Peldi Guilizzoni

4 min. read


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Designing Effective Data Tables

Big data can cause big problems for clean, usable interface designs. Here are some easy-to-understand tips to ensure that your data applications are easy to use.

By Billy Carlson

7 min. read

Ten Principles of Effective Wireframes

Guiding principles to help designers wireframe better and encourage the entire team to participate in the design process.

By Billy Carlson

Wireframing User Flow with Wireflows

A wireflow is a hybrid design document that combines wireframing with flow diagramming. They are essentially wireframes showing user and system flow.

By Mike Angeles

6 min. read

Four Simple Rules for Effective Website Forms

Follow these 4 simple, basic principles of form design to see higher completion rates, fewer errors, and a better experience on your website’s forms.

By Billy Carlson

4 min. read

Copying an Existing UI to Learn How It Was Designed

Through the exercise of copying an existing app or website using wireframes you’ll get to know how it was designed and why some UI choices were made.

By Billy Carlson

Using Wireframes with Agile User Stories

Step-by-step guide on how to use wireframes in your Agile User Stories. Tips: add just enough detail and focus on what developers really need to know.

By Leon Barnard

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How to Use Wireframes to Create a Service Blueprint

Service Blueprints help organizations see the whole by showing the customer view and what’s behind the scenes. Learn the step-by-step process for creating them.

By Laura Theis

7 min. read

Designing Effective Data Tables

Big data can cause big problems for clean, usable interface designs. Here are some easy-to-understand tips to ensure that your data applications are easy to use.

By Billy Carlson

7 min. read

Ten Principles of Effective Wireframes

Guiding principles to help designers wireframe better and encourage the entire team to participate in the design process.

By Billy Carlson

Usability Testing Wireframes with Your Users

Learn how to conduct discount usability tests on wireframes with users — an effective step in validating your solution before implementation. For small budgets, too!

By Mike Angeles

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Evaluating Wireframes with Usability Inspection Methods

Validate your design solution early in the product design process to save time (and likely money!). Learn about 2 different usability inspection methods.

By Mike Angeles

10 min. read

SaaS Website Design: Lessons From Real Users

Learn what SaaS UX design strategies work and why, from real users. Improve your site, convey your message and help more people with your product.

By Christopher Silvestri

How and When to Get Feedback on Your Designs

Feedback can be hard to take, but practicing it often and early makes it an integral part of the process to get your team’s best work out the door.

By Laura Theis

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Wireframing User Flow with Wireflows

A wireflow is a hybrid design document that combines wireframing with flow diagramming. They are essentially wireframes showing user and system flow.

By Mike Angeles

6 min. read

Best Practices for Designing E-commerce Sites

Tips to improve the shopping experience on your e-commerce site and present top-notch product listing pages, product detail pages, and cart designs to your visitors.

By Billy Carlson
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