Textarea character count with Axure RP 8

Posted by on Jun 19, 2018 in axure, howto, prototypes | No Comments
Textarea character count with Axure RP 8

Wow, almost three years between posts… the life of a contract UX designer! :) Download the Axure file to follow along or view the demo. Providing users with a dynamic character count while they enter text into a textarea form field can save them time and provide direct feedback on how much space they have left […]

Traffic sources that contribute to direct traffic

Posted by on Sep 12, 2012 in analytics, code, howto, stats | No Comments
Traffic sources that contribute to direct traffic

It’s worth knowing what makes up direct traffic in your analytics reports. Why? I’ve been seeing a strange set of numbers in Page traffic reports in Google Analytics recently: when comparing traffic sources for the homepage, I’ve seen much higher bounce rates for direct traffic than for organic Google referrals. Direct traffic is usually defined […]

How to: Applying styles to multiple objects at once, Omnigraffle

Posted by on Jul 16, 2012 in howto, omnigraffle, shortcuts | No Comments
How to: Applying styles to multiple objects at once, Omnigraffle

I occasionally use Omnigraffle for wireframes (other wire-framing tools are available). I like it, it does what I need and it’s relatively inexpensive. Whether or not you believe in wireframes is another matter. This post isn’t about the various pros and cons of different wireframe tools or why or when you should wireframe. It is a quick “How-To” […]