TITLE

Usability guru praises travel sites

PUB. DATE
May 2009
SOURCE
Travel Weekly (UK);5/29/2009, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that Jakob Nielsen, a usability consultant, has praised Web sites related to the travel industry. He said that there is complexity involved in travel, which is difficult to manage from a user perspective. He also said that travel sites are moving in the right direction amid difficulties over the technology implementation.
ACCESSION #
42982477

 

Related Articles

  • Web Design Experts GRADE MySpace.  // Baseline;Jan2007, Issue 68, p44 

    The article studies the reasons of the social networking website, Myspace's success despite many flaws. The article reports on the comments of Jakob Nielsen on the demerits of Myspace such as the display of "Unexpected Error" on the screen as the response to the basic user requests and violation...

  • Untitled. May, Kevin // Travel Weekly: The Choice of Travel Professionals;6/9/2006, Issue 1824, p26 

    The article provides views of Jakob Nielsen, a Web site usability expert, on the technical aspects of making a Web site more viewable and easily searchable. He informs that web-savvy users often spend less than 25 seconds on a homepage. Majority of users tend to focus on the first half a dozen...

  • Weaving Web Sites That Others Will Want to Use. Goldsborough, Reid // Community College Week;01/08/2001, Vol. 13 Issue 12, p17 

    Provides information on Web usability, according to Jakob Nielsen, co-founder of the Nielsen Norman Group. Common mistakes of Web designers; What surfers want when arriving at a certain Web site; Importance of testing the Web site.

  • Plain vanilla, please. Shaw, Russell // Broadcasting & Cable;02/12/2001, Vol. 131 Issue 7, p40 

    Presents the views of analyst Jakob Nielsen on Web site presentation and usability in the United States. Assessment of extraneous effects on sites; Opinion of the mentality of Web site developers; View on maximum download time; Tips for testing site usability.

  • Best Web sites are those that keep it simple. Goldsborough, Reid // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);01/01/2001, Vol. 21 Issue 28, p20 

    Presents a discussion with Nielsen Norman Group cofounder Jakob Nielsen on designing Web sites. Background of Nielsen; Remarks on the mistakes of web designers; Comments on the importance of the user experience.

  • mastering COMPUTERS. Goldsborough, Reid // Tech Directions;Feb2001, Vol. 60 Issue 7, p12 

    Focuses on Web usability. Views of Jakob Nielsen of the Nielsen Norman Group; Mistakes of Web site designers; Presentation of user-friendly Web sites; Performance of test of sites with real people; Suggestions for designing Web sites.

  • It's time to do away with 'About Us' pages. Ochman, B.L. // Advertising Age;10/13/2008, Vol. 79 Issue 38, p24 

    The author discusses company web sites and says that the home page of a web site should clearly express exactly what the company does rather than having a separate link for visitors to find out about the company. Jakob Nielsen, a web site surveyor, studied numerous websites and found that most...

  • Trapped in a Web of Bad Design. Duglin Kennedy, Shirley // Information Today;Apr2000, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p32 

    Focuses on the common Web design mistakes emphasized by Sun Microsystems Distinguished Engineer Jakob Nielsen. Top 10 design mistakes; Examples of Web sites providing information on inferior designs; Significance of site content; Necessity of knowing Web design issues relevant to accessibility;...

  • Jakob Nielson.  // Interactive Week;11/13/2000, Vol. 7 Issue 46, p38 

    Interviews Jakob Nielsen, former head of Sun Microsystems. How the idea of Web usability came about; Considerations for Web designers; Common mistakes in creating Web sites.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics