Pagination

A technique used to sequentially present items in a list or other data set that are too long to display at one time.

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User Flow

The way that a user navigates through a website, app, etc.

Zeigarnik Effect

A psychological phenomenon that states that people tend to remember unfinished or interrupted tasks better than completed tasks.

User Research

A field of study that aims to understand the user experience of a product or service. Conducting UX research includes interviewing, observing, and surveying users. Understanding the user experience is important because it helps designers understand how to design a better product that will be more appealing and usable for people.

Wordmark

A logo which is usually a combination of text and graphic imagery that acts as the company's symbol.

Widow

The last line of a paragraph following the rest, or a single line in a paragraph that is out of place with the rest.

PSD File

A digital file created in Adobe's illustration and photo manipulation software Photoshop. PSD files are used to edit images, create graphics, art, icons, images, among a plethora of other things.

GIF

A file format that supports both static and animated images. It is a popular file format on the internet and social media due to its wide colour support, portability, and animating capabilities.

Point Size

A unit for defining the size of a font. It's not a distance; this unit's measurement is only relative to the typeface's design.

Colour Palette

A specific set of colours, usually with a limited number of values, chosen to suit the needs of a particular design.

Brand Identity

The perception that people have of a business and its reliability, authenticity, and attractiveness. It's also the set of impressions an individual has when they think about a brand.

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