Usability Testing

A process in which subjects use a product or service under test conditions and report their experience.

More terms you might want to know

Link

A prominent design feature of web applications. Links can be used to navigate websites, provide shortcuts to content, or change views within a web application. These links allow for ease of access and save time when users need to find information or use services from other domain names.

HTML

A language used to create web pages, and it stands for Hypertext Markup Language.

Avatar

A graphical representation of the user on a device, used to represent various users in different contexts. It can be a photo, image or drawing.

Class

A selector that can be applied to any HTML element. Classes should be used when designing for multiple instances. For example, if you want all <h1> tags in the website to look blue, then you could use the class="blue-text" attribute.

Body Copy

The main text of an advertisement or editorial as opposed to headings and subheadings.

Hue

A colour that appears to be pure and lacks any lightness (or tone) or saturation.

Italics

A type of typographical contrast used to convey emphasis. Italics were initially developed for the printing press and are now widely used in print, web design, public signs and labelling systems.

DPI

The print resolution of a printer. It's a measure of how many dots per inch can be printed on paper. Higher DPI means more detail and smoother transitions between colours.

Stock Photo

A photograph that is purchased and licensed for exclusive use by an individual or business.

Kerning

The process of adjusting the spacing between individual letters to improve or avoid particular visual distortions.

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