for the Web:
Steve Krug's approach to evaluating Web usability
is based on observing how real people under normal situations navigate
a Web site. In his book "Don't Make Me Think, A Common Sense
approach to Web Usability", he uses straightforward solutions
to most common Internet design problems.
Clear choices and prominent content. White
space assists designers with organizing the content on a page to
make it visually appealing and pleasant. Navigation and critical
information stays clearly visible and the features prominent.
Design. A site should be professional,
modern and quick-loading.
Images. Should be optimized to minimize file size
(72dpi) for the Web. When a site requires more than a few images,
thumbnails can link to the large images, keep the file size small
and load fast.
Maintenance. Introduce improvements and
changes that respond to the user's needs. Check hyperlinks often
and repair or remove outdated information.
Testing. It is a good idea to check the
pages for cross-browser and cross-platform issues on both PC and