The main types of user interface buttons
Buttons are one of the most famous interactive user interface elements. They play a very important role in creating user interaction and creating a positive experience. Continuing a series of…

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Drawing hundreds of words is dearer to us
Now let’s talk about graphics on Web pages, because it is thanks to her that WWW has become the most popular Internet service, it is to her that we owe…

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Site Conversion: Popular Ways to Increase
No matter how modern or pleasant the site may be, if it does not bring the company the expected benefits, it is a “dead weight”. Usually, the degree of usefulness…

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Andrei Burmistrov

Hamburger menu for the site

We continue to discuss the topic of navigation in web projects. After considering examples of breadcrumbs, we decided today to talk about the so-called hamburger menu. There was a time when this element brought freshness and novelty to user interfaces on mobile devices. This icon has become not only an integral part of the top mobile applications, but also began to be actively used in the site header (in adaptive versions and not only). It got to the point that the menu began to appear even where it was completely inappropriate. As a result, criticism fell on the hamburger menu button, and the former favorite turned into the culprit of the disputes.

Let’s understand and discuss why this navigation format has gained such popularity, and does it have worthy rivals these days? The material was written on the basis of this article, thanks to the author for interesting thoughts. We also recommend looking at examples of hamburger menu icons and scripts for its implementation. Continue reading

The difference between UI and UX

Today there will be a guest post on the topic of UX and UI interfaces using the Icons8 service as an example. The author is a usability specialist Andrei Burmistrov, the text is published in the first person.

I know what you think: well, another attempt to impose your opinion on the controversial and always discussed topic “What is the difference between UX and UI?”

Yes, you understood correctly.

The only difference between my article and other similar ones is that I will explain the differences between these two concepts using practical examples from my personal experience (as a usability Continue reading

Servant of two masters
Yes, this is a poor web designer who has to spend a lot of effort to tame and train pages, so that it would be nice to look at them…

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What is a stylish website?
A stylish website is when every page of your publication has a pronounced affiliation to the entire website. When it is easy to navigate and the search for information is…

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B2B usability sites: what is important to consider?
Sites of the “business for business” format, known as B2B, usually provide for a slightly different scenario for interacting with visitors than sites such as “business for customer”. Therefore, the…

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What are longreads on sites
The so-called longreads are one of the leading web design trends in 2015, and also, as expected, in 2016. With the help of long reads, sites today do not just…

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