The 23–Point UX Design Checklist

23 point checklist for UX — UXPin ebook

Interaction Design

1. Repetitive actions or frequent activities feel effortless.

2. Users can easily recover from errors.

3. Users are adequately supported according to their level of expertise.

4. Accessing help does not impede user progress.

Visual Design

5. No more than three primary colors.

6. Color alone is not used to convey hierarchy, content or functionality.

7. Visual hierarchy directs the user to the required action.

8. Items on top of the visual hierarchy are the most important.

9. Primary action is visually distinct from secondary actions.

10. Interactive elements are not abstracted.

11. Form submission is confirmed in a visually distinct manner.

12. Alert messages are consistent.

13. Alert messages are visually distinct.

Information Architecture

14. Navigation is consistent.

15. Room for growth

Typography

16. No more than two distinct font families are used.

17. Fonts used for text content are at least 12px in size.

18. Reserve uppercase words for labels, headers, or acronyms.

19. Different font styles or families are used to separate content from controls.

20. Font size/weight differentiates between content types.

User Interface

21. Proximity and alignment.

22. Progress indicator for multi–step workflows.

23. Foreground elements (like content and controls) are easily distinguished from the background.

24. Congratulations on going through the list!

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