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Little White UX

Design is a lot like magic, as it can be used for both good and evil. SilverStripe Principal Designer James Ford, provides a fun and enlightening breakdown of the concept of dark patterns and how they are used to influence our behaviour.

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Little White UX

Design is a lot like magic, as it can be used for both good and evil. SilverStripe Principal Designer James Ford, provides a fun and enlightening breakdown of the concept of dark patterns and how they are used to influence our behaviour.

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UX New Zealand 2017: A recap

Posted in UX/Design

Tagged user experience, UX, design, conference

Dani Smith

by Dani Smith, James Ford, Mikaela Young, Paul Clarke and Sacha Judd

Posted 19 October 2017

A team of SilverStripe designers and developers recap their time at the UX New Zealand conference for 2017. Discover their favourite talks from the two day event, which brought together local and international speakers with a shared passion for better UX.

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Testing, testing, 1, 2, 3

A/B testing is the best way to figure out what marketing messages and creative content appeal to your audience the most. Learn how the SilverStripe Marketing team implement variant testing so you too can increase your website’s engagement and conversions.

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Enhancing user experience through typography

SilverStripe Graphic Designer, Dani Smith, discusses how to create the best user experience using the fundamentals of typographic design. 

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Don’t reinvent the block

After extensive user research and feedback, a commercially supported SilverStripe module for content blocks is on its way. SilverStripe Principal Designer, Paul Clarke, talks us through what to expect. 

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Join the Research Panel to make SilverStripe tools even better

Here's your chance to help improve SilverStripe tools to ensure they work for you. Share your experience, and try out new features before they are released into the wild.

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Web accessibility: do your sites meet the Standard?

Do you know how accessible your sites are? See the Web Accessibility Standard 1.0 and some tips to help you meet the Standard.

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Good bad design

Beauty, they say, is in the eye of the beholder. When it comes to the beauty of User Experience I would say it’s more objective, but the “look” of a website can blur the lines slightly.

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Talk video on the CWP new themes

Talk video on the new themes developed for the Common Web Platform – from SilverStripe meetup in Auckland on 7 March, 2017.

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Releasing two new themes for the Common Web Platform

We have just released two new themes for the Common Web Platform (CWP), a platform as a service for New Zealand government sites.

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Are outdated myths holding your customer experience back?

SilverStripe CMO Nicole Williams busts some of the common myths holding companies back from outstanding customer experiences. 

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The X factor: a better way to deliver

I am looking for it. You are probably looking for it, too. So how can we find it?

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Five simple solutions to break through user testing barriers

Are you the lone ranger of user testing in your company? We share some tips on breaking through barriers and creating a culture of listening to users. 

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How delightful digital experiences boost customer loyalty

Digital experiences that meet expectations are no longer enough, we expect to be delighted. For the companies that meet this high bar the reward of higher loyalty, lower churn and increased revenues will be well worth the effort. 

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Too many cooks spoil your broth: multi-user editing alert

In a situation where your "save & publish" changes haven't been saved and published? We've got a fix for you.

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Using feedback to drive progress

Creating websites and software is always a never-ending journey with a constantly expanding task list. read

Upgrades to the SilverStripe community website

Posted in UX/Design, Developers, Company

Tagged design, community

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Paul Clarke

by Paul Clarke and Paul Clarke

Posted 12 June 2014

These are exciting days with the initial upgrades to the SilverStripe community website, silverstripe.org, now underway. read

Usability Testing for SS3

Posted in UX/Design

Comments 3

by Kerstin Schuman

Posted 9 May 2012

One month ago, Senior Project Manager Julian Meadow (aka J), along with colleagues Paul Clarke... read

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