Usability.gov is the leading resource for user experience (UX) best practices and guidelines, serving practitioners and students in the government and private sectors.
User experience design (UX, UXD, UED or XD) is the process of enhancing user satisfaction with a product by improving the usability, accessibility, and pleasure provided in the interaction with the product. User experience design encompasses traditional human–computer interaction (HCI) design, and extends it by addressing all aspects of a product or service as perceived by users.
Seniors (ages 65 and older) are one of the fastest growing demographics on the Web. However, our usability studies show that websites are 43% harder to use for seniors as they are for younger users. For example, their decreased motor skills make clicking small links more difficult.
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