The consistent selection and placement of labels that best accommodates navigation.
Naming conventions for buttons or site navigation.
The location in a Web site where a given user goes after clicking on a link. Also Target page or Destination page.
Individuals who are hestitant to adopt new technology.
Graphic elements that serve to delineate, divide or identify content on a webpage.
Line spacing or the vertical space between lines of text.
How easy or difficult it is to learn to effectively use a system or interface.
A response range for a type of survey question in which a person is asked to rate their reaction to a statement along a scale. The scale typically runs from a positive rating to a negative rating with a neutral score in between.
A design technique that automatically scales to fit the user's browser.
Refers to navigation within a local area of a site or application including sub-site navigation and page-level navigation.
Customizing or personalizing a national or international product for a local market.
Descriptions that are written for complex figures and tagged via the long desc attribute; though not currently supported by most Web browsers, the long desc attribute is a planned feature in the next iteration of Firefox.
A study conducted over a period of time to analyze the long-term effects of changes in products, processes or environment.
Look and Feel
The consistent visual design and application of a corporate identity to an interface.
Low cost, illustrated design or concept usually sketched on paper or created as flat images. [See also high-Fidelity Prototype]
Subjective brightness, intensity of light.
Luminance Contrast Ratio
A measure of the difference between foreground and background; specific minimal values are recommended via WCAG 2.0.