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Best Broken Link Checker

We're looking for a new one. Anyone have a favorite that is cost-effective?

Started by Marcy Sterner Gineris

1 Oct 21, 2011
Reply by Jay Massey

Usability software recommendations?

Can anyone recommend a usability testing / screen recording software they particularly like? And, alternately, any to avoid? Many Thanks

Started by Sarah McMaster

4 May 20, 2011
Reply by Sarah McMaster

Writing for the Web

Our college is in the midst of a complete redesign and content overhaul. Actually, the content will all be new: no legacy content being bro…

Started by Susan

2 Sep 9, 2009
Reply by Susan

User Experience Inspiration?

When I'm looking for UX inspiration or ideas, I usually visit 37 Signals' Design and Usability blog, as well as UIE and A List Apart's Usab…

Started by Anne Petersen

4 Sep 2, 2008
Reply by Anne Petersen

IE 8 beta

Has anyone here been using or following the IE 8 beta? If so is it worth looking into now?

Started by Gregory Eichholzer

1 Jul 16, 2008
Reply by Thiago Azurem

Your Worst Usability Horror Stories

I am back up on my usability soap box and have an open question for the group - what are your worst usability horror stories. Here's mine:…

Started by Mark Greenfield

5 Jul 1, 2008
Reply by Rebecca Bohlen

User Testing Horror Stories

To follow up on Mark's discussion about Usability Horror Stories, I wanted to bring up OK/Cancel's Usability Horror Stories, which are an a…

Started by Anne Petersen

0 Jun 30, 2008


We've been having debates about focus groups in our office and how to balance the need for usability feedback vs. the urgency of getting a…

Started by Anne Petersen

4 Apr 26, 2008
Reply by Bruce Floyd



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Is there anyway you can edit a user level?  We have level 8 users and want to add "Add to Dictionary" without opening every user and clicking on the Add to Dictionary box.See More
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Solution for deluge of daily emails?

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