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Category: UI

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Tutorial: Building WordPress-Driven Microportfolios

Tutorial Overview This is the technical follow up to the case study of my microportfolio system. It describes how to use WordPress to implement a portfolio system that will also support microportfolios, or portfolios with selected content tailored for specific audiences and purposes. This post doesn’t go into the why of the portfolio but rather […]

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UI, UX, CRAP, and Revision

Continuing our work to bring low-cost but high-impact improvements to the user experience of Eli Review (see the previous post on improving new user onboarding), this post looks at how how some relatively minor (and cheap!) improvements to the user interface (UI) of one specific feature led to a much more desirable user experience. The […]

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Empty Spaces: A Low-Cost UX Upgrade

One of our goals for Eli Review over this past summer was to find low cost but high impact ways to improve the onboarding experience for new instructors — how to get them oriented to the new space and get them working comfortably and productively as quickly as possible. I did some research just before starting the […]