Mobile web

One of our goals at Peak Usability is to increase awareness and adoption of good usability and user centred design practices. The following is a list of sites and articles we hope you will find useful.

Title Author / Company Comment
Mobile UX Part 2: Sticky headers and menus Peak Usability Are sticky headers and persistent menus effective for navigating sites on mobile devices?  Read our research findings to learn if they are effective.
Mobile UX Part 1: Menu burgers and navicons Peak Usability Do users understand what the three line 'burger' icon means?  Read our research insights.
Smartphone template for paper prototype testing Peak Usability Download our smartphone template, print or stick on card, cut out the slits, then feed through your mobile paper prototype to test with users.
Designing Usable Mobile Websites Peak Usability This Peak Usability high-level guide outlines how to approach critical topics in mobile site design including key usability guidelines for crafting your mobile website.
More mobile usability testing sleds... Harry Brignull A follow up to Harry's first "Build your own iPhone usability testing sled" article.
Build your own iPhone usability testing sled Harry Brignull How to make your own iPhone usability testing sled for £5.
The Claw - Mobile device usability testing jig Patrick Kennedy Overview of the process Patrick went through to create his own jig with instructions on how to do it yourself.
A User-Centered Approach To Web Design For Mobile Devices Lyndon Cerejo This article looks at the user experience for mobile websites accessed from mobile phones.
Mobile Web Best Practices 1.0 - Best practice statements W3C This document specifies best practices for delivering web content to mobile devices.