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Here's the problem: the EU and the US do not turn DST on and off at the same time; this March, there was a three weeks' difference between these events. Here's what happens during this period. Let's say you have an event every day at the same time and, since you are based in the US, you are going to adjust times using the US DST. Day (2001) United States ...


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I'm not a UI/UX specialist, but based on my experience I would do the following: keep a boring but grandpa-recognizable links "Log In" and "Sign Up" at top right corner. make a nice call-to-action button "Become a ninja" and place it on the page content, linking to "sign up" page.


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As you seem to be approaching it, this is probably going to be futile. At best, you're going to come up with a very small list of combinations that don't conflict in the base browsers, then find out that there are plenty of add-ons that then go ahead and use them which are common enough to be a problem anyway. You should avoid the standard patterns like ...


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A/B tests and multivariate tests allow comparing the implemented content/design with an alternative. A script will randomly show the user either the original content/design or one of the alternatives. A back-end web software will allow the webmaster to compare how effective is each version by relating the presented content/design with accomplished goals. ...


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I have read many good things about Popup Domination 3 (a brand new version). http://www.popupdomination.com/live/index2.html This is not an affiliate link and I have no vested interest in the product. I have just purchased it and it is dead simple to implement. You can time when during your pages' presentation to show a popup asking for contact info from ...


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I've used click heat before: http://www.labsmedia.com/clickheat/index.html It is a self hosted, open source, PHP based heatmap system you can use for free. It works well for click tracking. As far as eye tracking goes, unless you have hardware, you are looking at mouse hover tracking. I think clicktail has it. You could use the mechanical turk as well, but ...


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Zurb's Verify offers a bunch of different types of tests(see the tour) for trying out concepts, and has a plan at $9/mo. A slightly more expensive plan offers deeper detail on users, but you'll have to evaluate if you need it. For another heatmap option, there's Crazy Egg with a cheap plan at $9/mo. For eye-tracking, there's Silverback at $70. I'm not ...


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A light background with dark text is easier on the eyes and your readers will appreciate it on a site with lots of text. Dark background websites are good for graphic centric sites, such as a photography gallery or something like that. The dark background can show the image colors better.



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