Debunking the myths around UX

What is best practice when it comes to UX? Unfortunately, a lot of advice out there on ‘user experience’ (UX) directly contradicts other advice. Some of this bad advice is simply out of date, but some is simply wrong – always was, always will be.

How do these myths take hold? Sometimes what makes for good advice is sector-dependent and not universally applicable, other times it’s because of “truthiness”: “Don’t make users click more than three times” sounds like it should be true, even if it isn’t.