Which problems would you say are the most common to occur in today's sites?
closed as not constructive by Rahul♦ May 29 '11 at 22:29
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Question's a bit too broad. There are sites devoted to this like http://www.useit.com/ (Jacob Nielsen) and books like Rocket Surgery Made Easy (Steve Krug).
And it depends on the site/web application purpose - is it a blog? a store? a web service?
And there are lots of specific answers on usability questions posted on this site addressing common issues. If you search under Usability you'll get tons of returns.
Subjective list of 10 things I see a lot that bother me the most:
Some of the things that bother me the most:
The pop-up type adverts, particularly the ones that actually open a new tab when you press on the close button - unforgiveable.
No Contact Us option on a website (this is even worse than no About Us section). Links that pretend to be links but don't actually do anything.
Flashy-looking websites with loads of colour and poor text contrast - these are much harder to read text on.
Cursive, arty-looking text that can be difficult to understand.
On shopping websites where you are able to sort by price (asc ending or descending) reverting to the default every time you start a new search.
broad questions I don't mind; I can relay what's off the top of my head: