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With the prevalence of tablets and mobile devices I feel that we should move away from hover-centric designs. Touchscreens don't have a "hover" state. My approach is simple: Don't try so hard to fit every conceivable link into your header. Instead, design a simple navigation structure with a few broad topics or categories. Each link leads to a landing ...
My experience is that hover menus and megamenus are hard to use. This comes from personal experience and watching other users. This is especially significant if the user has limited dexterity or poor motor skills. I also agree that they don't seem to work well with touch interfaces.
Text opacity is a weird thing. We (UX and visual designers) love to do it because it reduces the "noise" on the page and lets us focus the user's attention on what we want. Thing is, it requires the user to physically move their mouse over the object they are interested in reading. This is true of blinds, rollovers, and any other type of reveal. You're ...
Like 3nafish pointed out, the testimonial should be highlighted rather than de-emphasized. But, if you are bound by someone/thing to keep it de-emphasized, you can use animation to suggest the user that the opacity of the testimonial changes. When the page loads, keep the testimonial highlighted for a couple seconds and then let it fade it, this should at ...
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