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Why we recommend WordPress

1 August 2017

Most people still think of WordPress as just a blogging platform. Although that’s how it started back in 2003, it’s since grown to become a solution for large scale media portals, eCommerce sites, business sites, portfolios, ...

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Are popups still a good idea?

7 November 2016 Author: Sandy Lim

Go on. Ask any internet user how they feel about popups. You may learn some new swear words. And yet, when the business case for UX is stronger than ever, many brands still default to popups...

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Dear Developer. Love, Designer.

20 August 2015 Author: Kylie Timpani

Last month, a tweet by Yesenia Perez-Cruz, Senior Designer at Vox Media, caught my eye. Her tweet asked what seemed like a simple question:   I see an abundance of articles about how designers can make developers lives...

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Welcome, Matt!

12 July 2017

A warm welcome to our newest Humaan and talented developer, Matt Boddy! We’re excited to have him on board — he enjoys reading, board games, coffee and awesome TV just as much as we do. We...

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Our favourite apps

3 July 2017

Even with our new site done, we’re still busy as ever, getting new stuff ready to launch. Thankfully, there’s a wealth of apps and sites to help us along the way. Here are a few of our...

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How good design shows your brand is credible

Let’s consider what we expect when we engage with a brand… A functional product. Respectful customer service. Honest communication. Sound familiar? Seems safe to say we don’t go into a transaction hoping for a substandard outcome....

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Four.

We’re thrilled to launch version four of humaan.com. It’s been way too long. Our team has come a long way over the last few years, particularly in how we approach digital, technology and a human audience. The new...

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The importance of UX in e-commerce

7 February 2017

Let’s talk about shopping cart abandonment. That’s when visitors leave your site without making a purchase. It’s a big bugbear for e-commerce businesses, potentially translating to thousands in lost revenue each year. Almost 70% of online...

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Accessibility means designing for yourself too

17 January 2017

Accessibility is most commonly associated with designing for “people with disabilities”. And even when we talk about it being for “everyone”, the concept is still so abstract, it tends to carry the idea that accessibility is...

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Farewell 2016, we’ll miss you!

20 December 2016

As 2016 draws to a close, we’re thinking back on the good times we’ve had — our achievements, the friends we’ve made, and the new adventures carrying us into next year.

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