During the course of my work day, I visit dozens of websites, both for business and entertainment purposes. Far too often, I come across websites that are committing major readability faux pas. For example:
1. Reverse Print.
In case you don't know what reverse print is, it's white or light text on a black or dark colored background. This is a major readability faux pas. Why? Because it's murder on the eyes that's why. And no, that's not my opinion, it's a fact. Research has shown that heavy doses of reverse print irritates the reader and causes eye fatigue. Black or dark text on a white or light-colored background is easier on the eyes, and much more reader-friendly. If you want to use reverse print...Continue reading 3 Website Readability Faux Pas.