A Wee Review of Property Websites

My family used to have an awesome cottage by the sea in South West Scotland and I was saying to my girlfriend how much I wanted to live by the sea and she was all like “I want to live in the forests, mountains and lakes”. Well, to hell with her!

Anyway, my testing case is “I want to see if there are any properties in the area of Rockcliffe in South West Scotland for sale and view details about that property”.

I am going to use two large websites for comparison: Zoopla and S1 Homes, both of which have poured bazillions into UX. Continue reading “A Wee Review of Property Websites”

Summertime UX Fail Partytime!!!!

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As many visitors of my not-world-famous and not-almost-award-winning UX blog know, I really love writing about UXfail because it’s funny and makes me feel enormously superior about my supreme intelligence and ninja UX skillz.

And while surfing the internet for a pair of new shoes I suddenly remembered I might have overpaid my council tax bill this month so off I trotted to the event horizon of UX car crash that is Glasgow City Council’s online payment ‘service’. Continue reading “Summertime UX Fail Partytime!!!!”

eCommerce Experienz

I was on a site and wanted to buy something. I chose ‘Visa’ option, entered my card details and clicked submit. It failed because the postcode wasn’t recognised. So I tried again and again it didn’t recognise my postcode.

So I tried Paypal but then I was asked for my address and was all like WTF? The thing I’m buying is for an online service. So in protest I filled out garbage address information and clicked ‘submit’. And the payment was approved. Like uh?

2016 and ecommerce is still pants.