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By Pabini Gabriel-Petit, Publisher & Editor in Chief

Published: November 21, 2011

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In this last installment of our sixth anniversary issue of UXmatters, we’re announcing the Top 25 articles for the last year—that is, the most-read articles on our site from November 1, 2010 to October 31, 2011. Check out our 2011 Top 25!

The 2011 Top 25

  1. 10 Ways Mobile Sites Are Different from Desktop Web Sites
    Mobility—A column by Shanshan Ma—March 2011
    Topics: UX Design | Web Site Design
  2. Label Placement in Forms
    By Matteo Penzo—July 2006
    Topic: Information Design
  3. Use Cases for User Assistance Writers
    User Assistance—A column by Mike Hughes—September 2008
    Topics: Design Process | User Assistance
  4. The Five Competencies of User Experience Design
    By Steve Psomas—November 2007
    Topics: Information Architecture | Interaction Design | Usability | UX Design | UX Development | Visual Design
  5. Wireframing With InDesign and Illustrator
    By Todd Warfel—January 2007
    Topic: Communicating Design
  6. International Address Fields in Web Forms
    Communication Design—A column by Luke Wroblewski—June 2008
    Topics: Information Design | Interaction Design | UX Design
  7. Wireframing With Patterns
    By Lindsay Ellerby—March 2007
    Topic: Communicating Design
  8. Dashboard Design 101
    User Assistance—A column by Mike Hughes—November 2010
    Topics: Information Design | User Assistance
  9. UX Design Versus UI Development
    User Assistance—A column by Mike Hughes—March 2010
    Topic: User-Centered Design (UCD)
  10. The Essence of Interaction Design—Part I: Designing Virtual Contexts for Interaction
    On Good Behavior—A column by Pabini Gabriel-Petit—January 2011
    Topics: Design Process | Interaction Design
  11. Fashionable Web Forms: Traps and Tips
    By Jessica Kerr—November 2010
    Topics: Information Design | Interaction Design | User Assistance
  12. Laddering: A Research Interview Technique for Uncovering Core Values
    Research That Works—A column by Michael Hawley—July 2009
    Topic: User Research
  13. Color Theory for Digital Displays: A Quick Reference: Part I
    By Pabini Gabriel-Petit—January 2006
    Topic: Visual Design
  14. Why Great Designers Steal—and Are Proud of It
    Dramatic Impact—A column by Traci Lepore—April 2011
    Topic: Design Process
  15. Decision Architecture: Helping Users Make Better Decisions
    Decision Architecture—A column by Colleen Roller—November 2010
    Topics: Human Factors | UX Design
  16. Conference Review: IA Summit 2007: Part II
    By Pabini Gabriel-Petit—April 2007
    Topic: Conference Reviews
  17. Content Analysis: A Practical Approach
    More Than Words—A column by Colleen Jones—August 2009
    Topics: Design Process | Information Architecture
  18. Best Practices for Designing Faceted Search Filters
    Search Matters—A column by Greg Nudelman—September 2009
    Topics: User-Centered Design (UCD) | UX Design | Web Site Design
  19. Designing for the Mobile Web: Special Considerations
    Mobility—A column by Shanshan Ma—January 2011
    Topics: UX Design | Web Site Design
  20. Going Mobile: Designing for Different Screen Sizes | Promoting Your Mobile App
    Ask UXmatters—A column by Janet M. Six—October 2010
    Topic: Design Process | UX Design
  21. Integrating UX into Agile Development
    Ask UXmatters—A column by Janet M. Six—April 2011
    Topics: Agile UCD | Design Process
  22. Essential and Desirable Skills for a UX Designer
    Ask UXmatters—A column by Janet M. Six—December 2010
    Topic: UX Design
  23. Book Review: Information Dashboard Design
    By Pabini Gabriel-Petit—April 2007
    Topics: Book Review | Information Design
  24. Toward Content Quality
    More Than Words—A column by Colleen Jones—April 2009
    Topics: Content Creation | Content Strategy
  25. Design Is a Process, Not a Methodology
    On Good Behavior—A column by Pabini Gabriel-Petit—July 2010
    Topics: Communicating Design | Design Process | Interaction Design | UX Strategy

I hope you’ll take this opportunity to check out some of our readers’ favorite UXmatters articles, too.

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