Top Ten Mistakes in Web Design (Jakob Nielsen's Alertbox)

Top Ten Mistakes in Web Design (Jakob Nielsen’s Alertbox):
The ten most egregious offenses against users. Web design disasters and HTML horrors are legion, though many usability atrocities are less common than they used to be.

Since my first attempt in 1996, I have compiled many top-10 lists of the biggest mistakes in Web design. See links to all these lists at the bottom of this article. This article presents the highlights: the very worst mistakes of Web design. (Updated 2006.)


he just won’t admit that the primary mistake in web design is lack of cat pictures on the website. it is by far and away the largest mistake noted by all cats. that and lack of paw oriented interface.