Illustration of a person clicking on a button on an interface.

First-Click Testing

by William Hudson | | 13 min read

First-Click Testing shows you where users start their journey.

First-click testing is very simple in concept and is pretty well described by its name; users are given a task and are asked to click on a design representation to indicate where they’d start. The design representation could be nothing more than a pencil sketch through to wireframes or nearly-finished screenshots. Bear in mind that the earlier we begin testing, the better!

The video provides practical advice on getting started:

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References & Where to Learn More

Optimal Workshop’s Chalkmark (first-click testing tool—see lesson item 4.2 for more):https://www.optimalworkshop.com/chalkmark/

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