Standards User Experience (UX) topic overview/definition

Standards: Concept Definition

'Consistency and standards' identifies the need for language, icons, symbolism, and all other recurring elements within user interfaces to remain the same across different tasks. Derived from Jakob Nielsen and Rolf Molich's Ten User Interface Guidelines, Consistency and Standards are evident in many of the widely-used products created by some of the most successful companies such as Adobe Systems Incorporated and Google Inc. Incorporating this rule of thumb will help you design better user interfaces and improve user experience.

For your convenience, we’ve collected all UX literature that deals with Standards. Here’s the full list: