Usability Mistakes in Web Design

From Smashing Magazine: 9 Common Usability Mistakes in Web Design.

Some great tips.

For #1, I definitely appreciate web sites that use actual decent clickable areas for page navigation. These aren’t too bad for example (from MSDN):


But there’s still too many web sites like this:

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The clickable area for each page is no wider than the width of the character! Don’t forget that not everyone has the mouse dexterity of a 14 year-old avid game player! :)