A Beginner’s Guide to Usability Testing

An overview of usability testing, which is a type of user research used to evaluate how easy a product is to use by having participants complete tasks while observers collect data. There are different types of usability testing, including qualitative vs. quantitative, moderated vs. unmoderated, and remote vs. in-person. Benefits of usability testing include reducing costs, tailoring products to users, increasing accessibility and satisfaction. The page recommends conducting usability testing at various stages of product development, from initial design through ongoing iterations after launch. Overall, the page presents best practices for how and when to conduct usability testing to gather insights and improve user experience.