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Johan Terpstra [PersonRank 1]

Tuesday, September 25, 2007
12 years ago6,271 views

If you are a web usability consultant, you may want to contact these PR consultants:

bottomlineconsultancy.co.uk/

If you can spot the nav menu, well done. And when you have clicked on one of the menu items, try again. It moves. Hide-and-seek starts all over again.

I've not seen any worse than this. Have you?

Needless to say, poor Googlebot can't do much with it either:

google.co.uk/search?q=site%3Ab ...

What a way for a PR consultant to show off their skills :)

Ionut Alex. Chitu [PersonRank 10]

12 years ago #

That's a good example of mystery meat navigation.

Philipp Lenssen [PersonRank 10]

12 years ago #

True, it's bad.

Rohit Srivastwa [PersonRank 10]

12 years ago #

What a pain using it
Is it into snake charming business :)

Johan Terpstra [PersonRank 1]

12 years ago #

Looking at it again I just discovered that when you click a menu-item, it sort of expands with the same colours to sub-menu items. I now also spot scrolling text without the ability to control the speed. English isn't my first language but with 6 years in London, I'm pretty good at it. Yet on that site I'm not quick enough to read the testimonials at that scroll rate.

I'm struggling to find one good thing. Though it is kind of exciting, like a game, discovering new things after clicking dozens of times.

Just when you think you've seen it all... Would love to hear Mr Nielsen's review :)

Philipp Lenssen [PersonRank 10]

12 years ago #

Talking about it, I've recently spotted some usability issues on useit.com, Mr. Nielsen's homepage while looking for an older article of his :)

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