Hide your search interface

dug dug Follow Apr 18, 2010 · 1 min read
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The big Visa widget at the top has the shape, drop-shadow design and position of a search input box. This one kept trying to convince the auto-pilot part of my web users brain that I should click on it.

In the process of Googling the stuff I was looking for I came back to the site a few times before finally noticing the tiny search interface hidden in the grey bar at the bottom. I reckon I need to start testing search styles and positions (there seems to be a bit of a trend for moving away from top-right and into top-centre) but this is ridiculous.



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Written by dug Follow
Hiya, life goes like this. Step 1: Get out of bed. Step 2: Make things better:-)