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Designing for an effective, efficient Search: consider user purpose & preference



Published on | Prototyping: From UX to Front End — Medium graceychen The search box — it’s the first thing many of us turn to when we can’t find information we need on a website or app. In some cases, it is the only way to navigate to specific information, such as when looking for someone on social media who is not within your network of connections. When designing for an effective and efficient search, we can ask ourselves two questions: What is the user’s purpose for using the search functionality? Within