Usability

a.

Pronunciation

/ˌjuzəˈbɪlɪti/

Definition

The extent to which a user can use a website or tool to effectively achieve his or her goals.

Usability is an important component of the user experience for websites. The usability of a website is a vital element of an eCommerce user experience, as shoppers will be better able to complete purchases and more apt to return to online stores that have more intuitive and easy-to-use features.

Category

Web Design

Related Terms

User, User Experience, User Interface

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