Learnability is the capability of a softwares ease of use so the user can operate the site and is currently a major concern in the design of complex software applications.
As it is difficult to test learnability the only accurate way to test whether a website is learnable or not is to test the interface multiple times over a long period of time. Even though it is time consuming as well as money consuming it offers the best result in getting the full users learnability.
To make a website learnable we must rely on the four simple concepts:
- Evidence Actions
For our website we have ensured that the layout and overall design is simplistic, sophisticated and has ease of use. This is so the user can easily get to where they need to be on the website and get the information they need. For example the homepage we have chosen isn’t busy and has no unnecessary writing or images to confuse the user. It also has an extremely clear layout and clear writing in contrast to the background. This ensures the user can read the text with ease. The links to the different pages are clear and the pages themselves show a clean and simple design making our overall website extremely learnable for the user