User experience design (UX/UI Design) is the process of enhancing user satisfaction with a product by improving the usability, accessibility, and desirability provided in the interaction with a product. Buttons on your website should not be overlooked. Whether you manage buttons yourself or have your website development firm do it for you, make sure your website's buttons check these boxes.
Close Button Dialog
If a button functions as a way to close a window, tab, or pop-up screen, your users are inherently going to look in the top right or left corner of their window for a close button. Whether you choose right or left, be consistent in its placement and functionality.
Save and Cancel Buttons
Buttons for a primary action typically work better on the right side of a pop-up dialog. The reason for this is a user associates “ok”, “save”, or any similar action with progress and moving forward. Secondary actions like deleting, discarding, or canceling should appear on the left and in a secondary weight and color if they are not the primary intention of the dialog.
Be Clear In Your Word Choice
Whether it be for your buttons, pop-ups, or just your general website content, make the verbiage as simple and clear as possible.
For a more detail and how-to for buttons, read our full discussion on our CMS website.