Handshake is a fictional app developed by the

UX Writers Collective for their course "UX Writing Fundamentals". Here are some samples of top-notch UX writing I did in the course.

DIALOG BOX — DESTRUCTIVE ACTION
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CHALLENGE

 

With destructive actions, we're asking the user if they want to cancel/delete something. It's essential to be clear and direct so the user understands the result of the action they choose.  

SOLUTION

Make the primary action clear and reflect the title of the dialog box. Ensure the secondary action helps the user back

out of the destructive action.

MY ROLE

  • Writer and editor

HINT TEXT
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CHALLENGE

 

To minimize data entry errors in the password field.

SOLUTION

Simplify the hint text so that it clearly and succinctly communicates the password requirements to the user.

MY ROLE

  • Writer and editor

NAVIGATION
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CHALLENGE

 

Help the user know exactly where they are within the app flow and make it easy for them to navigate as they wish.

SOLUTION

 

Add a navigation menu with clear titles that show the user where they are within the app. Change the "Back" link to a button to make the action clearer and easier to find.

MY ROLE

  • Writer and editor