<User fails every task in usability test> "Nice site. That was really easy to navigate." – THIS IS WHY OBSERVED BEHAVIOUR BEATS OPINON.
In usability test. User fails task completely. "Yes, It is clear. Very understandable" - This is why we monitor behaviour not opinion.
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It's a bad idea to do UI animation before you've sorted the underlying IA & UX. A beautiful UI is worthless if it isn't useful & usable.