Wizards and Guides: Principles of Task Flow for Web Applications 2/2

“Although wizards are a common feature of the interface landscape, their rigidity clearly runs counter to one of the basic tenets of user-centered design: providing the user with appropriate control over the interaction. Therefore, like the pointy-hat mystics for whom they’re named, wizards should generally be treated with suspicion and skepticism, and ideally avoided whenever possible.” (Bob BaxleyBoxes and Arrows)

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