How to make web design documentation suck less

Between research, design, client interaction and team collaboration, there may not be much time left for a UX specialist to think about creating web design documentation strategically.

Is it even worth spending time perfecting UX documentation? Well yes and no. It depends on the purpose, and usefulness, of the documentation. For example, generalised documentation, created for no other reason than to leave a paper trail, is too general to be useful, and (effectively) purposeless. Highly focused documentation, on the other hand, can be both useful and purposeful.

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Yona is a technical researcher at Codal, where he is responsible for content strategy and documentation. He works closely with Codal’s UX, development, and administrative teams.