Welcome to the Treehouse Community
Want to collaborate on code errors? Have bugs you need feedback on? Looking for an extra set of eyes on your latest project? Get support with fellow developers, designers, and programmers of all backgrounds and skill levels here with the Treehouse Community!
Looking to learn something new?
Treehouse offers a seven day free trial for new students. Get access to thousands of hours of content and join thousands of Treehouse students and alumni in the community today.Start your free trial
elizabeth kim2,392 Points
Upcoming Topic Idea: Designing for younger users
I am working on a project currently where I have to design a completely separate interface for our younger audience for this site. The ages will range from about 8 - 12.
Wouldn't it be great to have a track specific to designing for children or designing for students? With tips for designing for this age group and maybe a fun project attached?
Just a thought. If you have any thoughts on designing for a younger audience, please feel free to post below.
Adam East2,424 Points
Well, I would say that speed is a large factor to a younger generation. Attention spans are low and if the site takes longer to load or the site is hard to navigate (Less than 2 clicks to reach a destination) you will most likely lose that youngster.
Also, we all know that teens love to connect with friends via social media. Which means if they like something they will share it with their 15k+ friends. I would recommend adding in social links, shares, etc.