This is a case study of Codecademy’s e-commerce user experience (UX) performance. It’s based on an exhaustive performance review of 245 design elements. 213 other sites have also been benchmarked for a complete picture of the e-commerce UX landscape.
Codecademy’s overall e-commerce UX performance is decent. This is especially thanks to good Checkout and Site-Wide Features & Navigation UX performances, but Codecademy is impeded by broken Page Types & Design.
Overall UX Performance
255 Guidelines · Performance:
152 Guidelines · Performance:
Homepage & Navigation
24 Guidelines · Performance:
Page Types & Design
17 Guidelines · Performance:
8 Guidelines · Performance:
77 Guidelines · Performance:
Sign-Up & Account Management
12 Guidelines · Performance:
Site-Wide Features & Navigation
14 Guidelines · Performance:
103 Guidelines · Performance:
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