Great digital magazines consider the habits of their target readers when consuming content on devices. That means they employ scalability not only in function, but their details, and design are carefully planned for readers and for every possible scenario.
Below is a guide from Apple Developers, which can serve you well in sparking a creative look into your current digital magazine build or if you’re just conceptualizing your e-mags for iOS devices.
Don’t underestimate the value of usability or of user interface design. Your digital magazine’s user interface will often make or break it. An e-mag that is difficult to read or navigate won’t be read. It doesn’t matter how aesthetically appealing your publication is, if your readers don’t like it they simply won’t read it.
1. Formatting Content
3. Hit Targets
Create controls that measure at least 44 points x 44 points so they can be accurately tapped with a finger. Learn more.
Make sure there is ample contrast between the font color and the background so text is legible. Learn more.
Don’t let text overlap. Improve legibility by increasing line height or letter spacing. Learn more.
Always display images at their intended aspect ratio to avoid distortion. Learn more.
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