If we should make UI elements we want users to click on large, and ideally place them at corners or edges for maximum clickability – what should we do with UI elements we don’t want users to click on? Like, say, the “delete all my work” button?

Of course, totally unrelated1 to a recent event triggered by a bad UI design, Jeff Atwood captures why it is so important to handle interfaces you want users just not to use lightly.


  1. It, absolutely, is not in response to the event — just check the day when Jeff published it. Is it unrelated? Well, heck no.