Bad idea design poster #10 – Feature Creep

The misguided notion that somehow more is always better.

  • Main Entry: Feature Creep
  • Pronunciation: \ˈfÄ“-chÉ™r ˈkrÄ“p\
  • Function: intransitive verb
  • Etymology: Middle English feture crepen, from the act of over-building something
  • Date: December 24, 2009

Remember folks, flee from temptation to ‘gizmo’ up your site.

The misguided notion that somehow more is always better.

Instead, focus on workflow – that is the things your users want/need to do/learn from visiting your website.