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Do you know what kind of first impression your app design makes?
According to a study on behavior and information technology, if it's not a really good one, you're likely to lose a lot of would-be users. It only takes them .05 seconds to decide whether or not they want to stay and use your app, based off design alone.
50 milliseconds is almost as little time as it takes to blink.
Fortunately, there are tons of small design tweaks you can make to help give users a clean, organized, and appealing first impression (and easy continued use thereafter). One quick and easy change is to eliminate distractions and create straightforward navigation.
You know how, in your Bubble editor, you can collapse and expand sections in the sidebar? When every section is open, that sidebar is long and bulky. It takes a lot of scrolling and searching to find what you need. When the sections are collapsed, though, it's simple and quick to immediately head to the tool you need.
Collapsible sidebars are important to design, especially when you have a lot of options you need to give users. They let you put the power of navigation in your users' hands, but without any overwhelm.
This tutorial shows you how to create a sub-menu feature for your own app. It's great for dashboards and vertical menus, and once you get the first sub-menu list done, you can duplicate it for the rest of your menu options quickly and easily.