Is 3-click Rule Still Relevant?
It's been over 20 years since the 3-click rule was introduced by Jeffrey Zeldman in his book *Taking Your Talent to the Web: A Guide for the Transitioning Designer*. At the time, there was no clear definition of what user experience design was, and there was no data to support the rule. However, a study by Joshua Porter in 2003 debunked the rule, showing that user dropoff doesn't increase when a task involves more than three clicks, nor does satisfaction decrease.
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