Ghosts and goblins. Ghouls, demons, and phantoms of all kinds. It’s that time of year when the ancient Celts believed the barrier between the dead and the living became porous, allowing spirits and fairies to visit us and demand appeasement.
Something like that is going on with your website and not just at Halloween. No amount of treats will make them go away—they must be exorcised, or they will give your visitors (and therefore you) no peace. We’re talking about usability problems, those busy monsters that can spook site visitors into going elsewhere. Here are some common ones that you should watch for and banish to their coffins.