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Standard behaviour of dropdown buttons and its styling

I have been reviewing some UI design patterns where the use of dropdown buttons as both a selection and call-to-action has been ambiguous, and I am thinking of how it relates to various design ...
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Is it standard practice not to include an 'offline' mode for a web application?

There are many discussions around the topic of accessibility, but taking the work accessibility in its pure sense of having access to the system, I am curious as to whether designers simply make the ...
3
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1answer
21 views

Should I display UI asap and populate it later or show a preloader until I get my data?

I am working on a data-rich webapp using Meteor. I was previously considering that everything I can load should be loaded asap, and every part of my page depending on data should have its loader while ...
0
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0answers
7 views

Tree View with Popular Sub-Items Preview

There is a geographical hierarchy: Country -> Region -> Subregion. We need to represent this in a dialogue like this: Country 1 Preview of top 5 popular regions or subregions of country 1... ...
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2answers
16 views

Should we show a page view count on an article site?

We run a site which publishes articles, similar to buzzfeed in a lot of ways. The original site had a lot of features and some fairly old templates which needed redeveloping, along with new branding. ...
0
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1answer
19 views

Conflict in using image [on hold]

I am designing a digital brochure for an IT agency that provides OTT based platform to lunch multi screen video platform like netflix. My problem : Whether to use multi screen based image on front ...
1
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1answer
30 views

How does a team functionally integrate UX with XD, UI, and visual design?

In our organization we have people with great UX, XD, UI, and visual design skills. However, we've not managed to find a good everyday functional process that works for us. The "everyone has to work ...
1
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1answer
22 views

Yahoo forbidden links

When I surf with my iPad or Mac, I find this message almost every day: This basically happens because Safari opens where you left, so I know the link is safe since it's a search I did at Yahoo ...
3
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4answers
65 views

best way to display dates of a course

I want to display dates of a course. The times are all the same but dates may be any dates This is the way they are display at the moment in a list, not good as there is a lot of repeated information ...
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Is Helvetica considered a “web safe” font?

Should I consider the font Helvetica to be a web-safe font, i.e. is it a reliable source to set in my CSS that will be accessible on any device?
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2answers
34 views

When should a system partly fill in a form for a user?

I have a part of a system used for searching for / viewing recent or past transactions. The system will be used in more than one store, and transactions could have happened in any of the stores. You ...
1
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0answers
15 views

Editing Title, Sub title and Text

In the web app we are making theres a Material Design Card where theres a User type that has the permission to edit content he posted, so heres the question. When he clicks to edit this content every ...
1
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3answers
58 views

Can the navigation on the Dashboard of an app be different from other pages?

So, we are having an argument in our company regarding the navigation. On the Dashboard, the user sees a Hamburger menu in the left upper corner and his profile picture, username, notifications icon ...
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1answer
30 views

Comparing screenshots for UX demo [on hold]

Can anyone suggest me a tool where I can compare 2 screenshots and show on the screen at the same time during demonstration? Thanks, Roland
3
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2answers
46 views

Where to add an optional 'Title' or 'Subject' input?

I have a website, that users send messages to the staff (similar to support tickets). I want the users to be able to add a title or subject to the message. Most of the users (90%), will not use it. ...
2
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0answers
11 views

Paper on the significance of terminology regarding users

Do anyone know of material regarding the significance of terminology in (participatory) design processes? I'm looking for theory regarding cases such as this: If some users are patients being ...
2
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1answer
24 views

Input of sequential data

I am currently working on a dialog where the user inputs a sequence of names. This sequence is simulated in the underlying code as the user types, and "issues" with the sequence are printed below the ...
0
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1answer
119 views

Samsung Android phone rendering chess unicode as Emoji? [on hold]

I'm developing a javascript implementation of Singularity Chess and I'm having a really weird issue with rendering on Samsung phones. Samsung phones render unicode chess characters as what appear to ...
3
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3answers
37 views

Mark items far away from each other as grouped (connected)

I have a tree structure with items from different trees that I need to "group" (or really, mark as grouped). Like so: It is mandatory for the user to select a few of these items to carry on to the ...
2
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1answer
33 views

How to facilitate the perception of the uniqueness?

Often my user fill two password fields in a form. The computation of the two fields generates a unique sha1 (ex: dba59b52c4d483e17cad109e7...). I use the generated sha1 to generate something ...
3
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4answers
94 views

What if table columns cannot fit on webpage?

If I've 12 - 14 columns in a table to show on a page but there's not enough space to show all columns (let's say, there's only enough space to show 7 columns of the table), what is the solution for ...
4
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1answer
68 views

What's the best practice for button alignment in responsive email templates?

I was looking for case studies or UX research to figure out what is the best practice for button alignment especially in email templates, but couldn't find anything relevant. Our practice: We tend ...
2
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1answer
26 views

Product design pattern library [on hold]

I'm working internally with a large in-house team to establish an in-house pattern library for just UX designers at this stage. I'm compiling a list of best practice examples that I have shared below. ...
3
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1answer
23 views

A new type of 'social proof' for websites based on subsequent user actions/activities

BACKGROUND (feel free to skip): Back in the beginning of the internet site counters were popular for administrators to provide an indication of the number of people that visit the website (there were ...
3
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0answers
29 views

Design patterns for user dropdown on top right corner

Is there any design pattern for user drop-down which will be on top right corner of the application? I want to know some best possible features of this control. Please share some ideas.
3
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3answers
147 views

Is a plus symbol without button text sufficient to denote adding of an item?

Let's say I'm using Bootstrap panels and I have these two choices: Option A) Option B) Which option is better from a UX perspective? Is a plus symbol without button text sufficient to denote ...
2
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3answers
65 views

Should nav items be hover or click to activate dropdown?

When theres a dropdown option, should users expect to hover on it or click on it? I have seen this done either way. I recently visited this lightspeed's website. They have a dropdown menu for ...
0
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0answers
20 views

Icon for selecting related data [on hold]

I am working on a web application that includes a feature to export some data. When exporting this data, there are 2 types of entities that the user can select: Type A and Type B. Type A is its own ...
3
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1answer
35 views

How to present analytics on website redesign?

I'm currently redesigning a website from scratch which will replace a new one. Considering that the website is not a e-commerce website, but a website that sells a project, the only conversion metric ...
3
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2answers
68 views

When to ask user to enable desktop notification?

I have an app that the user sends texts to experts, and after 5 minutes he get back a response. I want to show a notification to the user when he got a response. The question: When & How do you ...
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0answers
20 views

What are key things to include for Insurance App? [on hold]

Will be working on an Insurance App (Android as of now). It will be informative, educating people as well as Online sales. Objective is to promote the products and provide online Insurance purchase. ...
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1answer
35 views

UX Knowledge to Follow [on hold]

Lets collectively have list UX Knowledge to Follow. It may be Twitter, Facebook, Blogs or any other media. Add list of Books, eBooks, Audio, Video, Webinars, Recordings..anything..! What all you know? ...
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2answers
28 views

How to tell users that they have to change the focus from the input to apply the change

In HTML, if you have an input with an onchange, it doesn't register the change until you leave (or lose focus) that input. There's an onKeyUp function as well which would have the function run as they ...
2
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0answers
21 views

Why is the best content to display on a sticky nav with a learning site?

So far, I have a sticky nav with a button to purchase the course, the price of the course and a Wish List button. These elements are very important for revenue purposes. However, I'm not sure what ...
2
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1answer
36 views

Facebook bot : should all the experience be in Facebook Messenger or not?

Me and my friend are working on a Facebook bot. We have a question where we have opposite viewpoints, so we made the choice to ask this community. To me, if you provide a Facebook-bot user ...
3
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5answers
54 views

When to refresh data?

I've got a web application where the data is constantly changing. But when to refresh it? There is a filtering tool (a sunburst chart) and a table that displays the data. So when the user selects a ...
5
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0answers
51 views

handling UI distortion caused by localization

We have a web client for our product with translations in 3 languages: English, French and German. This web client has a way to send emails to one of 3 different target groups: All connected users ...
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0answers
13 views

How to choose sign-up details for mobile apps? [on hold]

I am working on an idea I have for a mobile app, and I'm trying to figure out the best sign-up process. I want the app to sync with the user's contact list just as WhatsApp does: i.e. it identifies ...
5
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1answer
58 views

Redundant behaviors in context menu

In the menu hierarchy tree of file managers such as Windows Explorer, why are redundant behaviors of "expand" "collapse" folders given in context menu when the user can anyways click the + or - icon ...
3
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1answer
29 views

Should non-uniformly updated live regions use the ARIA busy attribute?

I am facing an issue while testing for accessibility. I have used role="alert" for an error message [single level]. Do I need to use aria-busy="true" / aria-atomic="true" / aria-live="polite" ...
3
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3answers
74 views

Sharing link to software installer

When sharing a link to a software installer what is the preferred UX pattern, to share a link to a download page or a direct link to the downloadable executable? Using GIMP as an example... GIMP ...
30
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13answers
3k views

Down arrow and up arrow status

I have to make an iOS app, where there are categories and I have to show the decrease and increase in status of particular category. For decrease I used a red down arrow. For increase I used a green ...
7
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1answer
82 views

Save to Wantlist vs Save to Favourites

I run a music recommendation site for electronic music vinyl records. Users can listen to tracks and save them. The saves are then used as an algorithm to calculate personalized recommendations for ...
0
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1answer
56 views

Interfaces designed deliberately to contain high density of content and actions [on hold]

There has been a strong trend towards the simplification and shallow IA of modern websites and applications, yet I can't help but wonder if there is also some correction required for certain ...
1
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0answers
59 views

Why don't TVs indicate which HDMI ports that are connected? [on hold]

I think there's many things that a TV could do to help me switch to the desired HDMI input, for example: When I insert a cable, temporarily show a text saying "HDMI 4 connected". In the input ...
0
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1answer
48 views

How to define a certain color code for an intranet? [on hold]

I've been tasked with preparing a set of rules for the design standard of a collection of intranet modules. Most of these applications are already in production, and new ones are expected to be added ...
2
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1answer
56 views

A mobile responsive website with an audio player and volume bar

I have a responsive site with an audio player function and a volume controller. On a desktop browser the volume controller make sense, because you can have multiple tabs on the browser and control ...
4
votes
1answer
49 views

How are the research fields CSCW and HCI related historically?

As part of writing my thesis, I was trying to reconstruct how exactly the research field of Computer-Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW) is related to Human-Computer Interaction (HCI). I have a decent ...
3
votes
1answer
48 views

Google material design guideline for openlayers3 map controls

Knowing that the guidelines say that you must not overuse the fab component, but I am struggling to create an alternative for these controls. Do you guys have any suggestions how this can be done ...
2
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1answer
46 views

How do you measure global UI experience [on hold]

How can we measure if our UI is suited for global markets? When you're present in 22 countries with very different user experiences and demands, what is the metric which indicates if our UI needs to ...

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