I have a web application that currently has menus that drop down 'on hover'. This is obviously an issue on tablets, etc. where there is no hover equivalent. So, I need to add an 'on click' ...
Is breaking established web conventions in order to be consistent across multiple devices an unexpected (and therefore harmful) user experience?
As a good working example: The standard convention is for mega menus to appear on hover (see sites such as play.com and next.co.uk). This fits with Jakob's Law of the Web User Experience which ...
I'm reading a thesis which discusses Task-focused user interfaces. They discuss an application which adapts/filters views based on relevant items determined by an interaction history. They prove their ...
Skeuomorphic UIs should give the user something that looks like a familiar object, presumably making it easier for them to understand what it should do and how it should be used. Even if the UI isn't ...
Shouldn't a user interface be as consistent as possible? I believe when a user uses an interface, he experiences certain behavior from the interface, and tries to couple those experiences to the rest ...
I've come to learn that label alignments have their purposes: top-aligned / right-aligned for faster completion (usually for forms asking common information) while left-aligned for slowing down ...
I'm developing a process with a predefined number of steps to complete so while process is running I can know how far the process has gotten and how much is there still to be done. My process ...
I am building a website which has a horizontal navigation in the header. Only some of the top level menu items sub-pages, so there are only drop downs on a few of the navigation options. I didn't ...