Often I'll see a website, especially when registering or filling out a form that says something like "Please only use letters and numbers in this field" or "Please try again." Please is a pleasantry ...
What could be an alternative word implying Share this post to my network! for use in a social application ?
Me and the UX team at our company are looking for a best practice on testing written copy. We make sketches using Balsamiq, we prototype it, test it, iterate it and then test it using Dreamweaver. We ...
I need a single replacement, to place in GUI, that categorises both "document" and "video". I need to place in my website interface to replace: "Upload a document"... and "Upload a ...
https://datkey.com is a service we are launching in the near future and I got great input from my prior request so hope a new page connects with users better. Any tips on how to convey to users the ...
First, when I talk about relative times (or would dates be more accurate?), I mean these 4 minutes ago, 1 hour ago, etc. When should they be used? With what degree of precision? Shouldn't it be the ...
Implementing a socially driven forum for a major Airline (similar to stackexchange I guess) and trying to come up with a different name for the "Likes" functionality which is essentially like the ...
I am trying to figure out, especially for returning users, the value of pointing out a way to add input to a site. Facebook and Google+ both have placeholder text and placement of the input for status ...
I see a lot of web text that use "&" to mean "and" and I think it's terrible, not readable, nor friendly, can anyway confirm or challenge that? any real facts to put it in perspective? Same goes ...
Which is more motivating to continue a process until completion: a percentage, or the number of steps?
I'm working on a set of guides to help users learn how to use our app. We want to show which guides are available and some data with each guide indicating how far you've gotten. The idea is that if we ...
I don't like seeing the word 'you' in the message twice. Examples: Are you sure you want to delete this item? Are you sure you want to continue?
Is it necessary to have microcopy text to accompany a loading/progress image? Is the word "updating", or "loading", or even "wait a sec" necessary to support an animated loading/progress image? with ...