is the process by which individual access to a computer system is controlled by identification of the user using credentials provided by the user

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Examples of login forms UX concepts? [on hold]

I want to design an easy-to-use form for my users to sign in. I have been looking for mockups as a first phase, but I have found more fully designed & live examples of login forms. It's great but ...
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Logging (already registered) user through registration form?

In this scenario, Login and Registration form both have same fields: Email and Password. However both forms are on different pages. By default, Registration form is displayed when user lands up on ...
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What is the best location to place an identity context control (avatar, name, sign out button)

I'm working on a (web) design that implements both an identity (user) context, and an organization context -- similar in the way that GitHub allows you to log in as yourself, then be a member of one ...
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Only providing social logins [duplicate]

I'm currently working on a project where the user is required to register, and we are considering only providing social logins, and not providing a site only registration. The reason behind this is ...
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Which one should be more prominent, Login button, or Register button?

I've noticed that some sites feature register button (or form) more prominently than login button (or form), such as Dropbox and Facebook, whereas some other sites are the opposite. And also, I've ...
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Should login information be remembered after a popup is closed?

I click a button called "Login" and a popup appears to login. I fill in my information and I accidentally click outside the div, should the information be remembered when I click "Login" again? Or, do ...
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Should I create a separate login page or just a popup from the sign up page?

A popup would be more easy for me. It saves me from having to make another page. This being said, on average, which method does a user prefer more? A popup may be faster, but do users feel it is as ...
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Should the index page have the sign up page or login page? [closed]

First of all, I don't want the Sign Up form and Login form to be on the same page, like Facebook. I want some clean organization. To continue, I want at least one form on the index page. I don't ...
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Order of login and registration methods: should the social media login and registration be above or below?

In a login page, should the "log in using x social media" precede the local site log in prompt, or the other way around, as shown in the image below? I'd like to ask the same about the ...
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Basic log in screen design pattern [closed]

This is the log in screen for our winforms app: I can't put my finger on it, but I don't like something about the aesthetics of this. Something about it just doesn't seem particularly stylish, or ...
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Google and Yahoo require you to enter your username first, then password. Why is this? [duplicate]

For a while now, logging onto your google account has required you to enter your username and hit next, before entering your password like this: Recently yahoo has implemented a similar system. ...
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Having the register and login options on same page - Best practices

Sorry for the making this a lengthy question, but I needed to make all info available. So I'm trying to design the home page of a web application. The home page will have the following elements ...
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What should be login related links called

We need to group login related links together under one header. Links Login/Sign In Forgot Password Register/Sign Up etc. We need the word for this "Header". EDIT I should have mentioned that ...
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What's the best way to validate an invited user via email that another user provided?

User 1 is an account administrator and can create (invite) other users on the account. User 1 inputs an email address for User 2. User 2 receives a welcome email at that address with a link to ...
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use facebook login feature or not

I intend implementing facebook login to my web app-and also the traditional registration form. There are some questions that arise though and are not general but specific to the nature of the app.Let ...
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What page should be shown after a user logs in?

I'm working on a web app which allows users to easily rent a boat. Users can create an account if they want so they can view/edit their booking. When a user is on the homepage (or any page) and ...
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Standard login fields in Singapore

I'm a UX Architect based in London working on a site for our office in Singapore that provides insurance products to customers. It has been suggested that we use a customer's NRIC as their username to ...
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Greyed out text field

I have a sign up form where the email address needs to be displayed, but cannot be edited (it is pre-determined, like an invite). Is it sufficient to grey the populated email field out to signify that ...
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Grouping login/account functionality under a cart icon

I'm working on an commerce platform which needs account functionality | sign in/register | shopping bag/cart - standard stuff for such a website. The stakeholders are very keen to group all of that ...
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Having a different navigation for user accounts

If a user is a paying member they will see additional content on top of the free content. Has anyone seen/created a navigation that integrates the additional content successfully?
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Login Screen Branding for Customer and Administartor

I need two login screens, one for the Customer and one for the Administrator. Both screen has the same branding. The only differentiate factor I am showing is a Admin icon with Star and Customer Icon ...
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Why warn about caps lock for passwords, instead of ignoring caps lock for password characters?

Many login screens warn the user if the caps lock key is switched on. Most prominently the windows login screen. Does this offer any advantage compared to simply ignoring the caps lock key and ...
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What's the best way to handle password reset requests where the user hasn't registered with the entered email address

Within a secure password reset function of a web application where the email address is the unique account identifier, what would be the best way to handle password reset requests where no matching ...
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Where to put login field in a mobile app?

I normally put a login/register/avatar button at the very right of the navigation bar for webapps (desktop). However I use this space for actions like edit or add for my mobile apps. Where should I ...
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How should I allow Facebook-linked accounts to post anonymously? [on hold]

I'm building a WordPress-based website where users will create an account from their Facebook account. Users will be able to post and comment but I'd like to offer the option for anonymous ...
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How can I encourage my users to use the “Login with Google” button?

I'm designing an application where users can either login with credentials they create on the website or login with their Google account. This is what the current mockup looks like: download ...
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Close to removing login with touch id feature! How to handle customer frustration?

Due to regulatory measures, we have to cancel touch id login feature on our mobile banking app. We know thousands of customers are already using it. What do you suggest for handling frustration ...
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Reset password, appropriate response if email doesn't exist?

It is common on login forms to see "Email or password is incorrect" when the user types in their account details incorrectly instead of just "password is incorrect". This is, for among other reasons, ...
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Logging in with e-mail only

I've seen some websites (Medium, Basecamp 3, etc.) that require only an e-mail to sign up or log in to their app. Basically, you enter an e-mail, the app sends a one-off link to your e-mail, you click ...
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Email Verification Flow for Resending Verification Email to Rightful Email Owner

Scenario: User A "Sheri" has email sherri@example.com, and signs up for a forum. She makes a typo and enters sheri@example.com during sign-up. She never gets the activation email, and realizes the ...
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Should we disable all functions of the website when user's not logged in yet?

It almost depends on which option you decide between: Let users enjoy the web app but as soon as they want to interact, a login form pops up. Hide all interactive buttons until they logged in. I ...
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“Log in” and “sign up” to the right or left of the search bar? [closed]

I wonder if the "Log in" and "sign up" you should put on the right or left of the search bar ... I am realizing the utility but are not convinced of their position: The problem is purely aesthetic ...
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Creating a new password for login [duplicate]

I have noticed recently - that MOST websites - when you go through the "forgot password" loop - that you go to a page - enter your new password - and then they'll say "You have successfully updated ...
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Banned user tries to log in − show a “Banned” message or a generic “Cannot log you in”?

From a Ux standpoint, what is the best practice around messaging when a banned user/customer/member attempts to log in? I'm asking for a forum project I am working on, but also looking for guidance ...
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Signup form that logs you in

I'm aware that there are some similar conversations on ux.stackexchange, but I'm thinking of a very specific use case. I am regularly annoyed by sites where the login button is much less prominent ...
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Asking for sign up with Credit Card, Should you show card info after sign up info?

I'm creating a sign up page for a user to purchase a service. There is no free trial so a credit card is necessary on sign up. I think having email, name, password plus credit card might be a little ...
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Omit (login) button in favor of keybords 'Go' button

I am developing an iOS app, now it's time to do the login screen. Keep It Simple Stupid is the main principle. In line with that, what should I do? What are the pro's and con's of these two designs, ...
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Indicate that you cannot register with social media

Is there a good way to show that you cannot register with a social media account, only login if you already have connected it to your normal account? Screenshot of current design:
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Why not sign up new users when an unknown email is entered into “forgot password”?

On occasion I try to log in to a site that it turns out I am not registered with. I try to log in, get failed password attempts, and then click forgot password. At this point, one of two things ...
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Showing a login with four different ways to log in

I received an Android app design for a login form that accepts four different types of logins. Our system (unfortunately, IMO), accepts four ways to login in Username/Password - For protected ...
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What is a 'best-in-class' credential reset pattern?

When we design secure systems there is always a tension between memorability, security and cost (e.g. Calls to a call centre). Until recently, I've always tackled this by getting users to set up ...
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Should a mobile application force login after terminating app?

Should a mobile application force login after terminating app? I've been working on a mobile application which utilizes sessions. Recently I noticed our mobile application does not force the user to ...
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Are these too many options for a login screen?

Are these too many options for a login screen? Should I try to find a way to present them in separated screens, or show hide different options with an animation? I have the feeling that this ...
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Should I log someone in if they enter an already existing user/pass combonation?

Normally, if a user inputs an already-registered email, they are told that it's already taken and offered to switch to the login form. However, if they enter a valid email/password combo, should ...
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How can I increase user adoption on a single-page app?

I have been working on this: http://spe.lt Now, I have had a few thousand people visit this. It seems like a lot of people find it useful, but not that many end up using it. I want to increase user ...
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What is best practice for a forgotten login email address?

It seems as though all the major sites that use an email as a login only allow for forgotten passwords. Looking to find how users can recover an account when they have forgotten their login email. At ...
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multiple 'sign ups' and 'log ins'

I have a program that works with two devices (phone and laptop). On each device you can sign up and log in unless you have already done so. Once the user has either signed up or logged in on either ...
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Why Amazon, Walmart, Fab and others have “login” only under main menu? Why not both login and register?

A lot of e-commerce stores have login link only under main menu on their mobile apps or website. Why do they hide register from main menu? UPD: What do you think guys, what is the best option: 1. Just ...
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change password on first use (using temporary password from letter)

I am working on a financial web app which clients access to view their funds. Currently the clients are sent a letter with a temporary password for first login which when used takes them to a change ...
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Should a web app remember your accessibility settings after login?

We have a website/app in which users can select the following accessibility settings when on the login page: Language (default is English) Font size (default is 12px for regular text etc) Colour ...