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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UX and Information Security of pre-login account information

I'm currently working on a redesign of a customer-facing account management. A stakeholder brought forth the idea of exposing certain information about the account to pre-login UI. From a technical ...
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Is using screen unlock pattern feature a good option for login on mobile web

trying to come up with way(s) to reduce the users' drop off rate on mobile login/registration on a mobile web ecommerce site. 1 method i think could work and would like to probably test would be a ...
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What is the best practice for resetting an invalid email address as username

Setup: Site is for utility customers to view usage and pay bills etc. Usernames are email addresses Passwords can be reset by providing an email address to which a password reset email is sent The ...
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Why is a two-step (not two-factor) login trending right now? [duplicate]

I have noticed that more and more websites and services are presenting two distinct views. In the first one you input your username and click next. In the second one, in case the username was valid,...
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Challenging User Migration Problem

Our team has a challenging UX issue we are trying to solve neatly. We have rebuilt an existing system from scratch and there is a technical constraint that old users will need to re-register to the ...
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Overlay Login box vs On nav-bar login button

Suppose, A website having public login option and Users can see other profile, posts and read news without logging-in. So how to show login (alert/box) to those user who not have logged-in? Options: ...
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Should I keep or remove the title for this form?

As the Log In button is in the toolbar the title seems like repetition. Do I keep (A) or remove (B) the title Log In? Or do I change the title and/or button text? Screenshots from an iPhone 6S but ...
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What is the expected UX behaviour when you delete your account from a service?

The "Delete account" option in our product is really just a unsubscribe from the service option - the user is still able to login to the system but no longer has access to the actual service. My ...
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Where to place controls in user account form?

I'm creating an user account window for my instant messenger application. User have to: enter name, password, server press button "Connect". Also user can: close this form without connection ...
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How do you define on which step app has to ask user to sign up?

How to define certain step in the app where user will be asked to sign up? If there are requirements, that the daily task manager app design should contain sign up & login. But what if we don't ...
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Should logging out bring you to a login page?

When a user clicks logout it logs them out then redirects them to the login page. My question is should I do this or should I bring them back to the page they logged out from?
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Does it matter that iOS capitalizes the first letter of form fields?

I am in the process of redesigning the UX of a website for the mobile and tablet users. Do users generally notice or not notice that when entering a username in a login prompt, an iphone capitalizes ...
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How long should a session be when “remember me” is enabled?

Greetings great people on the Internet. I present to you, a question we are dealing with. Case: The user checks the "Remember Me" checkbox Question: How long should the session be active? So the ...
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Examples of login forms UX concepts? [closed]

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 registration....
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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 confirm....
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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? [closed]

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, ...