I am interested in the Metro UI that microsoft has used for windows phone 7 for web. I see that their site microsoft.com has been done with metro UI recently. I am looking for a style guide and ...
For most website projects I've been involved with, the font size for the bulk text is usually 12px - 13px, but I'm wondering if this is a good size. I remember reading an article saying that font ...
Clearly the asterisk is a popular web standard for identifying unconditionally required fields. But what if any one field out of several is required? For example, there are separate fields for home ...
I was browsing dribbble.com today and came across a new post by one of the designers that I follow. He had posted a new modal form which was using rounded check boxes. I have never seen these before. ...
Recommending a screen size Recently I have been doing some research on screen sizes and realized that I had to rethink many of my previous assumptions. As a UX professional I feel it is of utmost ...
Why do we still have these HTTP error codes? For me it seems like they are completely useless for the user (not for all but most of them). It says nothing helpful (look at the screenshot above, it ...
When giving out your email address on a site, do people still use the mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org syntax for the link? Does this work with people using web mail clients? I use gmail and whenever I click ...
We are considering incorporating national flags into a currency selector, alongside ISO currency codes, like this: We are well aware we should not use flags for selecting languages because there ...
UI guidelines can be helpful to provide rules-of-thumb, or at least remind you of things to think about when designing a UI. What sets of guidelines exist?
The EU cookie legislation http://www.out-law.com/page-10510 is rightly or wrongly are being introduced, there has been much negative comment from both legal and technical commentators - that said it ...
I've been using ISO 9241 (Ergonomics of Human System Interaction) over the years to provide some structure and rigour to my UX process. It suits the (standards driven) industry I'm currently working ...
On the Android, is the expected action of the back button to navigate backward through menus, or does it just go "back" to the previous screen you came from? I don't have an Android device to sample ...
What is the convention/standard/best-practice for the placement of a collapse/expand button/indicator on collapsible content? I've seen many examples of the placement on the left (left of title in ...