the way user interacts with an artifact and the reaction and/or behavior to the environment

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When new user come to web app, what is better: give him possibility to save data to local storage or prompt him to login to demo account?

I have an app that saves user input to server side database. In order to be able to use such app user usually must create an account first. I want to give him possibility to try app without creating ...
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Table with Action Buttons Versus Turbotax Wizard-Like Experience

I am working with a team to develop a web application where people can come and request access to various intranet applications. For the "Requestor" side of things, we have a Turbo-Tax wizard-like ...
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Focusing users on specific option/fragment creating the opposite reaction

i've made a research about my app today, and i've found some unexpected results. The default/opening screen of my app(iOS) is : The user can create a live photo from video or a photo. The "Video | ...
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How do I encourage users to supply information that might not be available, if it is available?

I'm writing an application where our in-house users are supposed to supply various information about companies we are involved with. Specifically, we want VAT numbers to be supplied if there is one. ...
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Does math scare users? [closed]

On most food containers, they say: Sugars less than 1g. Why don't they just say: < 1g Do users not like math in any context? Even if the math helps summarize and shorten content?
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Improving textual connotation to buttons

I'm developing a "photo editor'sh" app. At the final stage, just before saving the outcome to the camera roll, I'm previewing the outcome to the user(With my own watermark), with two option: 1.Save ...
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What's the browsing motivation of Tinder style E commerce apps

I'm working on an ecommerce app that uses a tinder like approach to browse products. Similar to these http://fashionista.com/2014/05/tinder-for-fashion-apps There's definitely a different line of ...
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Giving positive/negative connotation to two textual options/buttons

I'm developing an "photo editor'ish" mobile application. After the user has finished processing their photo (such as choosing filters, shape, etc), the user should save the outcome to their camera ...
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How can I make this user selection screen offer a better user experience?

I am working on a site that requires users to identify whether they are a teacher or parent. To ensure I make this as intuitive as possible, are there any obvious changes I should make to the approach ...
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Why does my client not like my ranking design? [closed]

My client has an issue with the design concerning Ranks. To be clear, he still wants to show the users rank, but says my design is overwhelming to the user. Does my client have a point? If so, how ...
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Should a slideshow continue when a popup is shown?

I have a simple slideshow that rotates images for the prices for the site. Should I have this slideshow continue when a popup is shown? My thoughts, a slideshow could be distracting. However, it could ...
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Should a light box have scroll in the background?

In my mind, scroll bars in the background distract the user on the overall objective and on the main purpose of the light box. In the same light, most users hate popups and almost feel tempted to ...
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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 a “Sign In” popup close on click outside?

Tree House only allows an X to close the "Sign In" popup. Should I follow this same strategy? Do users feel worried information is lost if they accidentally click outside the div? Does it feel ...
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What are the advantages of websites (eg:Gmail) not using a cursor:pointer for interactive elements?

Taking the example of Gmail, when you hover over "Sign out" or "Add account" buttons the cursor is instead of Is there any particular reason behind that? There are clear drawbacks (less ...
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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 “X” be lined up with the Login button or Sign Up Form? [closed]

Should the "X" stay put or move to the purple square, which is lined up with the Sign Up Form. Does it matter?
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Should sugar cereal waste any time defending themselves? [closed]

Defending themselves: When the back cover of the cereal has the main purpose of convincing people their cereal is full of nutrition, but still tasty. Honey Nut Cheerios They are trying to ...
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Why is a smiley face zooming my page? [closed]

So, I visited this website called copypastecharacter.com. I was wanting to get HTML codes for icons. I saw the following feature on the site: I thought this feature was to track how popular the ...
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Is YouTube breaking UX rules? [closed]

On YouTube, when you click Subscribe on a channel, it confirms the action: The average person thinks: "I can now see my new subscription in my subscriptions." The term added implies the action has ...
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Does Hopper increase donations for Khan Academy? [closed]

Khan Academy has a donation page. You can choose to give a Monthly or One-time donation. Hopper, a mascot for Khan Academy is behind the donation buttons: If you hover over Hopper when One-time ...
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Do capital letters make you seem serious?

Lately, I've been seeing a trend of using lower-case letters over capital letters. Outlook Hello, matthew Smart Water In the above picture, there are many examples of simple sentence structure ...
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What's a good alternative to a modal calling another modal?

The example i'm thinking of uses a modal to display a list of saved references. The secondary action for this would be to email this list (to yourself or to share). Both of these actions (displaying ...
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When requesting a donation, is it better to have a prefilled button or enter their own value? [duplicate]

A non-profit organization is selling tickets to an event. I suggested they add an opportunity to make a tax-deductible donation line along with the ticket purchase, like: 2 Tickets .... $45 ...
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How to describe a redundant behaviour performed by the user

I am trying to find the right terminology or phrase to describe a type of behaviour that I often observe in the physical world, and would like to know if there is some equivalent behaviour in ...
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Do users like icons on an input field?

Icons on input field Input field without icons Do icons really matter on an input field? Do they encourage users signing up?
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Is it ok to make the users email their username?

I was checking out this website called Swagbucks and found that they make their users email address their username? Do users like this practice? Do they care enough about their username? When I ...
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Smallest visualisation for a one-many relationship also depicting health of each of the 'many' objects [closed]

Needed someone to discuss this with since I am currently working alone. I have a 'subject' in my product which can be associated with a variable number of objects. Each object has two states.. viz. UP ...
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What are some good guerrilla testing methodologies for validating feature concepts/product ideas in just a matter of days?

My product team is trying to break down the constraints of our product's current app experience, and start looking at it with a fresh, first principles approach. We think we have an idea for a new ...
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People using wrong door to building

Our office building has 2 entrances, but you can only access our office from the secondary entrance. I would like to direct them to walk to the the secondary entrance (30 yds to left) and buzz in ...
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Intuitive UI for query having boolean operators(lookin out for latest design patterns and referrences) [duplicate]

I am looking out for suggestions on creating a user interface where one can create certain policies based on some conditions. As an example : (Person A or Person B) cannot talk to (Person C) provided ...
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Page Life cycle, dealing with dependant controls

I have a web form, with two typeaheads: Customer Typeahead Item Typeahead The user can select only 1 Customer and can add multiple Items to the form, via an asp gridview control and a bootstrap ...
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How do I encourage users to click on a button without making it too distracting? [closed]

I'm a back-end programmer with very little knowledge about UI/UX. I'm implementing a button on a website. Clicking on it will show something like an Easter egg. There will also be other buttons and ...
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How to users like hidden content styled?

I have a avatars table. On hover, I want the avatar's username to appear. On click, the user will go to their personal page. Of these three types of hidden content, which would best suit this purpose? ...
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Table Elements Placement

I have a web application where I need to show certain data in tabular format.I have certain queries from a UX perspective based on my diagram below : What should be the ideal placement of elements ...
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Why does Google Images have multiple colors?

If I search something on Google Images, multiple boxes appear with similar ideas. These boxes are in different colors. Why? Wouldn't it look nicer to have one uniform color?
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How do users like social media information displayed?

I've noticed there are three main types of social media information: text, circle and square. Text https://www.khanacademy.org/ Circle http://www.rollingpinbakehouse.com/ Square https://...
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How can I test a users decision to buy something?

I am working for a quite large online store. We want to start user tests inhouse. As far as I know you can test functionalities with user tests. But our brand is a way of life and many of our ...
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Column header name suggestions

I have a column in a table with each cell being a toggle switch (on/off),what would be an appropriate header for the column? Right now I have just called it as state
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When is it appropriate to use masking on an input field?

I am having some difficulty convincing myself that users will like masking applied to input fields (Web form). I personally hate it when forms manipulate my input while I'm typing it. I'd rather have ...
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Users entering the wrong decimal separators for US$ amounts

I have an application that accepts a dollar amount in $USD. Unfortunately, some people are foreign/visitors to the US and type in amounts with commas instead of periods: they format the number as XXX....
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How do I take feedback about a bare minimum live feature?

I am part of a small startup and I am new to the UX process. I have been designing for about a year without following a process or structure. We offer MOOCs and we are looking to overhaul the video ...
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Do users like or star? [duplicate]

Like Star Is there any science between liking or staring? Does the user click one faster? Does the user respect one more? Do users like or star? EDIT: This question has been marked as a ...
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Do users like to feel more special than the elements of a webpage? [closed]

I have two drop-downs, one for users and one for movie sorting. Do users like to see themselves represented in the same way as other interface elements? Or, do they prefer to look special? In this ...
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Do login pages need a title?

I have two forms: Username and Password. Under these forms, I have a "Login" button. Do I need a title for the Login Page? Can the user understand the button? Otherwise, I would have two sections ...
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Design consistency issues when allowing the user to change design

What's the best way to solve user design consistency problems inside an application that gives total control over the appearance? For example, user can choose font of element X, then later adds ...
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What is the proper balance between clean and ethical design?

Every company has a balance between clean and ethical design. Is there a particular standard or is it solely based on the type of business operations? I've given a few examples to help illustrate my ...
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Do users care if avatars have a style of opacity on hover?

I have a site that allows users to watch movies. Users can send friend requests to see what movies their friends like. I have made this feature convenient by putting some of their friends avatars on ...
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Hot & Cold Touch-Free Sink

I am currently trying to come up with an intuitive design for a touch free sink faucet that allows for both hot and cold temperature settings. Most touch free sinks involve one sensor to start the ...
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Web Site Design Based on User Catagory

I am starting a building design consultancy (think architect, but not physical building design, building automation, AV instead, eco buildings, etc...). I want a website to push prospective clients ...