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

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How to encourage ethical usage and discourage unethical usage?

I am currently creating a computer malfunction tool at a university IT center. Ideally, the tool is supposed to work as something similar to an amber alert, where the reporting of some event could be ...
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Better way displaying most popular posts with categories or not? [closed]

Usually when people go to a website (magazine) they are attracted to most read posts displayed in sidebar. My solution: Most read posts (Trending) are in separate menu page (picture). Questions ...
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In apartments or hotels why do we add a 0 between the floor number and room/apartment number?

Like a room on 4th will be named as 401 to 408. Why don't we use 4-1, 4-2 till 4-8?
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How can I learn UX design in my spare time? [closed]

I want to understand what makes web-based, user-facing products tick and how they could be more engaging. In particular, I'm interested in products that depend on users to generate and verify ...
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What is the rationale behind the way modern elevator dispatch systems are implemented?

There have been many elevator upgrade projects with the aim of saving energy and time for the managers and occupants of buildings. I suspect this has to do with the increase in height and volume of ...
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Use of a Dialog box on Material Design

Im designing this web app that i cant reveal the name and its main function so let see how this could be explained. In this app theres a type of user that have the power to Add and Remove Team ...
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Designing a website that encourages an increase in social media Likes/Followers [closed]

One of our goals is to increase our social media audience (likes/followers). Throughout our website we have some Facebook functionality (primarily for sharing content), but we don’t have anything to ...
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Should the steering wheel of car be on right or left? [closed]

What is the user experience of steering wheels placement based on? I recently visited US and they have steering wheel on the left whereas back in asian countries we usually have it on the right. What ...
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Difference between profit and nonprofit organisation?

I now have my first job for a nonprofit organization. Are there any differences in the development of UX strategies for NGOs and Nonprofits unlike a traditional business? Are there difference in the ...
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What's a UX-friendly way to inconvenience a user into action e.g. prompt for payment

Tl;Dr: What's the most fundamentally UX friendly equivalent to a pre-roll video advertisement which doesnt involve an actual advertisement - only a prompt to pay to remove the inconvenience? My UX ...
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Is anyone aware of (or has anyone conducted) research into the user experience of 3D televisions?

So it’s official - Samsung has dumped 3D televisions (see cnet). Clearly, if the world’s largest TV manufacturer has dumped 3D, it’s because there wasn’t much of a market for them. Now, I’m no ‘...
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Hiding a form element behind an icon

So Inbox, by Google, hides checkboxes for multi-select behind a message icon: I am personally not a fan of this approach, since I find it a stretch for a user to try and discover if images or icons ...
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Existing product: how redesign a product of a user only?

I participate in a project where "the owner" of the project is also user of it. Overall, it is a project to manage hardware certifications and / or software. The system is scalable and can be used by ...
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Backgrounds Color For Primary Menu and Secondry Menu [closed]

I am designing the statistics tools which will have it's Dashboard filled with multiple floating tiles showing accurate data as per user's need. Apart from that we have primary and secondary menu, ...
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Verifing web app's forms with “SAVE / EXIT” before moving to next screen in between

Let's say the user is in edit scenario of a form, Now if he/she tries to visit another link by leaving the edits unsaved, is it important to show the error of "You have made an edit, do you want to ...
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How to represent the graph in terms of parameter in specific requirement?

The requirement is each and every user get rewarded based on some task. If completed successfully,then user will get some amount in terms of Reward. Now I want to display how many new members are ...
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When you don't understand your users

I work on internal software in an aeronautical engineering firm. Often internal users will request software enhancements using highly technical aeronautics terms and I have NO IDEA what they're saying!...
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Centered grid menu for two textual buttons

I'm trying to understand what is the pros and cons for the kind of menu (Centered grid menu with two textual buttons).This is my main menu: I have only two options, with a static font size of 17 ...
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Which is the best button to use for “back” in a USSD menu system?

USSD is Unstructured Supplementary Service Data The options are 0, *, and # My requirement is when the user dials any USSD code like *123#, then on the user's mobile screen it will display Menu (...
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What is the relevant way to show share count of article?

The share count on the left bottom of image is the total share count of story and I placed there because that was near to sharing button so that this will make more sense, but I have a confusion, that ...
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Why do we prefer shiny finish on cars and dull finish on devices?

Across the board, cars have shiny paint (which looks great), while computers, laptops and phones etc. tend to have a dull finish to them. What’s the logic/psychology behind this?
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Booking barber/hairdresser appointments for multiple people

I'm working with a client that wants to allow users to book barber/hairdresser appointments through a web app. Users will be able to book multiple appointments on different dates/times. I'm trying to ...
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What is the best way to show the user they have watched a video?

I'm created a Rewards site. Users can watch videos to earn points. The problem, users want to skip the entire video to earn their points. Therefore, the mechanism for earning points is based on time ...
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Save untested connection when testing is possible?

I have an admin console where I can add configure different data sources for my web application. The page looks like this : Some of my queries are : What is the ideal scenario for test and save ...
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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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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 ...