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

learn more… | top users | synonyms (1)

8
votes
2answers
240 views

Using warnings to reduce printer waste

I've seen where businesses try to limit printing usage by limiting users from printing more than 100 or so pages per month with an application like this: download bmml source – Wireframes ...
19
votes
5answers
3k views

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 ...
3
votes
0answers
55 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
108 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
132 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
39 views

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://...
0
votes
1answer
46 views

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 ...
12
votes
3answers
639 views

Are websites and interactions designed to build or skip levels of trust?

I saw this article posted on the NN/g website talking about a hierarchy of trust, similar to Maslow's pyramid of needs, in that basic needs have to be satisfied before higher levels of needs become ...
0
votes
0answers
52 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
47 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
286 views

Do you know any good source for human-robot interactions?

"In most cases, user experience design (UX or UXD or UED) fully encompasses traditional human-computer interaction (HCI) design, and extends it by addressing all aspects of a product or service as ...
4
votes
1answer
110 views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
89 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
56 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
21 views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
226 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
47 views

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 ...
41
votes
12answers
5k views

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....
5
votes
5answers
167 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
55 views

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? ...
1
vote
2answers
54 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
155 views

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?
3
votes
2answers
71 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
33 views

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
2
votes
1answer
68 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
38 views

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 ...
1
vote
5answers
114 views

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 ...
7
votes
5answers
339 views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
151 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
105 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
67 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
112 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
75 views

Priming in User Experience Design [closed]

How can we use priming / subliminal messages to increase the visitor / user's joy on a website? The topic "Subliminal Perception" a.k.a. "Priming" is often used by marketeers to subliminally ...
0
votes
0answers
22 views

Improve exprience/usage of Zoom In option(similar to Instagram)

I have this interesting situation which i'm trying to understand whether my Zoom In utility will be obvious to the users or not.Whenever they change image from the picker, they see this preview : ...
3
votes
1answer
118 views

How to consolidate “cannot be completed” messages

When a transaction cannot be completed in my banking software, we display an error message to the user. In the back-end, we do not know whether the problem is temporary or permanent. We also do not ...
54
votes
17answers
13k views

Proper wording for “Cancel Undo”?

The Problem: Users need to have an undo control over changes they have made. However, these changes might be really big, so, while we have some contingency plan just in case something goes wrong, we ...
1
vote
3answers
99 views

Selecting elements from a list box

I have a list box that with a lot of items as follows : I want to enable multiple selection on this list box and carry over the selected list items into a separate bucket : Now I want to find the ...
1
vote
2answers
119 views

Table Pagination

I have a standard table with around 1500 enteries as shown below : How do I capture the fact that I want to migrate on a particular page(for eg say page no.13) without having to click multiple times ...
4
votes
4answers
1k views

How to Verify Parent/Adult identity

This is a long reading, but it is a challenging concept so I have to explain the process. My company builds apps and sites specialised for kids under 13. According the COPPA legislation every kid ...
0
votes
1answer
47 views

Do you keep your submit button in the same location across all forms, or base it off the individual form?

I'm at a crossroads determining if the primary action / secondary action should always remain in the same location across as many forms as possible. Or if the standard gets determined by the context ...
9
votes
4answers
408 views

How to display gamification progress when 100% completion of a task might not be possible(or desirable in some cases?

There have been some comments asking for specific details on the system I am trying to build, which are now at the bottom of the question. I am designing a system that allows users to enter content ...
7
votes
6answers
856 views

Alternative wording to 'upgrade from free trial to a paying plan'?

Looking for an alternative to 'upgrade'. The problem is that in our web-app ui and communication, we are currently using two different versions of upgrade: the common upgrade/downgrade of the ...
26
votes
16answers
4k views

Should personal data be asked at the beginning or end of an online survey

Given a 10-step online survey (mostly yes/no radio buttons), where is it best to ask for the users' personal data e.g. name, age, contact details? My intuition says putting it at the end will yield ...
4
votes
3answers
164 views

What is user's quote?

Im new to the field of User Experience and currently studying on how to conduct user research and gather helpful data from various users to figure out or have an idea who's Im designing for. But along ...
3
votes
1answer
54 views

Auto advance to next question in a questionnaire on user response

We am creating a survey (9 questions), each of which has four options (more like user preference with no one correct answer). We intend to show him one question at a time and let him move to the next ...
5
votes
4answers
711 views

Why is it an industry-standard to have a window automatically grab focus and how do we change it? (in Windows at least)

Why is it an industry-standard to have a windows automatically grab focus? From a usability point of view, why is it considered "good practice" for a desktop application to grab (more like hijack) ...
15
votes
6answers
991 views

Is my gender selection sexist?

Basically, instead of a simple dropdown gender selection I wanted to go with something a bit more unique. I am using a material-design layout over my entire site, although I feel as if my gender ...
2
votes
2answers
165 views

Best experience for forcing the user to open a form-centric PDF in Reader and not the browser

I have a series of PDF's that are contain a form that must be filled out completely. The form also has a submit button which will save and send the form via email. The intended use case is for the ...
1
vote
1answer
49 views

Is it necessary to have a mobile friendly design for html sitemap?

We have really long Sitemap for our desktop version, As an adaptive design, we had created a separate sitemap for Mobile site which has very limited links but the client wants everything that's there ...
5
votes
2answers
177 views

Standards for two-finger touch gestures?

I tried to define the follow gestures in a remote desktop app. (Native Touch vs. Cursor Mode) I am worried that the two finger behaviors are too difficult. One-finger (native touch) One-finger tap =...