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What are the most effective icons to use so that users don't need extensive walkthroughs/tooltips? [on hold]

I'm designing a user interface for a type of printer. My goal is to create a simple, easy to use screen for users who are not usually tech-savvy. Because of the limitations (either inherent or ...
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Should password field be cleared if Captcha is wrongly entered?

On registration screen there are 3 fields: Email, Password and Captcha. User has entered valid email and password but has entered wrong Captcha. Here an error message specific to the wrong Captcha ...
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User behaviour when user closes prompt and returns to video which is paused in the background?

Scenario: User is viewing a video. User can add annotation at desired time frame in the video. User can do this by tapping a button displayed on the video player. Tapping the button displayed user a ...
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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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How to handle the cover when a photo album opens straight to the lightbox?

Think of a situation when one or more albums are represented by a single image. Clicking a album will not result in a navigation to the album's own URL. They open in the lightbox right away. The ...
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Designing an expandable UI with plugins

I'm working on a game server, that will allow mods and plugins to be installed. I am also working on a creation kit, or content management suite, to aid in the design of various aspects of the game ...
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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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Should modals/lightboxes/panels/etc. remain open on reload? [on hold]

I was just visiting a certain site where I clicked search and a full page overlay search box came up. I wasn't getting results and didn't feel like hitting backspace a bunch so hit refresh and the ...
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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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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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What are some of the quick UX fixes for a mobile app? [closed]

Anything which is very obvious but app developers tend to ignore. Anything which is a strict no-no while designing for mobile apps?
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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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Does math scare users? [on hold]

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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Should an 'error message' be displayed in anticipation, or show after user interaction?

In an application (desktop, mobile and native) we have functionality that enables users to reschedule an technician appointment that they have previously booked, by clicking on a call to action/link ...
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Tab-based design for a productpage?

Let me sketch what I'm talking about. I work for a company that sells courses (commercial education-branch). The website contains a productpage per course, and there is a lot of content per course to ...
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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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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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How often should you change out a hero image?

We are implementing a new homepage design at my company with a large hero image at the top of the page. Some people on the marketing and content side of things proposed changing the hero image twice a ...
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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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On a tablet, is it okay for both modal-style windows and full-screen programs to close with different methods?

Imagine you are faced with a tablet-sized screen that is almost-but-not-quite a tablet. It has a physical keyboard, and there is no on-screen keyboard. It has a touch screen, but also has a port ...
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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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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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Where can I find best practices for user interface design and layout of smartphones and tablets? [closed]

Phones and tablets have an expected UI - when you power on the device, you see a background overlaid with icons for your apps. It's become ubiquitous for any smartphone and tablet. How can I find ...
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Should I write a title next to a button icon?

Is it necessary to write what a button is if you have a picture? This is a very general question, and I think the answer to that would be: It depends how clear the image is. So my question is if the ...
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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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Should Elmo be yellow instead of red? [closed]

Looking at the meanings of the colors, shouldn't Elmo be yellow instead of red? Meaning of the color yellow Yellow is the color of sunshine. It's associated with joy, happiness, intellect, ...
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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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What are the most efficient user interactions needed on a community forum?

When participating in a user community, like StackExchange or Reddit (or any other forum/bulletin board), what are the useful essentials that make it a good experience for you? I'm trying to whittle ...
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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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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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Should we have a mail open by default on a mail system?

We're rebuilding our mail system on a mobile game and this mail system contains some important system messages we want to deliver to our users. But we're a little bit confused as to whether we should ...
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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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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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How to transition users from a mobile-optimized to non-optimized area of a site with minimum confusion?

My team is working on a fairly large site that will be slowly transitioning (finally) into a mobile-optimized/responsive site. Since it is impossible to convert every page at once, there will be some ...
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Scenario when both pagination and the number of records to be shown in a page are combined

With both pagination and number of records to be shown in a page are implemented, if the user is in some 3rd page and changes the number of records to something higher, there could be situation where ...
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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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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 ...
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Is it a good idea to play jokes on your users on April 1st?

I was browsing trough the hot questions and I've stumbled across this question. One of the comments mentioned checking the date, but the bells didn't ring until I read the accepted answer. Regarding ...
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What is the best position of placing a cart icon in Ecommerce websites?

I told to design an eCom websites using all new UX. Not the old ones what so many companies or websites using. When we surf the eCom we see a Cart Icon mostly in left corner. I want to change the ...
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Which is more effective at eliciting customer trust: “Trusted by” section or customer testimonials?

Working with various industrial companies in competitive markets, I've noticed that there are a lot of protective feelings about customer information. No one wants to give a competitor an edge by ...
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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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Loading time and page loader display (when to show)

I haven't been able to find answer to my question from the internet, so maybe someone knows how to help me. What is the minimum waiting time after when should a page loader be displayed to the user? ...