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How to handle time input for different time zones?

My application allows an admin to enter a time window when they would like certain features to be available to a user. I tested it in a dev environment, and everything works great. The problem is ...
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Why are USB ports in laptops so close to each other?

A few months ago I wanted a new laptop, so I ordered it from a big brand considering its solid features (like Intel Core i3 processor, 4 GB of RAM etc.). The laptop is perfect and runs well, but it ...
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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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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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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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Mapping “Reports” under Master Web Application having multiple products

There is web based application which has bad experience issues with reports and mapping. Currently application is mixture of 4 different products and they provide service to customer as per needs. ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Infinite scrolling within a tabbed listview on Android

Is it a good experience to give an infinite scrolling view across tabs in Android if there are tabbed list views in the app? Basically if a user scrolls through a list in a tabbed view, the tab auto ...
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Data-Visualisation and the Users Expectations

I am currently working on an app to do with pensions. I have a graphical representation showing how much the user will have at their chosen retirement age; these are based on defined contributions and ...
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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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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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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? [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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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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Should I indicate qualifying categories on the product top-level landing page?

I'm working with a store landing page that displays the main five product categories. All five category images are displayed inline, and are same height and width. Each has an appropriate label and ...
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With 2 types of users: should I provide 2 separate forms or use the same one for both?

I am working on a platform with 2 type of users, transporters and those sending their goods. Our biggest concern is the user experience, reason why everyone is opting for what we call "one profile". ...
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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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Data on forcing marketing opt-in?

In a form, if users had to check a checkbox to receive further marketing emails but couldn't continue the transaction unless they checked it, what do you think the drop out rate would be? Does anyone ...
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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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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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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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Communicating to user that content is associated with a specific record?

Lets say a main page provides navigation to two sections: Doing X and Doing Y. Doing X is associated with a single record, however, Doing Y is associated with zero to many records. Upon clicking Do ...
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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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Which is considered better in terms of user experience for managing a priced app; in terms of timing and managing after license expiry?

I am developing some desktop app; and it is the first time I intend to publish it to the public for selling. I have two options for pricing, and two options for managing after license expiry. The ...
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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 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 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 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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How should text blocks be labelled?

Given the three below text blocks, how should I label the first one "Continent", the second "Country", and the third "City"? The three text blocks are meant to be read as one continuous narrative 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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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 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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Use up or down arrow to represent “sort ascending” at table header

To represent "sort ascending" (a -> b -> c -> ...) , my first sense told me that, I should use ↓ to represent it. This is because if I lay my data a b c It seems like thing is moving naturally ...
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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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Detect when user leaves a site

Many sites open a popup asking to register, or to fill in a survey, when they "detect" the user is leaving the website: I think some are showing the popup after a certain amount of time, like 15-30 ...
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Capturing UX using Factorial vignette studies

I am wondering if anyone has attempted to use Factorial vignette studies e.g., constant variable value vignettes or contrastive vignette techniques to explore UX for futuristic systems. I am looking ...
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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 ...