A user is an agent, often a human agent (end-user) instead of a software agent, who uses a computer or network service.

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What's an inclusive way of asking for a user's gender and sexual orientation?

I need to ask for users' genders and sexual orientations in a normalized way that allows for filtering users on both properties (so I can't just store user-provider strings). What's the most inclusive ...
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Recruiting for a charity app [on hold]

I'm a UX student working on a charity app project and I hope to find some people who are willing to take a quick survey. How does recruitment of users for a charitable cause differ from recruitment ...
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Best way to pick and choose a weight (in lbs)

I was thinking about what the best to pick and choose a weight would be? Are there any good examples of this? This would be on an Android or iOS device. My initial idea was to make a scrolling picker,...
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Event/ticket price ordering

I'm having a debate with a client about the ordering of prices on their event poster. They'd like to display the concessionary price first (£12), followed by the standard price (£14) and finally the ...
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Usernames, Display Names, Full Names - how to onboard

In the app I'm designing there are currently only display names. Since these are not unique, it can be hard to distinguish. With this in mind, full names are going to be implemented alongside display ...
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Is there a way to verify a user beyond the generic FB Login, token and Touch ID?

I am part of a team that is in the process of creating an app which deals with monetary transfers. Our biggest concern is a receiver of the money being a con/fraud; I was wandering if there was a ...
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Dividing steps in Form Wizard

I have this category input in my form. If a category is not found on the list the user would need to create a new one obviously. If they would need to create a new, there's 2 options: Category or ...
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Should I follow Mac or Windows UI guidelines? [duplicate]

In my product am using a modeless dialog box with “OK” and “Minimize” button. Where I can place these buttons on the Top Left or Top Right? If I place on the Top Left it shows am focused only on the ...
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“You app is empty man!” / How to modify UI/UX to stop this kind of feedback?

I own an application aiming to make people meet each other around activities/outs. There are two ways of suggesting an activity/out to other members: Inviting anybody at once. All members would ...
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Show overview and detailed information en same screen?

Do any of you have experiences with changing the overall layout of an application. The existing layout is shown with an overview grid in the top to change the records, and the detailed information in ...
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Which methodology ensures good user exprience? [closed]

There's discovery, design, implement and refine where designers have their own set of tools to achieve the expected output and make clients happy.I came across this blog today, there are a few good ...
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Blocked Resources: Should we fix the UX for users who block JS or other resources?

A site is built mostly in PHP and JS (link here: http://thebambergergroup.com/) Certain pages won't load or will work awfully when JS is blocked. Two questions: Should a site be programmed so that ...
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Tools Vs Advanced Settings Icon [closed]

I am designing a paint app in which I am not sure about the two Icons I am using. One is called Tools and the other is advanced settings. When you tap on the tools: Brush, Eraser and advanced Settings ...
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First interview for a UX role this week! What kind of questions can I expect to be asked/speak about? Could any examples be cited? [closed]

To give you a bit of context, my background is in content and digital communications. This will be my first entry into UX, and it's a role in a B2B company that (by the sounds of it) is quite heavy on ...
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How to prevent duplicate credentials being entered on 2 different user devices

If user A inputs credentials into a mobile app (first name, last name, Email ID and reference number) in order to unlock the app; whats the best way to prevent user B from inputting the same ...
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Improving button state by only changing colours

Background In short, the above 'Object list' increases in content when the different buttons at the top (A, B, C, D & E) are selected. These buttons look like tabs, but since several can be ...
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What's a good single-word term that means “a user who's signed in to your website”?

I'm trying to devise the standard nomenclature for our application, and I wanted to use a term that can be used across all our documentation and artifacts (i.e. user flows, scenario maps, etc.) A ...
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Is asking 'balanced' leading questions the right way during user interviews?

It sounds a little bit counter-intuitive, but I am wondering if we actually lose a lot of the information that we might otherwise intend on finding out or capturing by not asking more direct or '...
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Paper on the significance of terminology regarding users

Does anyone know of material regarding the significance of terminology in (participatory) design processes? I'm looking for theory regarding cases such as this: If some users are patients being ...
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Test to evaluate a UX designer in product company [closed]

We are in the process of hiring a UX designer for our company, for which the primary skill set is: Ability to understand the product and its features Provide input on requirements Ask questions Come ...
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Where should mobile apps store user data and how to define when user has to sign up? [closed]

1) I am writing here regarding one very important issue. Just imagine that you've downloaded a daily task manager mobile App. There are tones of these apps. I am quite confused, because some of them ...
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Interface requirements for both left-to-right and right-to-left reading

Most interfaces, gestures and UI patterns are based on reading from left to right (sinistrodextral). Swiping to the right to go back is based on making the same motion with your finger if you want to ...
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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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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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So I created personas. What's next?

I'm doing UX for the mobile app for the first time. I have developed user personas and don't know what to do next to get to the visual design. I suppose I have to create these things: application map, ...
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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 best way the user quickly identify a product [closed]

I am developing a game portal , where the main User 's task is to seek details of the products in a wide displayed list. First the image of the product is displayed , followed by its title , its price ...
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What's the best method to show how many enquiries are made for each item per week?

Say, I've a website that sells 350 different types of pillows from all over the world. Each week, there would be X number of people enquiring about the different pillows, and I would log the ...
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What is the best way to show total sales and breakdown of the total? [closed]

Basically, I need to show the total amt of sales made each week. For this case, let's put the figure at 200. Now, I need to further breakdown this figure and segment them according to salesperson. e....
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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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Mobile Wallet - Which problem is trying solve?

Currently I am working for project which is related with the Mobile Wallet. Could you please anyone help me to understand that which Problem the mobile wallet or phone payment are trying to solve?. ...
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Is it ok for a landing page image to take up a full screen?

My landing pages have large images, each of an individual building. I'm worried about information scent issues causing usability problems. The images have a parallax effect. Any suggestions on best ...
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Image sizes - desktop vs. tablet

Are there any generally recommended best practices for image size requirements? Mostly looking at desktop vs. tablet. Is it generally accepted for a a RWD site that a separate set of smaller image ...
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Some advice needed on working as a UI designer in a app dev company

A week ago, I managed to get a job in a app dev company. They create apps based on clients' needs. Before that, I'm a general graphics designer who also does some app UI mockup but it's for in-house ...
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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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How to start a ux project (website) from scratch? [closed]

I have been following the JJG elements of user experience design for most of my projects. Most of the time I don't have to start a website from scratch. They usually have the idea and I would be ...
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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 ...
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What is the best way to drive a user testing?

I'm product designer in software. Next monday I'll drive a user testing session with the product team and I'd like to submit you the way we'll do it. Could you confirm if it's the best way to do? ...
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How to make user realise the Drag Drop functionality

I searched a lot but I did not get any solution. Brief Description I have a website which has some elements which are clickable and rest works on drag and drop funcionality. Everything works ...
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Best way to manage user experience when doing a database reset within a trivia app

BACKGROUND Apologies in advance, but this question requires some context. I'm working on a trivia app which has 600 questions in the database. Upon launching the app, the user is presented with a ...
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how to find out if users are willing to upgrade their browser?

Referring to this answer from @DA01 Do a significant number of users of your web site use IE8 or earlier and would they be unwilling to upgrade to use your site? If so, then yes. ...
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Should a user get kicked out of an application after they have cancelled their subscription (not their account)?

Our application does not cancel your account, rather the user's subscription gets cancelled. That being said, is it better to kick the user out from the app completely after cancellation (They can ...
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Best abbreviation of Real-End User Experience?

I know user experience is commonly abbreviated UX. What about composita? Real end-user experience monitoring (usually some kind of passive monitoring) is often called just Real User Experience. So I ...
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Do user experience guy need to know UI development too? [duplicate]

I am currently a UI Visual Designer From past 1.5 years, I a feeling bored about this design industry... want to know how to boost up my creative skills!! I am thinking to start my career with IT TECH ...
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“General” game GUI (not mobile)

Looking at the general layout of a lot(but not all) of computer games across the FPS/RPG/strategy genres the format usually follows a rough pattern; Menu = top left, Chat/log = lower left, Action ...
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Displaying chart with meaning and readability for users

I'm working on an app and one flow will be showing a chart for a users mood. Two things the chart will include is the time and feeling of the user from 1-5. I was wondering if you think the way this ...
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Trouble Getting People to Complete Free Listing Form [closed]

I own a motorsports website which I have poured my heart and soul into to make it the best in the industry and of which does very well and is blessed by Google in search for popular queries such as "...
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How comfortable are users with sharing their numbers with mobile apps?

There are applications which request the user to share their mobile numbers for various reasons(like for authentication, OTPs and so on).Are the users comfortable with sharing their numbers?
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Getting Input From People About Neighborhood They Are Living In - How?

I'm building an online community about neighborhoods. There will be useful informations about neighborhood such as pharmacies, average rent price, educational status of people etc. That leads to ...
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Should blogs have a 'new reader' button that changes the sorting order of the posts?

For people who have been subscribing to blogs and following their updates, the important bit is the information that is new, and to have some convenient way of locating older posts. However, I wonder ...