Website design involves the structure of websites, information architecture, the layout and pages, and the conceptual design.

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How to highlight available services from unavailable ones?

I merely retrieve a list of company services from database that I just have to display on a web screen. Basically, result is composed of available services for the user and unavailable ones. What ...
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Is there any guidance or evidence about the use of contrasting colours for title vs body text of a webpage

Is there any guidance or evidence suggesting whether it is better* within the body of a webpage to have titles (and subtitles) in a contrasting colour to the body text? Does this improve readability ...
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Does uppercase (all-caps) text in headings and navigation reduce the overall user comprehension of the website?

I'm interested to know how (and why) the user experience is affected by the way the text is displayed on the screen. I'm not thinking about how the experience is affected by the way text and the ...
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on my site I want the form to fill the screen on mobile phones [on hold]

I tried setting max-width:95% on my form for screen with max-width:760px, but something is overriding it, maybe because it doesn't see my device as smaller than 760px? Or because the max-width:600px ...
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How to find community feedback sites for web design and user experience critiques?

One of the ways I improve my website design and good user usability skills is by looking at other people's critiques on websites. I used to like Concept Feedback but it has closed down. How do I find ...
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What is considered best practice for using color in website text?

I'm in charge of a website that looks more or less like this: It needs some work, but I'm mostly worried about defending one aspect of the design: keeping the text black or at least grayscale. My ...
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Edit button for a text area layout

I have an edit button next to a text area but there is something I am not sure about. Is the button position suitable? If not, where should it be ideally and how to position it there?
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Platform selection mechanism on documentation website

I am working on a website that hosts technical documentation. Some pages have sections of content that are specific to certain host operating systems, hardware configurations, etc. In total there are ...
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What is the Career path i should take? [closed]

I am working in a growing organisation. I work in HTML,CSS,JavaScript,jquery,CMS Theming integration and a bit of Photoshop for creating images and banner for websites. So what should be my ...
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When should one not use Material design

I'm designing an admin panel. material design has some concepts which affects both UI and UX. Right now I have dilemma whether I should follow material design guidelines or craft a design which does ...
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Filtering list of items by folders

We're introducing folders into our app and I'm having a hard time figuring out the layout. Here's what I know: The items will be draggable onto the folders. One item can be added into multiple ...
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Separating components in a component-based UI [closed]

I've got a page for a Team Overview that currently shows everything that is possible to do with a team. I think that the design for this is loud and hard to read at first glance. The current ...
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How can we show the user that something exists but is no longer required?

Background We are working on a system that's primary function is for users to upload / store data. As part of this, we have a section where we generate suggested documents to upload based on what ...
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Why is a two-step (not two-factor) login trending right now? [duplicate]

I have noticed that more and more websites and services are presenting two distinct views. In the first one you input your username and click next. In the second one, in case the username was valid,...
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Address Form Inputs: Text vs Select/Dropdown (Dependent)

I know it's common to let the users type in their address, city, province, etc. I found this website (local one) that uses dropdowns. First it will ask your province Then the city/municipal ...
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Should I use labels for geographic locations?

I have a website similar to craigslist for online classified media. I redesigned a list of items now using semantic-ui and labels for the geography. Would it be better to use breadcrumbs e g Georgia &...
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Best way to present an option to be notified once product is in stock again

Scenario A web-shop presents a product. The user wants to select a size. The size can be presented in some way (dropdown list, all visible at once, etc... not important). Problem The product is ...
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Should a UX Designer design in Pixels, Ems, or another unit of measurement?

I'm getting reading to set up my wireframe file for a responsive site. But after reading more about CSS pixels vs. pixels vs. ems, I can't decide how best to design the site and then communicate the ...
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Different elements linked to the same page

I received wireframes for a website from a client and there are small blocks with heading, little text and a button. The wireframe docs state that all those three elements must lead to the same page. ...
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Suggestion for occurance of ellipsis on pagination

We are presented with two options to implement pagination on our site. The option 1 is a pretty standard way of showing the start and the end however option 2 is a little different . I would like to ...
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Best way to organize process of adding child records to a parent record from a UX perspective

I'm working on a browser-based DBMS application, and I'm running into some complications around the best way to handle user navigation while creating records. Viewing and editing records seems ...
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Trying to call for an action. Vertical vs Horizontal

I am trying to follow the concept I found here: http://designmodo.com/cta-button/ I am not sure if I am biased or it is just really not calling my attention. I made 2 versions of it and here are the ...
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How to Start Conceptualizing a Web Design Experience

I am going to design my first website. Basically, a redesign of a website I care for. I've been identifying goals and functional needs. Now I want to see if I can get the experience right or more ...
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number input vs range slider

what are the advantages and disadvantages of range slider type input as compared with the classical number input? When it is better to use them?
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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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Are redirects bad UX?

I have a client that wants to redirect all direct traffic from their campaign site's homepage to a new interactive feature we've built for the campaign. For social, I think this is less of a concern (...
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Making Form Wizard friendly as possible

It would be easy if my audiences are computer literate already or somehow has knowledge in using computers. This is my first time designing for those who are not. I have Cancel/Back and Next button ...
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Browser zoom in/out optimization vs. responsive design

I have a situation where we have a website that is designed to be responsive (tablet, phone). Our business stakeholder discovered an issue when the site was zoomed out to 90%. His argument is that a ...
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Optimal image size for retina - beauty image

We are supporting hi-res displays on our website. We also have large header/beauty images on each page, so I made them 1400px wide - under 350KB - JPGs. I think it's a good balance between quality and ...
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Best Practice of radiobutton alternatives

Ok I need to add a new filter option to my page. The first option to choose are steps (6 steps in total) and the second one is the desired status of the steps (Success, Warning, Info, Error). You ...
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Rule of thumb for tables versus “blobs” to display data?

What's a rule of thumb for when use rows and columns (i.e. tables) versus single or multi-line "blobs" to display data? I swear I'm right on the fence for several screens of a complex administration ...
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Choosing between internal and production version of page

I develop an administration interface of website. In "live edit" mode user can browse the website and edit pages (mostly texts). Website is presented in default production design to user and only ...
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How can i layout a search box

I have a search box with drop downs and checkboxes. The design is as follows: I want to show that Regulation line Item and Control Test check boxes are child check boxes of Review checkbox. Item ...
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Best practice for collapsible submenus?

I have a website navigational menu: Lorem Ipsum < Situs Pratius Quisque Dolor Duis Proin < Folios Artius Zalto Ramo Neque What should be the best practice for users; if a user ...
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Web UX: what are the practices of content segmentation without sub-menus?

I am thinking on the following task: I have a document with the content for the web-site. Document is structured with Level 1 headers. Under each header there is relevant content. One of the top ...
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How to display negative, positive, warning, and neutral colors in website if the theme includes one of those colors?

The following colors, generally, mean the following: Positive: Green. Negative: Red. (though negative and positive are reversed in China) Warning: Yellow. Neutral: Gray. Now, what if I made a ...
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Which is better for UX: eliminating useless page elements, or speeding up load times?

I've got a web app in which there are several different user roles (standard users, moderators, admins etc). There are various actions that admins can take that moderators can't; there are actions ...
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Best way to present alternative locations without implying a choice to customer

I work for a company which offers trips to customers. Currently we present the hotels where a customer will stay in the following way: This works well, and the response is great because it's easy ...
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Are hover features more discoverable in simple desktop web UIs?

Thinking only in the scope of a desktop website, I'm wondering about the discoverability of mouse hover functionality. Allow me to contrive a scenario to explain my question: Let's say I'm designing ...
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When to open link in new tab?

There are links, buttons, images and much more that directs users to new pages. In my opinion, it should always stay in the same tab unless it's a PDF or download item. But when is it acceptable to ...
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Changing Language: is it better to list them out on a new page or an in-page accordion?

I see that a lot of companies are sending users to a new page to select a different language/country. Once on the page, it is generally just a huge list of countries sorted by continent. Or, users are ...
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What would be the best practice for displaying a web page with 50 sub menus without scroll?

I would like to know how we can best represent a webpage with 50 sub menus or more without scrolling the page. Currently, I have implemented a side menu which pops out on click of the hamburger icon. ...
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Mark as Favorite interaction

My client is a large enterprise that designs its web pages on the basis of their Design library. Trying to create a Catalog for all their internal apps. After several discussions we came down to this ...
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Displaying informations to fill the width? [closed]

I have the following page I am working on : What bothers me, is am I right to display the informations under the picture like I did ? I wonder if it's good to fill the width space with boxes next to ...
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Helpers in form

I am inserting about what is the best way to show help in form inputs. This is what I am doing in my site: download bmml source – Wireframes created with Balsamiq Mockups I have a ...
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What is the significance of the “Sign Up” button on Facebook's new login page?

So Facebook updated their login page. I couldn't help but wonder the reason behind having a Sign Up button in the header when there already is a Sign Up form in the body section. What aspect of UX ...
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What is the best way to align a paragraph beside an image?

The webpage has small paragraphs (5-6 lines) with images on the right of each paragraph. The text in paragraph is left aligned. The paragraph is not always as big as the height of the image that is on ...
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Why must a website footer always span the entire width of the page?

I am currently completing an online design course, and while watching one of the set course videos, the instructor advised: The [website] footer must always span the entire width of the screen. ...
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Should we show a page view count on an article site?

We run a site which publishes articles, similar to buzzfeed in a lot of ways. The original site had a lot of features and some fairly old templates which needed redeveloping, along with new branding. ...
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handling UI distortion caused by localization

We have a web client for our product with translations in 3 languages: English, French and German. This web client has a way to send emails to one of 3 different target groups: All connected users (...