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

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How to achieve the mouse over event in touch environment? [duplicate]

This is sort of a generic questions, but I came across this several times and I haven't a good generic solution yet. I have designed many interfaces where the mouse over is a key factor. Whenever a ...
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Location of the site creator [closed]

I want to add "created by @my_name" or "by @my_name" but I don't want to put it in the footer or some other inconspicuous place. I decided to make this "fixed" on screen, but do not know where it is ...
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Style before layout or layout before style?

When designing something for the web, is it a better to focus first on the layout and then on the style or the reverse?
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Are these typical product pages distracting? (Aesthetics vs. UX balance)

Tradition - Information Overload? (typical product page from a traditional e-commerce platfrom like Amazon.com) As an average user I look at less than a third of information, and read through ...
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Best way to show to a user a list of quotes sent by another users

I have a website (not native mobile app) where users can send their quotes about an specific service. Lets say user X send a request for find someone that can fix his TV, so... tens of other users ...
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Why is this design considered cluttered or overwhelming?

I'm developing a web app for Desktop and Tablet browsers. All of my UX knowledge stems from personal experience and iteration - I've never been formally trained. I took great care in presenting the ...
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Single word wrapping to new line in a paragraph on mobile device

Recently I've been approached by a non techincal member of my team with regards to how paragraphs are being displayed on various different mobile devices and desktops. They are particularly concerned ...
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Is research related to “the fold” in web design age-contingent?

I recently encountered an argument that, while the fold may be commonly touted as bad UX by web designers, that anyone over the age of 60 will still succumb to the effect, and will not think to scroll ...
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Why do very few e-commerce websites use full-width and fluid layouts?

Looking at some of the top e-commerces websites (Flipkart, Etsy, Amazon, Bestbuy) , I could find that only amazon utilizes a full width layout, and that too isn't fluid. While I understand the ...
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Why does reading the Memory Alpha website cause horizontal lines in my vision?

I have noticed for years now that when I spend any more than about a minute reading something on the Memory Alpha website (a Star Trek wiki), I temporarily see horizontal lines in my vision that last ...
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Allow numeric input or have user pick from dropdown?

I was just wanting to see what people thought about how I should allow users to specify a year. Currently they are able to select a year from a dropdownlist but I was wondering if users might prefer ...
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Navigation: Is it okay to have the same dropdown multiple times?

So my navigation is: CARDS | DECKS | DECKBUILDER | ... Each of them have basically the same dropdown items. You either want to see Cards, Decks or the Deckbuilder for one specific champion (Barik, ...
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Best way to represent multilevel multiselect location dropdown

So i have this very major UX Issue, I have a set of locations with hierarchy Country> State> (Optional, to be placed if it makes the UX better) City> Neighbourhood> I don't ...
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When does horizontal scroll feel intuitive to a user?

Was reading a few answers on UX Exchange, which lead me to question the utility of horizontal scroll in web apps. In particular, I had done a horizontal concept site recently : here , which was meant ...
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Grid with cards

I want to create grid withs cards that looks like on photo, every card have text in it. What would be better to make , all square or rectangular cards ?
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Colored circles to signify status - a violation of accessibility guidelines?

I'm looking at Google's web-based user interface for managing an enterprise's Chrome devices. Each device's status is represented by a colored circle (see images below). I would have thought that ...
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How to display this piece of information on a web app?

I'm in the middle of building some drafts for a future web platform for boardgame players. As I have a design question, I just discovered this web site, so this is the first time I post here. I will ...
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Should we include recent blog and forum posts in the homepage?

A member of my team has suggested putting excerpts for the latest blog and forum post to our main landing page. She think it will help SEO. But I am worried that it may clutter up the page for ...
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Best way to stop a navigation from wrapping by changing design?

Didn't know whether this was a UI or a UX issue but I have been asked to change our header section so that the navigation items don't wrap to a second line when the user views our site on a smaller ...
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When should I use zero-width spaces? How do they interact with normal spaces? [closed]

As part of the responsive design of a site I work on, some of the tables shrink down horizontally when the page shrinks, with the text wrapping onto the next line. This works well enough except for ...
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Widget to use for “diversity” forms

I've just filled in a form where I had to describe my race with one of three radio buttons "White" "Black" "prefer not to say" (sarcasm) Good thing I'm not Han Chinese then. (/sarcasm) The ...
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Active/selected members of group on the left? or right?

Given a web page with the classic "move items from a list on one side to the other", does it make more sense to have "active" on the left hand side of the screen? or the right? While Submit Buttons ...
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How to best display a lot of information or data on a single webpage?

Are there any "rules" or recommendations in UX Design for displaying a lot of data on a webpage? Or how to select the most needed information to display data?
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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 ...
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Administration vs User settings

At my company we are making a website where we have about four roles: Not signed User Signed User Representative Administrator If a user is signed in, we have a option for access to a page called ...
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Best way to remove items that are “assigned” to something else?

I'll try to explain what I mean by "assigned"... I have a site for managing a restaurant. In one section, I have a page that lists out all the restaurant inventory. In another section, they can ...
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“Log in” and “sign up” to the right or left of the search bar? [closed]

I wonder if the "Log in" and "sign up" you should put on the right or left of the search bar ... I am realizing the utility but are not convinced of their position: The problem is purely aesthetic ...
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Contest-List: Separate site or simply scroll down on homepage

My webapplication concept is all about some kinds of contests in which users can participate. Each contest has a minimal amount of information that will be displayed while viewing the list. As for ...
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Two Search Boxes or One or Something Else

So I am developing a website which needs a search box in which you enter some activity like bowling, cycling etc. and to next of that there is another text box which has a location like New York City, ...
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Website design / where to put simple links

i am developping a website with this exact same layout http://demo.nicethemes.com/paeon/ i have several pages like services/contact/faq .. etc wich fit perfectly with this design but i have also ...
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Should iOS native app be distinctly different than the responsive website's mobile version?

I was in a training session, where a room full of designers were learning iOS prototyping in Xcode, and there was an individual there who came from Apple to make sure everything in the course was done ...
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Multiple download buttons for a file type

i am designing a UI for a web application, there are multiple card like entries in a list, each item in the list can be uploaded in file type A downloaded in file type A downloaded in file type B ...
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Is carousel display out of fashion? [duplicate]

Carousel in web design is used to display a series of (interactive) banners. Is it phasing out-of-fashion, these days? Microsoft.com and Apple.com still do use it with and without arrows. Is there a ...
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Signup form that logs you in

I'm aware that there are some similar conversations on ux.stackexchange, but I'm thinking of a very specific use case. I am regularly annoyed by sites where the login button is much less prominent ...
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Marquee or Ellipsis for song name in music player?

I have a music player where song that is being played is displayed on top side. Often there is a case where name of the song that is being played is long enough that it can't be shown completely due ...
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Usability and distracting and confusing design [closed]

I have designed my theme here you can take a look : Reviewer said "Nice idea, but usability for this conversion is pretty low. Theme is also very distracting and confusing too. " What does this ...
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How to visually show aging account receivables?

Is anyone aware of an interesting way to visually show aging accounts receivables - Amounts of money owed which are broken up into time periods, such as (a) less than 30 days past due, (b) 30-60 days, ...
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Structuring data on a blog/website

I've been doing web development for quite some time now but so far I've only been taking care of the coding/integration part. I'm just starting to work on websites from scratch and I'm having an issue ...
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How about freezing the first row and column?

User may be lost when faces the massive data in a large table, how about freezing the first row and column? so that the dimensions and metrics are always reachable. questions: It would narrow ...
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Segmenting site into business + consumer

My client has 2 audiences with different information and agendas for each. One is the consumer side, which will be mostly information about the company and educational material. The other side is the ...
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Headline vs. Image: What are the best practices for designing article-based interfaces for maximum readability?

In every interface, understanding the importance of each element in fulfilling the users need is a primary task. In the case of article page designs, in order to maximise the optimal reading ...
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Responsive images for 3 different types of screens : Is this a good design?

Above image is a wireframe layout of my portfolio website. The navbar is at the bottom while the 2 images fill the remaining screen. The left and right picture will be contained in their own DIV ...
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How to express the meaning of “At least one, but not limited”?

As general the required fields would be marked with an asterisk (*). Here comes the dilemma: There are some fields in the form which are required, but as a group(e.g 3.a/3.b/3.c). It's unnecessary to ...
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Service/Request/Ticket analogy

I have a web application with a page that contains a person and several services that are provided to that person. The services can be hardware and IT/Networking. e.g. Desk, PC, domain account etc... ...
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Should the submit buttons stay in the fixed area?

It seems nice in the long forms, but rather weird in the short ones. There are much more long forms than short ones in our website, so is it reasonable to put the submit buttons in the fixed area? ...
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When invalid querystring paramater detected in a web page url: throw an error or ignore?

What is a better practice to deal with users modifying the query parameters of a website: to throw an error or to ignore? For example, someone tries to assign "abc" string instead of number to a page ...
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Pane vs Modal vs ?: Across all screen sizes

Pane vs Modal vs ?: Across all screen sizes I am currently working on a web application that needs to be responsive, accessible, and provide a solid UX across all device screen sizes. We currently ...
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How to friendly alert user of a specific browser issue?

In my app, an user fill a password confirmation form and submit, and the page is refreshed with JS. Because of an unresolved bug of Safari (https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=23735), issued in ...
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Pretend a structure to write guides?

I am creating a website, where users are able to create guides for a video game. Since there is/could be a strict structure for the writing of the guide, I am not really sure if I actually should ...
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Where should the “developed/designed/ by …” information go in a website? [closed]

I am a freelancer, and currently designing the website for a startup. I was wondering if there are any guidelines which talk about incorporation of the designer's information in the website. On ...