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

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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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Navigating back to the previous page from current selection.

Need help in understanding the interaction. Me and my friend are stuck in one interaction where right side gets updated, when we select an item in the left. Right side has default little amount of ...
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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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Page navigation help for business application site

I'm making a UX/UI for email service provider software and I'm stuck on how best to do the navigation/controls for this page style: first, you view your email campaigns second, you check a box ...
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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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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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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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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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User choosing frequency-based thresholds

As part of a site's advanced filters, I want to give people the ability to filter based on the frequency of results. i.e. "show only results that occur at least once per month" or "show only results ...
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Why are visitor counters for websites not used any more?

I remember in the early days of the Internet one of the most prominent things on a website was the visitor counter. These days with so much analytics and obsession about how many people visit or ...
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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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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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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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What is the smallest screen size you design for

I'm looking to make my website responsive, however this is my first foray into responsive design, and I'm pretty clueless at the moment. I have no idea what the current state of play is with regard ...
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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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Footer links necessary if navbar is fixed on small business website?

I'm developing a website for a friend's startup. It's a really small website with only 4-6 pages. Currently I have designed the website with a fixed navbar (and a fixed menu toggle button on mobile). ...
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Recommend approach to create a form that needs to show unlimited rows

I'm designing a form web page where users need to insert data. Part of the form is the main form information but there is another part that takes unknown number of entered rows. Here is an example. ...
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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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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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Building an UX design portfolio?

I have been thinking of rebuilding my portfolio since its pretty outdated and I wanted some views on the approach I should take Option 1 : Have an approach in which I list all the projects (major ...
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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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Are HTTP error codes user-friendly?

Why do we still have these HTTP error codes? For me it seems like they are completely useless for the user (not for all but most of them). It says nothing helpful (look at the screenshot above, it ...
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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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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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Non-fully-hierarchical website structure and use of breadcrumbs

I have a web page with a menu on the left. Each choice can bring to either: A single page A wizard Or a hierarchical series of pages, where I can drill down. Left panel Right side Item 1 -...
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prefered window position

My company has a web application that uses lots of windows. My boss forces us to set all "y" window positions to "0" (top) instead of the default center. To me, it's a pain in the *** to manually ...
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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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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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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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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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Dealing with characters not supported by a font

I have a website which is used by people all around the world. I use a certain font which only just came to my attention does not support characters which my users have mentioned such as ğ, ş and ı. ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Implementing PET thinking (designing for Persuation, Emotion, Trust) into agency process

So I have been given the task of implementing in the PET design techniques into our agency's UX process and making sure this is instinctively baked into every project we do going forward. Currently ...
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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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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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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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what's the point of a 404 page? [duplicate]

In my website, if a user accesses an invalid URL, they are shown a custom 404 page. But now I'm questioning the value of this? It would be very easy for me to (instead of showing a 404 page) redirect ...
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How does it affect user experience if the navigation menu is a sidebar?

I am new to web development but always had an interest of doing things to enhance UX. For a new project, instead of having a horizontal header with a navigation menu i thought of having a vertical ...
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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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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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How to display and label 5 essential and linked numbers in a table/dashboard?

I need to display 5 numbers. These numbers are essentials and display a summary of all the dashboard. This web application will be use by professional who already work with this kind of data. Here is ...