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What is better : Disabling sub-categories or auto resetting the filters

I am working enhancing UX for filters on our eCommerce (desktop site). The navigation structure is broken into Categories and further sub categories. Filters can be applied at each level (categories ...
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Displaying information hierarchy and readability on mobile app

I am working on a personal project that is a training log fitness app. On the meal section I want to display what time the meal was had and all the food that they had as well. Each meal being ...
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Where to place links for sub-records

This is a problem that I had in several places in various web apps that I built. I'm asking about one specific case because it's simple and clean. I have this page: It's a project, called "Come ...
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Why do USB flash drives never provide for labels?

Floppy disks had stick-on labels. Optical discs can be written on with a Sharpie, or printed with special ink-jet printers, or round stick-on labels applied. USB sticks have zero affordances for ...
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Why do so many e-commerce sites break the purchasing flow when forcing a user to login or create an account?

Taking Amazon as an example, but I've seen it in other places as well. This is the screen you get once you click 'Proceed to checkout' in your shopping basket as a new user. Wouldn't it be better ...
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Standard login fields in Singapore

I'm a UX Architect based in London working on a site for our office in Singapore. Our Business Analyst has suggested using a customer's NRIC as their username to log in to their account. I'm not sure ...
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1-10 survey questions and options on a mobile device

Many survey questions ask the respondent to choose one option from 10 (e.g. the Net Promoter Score). However Apple's HIG recommend that touch targets on mobile have a minimum of 44x44pts. So we have ...
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How to tell user if he is offline and online?

App is browser based and is using local storage to facilitate offline working (no internet dependency for limited functionality) and faster response (data is available locally so less network calls). ...
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How can I improve city switcher?

I am making a website for the Internet service provider. And I'm stuck with the function of the city selection. The company provides services in several cities. I make a concept, but not sure if ...
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Keeping deleted product attributes on website

I'm building an ecommerce website administration system, and having a problem. The "edit product" page is showing the custom options related to the product's chosen main category, and when it's saved ...
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UI Drop Down Alternative(s)

I searched previous questions and mine doesn't exactly fit... I am working on a User Interface for a school course online application. The integral part of the application is choosing which term you ...
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Two groups of hierarchical selections in filter

Here is the case: when [Hierarchy] value is 'A', a group of [a] selections displays in filter area. When user switch [Hierarchy] to ‘B’, all [a] selections are replaced by [b] selections. Solution ...
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Is home screen really needed?

I've stumbled upon post on medium, that says that the home screen concept is outdated for mobile devices. I think that home screen is great for basic user (thinking about my mother) as a "safe" ...
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Guidelines to design a No result search page

No result page for search are dead ends. Are there any existing guidelines or research results on effective no result search pages ? Here is what i have so far. Typography Use proper typography and ...
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Setting usability tasks for participants to test a website

I recently designed a website and I would like to test its' usability against end users. I am not sure about how I would set tasks, as I have read online not to give any obvious clues. One task I ...
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Is there a benefit to Mac OSX red/yellow/green title bar buttons being so small?

In Mac OS X, the red/yellow/green buttons in window title bars are much smaller and closely-spaced compared to other UI elements like toolbar buttons. Making UI elements small makes them harder to ...
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experimental design

In an experiment, same group of participants are required to test (low and high) visual quality of a user interface. The goal is to find whether perception of usability is affected by any of the low ...
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Use of a 'reset' icon for a trivia game app

I am seeking feedback as to whether the 'reset' icon used below is obvious enough for users, or whether we would be better off using a button with the word 'Reset' on it? This is intended for a ...
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complex time-Input on mobile

I'm newish to developing and really new to ux / design. In a mobile app I'm building, I'd like the user to have the option to get an appointment using the app without having to call. Now my question ...
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Best way to manage user experience when all Qs in a trivia app have been asked

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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Does anyone have statistics on usage of the Kano Model?

I have been asked by a client to provide justification for the usage of the Kano Model. I believe I have sufficiently convinced them of the benefits and value, but the one thing I am lacking is ...
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Is it a good idea to hide logout button with error/warning message?

I'm building a secure website, closer to banking. I'm bit hesitant to hide the logout link with the error/warning message. I think design look simplistic when I add error/warning over the logout ...
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Saving current filters/sorting configurations. Rewrite/save as new

I have a business app with a lot of tabular data. The data is viewed in the form of the tables with lots of filtering/sorting/grouping/etc functionalities. When a user sets up several filters and such ...
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machine-readable and human-readable text representation of a recurring schedule

We're working on an "import from Excel" feature to speed up bulk data entry, especially when moving data from another B2B system into ours. Of the 20-ish fields we'll be importing, only one of them ...
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What page should be shown after a user logs in?

I'm working on a web app which allows users to easily rent a boat. Users can create an account if they want so they can view/edit their booking. When a user is on the homepage (or any page) and ...
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So I made a post where I made a bunch of terms up and I was wondering if there are official terms for these concepts? [on hold]

I'm mostly asking in the rare chance that I can turn these ideas into something more tangible but ux is a hell of a thing to self-study especially with zero background on software development. ...
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4answers
589 views

Best position and labels for buttons on an order creation page

I have a "create order" interface which already includes several buttons. Please have a look at the screenshot below: ![enter image description here][1] My Question: I need to add a new button ...
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Are “close” and “x” on a popup redundant?

I am working with a basic bootstrap modal popup which is a popular modal used on many sites. I noticed that the default template comes with both a close button on the bottom, as well as an x on the ...
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1answer
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Reason behind placement of email opt in/TOC's at bottom of form?

Looking for any data on placement of email opt in's & TOC's within user registration forms. Common placement is prior to the form action: I believe the main reasoning to be that interrupting ...
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Lab-Based vs. Field-based study for mobile (location-based) application

Hopefully I've found the right corner of StackExchange... Coming to my point, a few information are needed. The following paragraph is nothing more than an introduction, but might be important for my ...
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Does penalizing “Ad Blocker” users limit a company's user experience?

I have been using chrome's Ad blocker plugin to block annoying ads on websites. Recently, more and more websites won't let users enter their website when they have Ad Blocker on. For example, Frobes ...
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Usability in Mobile Learning

I am making a research about interfaces and usability of mobile apps for learning idioms (duolingo, babel, vox, etc). The research has a objective to gather aspects, such as: efficiency, learnability ...
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What resolution of eye tracking could reasonably be expected, by using the in-built camera of a tablet device comparable to an iPad Air 2?

By "resolution" I (loosely) refer to some fraction of the device's screen. For example, at the coarsest level of resolution, could we expect to differentiate (using the front-facing FaceTime HD ...
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Is “you've been logged out” push notification helpful to the user?

I have the Fidelity app installed on my phone, and 5 minutes after I leave my phone, I get this push notification— Is there any purpose to show this message to the user? I often find it invasive ...
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Representing times from yesterday in a time picker

I'm working on some UI where you are able to select a time range for each day using dropdown time pickers. The thing is that it is valid to select a time from yesterday or tomorrow. For example, for ...
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1answer
25 views

How to choose specific item from a list of items with long names, without taking up lots of space?

So, I have a survey analytics app (SaaS) that provides a dashboard view with (among other things) charts of results from answers to individual questions. Currently we provide a sidebar that shows a ...
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progressive reduction vs progressive disclosure based on user expertise in mobile app

While designing an app for Coupons and Promotions for a salesman (just info of various Coupons) I was thinking about giving a personalized experience to each salesman based on his years of experience ...
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Thinking of adding request button on site for items not available? Good idea or Facebook like button will do?

Thinking of adding Request Button for items not available on a planned site. Is this a good idea or will Facebook Like button do to express a"want this item" message?
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What would be the wording for an “all type of rooms” taxonomy?

I'm working on this app and right now it has a common taxonomy called "hotel". However, this app can work with hotels, chains of hotels, apartments, rooms, cabins, guesthouses and anything you could ...
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Breadcrumbs and Page Titles

Keep in mind that there is a GLOBAL navigation that sits above the top of this page. The screenshot you see is the top left of the page. Below it is where the page's content sits. The question is— ...
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User Journey Map

I am designing a mobile app. For that I interviewed many users and I created 4 Personas. Each Persona reflects unique characteristics, motivations and goals. Now I am onto creating User Journey Map. ...
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1answer
121 views

Android tab tap to top

I was wondering whether it is a habit of scrolling to the top of the list when a tab was tapped. I looked into the Android design guidelines and I couldn't find any information about this. However ...
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Smallest button size and spacing for a touchscreen

For a touch screen, such as the iPhone, what is the smallest size for a button you could get away with? And how closely could they be shoved together? I've got an app thats going to have a lot of ...
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2answers
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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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Web App is offline: show [Reconnecting in…] countdown?

I'm trying to figure out what elements to in an alert show when a web application is offline. Gmail shows all three elements I'm considering: the Status, a Reconnect Countdown, and a Manual Reconnect ...
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When is a list too long to not be numbered?

I want to know if I can get away without numbering a list of items. My hypothesis is that when the # of list items is < X that a user will not need numbering to indicate the order in which that ...
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6answers
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What is the optimum button size of touch screen applications?

There was a not so recent blog post about the ideal button size of touch screen control sizes (sorry there is no link, the website is now a spam trap) that was based on the study form the MIT touch ...
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2answers
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What should Cancel button do with edits made across multiple dialogs?

We have a Windows desktop program where from the Main screen users open a settings dialog (Dialog A). On this dialog they can edit various settings and once finished, they can click OK and changes are ...
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Preferred format to display negative currency (US English)?

Which would be the more readable way to format negative numbers: -$99.99 ($99.99) Some other format I haven't considered Details: Most of our user base has finance experience and but some have ...
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How to help blind people feel the other emotion?

My team and I are currently making a program which use camera in the google glass to help blind people 'see' the interlocutor's emotion (happy, sad, angry, disgusted and so on). I need help in case ...

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