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Is there a reason to not allow fast forwarding on a video player?

My University's Calculus textbook has a companion eBook. The eBook has a couple of tutorial videos in each section. Some of the players prevent you from moving the scrubber forward to a point later ...
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Should web sites have their own authentication?

If I am designing a web site that interacts with the same user over time via email or other messaging mediums, should I allow account creation on the web site using a traditional ...
3
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Term for “pre-login” pages

When using a web application, there are certain pages displayed "outside" of the main application, typically prior to login. Examples include: Login, recover password, registration, etc. Some time ...
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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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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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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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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I've stumbled upon post on medium, that says that the home screen concept is outdated for mobile devices.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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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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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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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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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
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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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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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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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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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1answer
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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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Grid view or List view for musical instruments?

The "Grid VS List" question has been posted before. The answer seems to be: it depends on the contents you are displaying: grid for products in which the image counts a lot (shoes, dresses, etc.), ...
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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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When designing for tablet, is it better to restrict the app to one layout?

With more features being added to our app, it becomes more challenging to design for both landscape AND portrait, while trying to maintain optimal layouts for both cases. Often than we expect the ...
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1answer
23 views

Should a UX map be done per interview / persona or by collecting different interviews?

Should I interview one user and create one document per interview , or should I create just one journey with a high level big picture?
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42 views

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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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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What are some good examples of using participatory design in user research?

My product team and I attempted to conduct a participatory design exercise with some users. We printed out some blank mobile screen templates on an 11" x 17" piece of paper and asked them to draw ...
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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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1answer
34 views

Styling a calendar with/without border lines to help users pick a date

I imagined that this would be a topic covered on here or on some other place on the internet, but have struggled with finding the right key words or any sort of literature on the calendar. I would ...
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1answer
112 views

Is it bad UX to disable features (to protect the user)?

We have built a product tour, but due to the fact that it has to be editable by people who don't know code, it was done on a framework that uses twitter bootstrap's boilerplate and modules to build. ...
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1answer
55 views

Clickable area of an Expand/Collapse button

I have an Expand/Collapse button with text beside it and the button occupies an entire row/block on the page: [+] Text Here What should the clickable area of this button be? Should it be just the ...
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3answers
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How to communicate that new content has been loaded without a loader

We have just released a new version of our app and the feedback I have got is: Issue with the app loading too fast when user is takin an action Problem: The app is reloading so fast when ...
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Mobile Learning Report

I am looking for a Comparative Report / Benchmarking about apps of learning foreign languages, like Duolingo, Busuu, Babbel etc. Could someone know or provide something similar? Could be a ...
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1answer
33 views

Automated/smart checkouts - should there be a limit?

I am currently redesigning the UX of an online checkout. I know there are possibilities to automate a fair bit of form filling for registered customers, but I get the feeling that this can be too much ...
0
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1answer
40 views

How would I display a numeric component stacked with other components without looking likes its out of place?

We have multiple component types which stack on a form, the majority of components look OK (there is a lot of wasted space on most..). Currently its looks something like this: Once there are ...
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Google maps on Android in the sunlight

I am developing an application in Android with a map based UI. The main use of the app is on the water, in direct sunlight. Are there good guidelines/examples for developing such UI. Are there ...
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How to link an article excerpt to the full article?

From an index page of articles - for example a blog, or in my specific case a list of services pages - what specifically should link the excerpt to the full article. Take these 3 options for example: ...
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What is the max limit of acceptable characters/words in a confirmation box button?

For example, if I ask a user Would you like to send an email instead of print to save paper? Yes, send email and save paper No, take a print
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58 views

Greyed out text field

I have a sign up form where the email address needs to be displayed, but cannot be edited (it is pre-determined, like an invite). Is it sufficient to grey the populated email field out to signify that ...
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34 views

External link to a bookmark

Sample code: <!DOCTYPE html> <html> <head> <title>Another Website Name</title> </head> <body> <h1>Fruits</h1> ...
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Do horizontal filters work without displaying filter tags?

Now-a-days horizontal filters are being used in e-commerce sites. But some of the sites are not displaying the corresponding filter tags which enable the user to close any one of the filter and keep ...
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2answers
72 views

Mobile design animate or not?

Currently I have a website that uses animations like fade in/out and slide up/down. On a PC it looks smooth but on a phone it looks like the FPS can't keep up, somewhat rough I've looked at some of ...
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exploring international Ph.D students' awareness and needs in academic research writing [on hold]

am wondering if i can transform data from quantitative to qualitative?? is there such a way to do that? my study is exploring awareness and needs of international Ph.D. students in academic ...
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1answer
42 views

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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Approval and Grouping Process

I've been working on this feature, and I can't find a solution that will make me happy. I have 2 columns. The left Column has a table-like list of sales commission items (and corresponding info) ...
0
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19 views

Facebook comments section on mobile

Do you think is it a good idea to include a Facebook comments section on mobile? Specifically on a product view that already includes a section for product questions? In this use case, the Facebook ...
0
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1answer
31 views

What is the right mix for portfolio examples? (apps, mobile, websites, etc) [on hold]

I am in the midst of a job hunt and have applied to about 25 jobs. Of those, I have had what feels like a low response rate (5 phone interviews, 3 in person interviews) and the in-person interviews ...
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1answer
25 views

Actual rules for formatting local numbers and currency

Local formatting for numbers and currency differs in many attributes, including: the decimal delimiter the amount of decimal spaces the thousand delimiter use of short / long scale the position of ...
0
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2answers
85 views

What do you think is the best option for Previous/Next icon buttons alongside product carousel in mobile?

I have the following ideas of how to solve this problem: What do you think is the best option to present a product image carousel alongside previous/next buttons for nearby category products?
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1answer
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best ux for users to input multiple strings

I have a web form where in users may input a list of names similar to: Mike, Joe, Ann, Sam The UI should allow for simple edits. This data will be saved and displayed on another page for ...
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3answers
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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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135 views

Why are “previous” and “next” buttons so often “switched?”

In many UIs, there is a list of items that each have a time stamp, for example a list of news stories or e-mails. When there are many items or only one item is displayed at a time, it could be a ...
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Should I autofill information from what we have on file?

On my e-commerce site we have a subscription page where a user fills in their information (name, address, phone number, etc.) and hits subscribe to receive our catalog. If the user is already logged ...

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