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Are the different Stack Exchange sites bad style?

It seems to me that it is bad style to have all of the different Stack Exchange sites have different looks to them. They all follow the same general layout, but given that they are all part of the ...
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UX Training Courses in London [on hold]

I am interested in attending a UX course within London to gain knowledge on UX (beginners level) from a developer's perspective, and was wondering whether there are any recommended training providers? ...
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Should I use questions or statements in my web form?

I'm designing a web form that allows you to schedule events on a calendar. There are about four pages of input required for each event, such as: Name Start date End date Employees involved Budget ...
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2answers
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How can I make the relationship between rows in two tables more obvious to the user?

I have a web page that at first showed a top level goal with a bunch of risks. here is an example mockup: I now realized that since I have a series of events, it would be good to break down and ...
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Acceptable maximum number of steps for sign in or sign up before using the service

Note: This is for a service mainly powered, or should I say funded, by video ads. Not really UX-friendly, I suppose, but what can we do Here's the flow right now: Sign in Home -> Login form ...
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Swipe pattern on a mobile app

I'm developing an app of a culture event of my country. I'm developing for iOS an Android. I'm an Android user and for me is common the swipe-to-left pattern to change screens. I would like to know if ...
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Keynote App - Multiple body in a canvas [on hold]

Is it possible to have a multiple Body in a slide canvas? I want to have the behaviour of the Body to be editable with tab indent. Master Slide: Left-Body-default Right-(I just duplicate the ...
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1answer
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What is the accepted best practice for asking for permission to send a user email?

When a user is setting up their profile in my web app, I want them to act on 2 different email settings: 1) Permission to email when another user interacts with them (for example, sends them a ...
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How do I handle duplicate content in the site structure?

I'm working on the information architecture of a new website and have an issue about duplicate content. I'm looking at having 3 main sections where users would go into 1 of the 3 sections depending ...
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0answers
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Unambiguous and compact way to display dates of different timezones in their respective timezones along with daylight information

General Question: How best to show dates in their respective timezones together in an unambiguous and compact way? How to show whether dates are adjusted for daylight savings or not? Scenario: I ...
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Has the ☰ (three horizontal bars) menu icon received much adoption outside of the western world?

A lot of web sites use to indicate a button that will trigger a navigation menu. It has, for example, been included in Twitter bootstrap (which is used at over a million sites). It is also used to ...
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1answer
42 views

Branding applications

What are some helpful guidelines and/or best practices when branding multiple applications (could also apply to web sites) without just making them all look the same. Edit: The original question ...
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1answer
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What are some good Content Auditing tools or practices around the web? [on hold]

I was wondering if there are any other tools out there for content audits. Currently I use MS Excel to create my document which is pretty barebones. If anyone has any suggestions, resources or best ...
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Should the “home” button in my app stay there even when the user is on the home page?

I'm developing a web app to be used on mobile devices. I use a home button in our status bar to return to our "home" page. When on this page however, the button will have no function. My question ...
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0answers
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What are the pros and cons of using off the shelf designs vs a dedicated designer? [on hold]

For a web e-commerce business deciding on whether I go for the pre-baked models that Shopify and others have or get a dedicated developer and designer for UX. Also deciding about agency that deals ...
2
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3answers
86 views

Is Responsive Design good for web based software? [duplicate]

I am developing an email software/service similar to gmail and thunderbird, but I am wondering if it is a good idea to have a responsive design or also have apps for different devices?
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2answers
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Categories Description: Secondary Information for Categories

I want to add some secondary information in all products categories in an e-commerce website. The text is around 4-5 paragraphs (sometimes maybe more) and it's something like a description for the ...
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0answers
37 views

UI representation of check boxes and radio buttons [on hold]

I am creating a UI design for a product in which i am asked to design a page that has only 2 radio buttons and 3 check boxes. All the page has is only 5 attributes. I am not able to bring out an ...
2
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2answers
68 views

Menus within menus

I've stumbled upon a page on my uni's internal sites that has something where I'm not sure if its a usability issue or not. Here is a sketch of the page lay out. I better not show the actual thing. ...
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1answer
39 views

How to show static (user initiated) and dynamic help text for radio buttons and dropdowns?

I am bit confused while showing help text in a lengthy form. Please refer to the image for below query: Where we can show user initiated static help (left side of the mock): How to show help icon ...
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2answers
68 views

Do short response times increase errors for complex tasks?

I am currently dealing with a summary of "Designing the User Interface: Strategies for Effective Human-Computer Interaction (5th edition)" by Ben Shneiderman & Catherine Plaisant. In this summary ...
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25 views

Auto save in web dev. env [on hold]

I'm working on a new innovative web based software development environment (on top of git?). What do you think developers will prefer, manual save or autosave??
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2answers
154 views

Best place to put social sharing buttons

CONTEXT I'm designign the UX for the new website of a company that rents luxury venues for weddings. Primary target users are engaged women in Europe ad US, 30/40 years old, with higher education and ...
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Booking a class with pay now and pay later option?

I'm designing an iPhone app that allows a user to book into a class. The user has the option to pay immediately for the class, or pay in cash upon arrival at the physical location. What is the most ...
4
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9answers
90 views

Multiple icons/indicators on a table row

I am creating a table that lists all of the people in a group (75-125 people). I need to flag certain people with key roles in this group so they can be identified at a glance. There could be up to 10 ...
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1answer
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multi-column alphabetized word listing [on hold]

In the world of paper, one often sees alphabetized word-lists presented in columns like the following. COLUMN1............COLUMN2..........COLUMN3 aardvark aquafer avalanche ...
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1answer
24 views

Should we use hash tags (with a #) in content titles when that content is often shared on Twitter?

On our website, we have a widget to share our articles on Twitter. Our marketing expert recently explained that when we write the article titles, we should include hash tags in them so they get ...
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7answers
542 views

Is user stupidity reason for bad UX? [on hold]

I keep hearing that users are stupid idiots alot, and that being said it is also used as a reason to have everyone's experience crap now and in the future. For example: not enough options for things ...
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3answers
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location request on site load - in a pop up window

I'm working on a holidays site that has its content displayed based on the users' location by analyzing the IP address. I was wondering what are the pros and cons of having a pop up that requests from ...
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0answers
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Full Search vs Column Search

I'm working on building a new application for a company. This company works with a lot of data, and as a result, their application requires them to work with numerous tables/grids. In there current ...
3
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4answers
118 views

Is UX art, science or both?

I find myself trapped by the question if I do ”UX by numbers” or ”UX by feelings”. Sometimes I use scientific tools where web site analytics, card sorting, System Usability Scale and surveys apply ...
2
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3answers
109 views

Radio buttons menu with radio button submenu

I have three different radio buttons, each one of them contains a submenu with three further options. User can only choose one option in the submenu. So it seems that i have a radio button menu ...
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0answers
23 views

What are the improvements which I can do in design [on hold]

How can I improve the title bar in the design !! Its type of shody and not pleasing to the eyes
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10answers
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Does my website still have to support Internet Explorer 8 and earlier?

I am about to launch my website. It's an academic site with expected user base consisting mainly of academics. It looks good in Chrome, Safari, Firefox and IE 10 and above. I just sent a link to my ...
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3answers
84 views

What is the correct way of Pagination?

There is a need of pagination wherein I am currently showing it as "Page {2} of {20}". While translating it in other languages (like Chinese), this phrase doesn't get translated correctly. Options ...
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0answers
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Workshop leading to design ideas

I am looking for some suggestion for a workshop I need to run. Research to date: The research carried-out so far was based on user interviews which have lead to the development of 3 personas and ...
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1answer
46 views

How to display more than 20 data sets?

I have a bunch of data I would like to display in several static graphs. In this particular case, it's the amount of visits different parts of a website has throughout time, for analytics purposes. ...
3
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1answer
83 views

Show special keyboard view when entering a password on mobile devices?

Mobile operating systems typically show different virtual keyboards depending on context. The default keyboard might show A-Z, while a keyboard for entering a telephone number might show 0-9 (so you ...
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1answer
22 views

Restricting users site access until account completion

I'm redesigning a site that requires a fair amount of information from users (because it deals with finance, our company is required to have KYC and AML procedures etc). The site flow for new users ...
45
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7answers
4k views

Why does the Caps Lock not toggle upper and lower case for selected text?

In most word processors, you can easily toggle many text styles. For example: Ctrl + B - Will bold or un-bold selected text. Ctrl + U - Will italicize or un-italicize selected text. Ctrl + I - Will ...
2
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1answer
104 views

When should we prefer rounded corner rectangle over square corner rectangle? [on hold]

I always find myself in a dilemma about whether to choose rounded corners or square corners, for both applications UI & web design. As I read in a couple of articles choose one style of corners ...
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0answers
46 views

UX Designer Seeking Coding Mentor with CSS/HTML/JNode/Angular/GitHub [on hold]

I was just informed in my current day job that I will be asked to code (not my forte or up to speed on), ASAP.  My past work has been design (Omnigraffle, Adobe PS, Illustrator, etc.) and on the ...
2
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1answer
35 views

Examples of products that have 2 areas / sets of login details

Take the scenario of a Point of Sale system, like Square. There is a 'hub' account that is logged in all day from the tablet, that all employees use to make transactions. Every employee then also ...
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From where should I add settings that concern multiple websites

My application is used to modify settings for client CMS sites (ex: setting to enable a module etc) There are multiple clients using this CMS. When I add a new setting, it's automatically added for ...
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2answers
39 views

Is the usage of exclamation marks in copy jarring to users?

I've always been taught that exclamation marks in body, header or even any other text, is jarring to users, however, I'm not too sure why that is, if it is in the first place. I'm not talking about ...
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0answers
42 views

Is there a comprehensive list of modern mobile UI/UX design patterns related to view navigation? [duplicate]

I'm an iOS developer and will be sitting in on some design meetings with the UI/UX team. I want to be able to have us speak common language in relation to how a user navigates a mobile app - how they ...
0
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1answer
33 views

Modal vs Non-Modal [duplicate]

I'm making an app that works on phones and tablets and allows the users to annotate an image. The user drags over an annotation mark and enters data related to the mark. The user may also draw on the ...
0
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0answers
45 views

Security questions vs secret password/passcode when logging in or retrieving login details?

I am currently in the process of re-designing a login process which uses security questions to verify the identity of users before they are successfully logged in, and also to allow them to reset ...
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2answers
45 views

Keep accordion open or closed?

I am working on a mobile website, and was just wondering is it better UI to keep accordions opened or closed. So when users switch from one accordion to the other, should the first one close ...
0
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0answers
20 views

Stats symbol in Segoe UI Symbol [on hold]

I'm trying to find an icon representing some stats of the user using the character map and I cannot find anyone that fits. I'm searching for something like graphs on that font. Do you know any? ...

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