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Max image upload file size

My site allows image uploads from users. What is a reasonable max file size for image uploads? I currently have it set to 5 MB, but I feel that might be too high.
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If a user has created an account on my iOS app using Google, how should I handle their effort to also create an email account?

Imagine a user logged into my iOS app using their Google account. Months later, they are trying to create an account using their email address (the same one connected to their previous Google social ...
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Use the same search box to search different types of data

I'm trying to figure out an elegant solution to this problem, but haven't had any great ideas. (This question is similar but doesn't really answer my issue) We allow our users to search different ...
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Progressive vs. Optimized jpegs

I know that progressive jpegs download in multiple passes, and optimized are smaller (and thus faster to finish downloading), but does anyone have any hard date or best practices on which type users ...
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How to inform users of product variations from Category and Product pages

My e-commerce is a marketplace, where it sells products by other stores. I'm having trouble trying to inform the users of the product variations inside each product details page. Let's say I have a ...
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Best way to display several data-rich maps?

We are developing an app that displays about 8 different maps of a single address with various property information. We're using Mapbox to make things look pretty, but are struggling with an effective ...
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How to format a web page to reduce the need to horizontal scrolling?

Not sure if this is the correct site to ask this but I will anyways. I'm an inexperienced web developer and my company is having me convert a simple Excel application into a web page format. The ...
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Why are line numbers in text editors and programming IDEs so often disabled by default?

It feels like most environments for editing code have line numbers hidden by default. For example, Eclipse, IntelliJ, Oracle SQL Developer, and Vim all seem to have the default setting as not showing ...
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Head-up display in multi-document interface

I work on a complex enterprise web application that allows users to manage various entities of a traffic system. To fasten the workflow for advanced users, I consider using the head-up display (HUD ...
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morae (multiple cameras) [on hold]

I'm researching options to update the usability lab of a very large hardware company. We are interested in using Morae. However, we need multiple camera feeds each with audio filming interactions with ...
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Are more customization options truly better?

I am currently working on a widget that users can integrate on their website. While this widget has been tailored to be responsive in terms of width and height, it has ways for users to customize it. ...
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Best mobile landing pages [on hold]

Where can i get/see best mobile landing pages across industries? or any rankings or certifications for best landing pages? I want to benchmark my landing page with these pages
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Listing multiple hierarchical data chunks of information in a table row

I need to show a list of hierarchically organized elements in a row set (it can be multiline, yet I need to compress it vertically as much as possible). There is some similarity to file paths - for ...
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How many personas should we use to design a mobile app?

I'm actually working on a mobile app. My boss asked me to focus all the design on one principal user archetype because he thinks that the way to create product interfaces and features with a strong ...
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In a card style layout, do pin/unpin have the same meaning to the user as hide/unhide?

I'm working on a card layout, where the user should have activities, such as pin / unpin a card, and hide / unhide a card. The first action can be done on a catalog page, where the user can choose ...
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29 views

Where to put live chat?

We are considering putting live chat on our website to be able to help our customers when they need. Now we are deciding where to put it. Usually they are location on the right bottom corner, or they ...
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Using toast for form success and error input

is it natural to use toast notification for a success and error on form validation? I know android and google mail uses this on their application, but I cannot verify why this is the best solution ...
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Are using similar color schemes and common ui elements a violation of IP?

This is my first time posting a question here, so please forgive me if this is a misplaced query. For the past few weeks I have been developing an iOS application which I plan to release on the App ...
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How to display time consuming action?

we got the requirement to provide a function which could be time consuming when the rule has to be applied (up to several minutes). I would like to indicate what causes the performance issue. Some ...
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Which is clearer - cog/spanner/wrench icon for desktop website settings, or a text label?

Building a web-based tool which will really only be viewed on a desktop web browser (due to a restricted corporate environment). Trying to keep it as minimal as possible with no superfluous features. ...
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What is a good user group size for going out into the field to test your interface with users, one to one? [duplicate]

If I want to take a paper or pdf version out to test with typical users, one to one, how many users should I find to test on to get the most helpful results?
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Improving google ranking for city specific pages [on hold]

I have a shopping cart site, where I list the products, Also I applied there city filters as well.But on google, if I put the search query like- metal spacer in Los angles, I do not find the city ...
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1answer
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Using 2 tabs on a page: one for filter, and one for content

I might be trying to do too much on a single page, but I have a page where I need to filter courses, and generate a schedule. On the Filters tab: use 'Filters' (in the sidebar) to filter a set of ...
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Does the hover functionality on Netflix's website break UI best practice?

example gif here: http://i.imgur.com/YnInEl3.gif My explanation of what's happening in the gif: When a title has been hovered for a short amount of time, that title expands, pushing other content off ...
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Which words to use to motivate visitors to comment?

I'm trying to find the best words to motivate visitors to comment on my website (IT based blog/portal). Commenting rate is ~ 0.1% (1 comment per 1000 visitors). This is the default one (for Drupal): ...
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How to display information too long for a select box

On a form I use a select box to display a list of tenancies. So that each tenancy can be identified I have to display the full name of the tenants (there can be up to 4 tenants) and the full address ...
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Scroll of the main content when the modal window is open

Should the main content of the screen (a layout of cards) be scrollable, when a modal window is open (without any overlay)? What about the solution like this: when the modal window is open, the main ...
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1answer
64 views

Drill-down map with touch devices - how to substitute for hover

I'm building a map where mouse users can view details by hovering a region, and drill down to that region by clicking on it. e.g. hover Texas and see a map popup with data on population, size, ...
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What percent of non-English-native people use English system language on their phone?

tl;dr: "What proportion of Spanish (or some other non-English native) people use English as their phone language?" I am writing an Android app. I plan to publish it primarily in a specific ...
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91 views

Show a donation progress bar?

I'm going to put a donation system into my web-app because I need to raise about $6.2k for a school-organised trip to Borneo. Inside the app, I think that I will tell everyone, on the donations page, ...
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Test sitespeed with heavy traffic [on hold]

We know how important site speed is to a user's experience. But what happens if we suddenly get a huge influx in traffic, how do we know our servers be able to cope? I was wondering if there are any ...
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Choosing the right template for App Store Screenshots [on hold]

I'm working on a screenshots for my app over here. I needed to make a "sequence" inside the screenshot text, and start thinking what is the right way to present it. Heres the screenshot : First the ...
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46 views

Succinct message to clearly direct user to check a box

I have a payment form, and part of it by default, asks your email address, but above that it currently has a question: Returning Customer? with two buttons Yes/No, which look a little ambiguous as ...
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82 views

How can I pictorially show an option is unavailable for a time?

I have an option (a single button) in the settings, that won't be avaliable for the user for about 2 weeks. I have considered a number of options: Leave it out - make it suddenly appear Keep it ...
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Alert dialog to confirm a Cancel action

I have an application from which you can run different step by step wizards. It has a Cancel button at the top, which allows the user to quit the current wizard. I have a dialog that appears on ...
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How to filter tables/list views?

I know, this is a very broad question and there's a lot of context to consider, but how would you offer quick filtering of large data sets (tables/list views)? Currently, software products in our ...
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71 views

How to display a family tree structure with both parents and multiple interconnections using SVG or HTML? [on hold]

I'm looking for a flexible way to display the output of the GEDCOM data model) or Gramps data model, which are the most common data models for geneology. Both data models support family trees that ...
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Any good suggestions to alert / remind user to save after editing field on a web page?

I have an asp.net-mvc site and a page that has a large number of editable fields table rows, etc that all can be edited. Because the page is quite long the save button often is not visible on the ...
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1answer
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Selecting multiple integer values

I have a field called link which is an integer and i choose it from a combo box. In my former case, every link has only one destination. So when sending a message, i only choose the link then click ...
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Is the question mark “?” internationally recognised as an icon for help?

I'm looking to use "?" as my help button icon in a desktop application but I'm unsure how universally recognisable this will be. I can localise this for different culture if necessary. Any ideas?
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What kind of feedback is appropriate to inform the user that he's actually offline for a mobile app interface?

What kind of feedback is appropriate to inform the user that he's actually offline? I need the feedback to be simple, clear, understandable, user-friendly and corporate. But I don't know the best way ...
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1answer
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Which is the best navigation pattern for the Apple Watch?

I'm having a bit of an internal debate over which navigation pattern is more suitable for use on the Apple Watch. The Apple Watch enables you to use a) Hierarchical navigation - a list of items ...
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Email vs Mobile Number?

Which one are the most important? Email or mobile number? I've seen facebook do let user choose either to register to use mobile number or email. Any Ideas? Currently I'm doing registration for ...
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Converting mobile app from free to free with subscription

I have some doubts about converting my app into free with subscription. But imho problem is more complicated than the title says. Actually I have two apps. One of them is just free without update ...
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1answer
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What is the color logic behind big mobile application brands like facebook, google etc.? [on hold]

Why is facebook blue? Why is whatsapp green, skype in skyblue, Gmail in Red? What is the color logic behind all these applications?
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103 views

Having the user fill out a very long form

I am designing a website for a client and I'm faced with a challenge that I have not come across. I have to create a contact form that has around 20 fields and I'm trying to figure out the best way ...
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110 views

Is Font Boosting Good UX? [on hold]

I begin with a quote from developer John Mellor, which explains the mobile Chrome feature I'm talking about better than I can, and comes from the perspective of someone close to the feature. When ...
2
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6answers
89 views

Jump from print into UX

I worked in magazine design for almost nine years until I got fed up of the deteriorating circumstances of traditional publishing. I took a really good and comprehensive course on UX but now that I am ...
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4answers
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preloading strategies for searching large amounts of data

So I have encountered a similar situation described as the one below. Lets day a sales person from Ford is shipping a new car to one of the thousands of rental car places they do buisiness in the ...
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Should the input for a new item of a wishlist be at the top or the bottom of that list?

I was working on an idea for a public wishlist web app that a user will be able to manage: "New item" is an input field that gets focus by default. Right now when I enter "5th Item" and press Enter ...

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