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Best way to turn down iOS users with legacy version of iOS

I am building an iOS 8 app (iOS 7 and below not supported). Is there a standard procedure to "turn down" a user with a legacy version of iOS? (E.g. Use a modal with some text, and then automatically ...
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How do I choose the right buyer persona to serve on my website?

In my (b2b) organization, we have created key buyer personas for each type of service we deliver. We want to focus on writing conversion oriented content for decision makers our website. But there are ...
3
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1answer
62 views

Material design solution for popovers

Material design has no popovers, and I wonder what should be used as a replacement? For example, how would you advise Product Hunt to replace their popover when they switch to material design?
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2answers
54 views

Usability of map clusters?

Have there been any studies around the usability of map clusters? I am talking about the practice of grouping together map markers into one object on a map when there is a high density of individual ...
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1answer
22 views

How do you tell users about surveys?

I'm drafting a user research plan for the next year on a higher ed site, and am interested in including a short online survey in addition to a few other, in-person user testing methods. Our site ...
3
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1answer
44 views

How to gather “post-experience” user insights

I want to gather some user feedback about an application process. I was thinking it would be ideal to 1) do real-time usability testing and 2) gather some feedback from people who completed the ...
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0answers
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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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6answers
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Making a Streak Visualization More Intuitive

I'm currently working on a website for tracking habit change. On my report page, I have goal cards users interact with in order to record their progress: What the donut chart in this example is ...
2
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1answer
91 views

Magnifying glass cursor

I have had a quick look on this site but haven't found anything to help me (unless my search terms were poor). Anyway I came across a post a while back saying that for the cursor on zoom, a magnifying ...
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2answers
263 views

Form validation and disabled buttons [duplicate]

Allowing a user to submit and find errors is likely optimal compared to the cognitive load of searching a form to see why the button's disabled. However, this could be avoided by providing real-time ...
4
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2answers
98 views

What is the best way to display empty fields in a user card?

I'm creating a user widget for dashboard. What is the best way to fill the empty fields here? I can't hide the labels here if they are empty. And if I use "No information available" does it seems ...
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1answer
37 views

Android: toast vs alert dialog

In Android application, which one should be prefered - toast notification or alert dialog? Or better, where should we use toasts and where should we use dialogs? Personally I would use toast for ...
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0answers
41 views

Large dataset with children visualization

I'm working on a website where we need to display large data sets and I'm looking for an alternative to tables. The datasets will be nested meaning, if you click on one, it will/may contain ...
3
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1answer
42 views

What's the best way to let a user show/select filetypes?

I have this app where file types define the allowable files that a user can submit. What's the best way to let user show/select any filetypes? See my two potential solutions below. Is there another ...
4
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2answers
61 views

Why would some high profile blog not allow commenting? [on hold]

Comments have been an important part from the evolution of blog. But I can see some blogs like http://www.lukew.com not allowing comments at all. It surely hurts the user experience for genuine ...
2
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1answer
60 views

Best way to display 3 different keyboards in a single flow even if the input is variable in each screen?

I'm gathering feedback on the best way to show a keyboard on screen that will provide different keys depending on the input needed. The user will have to input 3 different values in three different ...
3
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3answers
77 views

Should a conversion to a responsive layout happen site-wide at once, or is incrementally acceptable?

I have a large website that needs to be updated to be responsive. There are business deadlines that prefer a gradual roll out instead of waiting to be completely finished Should I apply a responsive ...
1
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1answer
42 views

Heuristics for implementing good reading with columns

Users read slower with wide columns, so having multiple columns makes sense for print, but it's more complicated for desktop apps. A desktop or laptop computer screen is too wide for fast reading, and ...
2
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2answers
109 views

Allowing Users to Create Unions, Intersections, and Subtractions of Group Contents

I have a design challenge for allowing users to create unions, intersections, and subtractions of groups. The end goal of this is to create a subset of the different group contents, which can be ...
0
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0answers
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Loading Time on Mobile Phone

I have a mobile feature where a user enters data into one form then hits send. We then load data to return back to the user. The big variable is the user's connection based on their mobile phone. ...
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Mobile post page - next post fly out vs. static next post

I am working on a heavy content site. On desktop post page i have sticky sidebar that displays the next posts. On mobile at the bottom of the page when the post is over, the read next stories are ...
0
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1answer
21 views

Best practices for a low threshold signup to a discussion board with sensitive content

I'm working on a discussion board for a sexual health site. We want it to be a safe place for people to ask and get answers/discussion on sensitive topics of sex, relationships, and rights. We want ...
1
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1answer
45 views

Chat sidebar: Allowing users to chat & see who is online with just a follow?

Looking for input on the best approach to having a chat sidebar similar to Facebook's web app. I'd like to display a list of online users so users can chat with each other. However, I was looking to ...
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2answers
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Research Study App - Could use some tips!

Really new to the UX field as well for designing for mobile. Currently working on a behavioral research study with the use case being for 500 incoming freshmen college students. 250 will be the ...
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1answer
26 views

iOS main menu having the same screens as a fake navigation bar

I've built this app for a client GP of NOLA. Where as you can see we have a main menu (first thing you see when opening the app) and when you enter any category you can move between the categories ...
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1answer
44 views

Ads that expand on hover aka. engagement ads

Expanding on https://www.thinkwithgoogle.com/products/engagement-ads.html -- is anybody aware of any research that covers usability vs. profitability in hover-to-expand ads (aka. engagement ads) vs. ...
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0answers
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Jquery Shorten text with show more/less with nested elements [migrated]

I am not an expert in jquery and trying to use the following Script to display a show more link when the text is greater than certain number of character. $(document).ready(function() { var showChar ...
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16answers
7k views

Why is it important to focus on user needs as opposed to requests?

This question is written with digital product design in mind, but is not exclusively tailored towards digital. It is pretty accepted that in order to design the 'best' solution to a problem, you need ...
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2answers
55 views

Can a website have two different search paths, one dedicated and one global?

I am building a moderation portal - basically users can report dubious behaviour, which gets flagged. The moderator needs to audit each flagged item on the moderation portal. My question comes ...
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3answers
112 views

What makes a form field mandatory?

In a Web form I have a question to which an answer needs to exist, so that a result can be shown to the user. It's about the users family status (single, family). Because there is a majority of users ...
4
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1answer
74 views

How should form input fields on a landscape tablet be positioned? Stacked or side by side?

I designed the login form input fields stacked on an landscape tablet app, because that's the usability recommendation I know for forms. It's easier on the user's eyes. But the client is asking to ...
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0answers
52 views

How to represent duplicate data with unique data on the same screen

We are designing a UI where we need to combine 3 elements App name App system trigger (which is common across apps) Custom triggers(which is undue for ever app) Since an App system trigger can be ...
0
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0answers
12 views

maintain dropdown state [closed]

i have a form with some fields including a js plugin of select2 searchable dropdown. now i want if the submission of form fails due to any issue related to my rules and page get refreshed the dropdown ...
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3answers
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Displaying text on camera feed

I am developing a iOS app, for which the main screen is used to scan a QR code. I want the camera to cover the screen, and at the same time display several text elements. My main strategy so far has ...
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votes
0answers
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When Admob hits you, you are dead! [closed]

I think this is valid since this is my user experience XD, Since my account was banned by the Google Admob team for no reason and been applying for an appeal almost every day for 1 months for them to ...
2
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2answers
111 views

Does the average web user know about Boolean algebra?

I am working on a product and it works based on building queries and logical expressions. I am faced with a dilemma to design the product. A simple to understand method without any AND/OR logic, ...
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2answers
45 views

Should the user's password field be included (with all the hassle) on the settings page?

What is the best implementation of changing user settings with respect to the password change? I have a rails app, and if a user goes to the "update profile" page, the password field has to be ...
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votes
0answers
19 views

How do you email a pdf email attachment to a blog of your own that it would be posted on your own blog? [closed]

How do you email a pdf email attachment to a blog of your own that it would be posted on your own blog? How do you do it?... without downloading to the computer, without giving a 3rd party account ...
3
votes
1answer
95 views

UI to quickly build a tree

Our users need to build trees with unlimited hierarchy containing several types of nodes, and they need to control the order of the nodes. A user will start with a root node, and add child nodes to ...
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0answers
7 views

Date Range keep changing in Web Application [closed]

My web application has date range search filed, It works fine on server but when I user web application through the URL on as user workstation, It keep changing date rang for one tab ?
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1answer
76 views

which is more affordable “tap to click” is turned off or turned on?

By default in apple notebooks, "tap to click" is turned off, every time users have to press the trackpad just to select. I feel it annoying and hope other does too. Will it be more affordable if "tap ...
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2answers
59 views

Web version of a complex business form

I have a seen some examples of bootstrap forms that actually look like a tax/complex printed document: I seem to not be able to find it now and was curious if anyone can point me to an example or ...
0
votes
0answers
30 views

Deciding a nice color palette/font for a finance targeted website [closed]

I am trying to roll out a landing page for a trading competition. It's at its very early stage right now. Right now I am focus on: Free font to use (google font preferably) Color palette color ...
2
votes
1answer
53 views

I need a suggestion to separate two forms on user details

I'm working on a tutor website and after the user sign up, I send the user to edit his profile. Here is the screen: As you can see I have two forms, one for the user information and the other one ...
9
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6answers
725 views

Selecting from 2 options where it can be either or both

I have a selection criteria where something is A, or B, or both A and B. It can't be neither. I'm trying to find a simple way to construct this. For a contrived example my options might be ...
0
votes
2answers
42 views

Would users understand splitting an Android app's functionality by permission?

Say I'm developing an app for Android tablets that supports offline use, such as a mail or Usenet client. As far as I can tell, most tablets are Wi-Fi-only, and the user is likely to be away from ...
2
votes
4answers
51 views

Link to article using a 'download' or 'view online' symbol?

I would like to have a way for people to download an article from my document, and I thought of adding a hyperlink to the title of the article as follows: But I guess it could be done in a better ...
4
votes
2answers
100 views

Radio buttons with none selected

I feel like there's an answer out there but I can't find it. We have a situation where customers need to choose one of two options for billing their services, but we can't choose it for them. I've ...
8
votes
1answer
210 views

Is there research on whether users know how to open a link in a new tab?

When I was young and personal computers where a new thing, there was a study that revealed that many persons did not know what to do with a computer mouse and how to use the pointer on screen to ...
4
votes
1answer
238 views

Are there alternatives to hamburger + drawer menus?

On the internet there is a lot of bashing on the Hamburger Icon & the matching Nav Drawer. I realize it sometimes might be a pattern which should be avoided when simpler, more explicit options ...

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