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Why is the best content to display on a sticky nav with a learning site?

So far, I have a sticky nav with a button to purchase the course, the price of the course and a Wish List button. These elements are very important for revenue purposes. However, I'm not sure what ...
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1answer
46 views

Facebook bot : should all the experience be in Facebook Messenger or not?

Me and my friend are working on a Facebook bot. We have a question where we have opposite viewpoints, so we made the choice to ask this community. To me, if you provide a Facebook-bot user ...
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When to refresh data?

I've got a web application where the data is constantly changing. But when to refresh it? There is a filtering tool (a sunburst chart) and a table that displays the data. So when the user selects a ...
5
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1answer
77 views

handling UI distortion caused by localization

We have a web client for our product with translations in 3 languages: English, French and German. This web client has a way to send emails to one of 3 different target groups: All connected users ...
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How to choose sign-up details for mobile apps? [on hold]

I am working on an idea I have for a mobile app, and I'm trying to figure out the best sign-up process. I want the app to sync with the user's contact list just as WhatsApp does: i.e. it identifies ...
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2answers
93 views

Redundant behaviors in context menu

In the menu hierarchy tree of file managers such as Windows Explorer, why are redundant behaviors of "expand" "collapse" folders given in context menu when the user can anyways click the + or - icon ...
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1answer
30 views

Should non-uniformly updated live regions use the ARIA busy attribute?

I am facing an issue while testing for accessibility. I have used role="alert" for an error message [single level]. Do I need to use aria-busy="true" / aria-atomic="true" / aria-live="polite" ...
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3answers
79 views

Sharing link to software installer

When sharing a link to a software installer what is the preferred UX pattern, to share a link to a download page or a direct link to the downloadable executable? Using GIMP as an example... GIMP ...
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Down arrow and up arrow status

I have to make an iOS app, where there are categories and I have to show the decrease and increase in status of particular category. For decrease I used a red down arrow. For increase I used a green ...
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1answer
89 views

Save to Wantlist vs Save to Favourites

I run a music recommendation site for electronic music vinyl records. Users can listen to tracks and save them. The saves are then used as an algorithm to calculate personalized recommendations for ...
0
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1answer
58 views

Interfaces designed deliberately to contain high density of content and actions [on hold]

There has been a strong trend towards the simplification and shallow IA of modern websites and applications, yet I can't help but wonder if there is also some correction required for certain ...
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0answers
59 views

Why don't TVs indicate which HDMI ports that are connected? [closed]

I think there's many things that a TV could do to help me switch to the desired HDMI input, for example: When I insert a cable, temporarily show a text saying "HDMI 4 connected". In the input ...
0
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1answer
49 views

How to define a certain color code for an intranet? [closed]

I've been tasked with preparing a set of rules for the design standard of a collection of intranet modules. Most of these applications are already in production, and new ones are expected to be added ...
2
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1answer
57 views

A mobile responsive website with an audio player and volume bar

I have a responsive site with an audio player function and a volume controller. On a desktop browser the volume controller make sense, because you can have multiple tabs on the browser and control ...
4
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1answer
55 views

How are the research fields CSCW and HCI related historically?

As part of writing my thesis, I was trying to reconstruct how exactly the research field of Computer-Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW) is related to Human-Computer Interaction (HCI). I have a decent ...
3
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1answer
51 views

Google material design guideline for openlayers3 map controls

Knowing that the guidelines say that you must not overuse the fab component, but I am struggling to create an alternative for these controls. Do you guys have any suggestions how this can be done ...
2
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1answer
47 views

How do you measure global UI experience [closed]

How can we measure if our UI is suited for global markets? When you're present in 22 countries with very different user experiences and demands, what is the metric which indicates if our UI needs to ...
5
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2answers
56 views

Asking for alternative methods of contact for users where phone isn’t appropriate eg. deaf users

During sign up we require that the user gives us a phone number so we can contact them quickly if there is an issue. I am concerned that phone may not be accessible to all our users. I can think of a ...
3
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5answers
107 views

Lets the user set the password itself or send them one via mail after registration?

I have to built an order process for an energy provider. The order process is very big and the user needs 10-15 minutes to complete it with all the data. The last point is to set a password to access ...
0
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1answer
28 views

What is the difference between data tables & layout tables defining role [closed]

In Accessibility What is the different between Data Tables & Layout Tables. Specially for defining role="presentation". for example <table role="presentation> <table ...
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1answer
104 views

Where to place controls in user account form?

I'm creating an user account window for my instant messenger application. User have to: enter name, password, server press button "Connect". Also user can: close this form without connection ...
3
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3answers
123 views

When is it recommended to give a Continue Anyway link

For the pages that are not mobile optimised (the operations that are done on the page should be only from a desktop. Imagine some kind of a development tool which would be used only from a desktop and ...
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2answers
153 views

Under what circumstances would you NOT want a clean and minimalist website design? [closed]

I'm currently taking a web design/web development course and the two following questions are being touted as being extremely difficult by the course instructor, and I'm not too sure how to answer ...
5
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1answer
90 views

How to show linked entity inside another entity

I need to show some way to indicate that the green colour entity is linked and not owned by the parent (blue) entity you were currently in. Currently i'm using colour variation like here and wrapped ...
0
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0answers
38 views

What we have to consider if designing an iPhone app supporting iOS version 9? [closed]

Requirement: Design an iPhone to-do (daily task manager) app supporting iOS version 9. Could you please explain here in more details what I have to consider if designing an App for iOS version 9? I ...
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2answers
14 views

Comments instead of reviews for PDV details page in ecommerce

Getting reviews for products that go out of stock quickly has always been an issue in ecommerce. I'm curious if we allow comments rather than reviews, how would users use the feature? would there be ...
3
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1answer
68 views

The UX designer's responsibility to the public and ethical behaviour guidelines in companies

I read an excerpt from AIGA's publication on design's responsibility to the public: The designer’s responsibility to the public A professional designer shall avoid projects that will result ...
4
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1answer
85 views

Should emotion-neutral fonts be used for user-submitted content?

Fonts aren't used merely to ensure good appearance of a design, they have the power to express emotions. There are particular features in fonts that are perceived as "funny", "serious", "majestic" ...
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2answers
32 views

UX to VD Workflow [closed]

Just got hired to create an in-house UX/UI VD team. My first task is to create a process outline of how our team will produce all our work, which will consist mainly of redesigning various corp ...
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2answers
84 views

Can i use a dropdown selection on a Material Design card

So i made a Material Design Card, but as usual after feedback a problem hit my mind. Can i use a dropdown selection on a Material Design card, let me explain a little more, in this app witch i cant ...
3
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2answers
78 views

Can I use 2 different User Journeys for the same Persona to show the flow of 2 different tasks that the user performs?

Can I use 2 different User Journeys for the same Persona to show the flow of 2 different tasks that the user performs? My user has to perform 2 main tasks in the platform, and the tasks are a bit ...
3
votes
3answers
69 views

Where should a user return after successfully completing phone call?

Consider this: You enter the Phone app on your Android device. You find the contact you want to call using search. You successfully call that contact from the search results. After a 15min call, you ...
1
vote
3answers
67 views

Test to evaluate a UX designer in product company [closed]

We are in the process of hiring a UX designer for our company, for which the primary skill set is: Ability to understand the product and its features Provide input on requirements Ask questions Come ...
1
vote
2answers
65 views

Single and Multi-Select Up & Down Arrow Locations

I'm currently working on a interface that allows the user to order elements within in a box by using two arrows(up/down). Having designed and implemented controls of this nature in the past(some ...
6
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2answers
1k views

Color Palette for All types of Color Blindness

I am trying to design an infographic that is colorful and informative. At the same time, people who are colorblind should be able to view it. Color-blindness website allows you to view images with ...
54
votes
2answers
11k views

Why is bright pink background a bad UX/UI?

A lot of people commenting on What color for error messages for a form with a red background? say that bright pink background is a bad UX/UI. Is it true? Is using bright red/pink as a background ...
1
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3answers
40 views

How should 'view count' of 'point in a video' be counted?

Scenario: There are multiple points in a video that are annotated. User has the list of annotation. User can open any annotation; the annotation will open in video and the view count for that ...
5
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0answers
121 views
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Optimize click paths in booking process

I would like to optimize the click path of our booking process. To understand the requirements let me explain these a little bit: A room can be directly booked or manually. The second one needs a ...
68
votes
12answers
13k views

About us: why do websites show the CEO, founders, and employees on this page?

Why would I want a tab for "meet the team"? Why would users even care about the people working there? I just want a working piece of software and thats good...right? Usually it looks something ...
1
vote
1answer
26 views

Best configuration for printing a cheat sheet

I'm writing a three columns (Portrait) cheat sheet using LibreOffice 4.2 on Ubuntu 14.04. The text is tiny: 7pts, with the best font I could find: Nachlieli CLM. That font is the most dense, clear ...
2
votes
3answers
132 views

Better UX when comparing large copy on a mobile display

We are looking for a way to improve existing UX optimized for larger screens and not mobile. Use case: There are three offers. Each offer has a hefty copy outlining what's included and what is ...
2
votes
2answers
264 views

Android app using ListView and SeekBar

The user selects an item from the ListView (center content) then needs to select an amount using the slider (SeekBar) below. The problem is the layout also uses a ViewPager meaning that if you swipe ...
4
votes
3answers
928 views

Rationale behind off-center trackpads?

Many laptops come with an off-center trackpad as seen below: What's the rationale behind this design? Has any research been done into what end-users prefer? As my personal and very subjective ...
69
votes
9answers
8k views

Does user care about the details while loading?

I need to load some information on Android devices and showing a progress bar immediately came to my mind. Now here's the problem: The time it takes to get the content ready(download/decode/buffer) ...
69
votes
12answers
12k views

Why are the profile pictures rounded nowadays?

Why are many websites and applications using round profile pictures? Even the top players like Google and Apple use round profile pics over conventional rectangle frames. Why?
4
votes
2answers
670 views

How do Notifications affect User Behavior?

We all use notifications in some form to keep us informed of what is happening around us. If we got a new e-mail, a new text message, a missed phone call, a mention in a tweet, a Facebook like or ...
5
votes
4answers
4k views

Professional Slides presentations. Light or dark background?

I must choose my company's default PowerPoint presentation template. Having in mind that this template should be versatile, and that people want to create presentations quickly, should I create a ...
27
votes
4answers
24k views

What are the best practices for tooltips on mobile websites?

What are the best practices for tooltips on mobile websites? I'm designing the mobile version of a website for customers' accounts (where they can see their latest bill and settings for their ...
69
votes
8answers
10k views

What's the best way to view a deep hierarchy?

I've been pondering the best way to show a deep hierarchy for a desktop application I'm working on. Here are some alternative designs I'm considering... Mac OSX Finder: If you understand what ...
69
votes
13answers
12k views

Is Microsoft's Ribbon UI really that great, from a usability perspective?

The first time I ever used it was at my current job. Among my co-workers, the feelings toward it for usability are mixed. The other developer doesn't really care one way or the other, as long as ...

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