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Are Bookmarks dead? [on hold]

Google few months ago released the new bookmark manager, with a new UI and interactions, quite different from the one We used to. After few weeeks the bookmark manager has become a browser extension ...
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What are the disadvantages of Material Design?

I'm generally a fan of Google's Material Design UX framework. Its positive aspects have been well-covered by the press and Google's own design group and evangelists. But, the disadvantages of the ...
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Does accordion cause redraw of entire page? [on hold]

I'm reviewing design for mobile website with accordion on top and many elements below, when accordion opens all elements get pushed down. I am wondering if the act of opening the accordion will force ...
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Can we have tabs within a data grid table to group rows?

I am designing a data table which has huge number of rows. Thus I am planning to design a nested grid via grouping of rows. My objective is to set groups within the table, so that the users can ...
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Is Email Verification on Mobile App Sign up a bad UX?

We have a user sign up form in our product. In web version we have a email verification process. We will send a verification mail with an activation link after sign up. Now we have a mobile app for ...
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Do users click horizontal product carousel slider arrows (e.g. recommendations)? [on hold]

Hello StackExchange community, see the widget "kitchen and dining deals" at http://www.amazon.com/kitchen-dining/b/ref=sd_allcat_ki?ie=UTF8&node=284507 Are there any tests or statistics about ...
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Should number input fields also include dividers { . - }?

When we sign in to our online bank we often use our social security number which from the government has a dash in it. As in YYMMDD-XXXX (for Swedish). And when we want to transfer money from our ...
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Recommendations for well-known example where “UX” decision improved conversion rate?

I have to present the value of UX to a room full of marketing people. I have the very-well documented ROI stating that well designed interfaces = increased customer satisfaction = reduced cost of ...
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Checkboxes or Radio buttons: Only one or zero choices

I'm building a quiz-type web application in which the user must answer a series of multiple-choice questions. I need to decide whether to use radio buttons or checkboxes. I'm familiar with the ...
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Resource library best practices/existing UX research

I've had a heck of a time googling for this as I keep getting directed to resource libraries about UX. My company is redesigning their resource library (tons of webinars, guides, whitepapers, case ...
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Form to dynamic data for dates

I have a form that saves people's contract information. This save contains a lot of info about metrics goals. For example A person who has to sell 10 articles in January, 20 in February, 30 in ...
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“Product Comparison” style page when many fields are expected to match and too many “products” to show at once?

We have multiple systems that contain clients. We're working on a new system to combine these clients into a single system. Our current layout is very much like a product comparison page. The ...
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Axure: Is there a way to swap objects on mouse enter? [on hold]

Ive created dynamic objects which need to swap over on the mouse enter interaction; what is the best / easiest way to accomplish this?image 1
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Bulk actions on a left-navigation tree of folders/contents - Best way to handle this experience?

I have a situation where the current UI is set up in a left-hand navigation that contains a tree structure containing folders and their contents. The right-hand side of the application is where the ...
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Spacing between two tiles for good readability?

Are there any studies that having some space between two tiles would improve readability in an app experience? I've included two wireframes that give an idea of what I mean, which is better spacing ...
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Language login screen

I have a small application that I'm making for both Android and iOS. On the first screen users see, they have to fill in a code. This code gets checked with the server, and the server also returns the ...
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Uploading php file consisting curl function [on hold]

I have php file which consist of curl code so as to access an api. But when I upload this file on server and try to execute it via url no output is shown. Also file symbol is not shown as it is shown ...
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Mocks size for Responsive website

we are developing a Parallax website to present our product. The Website should be accessible from any device (Mobile, Tablet and PC) and we are considering to work with 3 different layouts. ...
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1answer
25 views

In-content tabs and nesting

My intention is to present installation instructions for a software to the user. The document has 3 versions, the second of which has 5 sub-versions: Binary installation (default for windows and ...
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Thumbnail with border or not

the question is pretty easy. What is better for the clicking rate. A thumbnail for a game with an border or with none ? (On a website) Do you have any experience with that ? Best Regards Marcel
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Is it standard icon for wishlist or history or categories ? [on hold]

I was looking for best practices on wishlist icon. I found app store icon pretty decent but I found this icon on some mobile apps as a history and categories as well. please suggest best practices on ...
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4answers
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Mark own posts in Material Design

I have an anonymous thread/comment system. Each user is assigned an avatar unique to that thread, and each comment by the same user will have the same avatar. Since each user can be part of multiple ...
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43 views

Does Unisex gender need to include in form? [duplicate]

We can't deny that in this world, the human can be classified as male, female or unisex. I design a form for registration. Does it really make senses to put all gender or just male or female only? ...
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How to add tag search to the UI for a video site

I'm building a site which will hold short videos on a variety of topics - similar to TED.com. I'm seeking inspiration for the best way to engage users and encourage them to browse for videos. I've ...
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Why do web sites display dates in an inaccurate representation e.g. “a year ago”?

Many sites will display dates or times in an inaccurate representation like 1 year ago instead of just displaying the actual date. Here's a case I found to be particularly annoying: This video ...
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1answer
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Rationing a “resource” across 2 or more settings [on hold]

I'm currently designing a UI interaction where there is a resource allocation (100%) distributed across two or more settings (where all settings add up to equal to or less than 100%). For instance: ...
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5answers
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Should editing a password be 2 step process or all in one form?

We have a web application whereby a user's profile screen uses a card-based layout. One of the cards allows users to update their password. Our team is split on how the password card should be laid ...
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2answers
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Phrasing a technical error in most clear way possible: XML config file not properly formatted

I’m developing a program for a group of scientists. The requirements are that user input will be given in the form of an XML configuration file. Also the requirements state that an XSD file will be ...
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1answer
41 views

Performing Unit Testing for UX

I have a tricky question and I'm not sure if calling it "unit testing" is the right thing to do as I am by no means a UX person - I am learning a lot though. I have a website and I'm trying to ...
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1answer
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sites with breadcrumb navigation similar to this?

I'm trying to find a way to implement location-based breadcrumb navigation. I visited the Toronto2015 site, and it gave me an idea of how it could be done. So let's say that "Schedule" is a country, ...
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1answer
114 views

Using an image for a website background, and implications of changing screen size [on hold]

Let's say I had a website with a relatively fixed Primary Content Area width and a picture background. When filling up the browser window, it looked like the following: When viewed, however, on a ...
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4answers
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Why aren't HTML5 typed number inputs right aligned, and should they be?

As you may know, with HTML5 when an input has type="number" the field is "customized". Two little arrows are added to the field (w3school example) but the numbers are still left aligned. I saw that ...
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Combining select field with freeform entry

I have a "university/college" field in a web form. In the interests of data normalisation I want users to select their university from a dropdown. However, if their uni is not there they should enter ...
2
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1answer
186 views

Bold colors for mobile applications [on hold]

I am aware that normal convention would have designers use more neutral colors for a mobile application. In terms of entertainment based mobile applications: Is it acceptable to follow a more bold ...
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1answer
75 views

Form image selection (upload / gallery / default)

There is an image (1 img) selection option within a form with 3 choices: 1- User uploads the image from computer. 2- User can select an image from pre uploaded images. 3- User selects a default image. ...
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1answer
34 views

Should folksonomy tags be governed or not?

When we organize content it can be done in a hierarchy information model or a flat information model. The flat model is sometimes implemented by the use of metadata in the form of tags. Tags put ...
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2answers
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Tracking what users are drawing on a piece of paper in real time

As part of our research in an HCI project, we need to track what users are drawing on pieces of paper in real time. Due to some requirements, we cannot replace the paper with anything digital. What we ...
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1answer
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Full screen and centre page advertisement take overs

I'm looking for any stats on the effects of displaying full screen and centre page advertisement take overs on a webpage? - specifically on editorial style websites where the user is tasked with ...
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2answers
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Reset button for calculator forms

it's usually bad practice including a reset button in your forms. Some reasons for this are outlined in various other questions: Submit and Reset button, what's the best order? Is a cancel ...
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121 views

What to do if the requirements for an action are suddenly not met anymore?

On a website users (members or guests) can play a browser game against other players. Members can choose between two actions: They create a new game and wait for other users to join. They join a ...
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1answer
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Filters for drop down value

we are using drop down to show values. Some time that values could be 1000 or more so it is difficult for user to access any particular value so we need to have some filters there so user can easily ...
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3answers
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Why do drawing applications use handles to connect lines to shapes?

Most drawing programs that I know of (eg. Visio) give shapes handles in order to connect two shapes with a line. These handles allow lines to be "locked on" to the shape so if you move the shape, the ...
3
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4answers
89 views

How to indicate data in a table is clickable on a touch device?

For users on a touch device, what is the convention for indicating each figure (cell) is clickable to a page with information on where the figure originated? On desktop it would be easy to have a ...
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9answers
12k views

What's the purpose of “This page is intentionally left blank” we see in books?

What's the purpose of "This page is intentionally left blank" we see in books? Why not just leave the page blank and write nothing on it?
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3answers
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Flat design worsens UX. Could/should the pendulum swing the other way? [closed]

I often argue with people that so-called 'flat' design leads to worse UX as it leads to a lack of clarity regarding actionable objects but also reduces the ability of the user to distinguish between ...
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2answers
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should I use singular or just default plural in labeling the 'followers'

I have this feature in my app, whereby I display the number of followers. I created the logic so when there are no followers or zero, it's labeled as 'follower'. Currently it also does this when ...
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4answers
2k views

How to show user there's more photos behind a thumbnail image?

I am laying out an image gallery on a webpage and have several thumbnails of objects. How would I go about giving a visual clue that there is group of images behind each thumbnail? For example...lets ...
1
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2answers
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With 2 types of users: should I provide 2 separate forms or use the same one for both?

I am working on a platform with 2 type of users, transporters and those sending their goods. Our biggest concern is the user experience, reason why everyone is opting for what we call "one profile". ...
0
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1answer
50 views

How to Arrange the elements in this(attached) particular POS app screen [closed]

I'm currently working on a page for Inventory home screen of a POS Tablet App, I've tried a lot of combinations and methods to represent the elements on screen. The image shows the elements that ...
0
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0answers
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Seeking examples of a modal window that has Download and Upload actions?

We need to display a download button to get a template document and upload button to upload the filled document, for some reason we want to have these two buttons in a single Modal window. Any ideas ...

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