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Web-Development: to which category do “Tabs” belong?

Browsing this documentation I was surprised to see that Syncfusion have documented their Tab-Control in the "Navigation"-Category. I did not expect to find it there and was looking in "Layout". My ...
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What is the best way to display multiple columns?

I have been asked to come up with a solution for displaying 50+ columns that were previously viewed in excel and now need to be brought to the desktop application UI. Mobile version is out of scope. ...
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Redirect root domain to subdomain for a yearly contest

We're on the 3rd year of a yearly contest and have a bit of a problem with recycling the domain. Year 1 We used "domain.com" as the URL for the contest. We didn't have any expection or forethought ...
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How to reduce number of steps to reach payment gateway? [on hold]

I want to reduce the number of steps required to reach the payment gateway on our APP without hampering the user experience. Link of the APP is ...
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Separation of play and pause buttons for playing media

I seem to remember reading somewhere that having the play pause actions triggered from a single button that toggles is a bad idea It seems to me that this idiom works well (e.g. pressing space to ...
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I dont know how to scale the icon i designed, for specified resolution. [on hold]

Say I Designed this with 75 x 39 size initially. Now I dont know how to make it work for all screen sizes/resolution. Should i just make the size 512 x 512 say for play store?
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Can I survey my users to ask which tools they have and use?

One of the first rules in the UX field is to not ask users what they want nor what they prefer, but is there a reason to not ask which tools they have and if they use them? I have to redesign a ...
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What is the best experience for long mobile questionnaires?

I am designing an app where the user is allowed to select multiple services which lead to a questionnaire around each service. If the user selects all the services this potentially could be a very ...
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Best abbreviation of Real-End User Experience?

I know user experience is commonly abbreviated UX. What about composita? Real end-user experience monitoring (usually some kind of passive monitoring) is often called just Real User Experience. So I ...
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Modals on top of modals

Using bootstrap modals, I keep running into the issue of having an info modal with content inside of it, but there's a need to have a "confirm your decision" modal/popup on top of the initial modal. ...
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For an instant message program, should your messages sent be left or right side? [duplicate]

For many IM programs, especially text apps for phones, you can see a conversation with a specific person. To quickly distinguish between messages sent and received, they are pushed to each side, like ...
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Better way to act on grid data?

I need to assign different levels of permissions to users in a grid. But in-line/direct editing of grid data is not allowed! As shown in the mockup below, in the action column, clicking "Add" will ...
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1answer
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Best way to combine Spotlight-style search with multi-tag selection

I'm having a bit a "UI designer's block" with a personal extension I need to build. I'm currently using Better Bookmark, an incredibly simple Chrome extension that gives me a query-filtered ...
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Which level of management or UX hierarchy has the responsibility for setting the design code of ethics for the organisation?

I believe that in a graphics or visual design setting, the creative director or artistic director would be responsible for this. However, in many organisations the hierarchy or level of governance for ...
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Do you need an exit or cancel button for a multi-step web-based form?

I have designed a 3-step form. The user will click a button that navigates to its own page without global elements to rely on getting back. If the user doesn't want to complete the form and wants to ...
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2answers
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Desktop: Placing warning labels inside a Save dialog vs. popping-up a new window?

Context: We're working on a PC desktop software for financial professionals. Our users tend to be very detail oriented and extremely cautious of errors. We have a new feature that allows our ...
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Should edits affect upvotes/likes?

Suppose there is site with an upvote/downvote (like SE) feature, or a "liking" feature (like Facebook). A user posts something to this site and other users can cast their vote on it. Now suppose the ...
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1answer
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Best way to use/tweak SUS for Enterprise Applications?

I was wondering if there was a vetted type of questionnaire developed for Enterprise applications that modifies the questions that may not apply to a given system. Examples: Systems like a ...
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Best way to show payment sites for in-app purchases in mobile phone apps

The other day I made a few purchases using a mobile phone app (Android). I used Paypal, but this could be applied to any payment gateway actually. Thing is, the application was just opening a ...
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101 views

What's a good way to show an article has been read?

I have a news app & site. It's educational, so the idea to encourage users to read lots of items. What are good visual design markers to indicate an item is read? Things I can think of are... ...
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Legally displaying another programs icon [on hold]

I'm making an app which controls other applications. I am displaying different program icons to identify which application the user is controlling. I never save the icons or distribute them. The app ...
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Have you ever turned down a UX project that didn't align to your personal beliefs? [on hold]

I've been asked to do a project for an organization that suppouts and gives funding money to a group that does not align to my personal beliefs (namely, they are super anti LGBT). I'm wondering if ...
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231 views

What design pattern is best for highlighting a required user action?

I have a summary page which documents a customers details. The customer is able to edit/change these details on a new page. Upon returning back to the summary page they still need to submit the form ...
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2answers
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“We emailed instructions to bork@bork.bork”

I tried to login at a big-brand site with email and password and got the answer "Wrong email or password". I tried to reset my password by entering the same email address. Please check your email ...
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2answers
157 views

Dynamic tabs or dropdown list for the same view but different data

I have the following scenario and I'm not sure what is the best UX I'm working on an android app where the user is a parent and they are viewing some data for their children (i.e. it's the same view ...
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Identity Verification for Remote Usability Testing

Is there anyone out there who has to do identity verification for remote testing? I obviously have to get the participants to sign an NDA but my legal department wants me to take it a step further ...
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3answers
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Web App is offline: show [Reconnecting in…] countdown?

I'm trying to figure out what elements to in an alert show when a web application is offline. Gmail shows all three elements I'm considering: the Status, a Reconnect Countdown, and a Manual Reconnect ...
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What kind of data should and should not be synchronized through multiple threads?

The startpoint: A page of a website is opened somehow in multiple instances at the same time (e.g. in 2 browser tabs, 2 browsers, or 2 devices). After that a persistent change happens on 1 of these ...
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1answer
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Implementing PET thinking (designing for Persuation, Emotion, Trust) into agency process

So I have been given the task of implementing in the PET design techniques into our agency's UX process and making sure this is instinctively baked into every project we do going forward. Currently ...
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3answers
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What is the best layout for a hierarchical menu with multiple actions?

I am working on a project that uses a root/leaf node hierarchy menu to search, view, select and open content on a desktop platform. The user will need to have the option to do one, 2 or all of these ...
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1answer
124 views

Form instructions/guidance - first person vs third person?

Consider these two identical tasks, but each with a different guidance prompt: First Person Third Person What are the advantages and disadvantages of each approach? When is one more ...
3
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2answers
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What are the benefits of investing in Design Guidelines (Design Language)?

My company is questioning the need of establishing a common Design Language (guidelines, information architecture, visual design, etc). I have hard time conveying what is the value (business value) in ...
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2answers
102 views

Do you use infographics in UX?

I am studying the role of visualisation in UX and how it helps users understand content in a easy and quicker way. Does someone know of any studies that support visualisations at a cognitive level?
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1answer
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How to convey the “primary vs. secondary” button for screen reader users

I have an application that needs to be accessible for screen readers. This application uses bold text on primary button to convey information about the "recommended choice" like in the example below ...
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1answer
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Responsive design approach

Mostly I am using bootstrap for my website and I keep it pretty responsive. However some of my pages are hard to adjust with media queries. I have a size limit 769px for mobile. Is it a acceptable ...
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1answer
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Mapping “Reports” under Master Web Application having multiple products

There is web based application which has bad experience issues with reports and mapping. Currently application is mixture of 4 different products and they provide service to customer as per needs. ...
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2answers
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Why doesn't the calculator in iPhone have a backspace?

Why doesn't the calculator in iPhone have a backspace? It only has a 'AC / C' button which clears the complete entry that was made. If a user wants to get rid of the last digit / last few digits that ...
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How can I indicate that an area is swipable? [duplicate]

I have a mobile timeline with cards, each card can be swiped to the right to display interaction options. We feel that it's not evident to the user that there's anything there, the 3 dots we've added ...
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Is it ok to change search behavior on different pages (mobile)

I have an app with a global search at the main page (users, tasks, content, etc.) Is it bad practice to change this for other pages... e.g. limit the search to users on the users page? Would the user ...
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1answer
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What are good reasons (if any) for intentionally breaking the affordances of an input field? [on hold]

I'm looking at a rather complex set of forms where for some reason there are bits of information that have been overridden to display as input fields that the user can never input (e.g. the file size ...
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2answers
49 views

Copy for a checkbox - Positive or negative? [duplicate]

I have a checkbox that is intended to allow the user to send email notifications or not. We'd prefer the email notifications to be sent, so email notifications are sent by default, giving the user an ...
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How to convince a client that the website doesn’t need to be too animation-driven to stand out?

I had a discussion with my client about a website revamp (it's an agency website). He’s a business strategist and not a web / UX designer. In the meeting, we showed him several websites (from ...
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0answers
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What are good 'Course' booking/reservation platforms? (Ecommerce) [closed]

We have a request from a client to build a complex system. Because of a tight deadline and a limited budget we are looking for an ecom system that provides 'Course' booking. Below are the requirement, ...
0
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1answer
57 views

What is the best way to indicated a column's data is affected by the date range selected?

Our dashboard has data that is static such as names and full budgets and also has columns which are affected by the date range which is selected. The user's attention always jumps to the same columns ...
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2answers
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How to use a wizard to create step by step dynamic workflow?

I am working on a dynamic workflow. General expectations of the team is to create a wizard within these limitations: The application cannot assume what the next stage/step will be (That's why I ...
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5answers
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Which comment sorting order makes more sense on blogs?

I realize this is a pretty minor thing but anyway. I'm adding comment support to my website/blog. I'm trying to decide if I want the comments to be sorted from oldest to newest or from newest to ...
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Do user experience guy need to know UI development too? [duplicate]

I am currently a UI Visual Designer From past 1.5 years, I a feeling bored about this design industry... want to know how to boost up my creative skills!! I am thinking to start my career with IT TECH ...
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1answer
61 views

How can the usage of browser alerts be restricted in a way that doesnt limit the usage of this feature for positive UX?

Many of us have probably been trapped by a clever use of the browser alert feature by a spam website that we had the misfortune of being sent to. You try to exit and get another alert, which stops you ...
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2answers
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Per-user billing without charging the client many times a month?

I'm working on a small SaaS product that will have a per-user pricing model (many users per client). I want to allow a client to add users whenever they want, but I don't want them to have to set up ...
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Choosing colors in material design

I am learning the ins and outs of material design. Note that I am a developer, and have only recently decided to be a little more serious about UX. Google writes: Limit your selection of colors by ...

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