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eCommerce homepage for multiple customer types: How?

Company has mainly been dealing with businesses and large scale customers but now wants to expand its eCommerce side. In general, what are the best practices to appeal to both segments? How do we ...
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4answers
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Is it a bad idea to use fluid font sizes for titles?

In one of the sites I developed, the title of the pages is always one word. It's one word but the length of the words are different. I want to make the font size of the title as bigger as possible. ...
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1answer
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Where exactly should I put a search box in this form? [on hold]

I need to add a search box to this form and may be in future I need to show user's email address as well, which place would be best for that ?
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Now, I have gathered user behavior data on the most used items. How do I act on it?

The Background I've been investigating what parts of the website our users are mostly using. The access bar is the uppermost area of the website, covering Site Map to Translate. A specific section ...
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0answers
51 views

Is it possible to build web-like desktop interfaces? [on hold]

I'm quite novice at building desktop GUI. I've tried Swing for Java and Tkinter for Python, but found the results quite disappointing. On the contrary, I'm quite comfortable with building web ...
3
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2answers
70 views

Visual stock level representation

I'm working on production line management software for a small factory that deals with various kinds of stock. Stock generally decreases one-by-one and I want to show these stock levels visually in an ...
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1answer
25 views

How to Delete Input Data inside of Input box in Userfriendly Approach [on hold]

If you have added some input data and you want to remove one or more data from the input box. My question is: Do you have any solution about how to remove data from a specific input with userfriendly ...
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2answers
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Which side should an LTR translation of RTL text be on?

In this question I'm referring to printed material, but I may follow up with a question about digital content as well. The material is mainly Jewish prayerbooks and Bibles. In existing samples, most ...
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2answers
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Mobile First for Enterprise Applications?

I'm working on a fairly complex Enterprise Web-Application which will mostly be used with desktop computers. However, it also needs to work with mobiles and tablets, although this will be less common. ...
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10answers
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How can I make it extremely clear that the user needs to take one last action?

I am developing a new checkout wizard for my company's website, and I've added a "confirm your selections" panel as the last step in the wizard: From my perspective as the designer, I feel that I ...
5
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3answers
145 views

Multilevel Navigation - Enterprise Application

I'm offering a design solution for an enterprise level applications navigation system. Currently the user can navigate by drilling through a series of parent and child menus. There are up to 5 levels ...
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0answers
29 views

Muting mouse click on specific part of tablet screen [on hold]

My surface tablet has broken screen. It just automatically clicks a very specific part of the screen. So I can't use it because mouse cursor goes to that part with frequency higher than 1 click per ...
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0answers
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Paged or Scroll view in E-books?

Many e-book devices in the market are imitating the paged view concept like in books. I see that some e-book apps added also scroll view as an option. Is there any study that which paging style is ...
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1answer
90 views

Why is the I-beam pointer shaped the way it is? [on hold]

Is there a particular reason? I've always wondered why.
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Question or statement [migrated]

Suppose there is very cold weather of zero temperature. Someone might say "How cold is that" (Usually with uptalk inflection. I think they mean "How cold that is" Really it sounds like a question, ...
1
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3answers
50 views

Correct Use Of Alt Text When Image Is A Link [duplicate]

In a situation where an image is an important feature of the page, but also acts as a link to a page containing a high-res version, how should its alt tag be populated. In this instance it needs to ...
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0answers
35 views

Best icon choice for .exe from the Font-Awesome collection [closed]

I am using Font-Awesome in my project and I'm having trouble figuring out what would make the most recognizable and conventional icon to indicate an .exe file for download? The gear icon is out of ...
3
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2answers
64 views

Usability measurement: Nielsen's Attributes of Usability versus the SUS

From my research, the SUS seems to be the industry standard when it comes to measuring usability through a questionnaire. There are of course plenty of other instruments. Nielsen's attributes of ...
4
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2answers
152 views

Enormous and unwieldy Windows Form

I have this ugly interface in WinForms that is both character-limited and slow. The basic idea is that it needs to be a dynamically sizeable 2D array. Each position in the array can be set ...
2
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3answers
64 views

what should go on the main home screen of a web application when user first logs in

After so many years of developing applications, I still cannot answer this with any confidence. You build a solid app, there are great features, it is solving some problem, that's fine. But what ...
0
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0answers
9 views

Will voice based interaction kill GUI? [duplicate]

Voice and audio based interaction together with natural language input have the potential to fast track user to get to their target goal directly. Much like how instead of browsing through sections ...
3
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3answers
64 views

Guidelines for Console UI (CLI)

I have to build a Console UI which will consist of a few main groups each consisting of nested labels and input fields. Are there any guidelines out there for making something like this easy to ...
2
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2answers
46 views

Is Google Analytics the right tool to measure user engagement across web and mobile?

I got a request from the UX team to put in Google Analytics(GA) into our mobile suite of apps to track different user engagement metrics. The reasoning is that GA is already being used on the web side ...
1
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1answer
35 views

What does “Ignore” and “Ignore All” really mean in Spell Check

Let's look at the below statement: What happens when you ignore the word "beleeve" from the sentence. It ignores it for the current session. If a new session is created it shows it as an error. It ...
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0answers
59 views

Google Design Website- What are these Card like components?

On https://design.google.com/ it looks like they are using titles instead of cards, because the edges are square. But they function as cards. Can anyone tell me what they are? Are they whitespaces? ...
1
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1answer
64 views

Schedule time UX

What I am trying to solve from the above screen shot is scheduling update. With the new update "to" field is optional, and not required field and also the UI and wording is confusing as when Run ...
5
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2answers
368 views

Music shuffle, at the beginning or on next

Say you have songs A, B, C, D, E. The music player being used has song shuffle turned on. The first song that comes on is Song A. After that song ends Song D comes on. The user hits back and Song A ...
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2answers
28 views

How could a broken link in our homepage impact our user experience? [closed]

By visiting WinAutomation you will notice a broken link in the testimonials. While being a very easy fix you could do in less than 1 minute it is left like that for several months now. What impact ...
12
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5answers
695 views

Placeholders with the same text as the label - good practice?

I have a form such as the following, in which the placeholders have the same exact text as their corresponding labels: The alternative being leaving each input without any placeholder. I'm not ...
0
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0answers
24 views

User experience design principles [closed]

What are important UX/IXD principles to keep in mind while designing an application/website? heres some I ever follow - affordance - discoverability - feedback - consistency - context - efficiency
2
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0answers
46 views

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 ...
4
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2answers
50 views

How to visualize immediate and total search result counts

Background: I'm designing a search UI for power users and I'd like to visualize the selected criteria and result counts. The list of actual search results are shown below in the UI. The user can add ...
4
votes
1answer
41 views

Modal or overlays for letting users carry tasks without shifting context ? Thoughts?

when I read up about modal dialog boxes and their use, there is a lot of discussion on how they interrupt the user's flow and how they should be used sparingly. What research is there suggesting ...
3
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2answers
53 views

Edge cases for a multistep navigation on mobile

Working on an ecommerce app feature where each product will have a multistep horizontal navigation (refer below). however the amount of steps might vary form 1-4. can't seem to come up with a decent ...
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0answers
92 views

Why do toaster ovens go from light to dark to “top brown”?? Why “top brown”?

This UX issue has been bothering me for decades. Every toaster oven I've seen has a knob for setting the toast darkness. The knob goes from "light" on one end (presumably barely toasted at all) to ...
2
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1answer
86 views

A higher order design language for UX

These days the digital design space doesn't just involve individual apps interacting with the user. A number of different technologies and trends has led to the prevalence of frameworks such as IFTTT ...
4
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2answers
539 views

How do Windows users interact with scrolling panes?

Let's say there's a website with a row of gallery thumbnails you can click on. It looks like this: As a Mac user having always used either some sort of trackpad (built into the MacBook, or a Magic ...
2
votes
2answers
39 views

On a fullwidth/mobile view master calendar, should a day with no events be removed or collapsed?

User Expectation on a Master Calendar I'm a web intern retrofitting the master calendar page of the University I work for. We're updating the site for responsiveness (yay!) after a long spell of not ...
2
votes
1answer
40 views

What is the best way to display hierarchical options?

I am working on an UI that allows user to print name tag for visiting guests, some of the guests have VIP status and some don't. The "Primary Guest" is always a VIP and is included by default. Options ...
3
votes
1answer
53 views

What is the best way to handle browser back navigation on checkout?

Consider the following scenario for an online checkout/purchase process... User goes through the application and enters all their information and billing information. User then clicks "Complete ...
2
votes
2answers
59 views

Using slider to answer a survey question with options

I am developing a survey where my client wants to use a slider so that they can have 7 points scale but provide only 3 explicit options and 4 empty/in-between options on each question. I came up ...
2
votes
1answer
75 views

General GUI Development: Acceptable tooltip string length?

I'm putting the finishing touches on a GUIDE (MATLAB) developed GUI. I wanted to add tooltip strings to help the user but I don't want to overwhelm the user. Here are some examples of tootip strings ...
2
votes
1answer
84 views

CMS: Best way to arrange a large number of fields? [closed]

I'm redesigning a CMS and I wanted to gather some opinions on what makes the best user experience for my particular dilemma. Here it is: The CMS controls a marketing-focused website for large ...
1
vote
2answers
141 views

Confirmation Yes/No button pattern [duplicate]

I have 2 questions. Can we ask the user in a confirmation dialog, "Do you really want to discard changes?" Is this the right way to ask? Also, can the YES/NO options be replaced by Yes, I want to/No, ...
2
votes
1answer
54 views

What is the best way to label placeholder call-to-actions?

I'm creating a search input where the user can search for: restaurants, dishes, and cuisines. I was wondering when it comes to placeholder text what is the most proper way to label this ...
5
votes
2answers
315 views

How to show pagination “go to page” text box?

I want my users to be able to type in a page number in the pagination control on the bottom of the page. If they want to go to page 200 in the below example without this control it would take forever ...
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0answers
35 views

How did this guy animate this UI project for presentation? [closed]

Link to the project video: http://interface.fh-potsdam.de/showcase/what/googlenewsredesign/ What software did he used to make this video? Was this website simply photoshop and after effects? Or was ...
1
vote
1answer
77 views

Why enter again (or at the very least confirm) my email address when I click “Forgot password”?

In most, if not all, web forms for logging into a site, you have your forgot password link. When clicking the link, you get a new form (usually in a new page) either empty (!) or prefilled with the ...
2
votes
1answer
69 views

Museo Sans readability for desktop

Is there a way to measure readability for desktop? We are currently using Museo Sans 14px for body text and are wondering if increasing it to 16px would help pages being read more easily? Is there any ...
1
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0answers
26 views

Best Unmoderated Remote Usability Testing Tool? [closed]

My name's Ivan and I am a UX Specialist in Belgium. Since we are a rather small UX team within a big company, we are trying to find ways to help us in our day-to-day activities. As such, we are ...

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