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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 [closed]

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
27 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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57 views

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 ? [closed]

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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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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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 [closed]

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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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
42 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
60 views

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
116 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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70 views

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
189 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
78 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
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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
99 views

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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124 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
77 views

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 ...
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4answers
91 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
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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
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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 ...
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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
52 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
56 views

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 ...
4
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1answer
55 views

How do users perceive the display of the number of other users currently viewing an offer (booking platforms)?

We are currently doing an expert evaluation of a booking platform for holiday accomodations. In this context, the question arose how users perceive the display of the number of other users currently ...
2
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2answers
77 views

In there any research available whether people sort first or filter first?

I am curious whether there is some research available on the topic of how people deal with a long list of items. Do they sort first or filter first or it depends a lot on the context of the task and ...
3
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2answers
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How to define the number of people assigned to an activity in a friendly way (with regular updates)?

I work on a gaming web app. The user (player) has to assign people to different kind of activities on multiple views. Each view has 1 to 5 activities and a max amount of people. The user can assign 0 ...
0
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1answer
112 views

What is the most appropriate way to let my users know their data is taking a while to load? [duplicate]

For an application I'm working on, we have to make a call to a database where everything is tallied up and then displayed to the user. The problem presents itself in load time. Currently, it takes ...
0
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3answers
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What's the best way to show multiple errors associated with a table row?

After loading some files I get a table that looks like the following: The picture above shows that 49 rows were processed, of which 33 are okay, 8 have warnings and 8 have errors. Now, each rows ...
0
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4answers
106 views

What behaviour is acceptable for checking data back in when a browser window is closed?

I am designing a tool within a webpage where users can check out a dataset, make changes to it, then check the data back in so that another user can work on it. I have covered the eventualities of ...
2
votes
2answers
47 views

Curating and sharing a project's visual assets

I’ve got a question about public visual asset storage for the group. I work at a small boutique-style consultancy that includes 9 back-end devs, 1 UX designer (me), and a business development person. ...
0
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2answers
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What are the benefits of a white navbar over a colored one?

I am creating a thin fixed navbar and am debating between having it be primarily colored (our color is a type of turquoise) with white accents or primarily white with the turquoise color accenting it. ...
0
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1answer
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What is the behavior when clicking “Cancel” when there are multiple routes to an Edit page?

We have a Hub page with a list of widgets in a table. There are 2 routes to get to the Edit Widget page: (A) You can click the Edit button from the Hub Page and go to the Edit page OR (B) Click the ...
3
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2answers
794 views

The Name of a Full-size Device-independent Start View with tagline only content and downward pointing arrow to access the site?

I don’t know if this is a new trend or just the fact that I’ve not come across this pattern before and it’s actually old, but I’m unable to find anything on it. The story is that you access the root ...
0
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1answer
32 views

What the best way to highlight a button in iOS App that collects user focus?

I am developing a mobile iOS App. In my app, there is (what I consider) the most important section where user will able to see content related to celebrities after making in app purchase. On the home ...
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0answers
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Javascript solution for huge size value multiselect [migrated]

I'm developing a web application where I need to allow to the users to select one or more values I'm usig Jquery 1.11 I was think to use a picklist and not an autocomplete mainly for the following ...
0
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2answers
131 views

What's the best way to highlight errors in an unconventional form?

Over at UXswitch we created a WYSIWYG form for posting a new UX job. Have a look http://www.uxswitch.com/post-job. Our job adverts are like an infographic and they are built on the fly. Problem is, ...
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vote
2answers
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Is a landing page still a good way to introduce and attract new users?

I'm curious about this for quite some time. Is a landing page still the best or a good way to introduce new users to your products/your page or attract new users/customers? I'm curios if it still ...
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Information Architecture vs Customer Journey Map vs Service Blueprint

I understand Customer Journey Map (CJM) is relevant when the need is for uplifting/designing the customer experience, ideally through a persona lens across multiple touchpoints. On the other hand, ...

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