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In terms of “brand safety” why might an advertisement distributor not want to work with user generated content?

First, this might be off topic, I'm not clear on how far this site goes into marketing concepts. If its off topic just leave a comment and I'll delete. I'm preparing to release an app centered around ...
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Web page design : what kind of web elements do I use? [closed]

For a group assignment I'm in charge of providing the front-end for a Java Server Page (JSP). I'm stuck at the actual design of this application. I basically have two problems, and if you could help ...
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How to handle notifications in unfocused window?

I'm having a radio website and whenever a new song comes up, it shows a notification and most of the time you don't have the window focused, so what to do if the user decides to click them? Hide ...
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11answers
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Is the message “Data cannot be recovered.” when reformatting misleading to users?

Edit: Some of the language aspects of this question are now posted on English SE. My Android phone gives the following message when I try to format a volume (SD card or USB OTG.) Formatting SD ...
6
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1answer
95 views

Hiding a form element behind an icon

So Inbox, by Google, hides checkboxes for multi-select behind a message icon: I am personally not a fan of this approach, since I find it a stretch for a user to try and discover if images or icons ...
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1answer
57 views

How to choose the background color of video monitoring interface

Recently, I am working on the UI of video monitoring system, and it include images, table, infographic, and etc. I am really hesitated how to choose background color. Many days ago, many good guys ...
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7answers
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Why do most programs separate Find and Replace dialogs?

Why do most programs separate Find and Replace dialogs? Obviously, I'm talking about apps like text editors and word processors, apps that are used for editing content. It just seems strange, at ...
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0answers
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How to best organize multiple taxonomies when the content resides on categories?

I'm working on a website about public health that has a somewhat confusing data structure. It currently opens up to a list of location categories (one-to-many) that contain a content page and a list ...
4
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2answers
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Is it acceptable to create navigation and action bars with the same look and feel for the purpose of creating consistent UI? [duplicate]

I'm new to iOS development. I understand that Apple provides APIs to customize the navigation bar, but I'm using Xamarin to create a cross-platform app. On iOS and Android, the navigation and action ...
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2answers
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Why do manufacturers allow Android's 'takeover'?

This is a question that I was wondering for quite some time. To provide some background, I bought a few physical devices with different screens and operative systems so we could test apps at the ...
2
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0answers
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Looking for an effective way to allow people to put on a slide show of documents and videos [closed]

Currently we have this http://torontotigroup.byethost7.com/documents.html I'm looking for something that is easy to use, for both me and the reader, and works effectively on as many devices as ...
4
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3answers
73 views

How to make apply changes more noticeable?

I have this problem. I'm working with an application that has a live and nonlive mode. It's used in a live show (control lights), so people usually make modifications but they are not supposed to be ...
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5answers
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Should software for 8 to 14 year olds be colourful and “childish”?

I am developing a learning application for children somewhere between 8 and 14 years as part of my masters degree in Computer Science. I have absolutly no formal UI design background and in the past ...
4
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3answers
155 views

How should I present 2 search tools that cannot be used together?

I have a page displaying details regarding a specific piece of equipment. To view the details of an individual piece of equipment, a user has to filter down to only one piece of equipment. The plan ...
5
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0answers
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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 ...
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0answers
54 views

Existing product: how redesign a product of a user only?

I participate in a project where "the owner" of the project is also user of it. Overall, it is a project to manage hardware certifications and / or software. The system is scalable and can be used by ...
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0answers
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Any idea about how show recent/older searches at search result page?

I need recommendation about this topic: I need show recent search queries of the user at search result page within a session. Bookin.com does the exact same thing that I want to do. Do you have ...
9
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3answers
448 views

What's the difference between the terms “affordances” and “signifiers”?

I do not understand the difference between the concepts affordances and signifiers. I am given the following definitions: Affordances: "Relationship between properties of an object and the ...
3
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1answer
62 views

Is Google Trends incremental search intuitive?

I am trying to create an incremental search in my website where each searched term is added to the previous searched terms. I found that using a single search input for that confuses users. They ...
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6answers
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Designing App Interface for Parkinson's Patients?

I am currently in the process of designing a UI for an app to be utilized by Parkinson's patients. I am struggling to make the interface as intuitive as possible, as of now I have minimized visual ...
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0answers
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Why is there a slight lag between native apps and “desktop” apps? [migrated]

So I'm not really sure how to explain this but I will try my best. I created a jsfiddle: https://jsfiddle.net/xghar755/2/ As you quickly hover over each text, you can see that the background color ...
1
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1answer
72 views

What software would most commonly be used to create this UI animation from dribbble? [closed]

I wonder what software is commonly used to create this kind of UI animations. Click on the links below to see them in action (note that due to stackexchange.com, limitation I cannot show animated ...
6
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5answers
95 views

An alternative for toggle on mobile devices

I'm working on a mobile website. In the page which I'm working on the user can choose one package from a range of 3. Each of them has a total price and a description, along with some products included ...
3
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2answers
60 views

Using a carousel control in mobile app

Suppose say, in my mobile app, I want to display a list of related recommended products while the user is viewing the main product (e.g. like the way Amazon shows a list of recommended books based on ...
11
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2answers
161 views

How to encourage people to move to the back of the bus?

The diagram below shows the layout of the public transportation buses in my city: What this 2-dimensional diagram cannot show properly is that the rear area of the bus is raised about 2 feet above ...
0
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1answer
59 views

Has anyone come up with a Match Case icon? [closed]

I have noticed that many major applications, such as Firefox, use the literal text Match Case (in English) on UI buttons in order to allow the user to specify that the Find function should match the ...
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0answers
12 views

Best Colors/Images for YouTube Thumbnails [closed]

I am wondering what colors and images work best for branding YouTube thumbnails? I am thinking of using a technique that seems to be popular: color coding the thumbnails depending on the type of video ...
3
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2answers
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When is the best time to collect login credentials during registration?

On a long, multi-screen registration flow, is it better to collect login credentials at the start, at the end, or when the user chooses to save their application and return to it later?
3
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2answers
78 views

Learn how to sketch material design UX [closed]

I am what's defined a "full stack" developer, with very little sense of what's "good looking". I want to "reform" myself, and learn how to "make the leap": actually learn UIs (design, colours, etc) ...
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1answer
52 views

Profile screen mockup : Is it better to put logout link under user name or at top-right corner?

See my mockup: 1) Is this good? Or is it better to put the Logout button at the top bar at upper-right corner? For the lower half of the screen, there's other data and stats I need to put. 2) ...
3
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1answer
35 views

How to do multiperson UX tasks in Kanban?

Our UX team is shifting to Kanban so we can manage our workload and projects better. My question is, how do we represent tasks that require a collaborative effort on the board? Do we break it out into ...
3
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3answers
56 views

Going back to a list of pages after reading a page

I'm prototyping a website which will display a list of services on a single page, in the following format. When a user clicks on the Learn more > link on a service, they will be taken to a page ...
6
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1answer
101 views

Why do car doors have an almost-closed state?

In every car I've ever seen, if you don't close the door with sufficient force, the door gets into a weird semi-closed state. This state is invisible, which is why cars have various indicators and ...
1
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2answers
94 views

Why are websites center aligned instead of stretched to fit?

Trying to figure out the exact reasons why websites or web applications on wider screens 1. have space on either side (aligned center as a container) 2. instead of being left-aligned or 3. stretched ...
10
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4answers
348 views

Can iOS apps be a bit more “adventurous”?

Seriously, designing app mockups for iOS is scary as hell. Everytime I try to do an iOS mockup, I keep thinking of those "rules" in the Apple Human Interface Guidelines that says you can't do this ...
4
votes
1answer
65 views

Opened dropdown menu - should I hover over, or push down content?

We're building a web app, to be used on tablet devices predominantly, but desktop too. We have menu items at the top of the page that have children, I've been told that for good accessibility reasons ...
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8answers
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Achievement unlocked, in other words

For my sports project I'm introducing an achievement system to reward users with digital items when achieving a goal. The user can view his trophy cabinet and see a silhouet of the to be rewarded ...
5
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3answers
112 views

Icons in action buttons

I am designing a system of products, where the home page is presented a list of products with various filter options, and such filters selected through various buttons. I would like to emphasize and ...
2
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0answers
54 views

Gif Animation Progress Bar for Windows 10 Desktop behaviour [on hold]

I am designing a native application which pushes windows bundles to Windows 10 desktop. Once the bundles are pushed from the native application you can install them on your desktop. I need to give ...
3
votes
2answers
56 views

Show/Hide - Search Bar with Drop down

I am currently designing a software which has a search bar placed in the navigation menu. The search bar includes drop down list with types of entries(users, users number, reports), input field and ...
3
votes
1answer
63 views

Validation, Alert, Urgent color usage

Im building a mobile application that allows users to ask each other for help with homework questions. Users also have the ability to message each other directly. On the page of my application that ...
2
votes
0answers
58 views

Overlay Vs dedicated page or separate section within the page?

Context We have this situation where we need to display additional information about products that users has selected. The page in question is the page that houses the products, each product is ...
1
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1answer
75 views

How long should a session be when “remember me” is enabled?

Greetings great people on the Internet. I present to you, a question we are dealing with. Case: The user checks the "Remember Me" checkbox Question: How long should the session be active? So the ...
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0answers
26 views

Studies on the conflict of different user experiences in service design

I read a couple of interesting articles relating to the field of 'social behaviour economics' (Priceonomics is an example of such a site) that illustrates some counter-intuitive and interesting cases ...
2
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0answers
51 views

Name for vertically sliced interfaces?

I'm wondering if there's already a commonly used name for these types of interfaces. The idea is that the content is sliced in to several columns, with very little in the way of horizontal menus ...
2
votes
2answers
56 views

showing large blocks of text in a modal html

I'm creating a site, trying to learn angularjs, and I've had some UX related issues. I have an html modal that opens and shows some data. One of the pieces of data is a characters lore, which can be ...
6
votes
5answers
114 views

Improving on the abcdef password

Ok please reserve judgement on this. This is somewhere between a security and a UX question, plus it might be too broad. I think my question can be summarised as: What's the best way to engage a ...
2
votes
0answers
49 views

How to show errors when saving multiple things at once?

I have this situation. I have list of data and user can choose one button. After pressing that button dialog is shown to user , with yes and no button. On sucessfull operation element in list ...
4
votes
2answers
55 views

Should new users in a message thread see previous messages?

I'm working on a messaging app where it is similar to Facebook messaging between friends, like Facebook any number of friends can be involved in the chat. Unlike Facebook (I believe?) users can add in ...
1
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0answers
35 views

Some stats about social networks used by iOS/Android users?

Are there some info and statistics about the social networks used by iOS / Androis users? If my app will be present in App Store and Google Play, I'd like to distinguish the login methods, the social ...

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