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24 views

Why must a website footer always span the entire width of the page?

I am currently completing an online design course, and while watching one of the set course videos, the instructor advised: The [website] footer must always span the entire width of the screen. ...
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1answer
15 views

Force user to registration to view gallery

I'm developing an app where artists can post their portfolio, including their art. Now I'm unsure what to do in this case. Example: An Artist produced (artistic) nude tattoo photos / artworks / ...
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1answer
51 views

Analyze the website

I have no idea how to analyze a website if PET design principles are followed or not for a particular website. I have started practicing UX though I was a front end developer. Dont have clue if this ...
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3k views

Down arrow and up arrow status

I have to make an iOS app, where there are categories and I have to show the decrease and increase in status of particular category. For decrease I used a red down arrow. For increase I used a green ...
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2answers
15 views

Best way to set a bulk schedule?

We are going to design an application wherein 2 persons can do a conference call to each other. One person is a consultant while the other is a customer. The consultant needs to set his / her date ...
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21 views

Paper on the significance of terminology regarding users

Does anyone know of material regarding the significance of terminology in (participatory) design processes? I'm looking for theory regarding cases such as this: If some users are patients being ...
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1answer
27 views

Strategies for mitigating or dealing with bad or inaccurate reviews on product/service websites

I have seen questions regarding fake reviews that give glowing appraisals for products or services which are paid for by the companies that provide those products/services (or by the marketing/PR ...
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2answers
78 views

Redundant behaviors in context menu

In the menu hierarchy tree of file managers such as Windows Explorer, why are redundant behaviors of "expand" "collapse" folders given in context menu when the user can anyways click the + or - icon ...
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2answers
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How to facilitate the perception of the uniqueness?

Often my user fill two password fields in a form. The computation of the two fields generates a unique sha1 (ex: dba59b52c4d483e17cad109e7...). I use the generated sha1 to generate something ...
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1answer
23 views

What's the best method to alert a user of an upcoming video conference?

We are going to develop an app that allows a video conference to be scheduled. Person 1 will schedule a time based on the availability of Person 2. What I'd like to happen is when Person 1 opens the ...
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Design concetps and patterns for a digital workspace in current web applications

I am looking for references to design concepts and patterns that is related to a digital workspace that is generic for working collating information from different sources and working with them. I ...
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3answers
161 views

Best way to present high number of options

I have an app that asks users to Select a Map Select a year Select a query statistic from the U.S. Census from a dropdown; or Enter their own query statistic using provided reference to look up the ...
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5answers
138 views

What if table columns cannot fit on webpage?

If I've 12 - 14 columns in a table to show on a page but there's not enough space to show all columns (let's say, there's only enough space to show 7 columns of the table), what is the solution for ...
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3answers
88 views

Right-click menu vs. shortcut menu

Which is the industry standard for technical communication when referring to the menu that opens when a user right-clicks an item on a screen? Is it called the 'right-click menu' or the 'shortcut ...
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0answers
54 views

Standard behaviour of dropdown buttons and its styling

I have been reviewing some UI design patterns where the use of dropdown buttons as both a selection and call-to-action has been ambiguous, and I am thinking of how it relates to various design ...
6
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3answers
117 views

UX for linking elements together

I'm looking for an intuitive way to let a user group elements together, a bit like Photoshop's 'Link Layers' - but preferably without popup menu. Right now I'm thinking about the following: The ...
2
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0answers
40 views

UI button labeling in touch/mobile web and native apps

The concerns are based on my own end-user experience with touch applications (both native and web SPA). Even slim and clean UIs may be prone to same problem - the learning curve is steeper than ...
2
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3answers
61 views

When should a system partly fill in a form for a user?

I have a part of a system used for searching for / viewing recent or past transactions. The system will be used in more than one store, and transactions could have happened in any of the stores. You ...
3
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1answer
82 views

Gesture for alternative actions

I am working on an iOS applications using SceneKit. That means the main screen contains a simple 3d scene, with various small objects in it. The main interaction from the user is dragging and ...
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1answer
74 views

Better way displaying most popular posts with categories or not? [closed]

Usually when people go to a website (magazine) they are attracted to most read posts displayed in sidebar. My solution: Most read posts (Trending) are in separate menu page (picture). Questions ...
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0answers
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Should off-screen elements be accessible prior to being toggled?

Reading around the web on accessibility is like trying to comprehend the cloud. Too much information, too many opinions, too few real world test cases. Which brings me to my question: Should ...
3
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6answers
111 views

best way to display dates of a course

I want to display dates of a course. The times are all the same but dates may be any dates This is the way they are display at the moment in a list, not good as there is a lot of repeated information ...
1
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1answer
26 views

Tree View with Popular Sub-Items Preview

There is a geographical hierarchy: Country -> Region -> Subregion. We need to represent this in a dialogue like this: Country 1 Preview of top 5 popular regions or subregions of country 1... ...
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1answer
39 views

Is it standard practice not to include an 'offline' mode for a web application?

There are many discussions around the topic of accessibility, but taking the work accessibility in its pure sense of having access to the system, I am curious as to whether designers simply make the ...
2
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1answer
235 views

How to manage credentials information to the user?

I've created a plugin for an editor. This plugin gets some information from the project and shows you all the related issues, getting the information from an external application (Github, gitlab, ...
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3answers
159 views

Good UX/UI for scheduled reports sliding time window

You know how in many analytical tools one can schedule a report of a certain kind to be delivered every X days (or similar)? What are good UIs for setting what's the date range that the report is ...
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1answer
37 views

How does a team functionally integrate UX with XD, UI, and visual design?

In our organization we have people with great UX, XD, UI, and visual design skills. However, we've not managed to find a good everyday functional process that works for us. The "everyone has to work ...
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12answers
13k views

About us: why do websites show the CEO, founders, and employees on this page?

Why would I want a tab for "meet the team"? Why would users even care about the people working there? I just want a working piece of software and thats good...right? Usually it looks something ...
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1answer
128 views

Samsung Android phone rendering chess unicode as Emoji? [on hold]

I'm developing a javascript implementation of Singularity Chess and I'm having a really weird issue with rendering on Samsung phones. Samsung phones render unicode chess characters as what appear to ...
5
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1answer
50 views

Should I display UI asap and populate it later or show a preloader until I get my data?

I am working on a data-rich webapp using Meteor. I was previously considering that everything I can load should be loaded asap, and every part of my page depending on data should have its loader while ...
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2answers
266 views

references for table alternative

Do you have any references you can link me to, where I could display this data, but not in a table? This will be used by 500 to 10000 people, and they want to have : drag and drop for re-ordering, ...
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2answers
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Should we show a page view count on an article site?

We run a site which publishes articles, similar to buzzfeed in a lot of ways. The original site had a lot of features and some fairly old templates which needed redeveloping, along with new branding. ...
1
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1answer
141 views

How to allow users to select “no dates” (zero value)?

I am working on a project where I report time on different project like this: I check the dates, and I select the project I want to report the time onto. It's all good, but what if I do not have ...
1
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1answer
27 views

Yahoo forbidden links

When I surf with my iPad or Mac, I find this message almost every day: This basically happens because Safari opens where you left, so I know the link is safe since it's a search I did at Yahoo ...
2
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1answer
63 views

Is there an optimal position for user polls on a website?

I am in the process of designing a sports website. Users will visit to check the scores and fixtures of their team for various sports. On the home page I am thinking of putting a user poll, just to ...
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1answer
27 views

Use of a Dialog box on Material Design

I'm designing this web app., but I can't reveal its name or main function, so let's see how this can be explained... In this app., there's a level of user that has the ability to add or remove team ...
1
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1answer
187 views

Sharing a link in iOS: where to place an action button if not in a bar?

I'm going to explain what I've been told to meet: I need to add a kind of "tell a friend" option within a settings menu the app already has (which is a table view). The purpose of such "tell a friend" ...
2
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3answers
89 views

Social Icons and Download Badges in mailer header?

Im currently doing a mailer design. I've placed the social icons in the header, next to the company logo. Underneath the social links I have put download badges, before the main content of the ...
4
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10answers
186 views

Should we design mobile first for an app only used on desktop?

I am on a project designing a CRM-type system for call center operations. The only people using it will be doing so on a company desktop, and there is no mobile or tablet functionality. Is there ...
3
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1answer
62 views

How to notify of scroll in iframe

For the sake of screen readers such as JAWS, etc. Given a list of navigation options which are a collection of documents and locations within them, when one is selected the iframe will load and/or ...
3
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3answers
77 views

Sharing link to software installer

When sharing a link to a software installer what is the preferred UX pattern, to share a link to a download page or a direct link to the downloadable executable? Using GIMP as an example... GIMP ...
3
votes
2answers
164 views

Best practices for deep hierarchical long scrolling pages?

Are there any best practices on affixing navigation for a deep hierarchical page? Specifically, is it ok to affix just the sub navigation while leaving the global navigation at the top of the page? ...
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1answer
21 views

Conflict in using image [on hold]

I am designing a digital brochure for an IT agency that provides OTT based platform to lunch multi screen video platform like netflix. My problem : Whether to use multi screen based image on front ...
3
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1answer
105 views

What do you expect after a subscribing to a newsletter?

after user is subscribing to newsletter and so click the "register button" i can show a message where i alert the user that i have send an message to email... But i don't know how show this message: ...
2
votes
1answer
40 views

Facebook bot : should all the experience be in Facebook Messenger or not?

Me and my friend are working on a Facebook bot. We have a question where we have opposite viewpoints, so we made the choice to ask this community. To me, if you provide a Facebook-bot user ...
22
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4answers
3k views

Is Helvetica considered a “web safe” font?

Should I consider the font Helvetica to be a web-safe font, i.e. is it a reliable source to set in my CSS that will be accessible on any device?
3
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2answers
57 views

Where to add an optional 'Title' or 'Subject' input?

I have a website, that users send messages to the staff (similar to support tickets). I want the users to be able to add a title or subject to the message. Most of the users (90%), will not use it. ...
1
vote
1answer
151 views

Second navigation level with pills

Not sure why I'm struggling so much with this :). We're using horizontal pills navigation on a site I'm working on (like this: http://getbootstrap.com/components/#nav-pills ) I need to add a second ...
2
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3answers
70 views

Should nav items be hover or click to activate dropdown?

When theres a dropdown option, should users expect to hover on it or click on it? I have seen this done either way. I recently visited this lightspeed's website. They have a dropdown menu for ...
1
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1answer
116 views

Ideal default content area width for a site with tons of forms

I'm doing work on a staffing related website that uses lots of forms. The forms are pretty integral to every aspect of the site--from entering work history to filling out job applications. This has ...

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