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What URL's characteristics have a real impact on the UX?

I'm starting a blog soon so I've been thinking about what to have into account when choosing one. Some variables I've thought about: Length, meaning, suffix, memorability, SEO. Related to these my ...
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Time Entry on Web and Mobile

What is the most efficient way for users to enter time in a web interface and a mobile interface? In this case users would be entering time more than 40 x per hour. Context: This is for scheduling ...
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How to determine the oldest browser version to support before you have users

I'm working on a brand new website and trying to figure out how to decide the oldest version of IE to support since I have absolutely no user information to look at. Most of the answers I come across ...
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Data on benefits of show password reset form

Most UX designers are clear that having 1 new password field with a mechanism to show the password is a better user experience than using 2 fields for 'New password' and 'Confirm password'. Is there ...
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What are arguments against the usage of tickers on websites?

I was recently asked to add a ticker (with daily updates) to one of our HTML-based dashboards. I personally don't like tickers and think they are a thing of the last century, but that's not really a ...
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Responsive vs adaptive vs fixed size video player

I am thinking to create browser plugin/extension to play videos over the webpage but from user experience point of view I am having doubt regarding size of player. Shall I keep it: Responsive : so ...
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ARIA markup for elements that are tabs on desktop but collapsible on mobile [migrated]

I have a series of panels that work with tabs. I'm using aria-controls, aria-selected, role="tablist", role="tab" on the tabs and aria-labelledby, aria-hidden and role="tabpanel" on the panels - all ...
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Product UX vs Project UX [on hold]

As we know there is a common false assumption that UX means just the interface If UX means interaction then how we will differentiate that interaction for a Product and a Project, If UX means ...
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Recognisable Icon for external signal source [on hold]

Is there any generic icon to represent that a signal is coming from an external source. In our application, waveforms can be generated to be used for a motion profile. The icons for all of these are ...
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Is hidding the sidebar menu of a responsive site into a “page title accordion” a good idea?

I was looking for some elegant solutions to display a sidebar menu, and I found a few sites that use the same pattern: instead of moving the whole sidebar menu under the main content on smaller ...
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Using CSS cursor Property, how to show a webpage link opens in new tab? [on hold]

Some a-href links on my page open new tabs in the browser. I want the cursor to change slightly to one that lets desktop users know it is a target=_blank link. Has anyone been able to develop a ...
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1answer
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Is it okay to use a “place” and “replace”button if an image has already been uploaded using the drag and drop or upload an image function?

I am trying to use this Drag and Drop / Upload image feature and put it inside a field. By adding or uploading a "logo", it will will be replaced by the image uploaded and buttons like Delete and ...
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1answer
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Use of Carousel Pattern to Display Set of Questions

I consider to use the carousel pattern to ask questions in a more dynamic and engaging way (this is my hypothesis). The carousel isn’t the only element on the site and will be displayed at the bottom ...
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Website Hierarchical / Dropdown Menu Best Practices?

I'm trying to understand the best way to communicate to users via website navigation menus, and in particular multi-level menus. As the world is going more mobile, so goes the web. Websites are ...
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Mobile app: What text in load dialogs?

In a mobile app when a user logs in, there is a Title and Message field, and either or both can be hidden. Should text be displayed there or should those be hidden?
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Is there a reason why you can like your own post?

Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter all enable you to like/favorite your own post. Is there a reason behind why they allow you to favorite your own post? Should it be done an alternate way? There ...
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1answer
86 views

Relative or absolute colors on a map

I am designing something that will use a colored map - with red (worst), yellow (middle) and green (best) for separate regions that would be better or worse for an individual to visit. These depend ...
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1answer
52 views

Is it bad UX to reload a page during signup?

During a sign up process for my web app, a full page reload is necessary after some processing that happens in AJAX (the user sees a loading animation for a few seconds, then the reload happens). ...
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Indication for dummy data for new user

I'm working on a B2B system that has a dashboard that displays analytics in a few charts. When new users sign into the system, the system doesn't yet have data to show them. Until the data is ready, ...
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How to display errors with single LED?

I am working on a tiny hardware device which has a single LED that can be used to display errors (there are no other outputs). Actually it is a tri-color LED but the red color is dedicated to errors. ...
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The Hamburger Menu and Classical Conditioning [duplicate]

I know that the hamburger menu is not the ideal way to show information since users do not always know what the three lines mean (and it can lead to poor information architecture). However, since so ...
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Best Practices in Merging Email and Notifications in one Inbox

I am designing a classroom application for a school, and my client wants the students to be able to see system/class notifications and classmates/instructors emails in one inbox... Have you heard or ...
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2answers
252 views

Using fake information on usability testing tasks?

I want to run some remote usability tests on an e-commerce website. I was just wondering if I should be giving the users fake information to input (e.g fake address, name, telephone number ) during ...
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What's the actual likeability of “voice control”?

I recently got to design an app for Google Glass, and I was wondering: how much users really like that they have to speak out loud to have control over the device or to undertake an action? Are there ...
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1answer
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Will Folksonomies mess up existing tags and Taxonomies?

I'm working with a museum client who wants to introduce the idea of social tagging (Folksonomies) which I'm kind of new to. My first concern is how introducing and giving users control over tags will ...
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1answer
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Persona based navigation vs regular navigation?

In our redesign, our agency chose a persona based navigation where we had links to our top 4 personas in the primary nav (only items and no sub-menus). Each persona page provided content that are most ...
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2answers
100 views

Why are HUDs not used more in cars? [on hold]

In military and civil aviation, I’ve been told, head-up displays (HUD) are rather common nowadays. The technology is not that expensive anymore. Is there a user experience reason for HUDs not being ...
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1answer
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Integrate 2 Products into the same mobile app

I have been asked you combine 2 products into 1 mobile application. The 1st application is an app for an ONG Institution which wants to received donations. The second one is a payment gateway which ...
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deleting parts of the url to get to the page above

Imagine a situation where there is site with urls somesite.com/events which is a list of events and somesite.com/events/event-name which is a detail of particular event. Now due to some ...
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51 views

Should mobile navigation maintain state between pages?

I'm creating a typical mobile website, with top navigation revealed by the "hamburger" button. My questions: Should this menu maintain state between pages (you open it, click an item, and a new ...
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Best practice for ecommerce section of product page? [on hold]

I am tasked with adding several details into our ecommerce area of a product page outside of the usual Add to cart or Where to Buy buttons, price, title, subhead. There is a need to also include ...
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1answer
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Standard margins in iOS for info display

I've read the iOS Human Interface Guidelines at least 2 times today, but I don't find what are the guidelines for spacing or margin between views. I come from an Android guidelines perspective where ...
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Any studies comparing Inertia Motion vs Value Selection in form data?

The Scenario: We're developing this new app which uses a selection slider to select some value (in this case, weight). Now, coming dev time, the client wants this slider to have an inertia scroll ...
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3answers
284 views

How can I show that data in a table is related to other data within the same table?

I have a table where every 6 entries of the data are loosely related. How can I show that these sections of data are related without adding a separate column explicitly saying so? I've tried to ...
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962 views

Colour combination for three buttons [migrated]

What colour combination would work best for these three buttons: Should all of them remain the same colour? These are my options: Image of the whole page
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118 views

Sidebars - How useful are they?

We're considering putting information in sidebars and are wondering how useful they are or do users simply ignore them? The project in question is for a heavy content news site.
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Implementing PET thinking 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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How should I display the areas where a user is having trouble

I am developing a website for a school project in which my fellow students can log in and prepare for upcoming exams. They are currently able to practice through flashcards and a memory game, and I ...
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Whats the best way to show the UX applied to the design? [on hold]

I want know if anyone knows a best way or method that I can improve the experience of the client when they receive a layout for approval. Send just jpegs and e-mails are making the process boring and ...
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3answers
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Extend a subscription automatically or manually?

We offer different type of annual subscriptions. At this time, we inform the customer 2 months before his subscriptions will end, that we are going to extend his subscriptions automatically. If he ...
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1answer
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what is the best way to present data like this?

note: please disregard the color of the dotted lines. consider it all one color. This is my best effort to present this data to the user. and i hope there are better ways. fwiw: what i want to do ...
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Why are news sites articles one big block of text instead of broken down with subheaders?

I hope this is the right forum. I have noticed something about sites like cnn, reuters, cbsnews etc. All of these have long blocks of text. They don't try to break it up with sub-headers even ...
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1answer
230 views

Mixing flip-flop/toggles and binary state buttons

I'm facing a rather curious predicament. I'm working on a page with two columns. The one column has a list of actions that are essentially just things that run when clicked (so they've been grouped ...
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Alternate Solution of TreeView [duplicate]

I'm looking after a solution where i can select multiple values and more precisely any desire value which I am interested in here is the scenario Pakistan (Country) --> Punjab (Province) Here, I'm ...
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4answers
752 views

Touchable slider with two sliders - best practice

I'm looking for a userfriendly solution to change two values by only one slider. I have an upper and a lower threshold whereas each value is represented by a knob on the slider. As I'm dealing with ...
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How do I find out which one of two different ways of loading my website gives best perceived performance for the users?

We have a rather heavy content website with about 400 000 unique daily users. The company has always focused on loading time, since we know this is important to our users, but I really want a shift in ...
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2answers
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Prompting user for password input with inline editing

I have a page where the user can edit their settings using inline editing. https://jsfiddle.net/ahw97j7r/3/embedded/result/ Useless stuff just updates the database, but Password and Email are a ...
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1answer
38 views

Whats the best pattern to use by letting user choose between two (2) options after enabling a specific feature?

I am creating this design pattern where user can enable or disable "Users Term and Condition", and by choosing in enabling it, user has to choose either using a URL hosted or a version created by the ...
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Alternatives to 'perspectives'

When looking at popular software like Eclipse, Adobe, 3D-Sutdio-Max, XCode they all do all the same to narrow the interface to a specific task by re-organizing the layout & panels for you. This ...
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What is the preferred iOS input for a year entry field?

What is the better input type for a year entry field: A scrollable “flipper” or a numerical keyboard?

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