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How do I make extremely basic data look presentable?

I have a modal that is so boring and ugly I cannot stand to look at it. In a user table, the user can press a button to view all details about the user (the table only shows name, role, etc). This ...
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15 views

Optimal image size for retina - beauty image

We are supporting hi-res displays on our website. We also have large header/beauty images on each page, so I made them 1400px wide - under 350KB - JPGs. I think it's a good balance between quality and ...
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14 views

what is the best practice for “more options” section for a toolbar

i have a drawing app which has couple of tools presented in a toolbar on top (pencil,marker, text...etc.) i need different set of options (if any) for every tool like color selection, width or opacity....
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9 views

Software / Tool to create Task Analysis? [on hold]

Which are Software, online tools available to create Task Analysis?
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6answers
228 views

Usability of expandable footers on responsive websites

My coworkers and I were discussing what might be a trend in e-commerce websites: expandable footers. Here's an example from Topshop.com: And when expanded: I poked around for research or ...
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0answers
10 views

OAuth Login for Enterprise

I am designing the architecture for an Enterprise SaaS application and wanted to know if there is a disadvantage to only providing an OAuth type of login. This is not a third party authentication ...
2
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3answers
28 views

First column href or edit button per row in table?

Im building I table and I need an advice in which technique is the most recommended and why. I currently have an "edit" button at the end of each row , but I believe adding a link on the first column ...
1
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1answer
13 views

What does “transaction flows” mean?

I just read a line that included the phrase: ...designing transaction flows for the web. In the context of UI design what does "transaction flows" mean? Does it literally mean a process of a ...
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0answers
2 views

Study or paper about online forum usability [on hold]

Today there are good examples on how to design a good discussion board or Q&A Service with social navigation etc. (Stackexchange, Discourse, Reddit, Facebook) after searching a few hours I can't ...
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5answers
1k views

Multi or Single colored rating stars

I'm developing a web application which is basically using 2(3) colors: Magenta White Grey-scales The app is a register for local artists and therofre, the users can rate them. Currently I'm only ...
1
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1answer
85 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 ...
1
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2answers
85 views

Best Practice of radiobutton alternatives

Ok I need to add a new filter option to my page. The first option to choose are steps (6 steps in total) and the second one is the desired status of the steps (Success, Warning, Info, Error). You ...
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2answers
60 views

Going directly to page vs clicking on a button to go to that page

On my website i have a tab menu which has 3 tabs across. The third tab takes them to a table where they can view their subscriptions to a certain product. This is where I'm scratching my head should ...
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0answers
22 views

What steps do you take to apply the Lean UX methodology in healthcare? [on hold]

I'd like to hear how user experience designers are applying Lean UX in the healthcare industry. To me it seems like the industry is not as fit for Lean UX for a number of reasons: Physicians are ...
2
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1answer
53 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
28 views

Adding/removing/editing an item within a wizard. What happens when I cancel item

I have one UX challenge. I have one layout, it isn't wizard, but it works like wizard. So we have flow. First you select one item, then you must click to edit this item, and then you can reorder/add/...
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1answer
23 views

how to design mobile application interface [on hold]

Im a newbie here. and i hope Im asking in the right place. I am a newbie web designer and i like start designing mobile application for iOs and Android. how does it work? is there any programming ...
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3answers
2k views

Desktop UX vs. Web UX [closed]

As a C#/WPF developer and a beginner to UX I find it hard to apply some ideas to my desktop applications because most of UX books are focused on web development. What are the main differences between ...
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5answers
525 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 ...
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0answers
28 views

Is there a way to get the shipping address from GPS? [on hold]

I am trying to develop a good mobile e-commerce experience and I would like to simplify the process as far as I can. Can I get the shipping address from user phone GPS ? and what are the limitations (...
3
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1answer
248 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, ...
1
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0answers
14 views

From where the idea of User Experience Design Evolve? [on hold]

I want to know the point where we turned up with a term "user experience" not visual designing.
14
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6answers
3k views

How broad is the definition of affordance?

While discussing the need for affordances to be consistent, comments between me and JeroenEijkhof indicate we don't have a similar interpretation of the term 'affordance'. I claimed that something ...
5
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3answers
182 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 ...
3
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4answers
1k views

What's the difference between “research” and “discovery”?

Two pillars of user experience legwork -- research and discovery*. But what's the difference between them, really? In practice, I've heard the terms used nearly interchangeably, and sometimes it ...
1
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0answers
22 views

Windows 10 desktop-only ux guideline AND show case applications [on hold]

I was previously developing Android apps. There we have the very detailed specification of the Material Design AND there are apps like Google Mail, Google Drive, Google Docs, Google Calender that ...
0
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0answers
19 views

Font Awesome Icon custom background [on hold]

I am using a font awesome icon in my webpage, fa-repeat, to be specific. I want to add a background-color to the icon but unfortunately, I am not able to do so. Can we NOT custom the background of a ...
1
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5answers
922 views

How does it affect user experience if the navigation menu is a sidebar?

I am new to web development but always had an interest of doing things to enhance UX. For a new project, instead of having a horizontal header with a navigation menu i thought of having a vertical ...
2
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0answers
72 views

UX/UI Responsive - Long forms with multiple language content

I want to know the preferred (and why it is good/bad) way to show a long form with multiple sections, which have content that should be in multiple languages (if multiple language is supported) The ...
1
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1answer
66 views

Conditional behaviors: OK or Close for modal windows?

Consider this WordPress screen: I have seen this a few times, where the usual "close" word is replaced by the word "OK". Please note that everything else works as with any modal, you can click ...
2
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1answer
82 views

Is there a best practice for allowing support rep to login to a user's account?

I'm updating a product that previously had a single checkbox to allow our support team to login to the user's account. Once in, the support rep had full admin level permissions. The product deals ...
19
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5answers
4k views

When is a right-handed navigation sidebar appropriate?

When is a right-handed sidebar for navigation a good choice? If possible, I would like some examples where it has been used, such as this sidebar from Google's official blog.
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4answers
255 views

Website Design - How should I format/style a navigation div with 10 or so links

I am making a website that basically looks like this (http://jsfiddle.net/7Bq5L/): The problem, to me, are the blue buttons on the right - they look boring. They are buttons that link to special ...
1
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1answer
41 views

Rule of thumb for tables versus “blobs” to display data?

What's a rule of thumb for when use rows and columns (i.e. tables) versus single or multi-line "blobs" to display data? I swear I'm right on the fence for several screens of a complex administration ...
2
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2answers
131 views

Linking back to previous webpage?

Currently the company I work for separates their company corporate website and their careers page. What this means is if you go to the parent site and click on the link to see career opportunities, ...
11
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4answers
1k views

Form Design: Mutually Exclusive Tabs vs. One Form

I am working on a form design that has two mutually exclusive forms accessible via tabs (Option 1). During usability testing my team observed users missing the tabs and only noticing them when we ...
1
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2answers
284 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, ...
0
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1answer
29 views

Why doesn't YouTube automatically focus on the player? [on hold]

People constantly complain that they press space while watching a YouTube video and because they weren't focused on the player (i.e. hadn't clicked inside it) it scrolls down instead of pausing as ...
7
votes
1answer
244 views

Optimize click paths in booking process

I would like to optimize the click paths of a booking process. To understand the requirements let me explain these a little bit: A room can be directly booked or manually. The second option needs a ...
1
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1answer
44 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 ...
1
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1answer
159 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 ...
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0answers
22 views

best practices for playing video instructions for illiterate/computer illiterate users

My team will be deploying a piece of software to users who may be illiterate and computer illiterate, and ten to twenty users will likely share the same computer, account, and copy of the software. We ...
0
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1answer
52 views

Design Suggestions on side bar navigation

This side bar navigation lets users click on a specific graph and it takes them by having the webpage scroll to that graph. Any Visual Design suggestions to make the side bar look better. The white is ...
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0answers
38 views

What is the best way to build visual boolean queries? [duplicate]

What are some good examples of building complex boolean queries? The requirements for the interface would be: The user is able to use AND, OR, and NOT statements The user is able to next queries in ...
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1answer
32 views

Should I always attach a portfolio [on hold]

First time user, thanks for answering my first question! I'm currently a 3rd year design (Industrial/Product) design student. For the summer I'm trying to land a gig or internship with a company. ...
0
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2answers
56 views

Is asking the “I certify that information submitted is true?” question worthwhile?

I recently watched a documentary on Netflix called (Dis)Honesty – The Truth About Lies. In it, there was an example about how simply reminding the user about attesting to submitting honest ...
0
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1answer
22 views

material design: secondary toolbar elevation

the guidelines for toolbar say: Toolbars appear a step above the content they affect. It also says that the toolbar can share seam with the content (unless scrolled), in the waterfall variant. ...
0
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0answers
25 views

Is the cognitive load of using both vertical dot and horizontal dot menus worth hinting at how the menu will appear?

For overflow and more menus, Google Material Design seems to favour vertical dot menus (see http://i.stack.imgur.com/VEvdm.png). Apple seems to favour horizontal dot menus (see http://imgur.com/...
3
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5answers
195 views

Should I allow user to edit his age?

I have a web site that sell some services and products, including products with age restriction, such as beer, cigarette, etc... But also other type of products that doesn't require age restriction, ...

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