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What is the best way to map content to your information architecture deliverables?

I usually create a site map and wireframes as delivery but what is the best way to add info about what content (text, forms, images, videos etc) that should be included on the individual pages? Do ...
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1answer
19 views

Where to put a website's purpose?

I want my website to have a general statement of our philosophy. It would be along the lines of describing why it is important to be healthy in general and guide them to use various parts of the site. ...
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1answer
21 views

Which qualitative method is best used with Empathy approach?

I have recently been doing a research that involved focus-group, interview, observation and lastly a survey as data gathering and analysis of user behavioral, emotions, experience. I have read and ...
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2answers
231 views

What are good ways to map out the sequence of user interactions on a page?

In other words, you know the typical sequence for a user based on previous interviews. You would want the next interaction to be easy to find and be a logical next step. So what are examples or ...
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574 views

Explain “behavioral variables” in interaction design

We're studying the About Face book. We're reading in chapter two about "behavioral variables" as a part of developing persona hypotheses. They give a very small example of behavioral variables: ...
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1answer
30 views

How to show a screen can be scrolled down? [duplicate]

Back in the old days scroll bars were used to show if and how much a page can be scrolled down. I'm working on a smartphone app and the settings screen takes up more than one screen and needs to be ...
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1answer
76 views

Tab-based design for a productpage?

Let me sketch what I'm talking about. I work for a company that sells courses (commercial education-branch). The website contains a productpage per course, and there is a lot of content per course to ...
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Why Browsers load Websites gradually?

When I visit a website, even on a high-bandwidth internet connection, the page will load bits at a time, such that I get to watch the page be constructed before my eyes. Even though this happens ...
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2answers
75 views

How should the filter feature manifest itself in google material design tables

I've checked the material design documentation but there is no clear indicator that I can see to tell me what happens if I click on the . Here's the icon in situ. I want to know what the ...
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2answers
55 views

how to declutter interface and save functionality?

I have an open-source file uploading desktop app. At some point there is a step, where user needs to choose description fields for files he's about to upload. He needs to have three choices: Yes (I ...
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3answers
190 views

Should I place a product picture on the left or on the right?

I'm customizing an ecommerce solution and I noticed that most people would place product pictures on the left, but I wonder if there is a reason behind it. I would like to have my pictures on the ...
3
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2answers
54 views

search-suggestion / Best way to show up the look-up option

I am designing a truck details edit form screen. Which consist of truck’s general information tab and a document tab to upload the document related to that truck. In the truck’s general information ...
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2answers
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Should I indicate qualifying categories on the product top-level landing page?

I'm working with a store landing page that displays the main five product categories. All five category images are displayed inline, and are same height and width. Each has an appropriate label and ...
3
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2answers
161 views

Download template preview

I have a predefined template with some columns of data, basically should be grid. For example, There are columns like X,Y,Z and and user downloads the template. how do i show the preview of template(...
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1answer
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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/...
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0answers
19 views

Prototyping Tool for Drag & Drop interaction [on hold]

Is there any good prototyping tool for building up mockup with drag and drop interaction? Because it seems like most prototyping tools only allow linking to other pages/screens, while I would like ...
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1answer
60 views

Mobile friendly master detail data entering

I am building a page that has to be mobile friendly. This page will have a lot of master detail data and I was wondering what the best practice is. I found a lot of articles on the web but they give, ...
0
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0answers
29 views

What is best to maximize usability: a fixed aside nav or a top fixed nav? [duplicate]

Many websites have fixed menus on the top of the screen so the user doesn't feel lost in long pages that require lots of scrolling. But usually this kind of menu is just a rectangle with text. What if ...
3
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5answers
58 views

What is this UI element called where a list of options are are presented for selection

I'm working on this UI element to replace the dropdown and multiple select UI rendered by browsers for the select HTML tag. I would like to show a list of options where users can click on each option ...
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1answer
84 views

Category filter using checkbox, tag or most popular?

I'm in the process of creating a filter system for the category of restaurants. This category list can consist of dozens of items, while each restaurant can have only 3 categories. So if users selects ...
0
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2answers
47 views

Show overview and detailed information en same screen?

Do any of you have experiences with changing the overall layout of an application. The existing layout is shown with an overview grid in the top to change the records, and the detailed information in ...
2
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3answers
84 views

Notification banner with auto close need “close(x)” button?

The notifications banner that displayed on top of the screen will disappears automatically in time delay. But I have seen many notification banners with auto close and close(x) button. Is the close(...
0
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3answers
36 views

Mobile equivalent of tabs?

I have the following example app for desktop: Here's the mobile equivalent: As you can see, on mobile I've converted the tabs here to a standard dropdown control. On the phone when you select it ...
0
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1answer
25 views

Hamburger Menus [duplicate]

I was developing a personal website i wanna know this or simply Hamburger is better
3
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3answers
247 views

Recommended IA and Navigation Architecture for a single long page scroll?

Website with several pages functioning as a long page scroll determining the optimal navigation architecture. Are there any general usability suggestions for content rich websites with pages designed ...
5
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2answers
278 views

Data-Visualisation and the Users Expectations

I am currently working on an app to do with pensions. I have a graphical representation showing how much the user will have at their chosen retirement age; these are based on defined contributions and ...
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3answers
54 views

How to setup the Usability Test and how to evaluate the results?

I am new to UX and trying to learn all the methodologies. I am now learning and understand how setup the Usability Tests and how to hen evaluate the results. Can you please share some of your real ...
3
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2answers
68 views

Should there be a preview screen after uploading excel?

If user is uploading an excel which is containing 100s of records, and each record may have 35-45 attributes we would like to show them a preview of data which they are uploading before they ...
2
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1answer
19 views

UX and Information Security of pre-login account information

I'm currently working on a redesign of a customer-facing account management. A stakeholder brought forth the idea of exposing certain information about the account to pre-login UI. From a technical ...
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8answers
2k views

What do you put in a country list for countries with more than one common name?

I'm from England, which means in drop-down lists I have to search for United Kingdom, then England, then Great Britain... it's generally the UK, but it does vary from site to site. What is the best ...
0
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0answers
5 views

Multi-organization app - switching organization context wording?

I have a multi-organizational app and I want to give user's the ability to switch the context (which would load different data) between the various organizations that they are a member of. What's the ...
2
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2answers
85 views
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Mobile app UI environment in an interaction model

Working on animation and interaction for an eCommerce app, what should I consider when using how variables like springiness, friction, elasticity. How will various combinations of these effect to ...
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0answers
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What are 'affordances' in design? [duplicate]

And can you give examples of how to use the term 'affordance' when talking about design?
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4answers
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How to hint at how many characters are in an answer? _ _ _ (3)

I'm trying to show how many letters are in a word. I want to do that with underscore characters. BUT there is no space demarcating the underscore in most fonts. E.g., how many characters is this? ...
2
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3answers
50 views

How does user's emotion relate to ux?

I have been hearing a lot of emotional design and doing ux with user's emotion in mind. But how does this work and where does it fall under in the deliverables?
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2answers
93 views

What symbol conveys “save”? [on hold]

I have a text input field where the user enters an address. I am adding the ability to save the address to an address book. What should the icon look like to save? This is for smartphones so space is ...
14
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8answers
706 views

Should usability testing of a competitor's website be a part of your usability testing routine?

I was reading up on best practices on usability testing for websites and a recommendation was that get your participants to do usability testing on your competitors website as well as that would help ...
0
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1answer
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Adding and deleteing from saved addresses. How would a user know that swiping means delete?

I’m building an app for smartphones. A feature in the app requires users to enter an address. Normally, the user would touch the text input field and type it in using the system keyboard, but the user ...
50
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15answers
7k views

What are good colors for illustrating Up and Down?

Imagine a curtain, and two strings. Pulling one string brings it down, pulling the other brings it up. Usually in office environments, these two strings are the same color and this makes it so users ...
0
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3answers
40 views

Frameworks for tagging user interview notes?

I've had some success, and interesting insights, applying a very simple and custom tagging system to user interview notes. An example of this would be labeling feedback as quote, praise, pain point, ...
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5answers
51 views

feature prioritization

I want to prioritize a list of features that our customer facing application does not currently have. I've first taken a look at our CSR call data to discover what services our customers call-in most ...
1
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1answer
30 views

Direct user flow to exclusively mutual forms

I have a form where a user is presented with two options. They can either select (via a checkbox grid) flags for products, and exclude some specific items from that list, OR, specify only the items ...
0
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1answer
36 views

How to measure scroll-able cards?

We are creating a news app, which provides short news. For this, we have used google's material cards which are scroll-able and tabs for categories. Our main concern is how to track these cards ...
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2answers
36 views

How to count retries? Should I count how many has been COMPLETED or how many has been STARTED?

I have an interface showing requests being sent to an external server, they are visualized in a table. There are configurable rules that determines how many retries the request is allowed to do before ...
0
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0answers
30 views

Using Dynamic tabs in Web Application

I am developing an Admin Panel with about 50 different menu items. There ist an left side menu with that grouped links (for example Users, Articles). When an User clicks on an menu item i am always ...
0
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1answer
29 views

Web animation competitor review

I've been asked to do a competitor review and one of the things I should focus on is use of animations. It makes sense, since it's so popular nowadays. Problem is I can't pinpoint which parameters I ...
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5answers
88 views

How to prevent user form entering password to next to password field?

Being long time internet users I tend to fill forms barely looking at field labels, especially if it is as common and seemingly predictable as registration form. It often leads me into entering ...
14
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7answers
2k 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 ...
3
votes
1answer
158 views

Navigating back to the previous page from current selection.

Need help in understanding the interaction. Me and my friend are stuck in one interaction where right side gets updated, when we select an item in the left. Right side has default little amount of ...
1
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1answer
40 views

Is there any guidance or evidence about the use of contrasting colours for title vs body text of a webpage

Is there any guidance or evidence suggesting whether it is better* within the body of a webpage to have titles (and subtitles) in a contrasting colour to the body text? Does this improve readability ...

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