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Share buttons on mobile site?

What are good options (if any) to display share buttons on mobile/responsive sites? Most share buttons seem to open a new window popup or a lightbox like popup. Neither one seems like a good option.
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Design for search by date or year

I need to enable user to filter displayed data by date ( 11.2.2015 ) or by year. My current design is illustrated below: download bmml source – Wireframes created with Balsamiq Mockups ...
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1answer
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Does a loading animation on a websites initial load improve usability?

I'm working on a site where I am being asked to implement a loading animation on page loads. Essentially, the site will display a loading animation as soon as possible, which will go away once all of ...
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Do arrows pointing right mean progression universally?

Sometimes I use arrows pointing right to mean progression, and arrows pointing left to mean regression. Looking at internet browsers' back/forward buttons, I assume this is universal, but I don't know ...
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Best practice for month / year input

Is it best practice to have text fields or dropdown + textfield combination form month year? Does it changed if the month is listed as 01 vs January? (The ^ indicates dropdown) Note: Users use the ...
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Material design - buttons raise, not depress

There is some discussion of this here but I haven't found a more comprehensive discussion of it. With Material Design, objects that wish to convey being pressed appear to rise up towards the user, ...
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Can I trigger a browser scroll without the user explicitly requesting it?

I have a panel in the lower part of my page. It has a dropdown in it that will contain lots of items (>20 for the sake of argument) as well as some other controls and fields all related (for sake of ...
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What's the difference between 'sign up' and 'sign in' with Facebook? [duplicate]

In Airbnb, I see that the user can 'sign up' with Facebook or 'sign in' with Facebook. What is the difference between sign up and sign in? Do these options actually perform different actions?
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1answer
30 views

Is it common practice to click on a logo to go the home screen? [duplicate]

I'm designing a website and am creating the wireframes first. I need the website to be as clear and simple as possible. I have 7 menu options in the main menu, one of them being a 'home' button. But ...
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24 views

Displaying a “waiting to download” message within an iPad app.

I am designing an app that will require data to be pulled from our main servers, and upon the first use of the app, there is one screen that will take a few minutes for all data to load. I've been ...
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2answers
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How to inform about fields in a big form?

I have to improve a very big form with at lot of fields. I'm thinking about making some type of marking to inform the user about: 1. Fields that should be filled 2. Mandatory fields 3. Content that do ...
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365 views

Should a “view more” button move down when the pane expands?

On a website I have a pane that can be expanded to show additional information. The "show more" button (red square 3) turns into a "show less" button when expanding it. What results in better UX? The ...
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Is it default that an English version is always Title Case, while other languages like Dutch don't use Title Case?

I have a multilingual site, and I wondered about this. It feels really inconsistent to use Title Case for one language, but normal casing for another language. Despite that it seems to be common. Take ...
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Setting box design for different instances [on hold]

We have following conditions: A tab of web application with setting of instance. We have 4-5 instances. Each instance has to be configured. I have two questions: What is the best control for ...
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The “Correct” way of implementing a backdrop on a landing page [on hold]

As the title suggests, I'm creating a landing page for a website but I'm becoming frustrated on trying to get the backdrop to always match the screen size properly and look in proportion and not have ...
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7answers
705 views

Distinction between saving and exporting

Some software makes a distinction between saving and exporting. Lets take the image processing software GIMP as an example. The save button will only allow to save the project file in the native gimp ...
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2answers
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How to show why the button is disabled?

I need some ideas on how to show the user why the button is disabled. It is a very big system with a lot of rules and therefore it can be hard to fin out why. I would like to help the users but how? ...
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How to add UI elements that have a button which need a description and inform the user that steps will follow after clicking the button.

I have a button which requires a description. I currently have it as following But it looks unbalanced. Also this is not the final step of the procedure. I want the user to know that further steps ...
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2answers
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Do we still need to add custom back buttons to our design?

I am building a website and I have a very light navigation. However within the navigation the user can go a level deeper without the navigation tab changing. My question is for the user to get back ...
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1answer
32 views

How can a webapp show whether polling is on or off, without looking like it is stuck?

ACRA's a web client polls a server every N seconds. Polling can be on or off. The UI is currently a clickable GIF image: when polling is on when polling is off Clicking the icon switches on/off ...
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0answers
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How can I make users more aware about tools and products a site offer? [on hold]

Newbie UX designer here. I just joined a ecommerce startup in India called BuyHatke that offers many tools such as comparing prices from different stores, automatically applying coupons, showing past ...
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0answers
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Media queries vs relative units [on hold]

I am new to css. I got to know that relative units like ems, rems and percentages can be used to adjust the elements size, width, height and font according to browser or screen width. If so, then what ...
3
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4answers
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Do nested hierarchies of folders make sense to novice users?

I'm wondering whether there's any evidence that nested hierarchies of folders make sense to novice users. I may be wrong, but I think the complexity or difficulty of finding a file in an organized or ...
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2answers
32 views

Editing functionalities in a voting system

In the current design, the voting system allows users to CRUD votes. What concerns me now is the editing part. Suppose a user created a new topic with 4 choices. All votes casted by different users ...
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1answer
23 views

What is a good tool to prototype Windows 10 programs? [on hold]

I am a user experience designer who is recently assigned to work on a Windows 10 desktop application. I am not sure with what tool I should use for prototyping and illustrating the interactions to ...
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1answer
24 views

Improving discoverability of advanced features

Most productivity and communication apps have advanced features (e.g. keyboard shortcuts, advanced search etc) to allow users be use the tool more effectively, but they are not readily discoverable ...
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217 views

Comparison website: simplest way to compare players through years

On a website of our local sports competition I am planning to have a section, where you can compare the players scores. (Everyone attended the same 10 disciplines.) The interface should be really ...
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1answer
42 views

What are some best practices for UI design in virtual reality? [on hold]

First person perspective games typically feature a four-corner HUD-based approach for displaying peripheral info to the player i.e. health bar, mana, radar, etc. This looks awful in VR. What the ...
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1answer
38 views

How should I display this information if not in a tooltip?

I've got a tooltip (image below) that when the user hovers over it, they are given a quick one line summary of what they hovered over and then 8 more lines of information. I already know that's way ...
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1answer
43 views

Limits on version numbers

This is a follow up question to What version number format would give users the most reassurance? I've noticed that many software programs have the tendency to avoid large version numbers... some ...
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4answers
50 views

Is there a concise word or phrase for making something dynamic?

Not sure if this is more appropriate for Stack Overflow, but I'm a web nerd constantly using the invented word dynamic-ify to describe taking a flat, static web page and converting it into something ...
2
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2answers
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How handle many sliders in the same page?

Context: a page where users, using sliders, can set different values to get personalized results. The page contains about 16 parameters that can be modified with the corresponding sliders. At the ...
2
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1answer
32 views

Second menu on mobile

I have a secondary nav which is related to the content on the current page as opposed to the primary nav which is a global menu. What is the best way to have two menus on mobile. Both have to be ...
3
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1answer
68 views

Links on a 404 page: simple navigation or natural-language help?

I'm designing a new 404 page and I was wondering: should a 404 page simply have a list of relevant links, or should it try to solve users' problems using natural language? For example, Apple uses a ...
2
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1answer
54 views

why do ads load before content on so many websites?

A lot of times when I'm browsing on a mobile device in an area with low reception, pages will seemingly load forever and then appear all at once. I've since learned to tell my mobile browser to stop ...
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24 views

Web Application vs Mobile Application [duplicate]

Last week my senior asked me this question but did not provide me with the answer :(. I researched the web but could not clear myself till the date. I even don't know if this is the right place to ask ...
2
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1answer
47 views

Asking an option to hamburger menu

In the recent years we can see that hamburger menus have gained higher user experiences. But these days we can see that hamburger menus are getting popular even in big screen devices. I have been ...
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1answer
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Can we assume a file stored in the cloud and link saved in the pocket app, are same?

Let’s imagine a user uses a cloud service (for example Google Drive) for Only backing up his data Accessing files from different location and different devices To expand the storage capacity of ...
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Is the discount more important than the price?

I am working on a new app that list a lot of great deals and I was wondering what have the greater impact on user between the price and the discount. In other words : Are users looking for a low ...
3
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1answer
76 views

What should a good error email look like?

Upon errors in my applications, I'm sending out error emails. Both, developers and administrators get them. The huge amount of "information" inside the emails tend to make them helpful for ...
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1answer
35 views

Multi purpose form or separated entities?

I am developing an application where the user will have to acquire a lot of data records. Each such record will represent a person. The user can choose between 2 different types of persons to add and ...
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2answers
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Navigating back to previous location in infinitely scrolling page

I have come across a lot of infinite scrolls browsning the web but I have yet to find one that does not break when returning back to the list from for example looking at a newsarticle. What is the ...
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0answers
29 views

Cant Change Font Face in CSS [on hold]

I am making a Responsive Webpage Using BootStrap. That Have "helvetica neue" Font By Default. But It Doesnt Suit to my Web Page. So I Had used Custom Google Fonts. For Import: ...
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0answers
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Project management, project listing as cards what all information should be shown? [on hold]

I am working on a project management app. On the project listing page, U have a card layout as shown below. What all information could I put which could be useful from the user's point of view. ...
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0answers
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Need help to create doc of android app [on hold]

I'm going to develop the android app like restaurant finder. In early phase of requirement gathering what should be the security requirements, usability requirements and availability requirements. So ...
0
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2answers
43 views

Project managemnt app what to show when user is yet to create his first project?

I am working on a project management web app. When a user registers on the site after successfull registration I log him in and redirect him to the Projects listings. Now since he is a new user and ...
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0answers
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Disable all connections but one [on hold]

I have a IDM schedule which run on every 12:00 AM. I want to disable all programs that require internet connections during download. For info : I use WINDOWS 8 32-BIT i can't limit the connection I ...
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1answer
33 views

Dynamic picklist Vs. All options with active/inactive selections

In a tool that has filters that allow the User to drill down to the data that is most useful to them. Would it be better to dynamically populate a Delivery Time pick list with only the available ...
2
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1answer
70 views

Should the 'back to top' button be used when infinite scrolling is implemented?

Infinite scrolling is becoming a popular design choice for many types of websites that focuses on the browsing rather than search behaviour. Does the use of back to the top actually support that ...
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2answers
41 views

Why do some automated telephone interfaces make you press # after entering a fixed-digit sequence?

If an automated telephone interface asks me to enter the last four digits of my social security number, why does it also ask me to press # at the end. Shouldn't it be able to recognize when I've ...

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