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Loading strategy: when should I fetch images?

I redesigned my data loading strategy following this answer. My page displays a list of objects components (on a single page, between 30 and 150 items, sorted by section of one to 5 items maximum). ...
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Necessary to force the user to differ the new password from the old one?

I need to rewrite our password change dialog currently. It's designed to check whether the old password differs from the new password. Old password: something New password: something New password ...
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Icon only vs Text and Icon

Im working on a project now but I'm not sure if an icon alone is accessible (AA) or if it needs to be accompanied by text? Which would meet the AA standards?
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Choosing between internal and production version of page

I develop an administration interface of website. In "live edit" mode user can browse the website and edit pages (mostly texts). Website is presented in default production design to user and only ...
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What is the best way to show the long grid/table in mobile app?

I am working on the design of mobile app which will connect with the Microsoft Dynamics CRM and show the data in the app. Now in the CRM there are many grids/table which I need to show in the mobile ...
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Dimensions of image that will print on all A4 and 8.5x11 printers?

I'm a newbie designing a rectangular image to fill a page that will be printed by American (8.5x11) and European (A4) printers. How large should the image be, and what margins should I set, to ensure ...
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Where to place the Save button Material

I'm developing a simple user creation screen in Android using Material Design. The portrait layout is completed, but I'm struggling finding a way to achieve a nice way to lay info out on the landscape ...
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Testing with an application that will require user training

I have been assigned a project where I need to start doing Salesforce usability testing with a customer service department. My issue is that I've never tested an application that will require user ...
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Single or multiple help buttons for portlet-style UI?

We're building a call center app where there will be multiple portlets on a page, each with its own function. For example, when the call center agent logs in they might see a Work Queue portlet, a ...
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Show progress dialog or do task in background?

Example: User can write an article and when the user wants to submit it (send to server) how should the app handle that? Should it just show a progress dialog and while the dialog is shown restrict ...
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Customization of UI for single hand use

Looking at some articles written about Apples's new patent on specialised detection circuitry to whether the user is using the phone with their left or right hand, it leads to potential applications ...
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1answer
505 views

Multi-Select Selection Display: List vs. “Tag Cloud”

I wonder if one method performs better than the other and if there are any advantages or disadvantages. In my scenario, users will be adding more than 3 countries and will edit that list using the ...
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1answer
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Is there a familiar / common way of getting users to bookmark a web app?

I am under the assumption mobile users prefer / are more familiar with installing an app from the store vs bookmarking a web app (as referenced below). Please correct me if this assumption is ...
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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 ...
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Allow users to use app without registering

I am planning on not requiring users to register upon downloading a mobile app (location-based social media), and instead allowing them to use a limited version of the app without an account. How ...
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Are long checkbox labels a problem?

I'm working on an admission application page and in one section of it there is a list of checkbox controls indicating the user has read/agreed to various policies or conditions and certifying the ...
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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 ...
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Specific right click functions + Web browser. Good Idea?

I would create a web browser that can do specific functions by right clicking to thing. But also, users might want to save an image, or copy something. Is it worth killing the default menus for a ...
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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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1answer
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Analytics for a CRM to view more customer information

I'm integrating my inbound marketing CRM to another web application so that I can get more information from my users. Specifically, this web application allows me to create feedback forms so that I ...
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Automated testing WITH human factors to collect software metrics?

reaching out to see if any other UXers have experience collecting automated data for software KPIs (did a quick search for related question, and didn't find anything. Apologies if this has been asked ...
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54 views

Circular scroll bar

I have been developing a circular motion scroll, For Instance: if you rotate the circle clockwise the page will scroll down and if you rotate the circle anticlockwise the page would scroll up. ...
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1answer
73 views

Using Javascript popups to create a workflow for legal experts writing and editing legislation

I suppose this is a ui-flow question. I'm currently working on a project where a couple of the stakeholders are suggesting the use of popup windows, i.e. browser tabs, to create a workflow to ...
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3answers
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Mark items far away from each other as grouped (connected)

I have a tree structure with items from different trees that I need to "group" (or really, mark as grouped). Like so: It is mandatory for the user to select a few of these items to carry on to the ...
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3answers
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Survey writing best practices

My team at work is seeking a standard format for all survey questions meant to assess sentiment towards feature X (e.g., satisfaction, challenge level, enjoyability, navigability, etc.). Imagining ...
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1answer
97 views

What's the best practice for button alignment in responsive email templates?

I was looking for case studies or UX research to figure out what is the best practice for button alignment especially in email templates, but couldn't find anything relevant. Our practice: We tend ...
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What word can be used to mean either a website, web app or native mobile app?

I'm running into the comment/question "So, is it an app?" Well, first it will be a responsive site with some app-like functionality; then later it will also be a native app with the same ...
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1answer
74 views

A mobile responsive website with an audio player and volume bar

I have a responsive site with an audio player function and a volume controller. On a desktop browser the volume controller make sense, because you can have multiple tabs on the browser and control ...
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What is the advantage of using imprecise representations of time i. e. 'an hour ago'?

I see more and more that messengers like Skype forego precise timestamps and display things like 'just now' for messages younger than 5 minutes. The same holds true for YouTube videos, that show '1 ...
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2answers
106 views

Where to put personalized recommendations feature?

I would like to add a Personalized recommendations feature to my E-comm website. Should I add it as a floating,fixed button on the side? Is that considered something users are annoyed by? If I shouldn'...
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4answers
196 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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Displaying errors to a user - One at a time or all at once?

For context: This is a desktop application interacting with a service running on W7. I'll try and leave all the technical details out of this, but here goes: Part of my application has to send a ...
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1answer
25 views

Where should I place my credits for my App?

I am almost done with my first app, but I used a font that requires credit. Where should I put my credits for my app? Is there a required spot? I would prefer putting them in my app's description ...
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1answer
148 views

What is the best interface for multi selecting from a list?

I'm trying to design the best multi-select list. User needs to see in one column active items and inactive items in second one and needs to have a fast and clear option to on and off selected items. ...
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2answers
57 views

Showing selectable and non-selectable row in a grid

I have a grid where I need to show to differentiate 2 kind of rows, ones that can be selected and others that cannot. All the rows include a link and the user can select multiple rows. My question is ...
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1answer
227 views

Popovers vs modals vs docked tools

When conceiving a CMS and a wysiwyg, I'm not sure of which options to choose to display editing tools. I'm more a dev than a designer, so I prefer avoiding as much as possible modals, because I'd like ...
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How do can i layout search box

I am having search box which is having drop downs and checkboxes. The design is as follows: In this two check boxes i.e. regulation Line Item and Control test are child of Review Checkbox so there ...
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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 ...
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How to represent a translated formula in an accessible and visually clear way?

I'm working on porting a website copy from old system to new. One item of content has me flummoxed as to what to do with it. It is a mathematical formula, written in english. HOWEVER, it is saved as ...
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1answer
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Best UI/UX For Several Levels Deep Selection

Disclaimer - I am a backend developer who has to sometimes do frontend development. Our web application has entities. Entities correspond to database tables. Entities have fields. Fields correspond ...
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Should I always attach a portfolio

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. ...
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Deciding about labels (Taxonomy in User Interface)

I work for a delivery company and we are creating a new section for our mobile app, which has the following features: Pending reviews of restaurants Order Status Order History Favorite restaurants ...
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3answers
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What's the difference between card sorting and affinity diagramming?

I understand how card sorting and affinity diagramming work (both are fairly well documented online), but they seem so similar that I'm not sure what the difference between the two is, if any? Are ...
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1answer
97 views

How to display actions similar to one another for proper UX

The company I work for have a Search widget which will allow them to search for petrol station sites in the database. A User is able to have a "Saved Search" which will allow them to re-run a detailed ...
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101 views

Dependency between “active” and a date

Developer here, no UX expert. I have a somewhat unfortunate requirement in a Web-GUI: There are data concerning employees, including an active/inactive flag and a leaving date. If a leaving date ...
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How do you know, when a closed card sorting is valid (for website navigation)?

I wonder if there is a way to tell, when the results of a closed card sorting test are statistically significant (e.g.: number of participants or a formular). Background: I am working for a content ...
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3answers
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Colors of statuses in charts

I am creating a dashboard for a system where I will use various charts to display data to the user (as of now I have pie charts and line charts). The pie charts will display items with statuses for ...
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2answers
167 views

How to create a fun breakpoints while reading long texts in mobile

I'm doing a mobile app, where the user may be facing 10 pages of only text (no visuals at all). The user doesn't have to read all the pages for using the App but we want to encourage it. I want to ...
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13answers
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Are breadcrumbs still in?

Despite NNGroup's praise, I notice none of the big players (StackExchange, Facebook, Google, YouTube) use breadcrumbs. None of the big ecommerce players either. Why is this? Possible guesses: Users ...
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In a sign language dictionary, should video loop by default?

I am building a visual dictionary for a sign language. Part of the dictionary is a video function where you can see someone making the sign or signing a definition. These videos are pretty short, 1-2 ...

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