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Star vs Heart icon to represent save as a favourite

I am working on a mobile app that involves the user saving a favourite location. I wanted to use an icon to represent that feature, but I'm not sure which one is better – a star or a heart icon. Some ...
0
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2answers
48 views

Designing show/hide flow for admin

Running into a UX problem on a webpage I'm designing. The flow is than an administrator of a company can select what items to show/hide to a member. So he will have access to a list of all items and ...
11
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5answers
911 views

Which comment sorting order makes more sense on blogs?

I realize this is a pretty minor thing but anyway. I'm adding comment support to my website/blog. I'm trying to decide if I want the comments to be sorted from oldest to newest or from newest to ...
0
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1answer
19 views

What is the best approach to show inline-edit without any value?

There is a form which contains inline-edit fields, but some fields don't have any value. Currently I'm displaying just red label with value "Empty field". But some people say, that this isn't clear ...
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3answers
301 views

Suggestion for list selection and populating related lists dynamically

There's a list of items that you can select. When you select any of the items except Ignore, another list populates depending on the item that you selected. When you select an item from the newly ...
0
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0answers
9 views

How to deal with a typeface with the wrong character for “inverted question mark”? (Google Quicksand)

I am using Quicksand font from Google, and now that I am in the internationalization process, I realized the spanish inverted question mark is not correctly represented. Is it possible to fix this ...
14
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3answers
791 views

Is Shift+Click for item selection a historical mistake?

I recently encountered a proof of concept demonstration which used the mouse to "drag and select" multiple items in a list. The current, widely accepted solution for multiple item selection is to ...
0
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1answer
45 views

What is an acceptable page width for a semi-responsive website?

We have a website through a vendor that we iframe the heading over and there are both fixed and full width containers/elements on the page. The site is just 100K internal users at our company. Sorry ...
9
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7answers
496 views

Is it appropriate to rely on accidental discovery for non-vital or less commonly used UI features?

Every function of an interface demands consideration concerning how users will be instructed on how to find and use it. Certain features, like Android's push-shift-twice-for-caps-lock on the physical ...
0
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3answers
60 views

Back button look bootstrap which one to use?

I have a multi page web app where the user first selects some information and uploads a file to import, then the file will be sent to the back end for processing. After that the results will be ...
0
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1answer
9 views

Alternate term for customised version of a document

We are currently using the word "Localisation" (sometimes "Localization") to mean a child version of a document (or folder) that has been then customised to fit a specific situation. In this case ...
2
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3answers
42 views

Asking a user their Drivers License Number on a sign up form

download bmml source – Wireframes created with Balsamiq Mockups I already know this is terrible UX for the user but I wanted to get your feedback as I cannot find any examples or data to ...
0
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0answers
28 views

How to show selected items list with the ability to remove them

I have the current desing of items selection like this: A user can select multiple items from different tag types. The checkboxes allow multiple selections of items from the list. When Tag type 1 ...
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1answer
82 views

Choosing Language on Mobile Game

Currently I'm trying to localize a mobile game into popular language. I'm a bit confused about designing two things: choosing first language when they play game for the first time and changing ...
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0answers
19 views

recommend deep UX analytics/insights/blogs/webs about travel/booking/flight/ [on hold]

Can you recommend valuable sources in that niche? Some specialized pros in that niche.
0
votes
1answer
19 views

Use labels/text under icons in the iOS tab bar?

An example of Tab bar is shown below: I'm designing a new iOS app with tab bar as shown above. The tab bar has five icons of which three are generic and easily understood. The other two are relevant ...
2
votes
1answer
50 views

When and how can a floating column chart be useful?

Box plots are sometimes used to represent a range in a single value, but I am curious if a similar presentation would be useful in representing an overlaid column chart. By using the same color as the ...
0
votes
1answer
205 views

Product bundling on product page examples and best practices

I'm revisiting the product bundling feature (aka complete the look) on the product pages of our company fashion commerce website. At the moment it's at the bottom of the product page and not really ...
0
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1answer
27 views

Is it good to represent a newsletter subscription form with captcha in the front page?

Is it good to represent a newsletter subscription form with captcha in the front page? I need form my front page to be as simple as much as I can. I can hide it and let it shown in a popup panel or ...
26
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4answers
10k views

How do people know to “double tap to like” in Instagram? What did Instagram do to make users aware of that feature?

I was wondering about How people know to Double Tap To Like in Instagram? I'd like to know what Instagram did to make that UX decision. I have even asked people who use Instagram "how did you know?" ...
0
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0answers
22 views

Subnavigation on iPad or Other Tablet

I have a navigation and subnavigation bar that runs in parallel across the horizontal width of the page. It works fine on desktop computers. As you hover over the main navigation items, its ...
22
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7answers
3k views

“Typocaptcha” - an alternative to CAPTCHA?

We all hate CAPTCHAs, but to some applications they're a necessary evil. Today I wondered if there's a better alternative we just haven't thought of yet. I considered the dilemma: how do you create ...
0
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2answers
27 views

Add drag and drop items to multiple places in a tree

I'm struggling with a problem relating to a drag and drop system. I’m designing a complex system that allows the user to configure a decision tree to get to a price value. This system simplified is ...
4
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4answers
98 views

Is confirmation on checkout still relevant?

Is confirmation of products and shipping details still relevant, or it simply adds information load to buyers. Especially when we think of mobile experiences. I know that we use them to prevent ...
1
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3answers
68 views

Is it good to automatically sign up a user if he doesnt have an account?

On some sites when you don't have an account and you are asked: Sign-in with gmail, or sign-in with facebook. When you click and your account isn't found, it automatically signs you up using the ...
1
vote
1answer
37 views

Requiring users to click multiple buttons for one action

So we are integrating a bulk editing feature for our users. Typically users want the ability to bulk edit numerous texts while being able to inline edit them. Currently we have them click "replace" ...
1
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2answers
25 views

System History Button

Customers are requesting a history button in the navigation of a system The main reasons being Convenient to go back to a state you might have lost after automatically being logged out (saving ...
10
votes
3answers
477 views

What is the difference between anti-patterns and dark patterns

Both are generally bad when they find their way into the user experience of a product and we are advised to know about them but avoid their application. Specifically what is the difference between ...
5
votes
5answers
911 views

Right and left representing good and bad

I've been playing around with material design and was making an app where the user can interact with an element by either swiping it right or left (pressing it does a third thing). The idea is that ...
3
votes
1answer
150 views

First character of table column name in upper case

I have a table with the following column descriptions.: | Titel | bisheriges Ablaufdatum | neues Ablaufdatum | |:-----------|-----------------------:|:-----------------:| | First | ...
4
votes
1answer
59 views

How to raise concerns about ethical issues in UX design?

Just wondering if there are any examples of processes or standards in place within companies to raise ethical concerns related to UX design practices that anyone is aware of. I don't think there has ...
2
votes
1answer
36 views

Should a (permanent) password field show the correct amount of bullets of the entered password?

I'm working on an desktop program and noticed the following interface: Don't want to go into the details of the form, but basically, the user can enter an alternative username/password to login ...
12
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9answers
3k views

How do users expect dropdown navigation to work?

This question is in regards to expected behavior with drop-down navigation in web pages. This is part of an email I just got from a client: ("Admissions" is one of the top level navigation links) ...
4
votes
1answer
115 views

Dealing with Connected Social Accounts and Potential Orphans

Our application has the following signup paths: Twitter Connect Facebook Connect Email/Password Once you signup with one, you have the option to connect either both social account (in the case of an ...
1
vote
1answer
134 views

Showing alerts on intem's “best before” changes in web application

I need to show 2 level alert for material stored in refrigerators. Orange and red alerts. Alert depends on how close item is to expiring date. Refrigerators are tree structured objects so I have a ...
3
votes
1answer
33 views

How should the Don't Know/Not Applicable option be handled in a Likert Scale?

I'm currently evaluating a form design that uses Likert scales questions but it is possible that the user hasn't interacted with the product yet and may not know enough to answer the questions. The ...
2
votes
5answers
136 views

Does grey always represents disabled condition?

Recently I updated the style of our admin module of a web app. The buttons were redesigned and new colors were introduced for various states. In various sections, I have the small question mark icon, ...
3
votes
2answers
65 views

Multi Select List Design Options

I'm building wireframes for an intranet site. The user needs to be able to select states so they can see articles for that particular state. They need to be able to select multiples states because ...
2
votes
1answer
21 views

Do separate links with the same name pose accessibility problems if they're part of an unordered list?

Our site is getting flagged for accessibility issues for having separate links with the same text. However, I'm wondering if the links are actually distinguishable by screen readers since they have ...
39
votes
7answers
3k views

Can we do better than CAPTCHA?

There are a variety of different forms of CAPTCHA and other strategies in order to prevent spam. To briefly list a few: Simple math or word questions. Obfuscated text. JavaScript-based CAPTCHAs. ...
2
votes
1answer
37 views

iOS Black keyboard

Is the black iOS keyboard used to indicate that the form is secure? There seems to be suggestions that it is the case but I can not find a clear answer within any guidelines and have seen the black ...
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votes
0answers
22 views

Create an Online Store [on hold]

I would like to create an online store myself, using one of the verity of free utilities that assist with. As a newbie, I would like to learn from other's experience what is the most recommended ...
1
vote
1answer
146 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 ...
0
votes
2answers
37 views

Alternatives to Sub Tabs / 2 sets of tabs (Android)

I'm trying to follow Material Design as best as possible, and I think on one page of the guidelines it says not to use nested tabs. But I'm finding it pretty difficult to find an alternative. In my ...
10
votes
6answers
210 views

Accessibility statements: Worth having on websites?

Currently working for a client who had a very vague, generic accessibility statement on the site, until a couple of months ago when the site was redesigned and the statement was left out of the IA. ...
0
votes
1answer
15 views

Graphical Editor Patterns: Edit nodes a) inline b) with a dedicated edit view/dialog or c) a mixture of both

This question has been asked a few times but none that relate to a particular scenario: Graphical editors. I've noticed several different patterns, mainly Inline Edititng - Complex nodes have ...
0
votes
2answers
34 views

Allow push notifications dialog in android

We are creating an alert to the user asking for permissions on sending push notifications. We need this in ios and android. The thing is that even though I found an example in ios (find attached) I ...
-1
votes
0answers
47 views

The optimized UX design methodologies? [on hold]

What are the processes and approaches that you and your team have followed in order to come up with a good UX solution?
0
votes
1answer
55 views

How good is using pictures in presentation

I am given an opportunity to present on few things to my fellow colleagues. I thought of using some pics in every page indicating what i'm presenting to them. Does this approach leave a good user ...
2
votes
2answers
161 views

Chat / drawing game user interface flow

I'm creating my first Node.js web application which is a combination of Chat rooms and game (drawing) rooms. As for now I'm not quite sure how to put these 2 features in practice. Here is what I had ...

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