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About us: why do websites show the CEO, founders, and employees on this page?

Why would I want a tab for "meet the team"? Why would users even care about the people working there? I just want a working piece of software and thats good...right? Usually it looks something ...
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1answer
113 views

Samsung Android phone rendering chess unicode as Emoji?

I'm developing a javascript implementation of Singularity Chess and I'm having a really weird issue with rendering on Samsung phones. Samsung phones render unicode chess characters as what appear to ...
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3answers
59 views

best way to display dates of a course

I want to display dates of a course. The times are all the same but dates may be any dates This is the way they are display at the moment in a list, not good as there is a lot of repeated information ...
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0answers
14 views

Standard behaviour of dropdown buttons and its styling

I have been reviewing some UI design patterns where the use of dropdown buttons as both a selection and call-to-action has been ambiguous, and I am thinking of how it relates to various design ...
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0answers
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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 ...
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1answer
13 views

Should I display UI asap and populate it later or show a preloader until I get my data?

I am working on a data-rich webapp using Meteor. I was previously considering that everything I can load should be loaded asap, and every part of my page depending on data should have its loader while ...
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2answers
263 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, ...
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2answers
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Should we show a page view count on an article site?

We run a site which publishes articles, similar to buzzfeed in a lot of ways. The original site had a lot of features and some fairly old templates which needed redeveloping, along with new branding. ...
0
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1answer
138 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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1answer
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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 ...
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1answer
58 views

Is there an optimal position for user polls on a website?

I am in the process of designing a sports website. Users will visit to check the scores and fixtures of their team for various sports. On the home page I am thinking of putting a user poll, just to ...
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0answers
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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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13answers
3k views

Down arrow and up arrow status

I have to make an iOS app, where there are categories and I have to show the decrease and increase in status of particular category. For decrease I used a red down arrow. For increase I used a green ...
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2answers
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When should a system partly fill in a form for a user?

I have a part of a system used for searching for / viewing recent or past transactions. The system will be used in more than one store, and transactions could have happened in any of the stores. You ...
0
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1answer
13 views

Use of a Dialog box on Material Design

I'm designing this web app., but I can't reveal its name or main function, so let's see how this can be explained... In this app., there's a level of user that has the ability to add or remove team ...
0
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1answer
185 views

Sharing a link in iOS: where to place an action button if not in a bar?

I'm going to explain what I've been told to meet: I need to add a kind of "tell a friend" option within a settings menu the app already has (which is a table view). The purpose of such "tell a friend" ...
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3answers
86 views

Social Icons and Download Badges in mailer header?

Im currently doing a mailer design. I've placed the social icons in the header, next to the company logo. Underneath the social links I have put download badges, before the main content of the ...
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0answers
17 views

How to Prototype an Accessible Keyboard in Android

I am currently working on designing custom accessible Keyboard for the blind & Visual Impaired. Are there any tools available to prototype an accessible Keyboard?
4
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10answers
169 views

Should we design mobile first for an app only used on desktop?

I am on a project designing a CRM-type system for call center operations. The only people using it will be doing so on a company desktop, and there is no mobile or tablet functionality. Is there ...
2
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1answer
61 views

How to notify of scroll in iframe

For the sake of screen readers such as JAWS, etc. Given a list of navigation options which are a collection of documents and locations within them, when one is selected the iframe will load and/or ...
3
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3answers
71 views

Sharing link to software installer

When sharing a link to a software installer what is the preferred UX pattern, to share a link to a download page or a direct link to the downloadable executable? Using GIMP as an example... GIMP ...
3
votes
4answers
92 views

What if table columns cannot fit on webpage?

If I've 12 - 14 columns in a table to show on a page but there's not enough space to show all columns (let's say, there's only enough space to show 7 columns of the table), what is the solution for ...
2
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2answers
159 views

Best practices for deep hierarchical long scrolling pages?

Are there any best practices on affixing navigation for a deep hierarchical page? Specifically, is it ok to affix just the sub navigation while leaving the global navigation at the top of the page? ...
0
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1answer
18 views

Conflict in using image

I am designing a digital brochure for an IT agency that provides OTT based platform to lunch multi screen video platform like netflix. My problem : Whether to use multi screen based image on front ...
3
votes
1answer
104 views

What do you expect after a subscribing to a newsletter?

after user is subscribing to newsletter and so click the "register button" i can show a message where i alert the user that i have send an message to email... But i don't know how show this message: ...
2
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1answer
35 views

Facebook bot : should all the experience be in Facebook Messenger or not?

Me and my friend are working on a Facebook bot. We have a question where we have opposite viewpoints, so we made the choice to ask this community. To me, if you provide a Facebook-bot user ...
13
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4answers
1k views

Is Helvetica considered a “web safe” font?

Should I consider the font Helvetica to be a web-safe font, i.e. is it a reliable source to set in my CSS that will be accessible on any device?
3
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2answers
42 views

Where to add an optional 'Title' or 'Subject' input?

I have a website, that users send messages to the staff (similar to support tickets). I want the users to be able to add a title or subject to the message. Most of the users (90%), will not use it. ...
0
votes
1answer
150 views

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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3answers
63 views

Should nav items be hover or click to activate dropdown?

When theres a dropdown option, should users expect to hover on it or click on it? I have seen this done either way. I recently visited this lightspeed's website. They have a dropdown menu for ...
1
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0answers
25 views

How does a team functionally integrate UX with XD, UI, and visual design?

In our organization we have people with great UX, XD, UI, and visual design skills. However, we've not managed to find a good everyday functional process that works for us. The "everyone has to work ...
0
votes
1answer
114 views

Ideal default content area width for a site with tons of forms

I'm doing work on a staffing related website that uses lots of forms. The forms are pretty integral to every aspect of the site--from entering work history to filling out job applications. This has ...
4
votes
2answers
75 views

Is it acceptable to create navigation and action bars with the same look and feel for the purpose of creating consistent UI? [duplicate]

I'm new to iOS development. I understand that Apple provides APIs to customize the navigation bar, but I'm using Xamarin to create a cross-platform app. On iOS and Android, the navigation and action ...
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3answers
754 views

Usability of a mobile navigation consisting mostly of accordions?

I have a fairly simple site map with two levels of pages in several categories: Landing A - A1 - A2 - A3 Landing B - B1 - B2 - B3 etc. Would having a mobile navigation consisting mainly of ...
2
votes
1answer
24 views

Input of sequential data

I am currently working on a dialog where the user inputs a sequence of names. This sequence is simulated in the underlying code as the user types, and "issues" with the sequence are printed below the ...
4
votes
3answers
2k views

Why do sites with a single sign-on system redirect to a login screen?

Why do sites such as Google / Youtube have a redirect to a login screen for their Single Sign-On systems. Is this an industry practice?
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0answers
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Editing Title, Sub title and Text

In the web app we are making theres a Material Design Card where theres a User type that has the permission to edit content he posted, so heres the question. When he clicks to edit this content every ...
1
vote
3answers
56 views

Can the navigation on the Dashboard of an app be different from other pages?

So, we are having an argument in our company regarding the navigation. On the Dashboard, the user sees a Hamburger menu in the left upper corner and his profile picture, username, notifications icon ...
1
vote
2answers
63 views

When notification needed that does not launch app

I have an (Android) app that has a background service. This service is persistent and even runs in a different process to the man UI app. It serves a specific propose for the user. However, if it runs ...
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votes
1answer
30 views

Comparing screenshots for UX demo [on hold]

Can anyone suggest me a tool where I can compare 2 screenshots and show on the screen at the same time during demonstration? Thanks, Roland
2
votes
1answer
64 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 ...
3
votes
3answers
37 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
33 views

How to facilitate the perception of the uniqueness?

Often my user fill two password fields in a form. The computation of the two fields generates a unique sha1 (ex: dba59b52c4d483e17cad109e7...). I use the generated sha1 to generate something ...
2
votes
3answers
145 views

Is a plus symbol without button text sufficient to denote adding of an item?

Let's say I'm using Bootstrap panels and I have these two choices: Option A) Option B) Which option is better from a UX perspective? Is a plus symbol without button text sufficient to denote ...
4
votes
3answers
317 views

What is the correct way to reference GUI controls when writing content and copy

I'm writing documentation. It's technical documentation and my audience should be tech-savvy. However, I have reservations about referring to UI elements in an interface by the terminology that ...
2
votes
0answers
10 views

Paper on the significance of terminology regarding users

Do anyone know of material regarding the significance of terminology in (participatory) design processes? I'm looking for theory regarding cases such as this: If some users are patients being ...
3
votes
1answer
29 views

Should non-uniformly updated live regions use the ARIA busy attribute?

I am facing an issue while testing for accessibility. I have used role="alert" for an error message [single level]. Do I need to use aria-busy="true" / aria-atomic="true" / aria-live="polite" ...
2
votes
1answer
26 views

Product design pattern library

I'm working internally with a large in-house team to establish an in-house pattern library for just UX designers at this stage. I'm compiling a list of best practice examples that I have shared below. ...
5
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0answers
108 views
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Optimize click paths in booking process

I would like to optimize the click path of our booking process. To understand the requirements let me explain these a little bit: A room can be directly booked or manually. The second one needs a ...
3
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0answers
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Design patterns for user dropdown on top right corner

Is there any design pattern for user drop-down which will be on top right corner of the application? I want to know some best possible features of this control. Please share some ideas.

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