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Sing up with Google/Facebook/Twitter/LinkedIn

I have been trying to figure out which sign up buttons would be the best. For me it would be important to get real information, so I thought that signing up with Google and LinkedIn is the best ...
2
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3answers
73 views

Should forms always appears within a box?

The main form of my webapp looks like this: With the next colors: Background color...: #F4F9FD Tittle color.......: #3C325C Button color.......: #DE373D Why the forms usually appears within a ...
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2answers
14 views

Different Screens/Functionality after login

There is an app with screens such as products, events, news; all accessible from bottom navigation. However after logging in the bottom navigation changes and a different set of features are provided ...
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0answers
10 views

Windows phone background set [on hold]

![enter image description here][1] how to set as backgroung Windows phone ?
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1answer
23 views

Master Detail view with a Table Master view [on hold]

I have the necessity of using a Table view to show the contents, including an image. Clicking on a row would display the detail view with all the text elements in a Form layout. Functionally, I am ...
0
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0answers
16 views

SE: User Experience - appropriate for interface design review? [migrated]

I'm a web developer and interface designer, and for the improvement of my development structure and practice, I can go to SE's Code Review. However, even more than I focus on the quality of back-end ...
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How do I register as a user on UX.stackexchange.com, different from elsewhere? [migrated]

I do not share logins across multiple sites. Why not allow a user to register on this site? Why is the UX.stackexchange.com registration ux so different from every other site?
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1answer
12 views

separate or in-grid-column-header filtering for reports?

For filtering tabular data as part of a reporting feature in a B2B web application targeted at relatively low-tech users, what are the pros and cons of having filtering UI be part of the column ...
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7 views

report authoring workflow for non-technical users

I'm overhauling the reporting features of a B2B web app whose users are usually smart but not-very-technical managers in blue-collar workplaces. Report generator apps like Microsoft Reporting ...
0
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4answers
84 views

Why do websites tend to ask for phone numbers, even with no reason to call?

I was filling out for an instant redeemable form for a gym membership. The form is printed out right on the next page, and there's no reason why they'd need a phone number to call me. Basically, if ...
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0answers
15 views

Icon recco for “Payments” [on hold]

Looking for icon reccos that I'll be using to indicate a "Payment" page that a user would visit to make bill payments. I tested a "$" (USD-only), but users felt that was too broad and could mean ...
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17 views

{Youtube, source code html} What does the prefix “uix” (e.g. for a button) [on hold]

yt — youtube, uix-? Why use the name prefix? Where can I read about it in detail?
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0answers
11 views

Would moving to one of the main cities with UX job opportunities help me get hired? [on hold]

I graduated from college last May with a Bachelor of Science in Human Factors and have been seeking a career in UX ever since. Alas, I have had no luck. I am wondering if picking up and moving to a ...
2
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1answer
20 views

Login Form Prominent - Sign up not prominent

I've never understood why some sites make it very easy to log in, but hide the "register" link from your focus ( or vice versa ). Tumblr, for example: It's in the bottom left hand corner of the ...
0
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3answers
51 views

Slide out sidebar navigation symbol/icon

Do you think the icon "☰" is enough for users to know that a menu is underneath? Medium.com doesn't even use an icon, it is linked from its logo on the top. Other websites just use the word "Menu" ...
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0answers
24 views

How can I help a user extract a unique key from an email?

I would like to extract unique values from incoming emails to my app. For example, if the email is: Subject: Order 1234 confirmed Body: Your order 1234 containing twelve cute kitties has ...
0
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0answers
27 views

Is subject field necessary in private messages? [on hold]

I am creating a website for private lessons. I am planning to have message system and chat. The message system is going to be available all the time and online chat only when the user buys a lesson ...
0
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2answers
25 views

Accordian anchor click vs header click

jQueryUI Accordion opens and collapses when the header is clicked: http://jqueryui.com/accordion/ Twitter Bootstrap accordion opens and collapses when the anchor tag inside the header is clicked: ...
3
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2answers
46 views

Representing time intervals in a chart

I'm trying to design a visual representation of a child's sleep schedule for a given week. I was thinking of making a chart with the time of day on the y-axis and the days of the week on the x-axis ...
1
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2answers
45 views

Which fields should be pre-filled with previously input information when there are form errors?

I've got a form with the following inputs: First name Last name Email New Password ReCaptcha Terms (checkbox) I'm thinking about pre-filling the following for sure with the same values that were ...
1
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2answers
27 views

Is providing a lot of themes a bad user experience

I have observed that in many websites/application if they provide a lot of themes (~10), I find it very difficult to choose the right one as there are lot of options and I cannot decide which one ...
2
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2answers
38 views

Is maintaining scroll good?

Should the scroll position be maintained when the page is reloaded? Is it a good user experience for users?
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6answers
1k views

Why are the controls opposite/inverted when flying in a game?

In a game, we would normally use the directions in a normal way to move, i.e. "up" for move forward, "down" for move backwards, "left" for left, and so on. Although, when we play a flying game, why ...
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2answers
88 views

Why internet explorer is being used by many users [on hold]

I want to ask WHY INTERNET EXPLORER is being used by most of the users because it doesn't contain a good console, Js alerts also pops up which leaves bad impression on users , css3 transition issues ...
0
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2answers
30 views

Screen size to start designing in Android?

I am newbie at working with android. I have read several uxexchange questions here, articles etc. but I am still struggling on which size of screen should I start for the android app we need to ...
0
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3answers
52 views

Why didn't the phone companies change the length of the phone numbers for new applications like faxes?

An ordinary telephone number has seven digits (not counting the area code). Beginning in the 1980s, there was an "area code" explosion as people got multiple phone lines. One of those new applications ...
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1answer
41 views

Should column labels for numbers be aligned right?

In a grid structure, I understand you should right-align numbers in the cells. Should you also right-align the headers for these columns?
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1answer
39 views

What's a pleasant way to mark a point in a 3D grid?

This question is related to a problem a friend of mine has encountered (in the context of a 3D video game, if it matters at all). I'd like to know if there's a UX pattern for the following use case: ...
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0answers
39 views

How to present data from open questions in a summative way? (besides word clouds)

I'm struggling with a problem which concerns 'Analyze' section in my online survey app. Users don't want to read all of the answers from open question one by one. They need a summarization, a ...
3
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6answers
543 views

Is the term “Wizard” ubiquitous enough for a helper/walkthrough tool

We all know what a wizard is (no, not Luke Edwards)... but I'd like to know what peoples thoughts are on its use in the specific context of noob's with little to no experience beyond email and ...
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0answers
13 views

Font searching (by image) [on hold]

Can somebody tell me that is the font on the image? http://i.stack.imgur.com/VpLqV.jpg
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4answers
36 views

Enforcing mutual exclusivity in multiple constrained choices

I want to offer the user the choice of one of n choices. The natural choice is to use a dropdown list box: Here, "Album name", "Artist name" and "Track name" should be mutually exclusive; only one ...
4
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2answers
89 views

Do I need an extra home link when I have the logo on the right hand side

When I build a website I'd usually put the logo on the top left of the screen (or in the middle if applicable) and at the same time use it as the link to the home page. I think this became a common ...
0
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2answers
33 views

Name for a user dropdown, user preference dropdown, preference dropdown, settings dropdown, language selection dropdown

How is this type of dropdown used in Amazon called? It basically permits you to select among a selection list and then it auto submits your selection via jquery and retains it for the rest of the ...
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1answer
52 views

How does the visual size of a text input field affect users' expectation of how much they should write?

It's well-known that you should size your input fields to the amount of text you want the user to write. There's an example of that on this very page: even though the "Your answer" field can stretch ...
0
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3answers
126 views

Are my Sign Up form error messages correct?

I just got done with my Sign Up form set up for my File Sharing & Hosting service and now I'm at a point where I'm developing the returning of form errors. There are 6 fields, and they are all ...
0
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2answers
42 views

How to present a huge list that support searching and scrolling in a fast way?

We are using jQuery UI Tabs to display 2 tabs with huge data; each tabs contain more than 8,000 drugs. The tab switching is currently extremely slow, it takes 4 to 5 seconds (on Chrome, IE) and 2-3 ...
0
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3answers
28 views

Unknown page - what to do? Error or default (omision) page?

I'm currently working on a webpage whose links work as index.php?do=buy, ?do=sell, ?do=catalog, etc. However, I stopped for a second, and thought: what if someone changes it? (?do=idontexist) What ...
24
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6answers
4k views

Why did early telephones use a rotary dial instead of 10 individual buttons?

I was watching a video of little kids trying to figure out how to use a rotary phone, and it was not immediately clear to any of them how the rotary mechanism was supposed to work. That got me ...
5
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2answers
106 views

Should web app users be allowed to edit/delete their own content?

I'm developing a site that will be nearly completely driven by user-generated content, similar to a recipe website. Obviously, the importance of the content goes beyond the scope of the authoring ...
1
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1answer
27 views

How should I formulate a validation error message for a number field?

How should I formulate a validation error message for a number field? A number is expected. A number is required. The value should be a number. Number is not valid. Invalid number. Value is not a ...
4
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3answers
178 views

Numeric input, text fields, drop-downs : Is this too complex?

I'm redesigning an interface to control an exercise game. The interface is going to be something like this (and exists on a PC, not mobile). Right now, we've gathered that our users want to be able to ...
0
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2answers
58 views

Should I allow a user to create an object without all information needed for it work function properly?

I have a task wizard that requires the user to supply their log-in credentials in order for the object to work successfully. There is debate whether we should prohibit the completion of the object ...
2
votes
2answers
108 views

What is the optimal load time for a website before users abandon a mobile application or website?

Obviously the goal is for an application to load almost instantly but I am curious as to what the average time would be before users perceive an application or website as "too slow". So, I'm curious ...
6
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3answers
116 views

How best to discuss the Heartbleed bug with users while keeping calm but getting action?

There are technical questions everywhere you look about Heartbleed. But none on not scaring the **** out of your users when discussing it, because lets be honest the news does a good job of scaring ...
2
votes
1answer
51 views

Password Complexity Requirements

Anyone has research or data that shows correlation between using password complexity requirements and sign up conversion rate? Example of password complexity requirement:
0
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0answers
17 views

How to design a Java based interactive GUI for a desktop application [on hold]

I am making a Java based desktop application, and I am required to make a modern GUI which is colorful and has animation kind of thing, e.g. the user hovers over an icon and it increases in size, and ...
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0answers
56 views

My first Wireframe am I doing it right? [on hold]

Are there websites with examples of design patterns that could be used for the design part of a websites?
0
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2answers
42 views

What's the ideal width and number of products in line (ecommerce website - responsive)

We have an ecommerce site - daily deal website. I would like to get your opinion on what website width should be. I was thinking about 1000px OR 1200px. But in the case of 1000px we would display 3 ...
1
vote
3answers
70 views

Do professional web designers use Adobe software (such as Reflow) [on hold]

This may seem like a trivial question, but I'm dying to know the answer from some professional web designers. I have built a number of websites myself over the past 8 years, some of which have gone ...

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