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FIXED DIALOG Use for mandatory actions as it emphasizes the necessity to take that action. But, it should not hide necessary information MOVABLE DIALOG You can use movable dialog boxes unless they don't hide the information. Most websites don't use movable dialog boxes these days, as it just hinders the flow and visibility But these are just guidelines ...


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Usually the downsides outweigh the upsides i.e. usually the answer is "no" Here are some of the typical considerations with movable modal dialogs. Note that some of these verge on implementation issues, but I've included them anyway because they all have usability impact: User moves dialog partly/mostly offscreen. While it sounds good to give more ...


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By the way you phrased the question, it seems like these actions are pretty critical to the application running smoothly. ...that command the users to take an action like log in or configure something before being able to proceed. If that's the case, then you shouldn't allow them to be moved. What's to stop the user from moving it out of the way and ...


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I hate it when a modal dialog appears asking me to confirm an action and the only way I can confirm that, yes, this is the record I want to delete, is to view the information underneath the immovable dialog. I usually have to cancel, double check, then click again. Or, consider this scenario: Hey Mr. Team Leader, there's this case I'm working on and ...


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Luckily not! or why would recommend not to make use of well established ui elements like tabs or floating windows? You can't really use bad implementations as reference to roll such guide-lines. Because if you would prevent tabs or floating windows, you are just adding much more inconvenience for your users. And opening real browser tabs? Really? So ...


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IMHO, yes. See, there are 2 tendencies here: the visitor feelings about getting these dialogs "in their face" and the site owner's needs. In the first case, visitors might be annoyed, so the task of the experience designer is NOT to prevent these dialogs, but to find the proper way to compensate this perceived annoyance with a greater benefit. As a site ...


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I like having login and registration appear in a modal-style popup over the current page in most cases. I usually think in terms of the user's tasks. By popping these things in a modal, you're introducing a sub-task, while the primary task remains in the background. I think of this kind of sub-task as an interruption, and a popup keeps the primary task ...


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You should always have a separate page. You can also have a dialog, or popup, or whatever, but you should always have a separate page too. Many sites offer fancy login popovers or dialogs, which get you in the system just fine. But if a browser doesn't support that method or something else is just causing it not to work, you're no longer allowing the user ...


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There are two scenarios in this question: 1) The user has 'not provided a phone number yet' or; 2) The product owner wants to know the phone number is up to date For the first scenario, it's important to provide a reason why you need this information, (esp. if you can't directly align this with user's needs). So be communicative in the dialog (answer the ...


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Since the phone number input is not critical, popping up a dialog box is bad user experience because you're annoying your users for nothing too important. I would implement it like this: In irregular intervals, have an extra box within the page in a slightly different colour than the rest of the page saying "Just a quick check" as the title. Then at the ...


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You need to correlate the need of phone number (yours need) with the user's need. Since, it's a job application, you can prompt the message to complete his profile whenever user apply for the job or whenever user wants to get notify about any new opening with mentioning the benefits. If you wants to notify user, do it in subtle way, don't block user's way ...



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