New answers tagged organization
Remove settings. Period. Ideally, your application has zero settings. Users hate settings, and they take their time away from the core task they are performing. For example, in a drawing app, ideally the user would spend 100% of their time drawing. The way you remove settings is to make design decisions. If your app has an unmanageable amount of settings, ...
Group the settings with tabs Taking the image from my recent question, shows some options on how to group the settings using tabs. Option 1 isn't a good solution and is essentially the problem you (and me) began with. Options 2 and 3 are what you should aim for. I believe option 3 is visually the ideal solution but the logical grouping of the settings ...
One possible solution is to try and provide those setting or options within the context of where it is relevant to the user, especially if it is likely to be adjusted or changed while the user is using the application (that way they don't have to keep going back to the settings page). Alternatively this can also be a link that is presented as a hint or ...
authenticated vs. guest logged in vs. not logged in hot state vs. cold state private vs. public
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