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A toggle might take too much space, and will be unnecessary for people who only uses one language. Should you have a language selector screen instead? And change the text direction base on what language was chosen? Another way I can think of is to change it base on user's current keyboard, but I'm not sure if that's technically doable.


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The reason for specific typographic styles (ALL CAPS, Some words Caps, etc...) with regards to heading, title, button, breadcrumbs, and other related materials is due to the mandates of the manual of style that the organization is using. As Dave references, the Chicago Manual of Style is one of the most popular reference tools as they have been around for a ...


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by using a semi transparent black panel. doesn't matter if the background is too light or too dark.


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I researched the site with the most unique visitors to see if I could find a consistent pattern. 1. Facebook uses ALL UPPERCASE rarely in place of column header rectangles 2. Facebook capitalizes only the first letter of all the words in a field label 3. Facebook capitalizes the first letter of important words In almost all cases where a full ...


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Traditionally, throughout journalism school students are taught to write with the inverted pyramid style rather than taught on how to write for the web. There are multimedia or convergence degrees out there that try and bridge this gap but they're relatively new. The inverted pyramid gives a high level introduction of the topic in the first paragraph or ...


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Reuters articles are probably written to serve both print and web and they don't have a rewrite-for-web process in place. CNN's markup strikes me as dated in many respects (note it's XHTML, not HMTL5 - not that there's anything wrong with that), possibly an artifact of an older CMS or other technology. Many of these outlets still publish in print and/or ...


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It's likely an unintentional artifact of the platform both sites use: WordPress. People who wrote/formatted the articles aren't UX, SEO or accessibility experts. The WordPress WYSIWYG editor is terrible when it comes to adding headings to text. The dropdown you need to switch from paragraphs to headings is hidden within the so call "kitchen sink" row. ...


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Forget about CRUD This answer may help explain why CRUD is helpful as a programming pattern but not very helpful as a UX pattern: Form design for CRUD actions Page titles are useful for: Informing (or reminding) users about the purpose of the page. Providing users with an orientation of where they are in the application/site. Providing an entry point ...


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My advice is: test it. "New {object name}" is a quite standard structure, but it's not necessarily the best option. As always, the answer depends on many factors (e.g. context, type of user, conventions, etc.).



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