Tag Info

Hot answers tagged

3

❂Perceived❂ speed is more important than ❂Actual❂ speed. Your assumptions are correct and there is some pretty clear data in the article " The Truth About Download Time " showing how much more important perceived speed is than actual speed... When we looked at the actual download speeds of the sites we tested, we found that ...


2

Something relevant for choosing data format : The source of the user's input: If you know the source from user's input is formatted in some way you will want to maintain that format, because you don't want the user to make unnecessary mental conversions. Examples of this are expiration days in credit cards or invoices (at least in my country). If there're ...


1

As a general rule, you should avoid presenting users with lots of fields at once (all on one screen). It is daunting for a user to be faced with this (unless they are a call centre data entry employee or similar). You need to break the form up into small, manageable tasks that are presented in a logical order. When you break up the form there will be less ...


1

You could split your set of sliders into smaller sets under cathegories. A structured list means fewer elements, just like it's easier to memorize a sequence of letters that makes sense (e.g. "happy") than the same number of letters without any particular structure (e.g. "bpbdq").


1

Yes, unfortunatelly, the restrictions on characters the user can use in the password have sense from the UX perspective. If you're operating a worldwide service, you'd like your users to be able to log from all places of the world. If it's the case, you must take into account, that unfortunatelly, the keyboards are not standarized. Event the layout of the ...


1

There's two things I would consider when choosing to provide defaults: Courtesy for the user for convenience Principal of libertarian paternalism - provide defaults and arrange options to encourage good choices Provide defaults as a courtesy for the user for convenience Take a e-commerce checkout process. Majority of shoppers would like to ship items to ...



Only top voted, non community-wiki answers of a minimum length are eligible