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Lets take this example - Say there is a menu item with broad heading: Shoes. So, the items inside will read Formal Shoes, Slippers, Kids' Shoes etc. and not just Formal, Slippers, Kids'. However if you changes the headline to say, Choose by Shoe type - then having items like Formals, Slippers, Kids are acceptable and make sense. So the esscence is that the ...


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Add a discrete link in a secondary focus area (top right) This is how Gmail managed to remove the CC and BCC fields from their compose window. In your case it might look something like this: The location and wording communicate that this is not a critical element of the process, yet at the same time, if a user was to think "How can I add a ...


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If you change the labeling away from what the option is towards what the option does - and therefore what it enables the user to do, then it can become much simpler.


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I think the suggestion @denislees offers makes sense. Also, by way of another example, below is how reddit (who require a title, but text in the message body is optional) does it:


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You see by taking the screenshot you already started creating the part of the story you want to express to your users So in the context of englishreview.net you want to send a notification to the user when there is a reply from the professional/expert reader. The When Since, and correct me if I am wrong, you cannot force enable notifications the first ...


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For your case would like to recommend you for the connection results, errors, warnings and all of these stuff inside a hidden message then appear like this: For the inputs try to put validation for username (minlength, maxlength, etc..) and password (minlength, maxlength, encrypted). Connect button make it little bit active like either of these two images: ...


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Under what circumstances would you NOT want a clean, sleek and minimalist website design? Both questions have one target at the end and that is the Users. It highly depends on they type of users of your website and their willingness to change. Here are two good examples: A) Wikipedia: It is a highly content oriented website and the design is almost the ...


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As a general practice searchable Dropdowns are used when there are a lot of Dropdown options or the Options are Categorized. It makes it easier to search and select the Option required. Whereas simple dropdowns can be used when the options are very few like 3-5. Another thing to consider is the Context of the user, typeahead in dropdown menus are good if ...


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The natural time to ask that seems to be when they get notifications: You just got an expert response. [ ] Don't show these notifications. Keep it in subsequent notifications too, so they can turn off the notifications after they get a few of them and get sick of them. This option probably belongs in their user account as well.


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Always the downloads page on the official website. This is so that your users can trust you that the executable comes from a dependable source. If it's available on app stores, also add links to all the supported platforms' app stores, on the page of the app.


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If you're sharing the link to someone else's software, you should ask the author of the software product for guidance. Most authors would prefer you to link to a download page rather than the binary itself (usually for advertisement purposes). If the binary depends on the platform, point to the download page. In your question, the second link would be ...


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This depends a lot on context. Is this software something that is required to complete an ongoing process? Is this software something that's not vital but good to have? Does the software require complex system setup rules? Does the software operate on it's own or does it require user intervention? There are plenty more questions like this that you need ...


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In an answer to a recent question I suggested gradual engagement. Same answer applies here. Each request to the user for info should ask only for the info that's necessary at the time, and makes clear why it's necessary. That is, registering for a site might only ask for an email address and password. Ask for the user's mailing address only when they're ...


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Company wants to sell something and customer want to buy something, but the real factor is none of the users don't like to fill webforms especially the long ones. So you must careful when you are presenting a long form in front of a user. Few factors which will help you to build conversion forms. 3 Principles : 1. Make the from short and sweet, 2. Provide ...



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