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You could either describe it in a nutshell on the page where the oauth click happens or you could use link to a new page where it's described in detail. I would advice against a mandatory popup window as you can't be sure that all users are interested in the description (as a lot of users might already know the pros and cons of oauth) - and popups in ...


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As the W3C page says, the cursor means "help is available". Since it is contextual (it has to be, since it's directly attached to the mouse cursor and therefore is representational of whatever the cursor is pointing at), there are essentially two possibilities: The help is immediately shown along with the cursor (for example in the form of a tool tip), in ...


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Interesting question. On this website I've found some interesting data (links to original reports are on the website): Blue Fountain Media saw a 42% increase in sales after adding the VeriSign symbol in their "Request a Quote page" (A/B test). VeriSign prepared a case study showing a 30% increase in conversions for Central Reservation Service, an online ...


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Most website will have users and login process if nothing else. Without an SSL certificate it is very difficult to ensure the security of the usernames and passwords transferred - in fact it would be best to assume it does not. Additionally even if you only have publicly displayed content your users would have no assurance that the content hadn't been ...


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Whilst obviously important to protect sensitive data, SSL certificates can provide an alternative service for site owners. If you consider a SSL purely as an element in interface design, it is something that users quickly recognise and trust. This immediately creates a positive reaction when viewing the site. Users are constantly informed about online ...


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Sites which are read only shouldn't need such measures to gain trust, but there are measures of trust outside of browser indicators. For example, installing Avast anti-virus shows trust indicators as a tick mark on search results. How they decide who is trustworthy and who isn't is a wide ranging question and beyond the scope of this question. If you are ...



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