A tag is a keyword or label that categorizes your question with other, similar questions. Using the right tags makes it easier for others to find and answer your question.

Type to find tags:
× 201
operate a physical or virtual device. For questions regarding how to present and implement controls for a particular interface or interaction.
× 197
several different controls such as textboxes, dropdown lists and radio buttons who reside in a (web) form.
× 194
the art of writing promotional text to make an emotional impression on the reader, usually to encourage a purchase. Don't confuse with [tag:copyright].
× 192
an agent, either a human agent (end-user) or software agent, who uses a computer or network service. Someone who uses the UI as opposed to someone developing it.
× 189
sliding text, images or video across a monitor or display
× 188
an electronic visual display that can detect the presence and location of a touch within the display area
× 187
for questions about web sites designed to be viewed on mobile devices.
× 182
The consistency that users expect from products.
× 181
Recommended practices published by an OEM, government, or other organization (e.g. Apple Human Interface Guidelines)
× 178
program installed on user's machine as opposed to a program that runs remotely and is accessed via an internet browser.
× 176
A software application designed to run on smartphones, tablet computers and other mobile devices.
× 175
digital electronic mail sent over the internet.
× 173
for questions that specifically ask about academic papers or other scientific research
× 171
a tab widget presents one out of a number of same sized panels to interact with. Which panel is presented is chosen from a list along one edge.
× 171
widget and menu behavior where hover or click shows contents immediately below.
× 170
Feedback covers both how apps and websites respond to user input, flagging errors, showing effects of actions etc to them AND anything to do with giving and soliciting feedback for the developers and …
× 167
Hyperlinks indicate that clicking on a piece of text or image will take you to related information.
× 163
guide the user as to what information is needed or presented.
× 162
The main body of printed or written matter on a page.
× 160
Questions relating to the general UX field, such as career, academic aspects, its relation to other fields and disciplines, and other topics that relate to the field as a whole.
× 159
For questions involving physical interfaces and interactions with "real world" objects.
× 159
widgets that allow a single item to be selected or not. Usually shown by a square box, with a check mark in it if selected.
× 155
a picture appearing as an element in a UI. Usually photographic rather than a drawn representation.
× 154
information displayed when an unexpected condition occurs, usually on a computer or other device
× 154
All questions involving the selection objects to be acted upon, including contiguous selection (e.g. strings of text), multiple selection (e.g. checkboxes), and single selection (e.g. radio buttons).
× 151
Web often refers to content on the internet accessed by a web browser.
× 149
Rectangular layout of information. As well as tables, grid layout also refers to a 'typographic grid' used to position items on a page.
× 149
a message to a user about some event.
× 147
when and how best to give feedback to users about invalid entries in data they have provided.
× 143
A secret word or string of characters that is used for authentication, to prove identity or gain access to a resource.
× 133
Numerical or other information represented in a form suitable for processing by computer.
× 132
evaluate a product by testing it on users. This can be seen as an irreplaceable usability practice, since it gives direct input on how real users use the system.
× 124
Psychological principles as they relate to user interface and user experience design.
× 122
Entry representing a particular day or a range/group of days.
× 118
kept secure to prevent unauthorized access.
× 117
a basic visual guide of the user interface.