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Mar
29
comment Why users should solve the problem of spam by solving capchas?
@JonW In bold part I mean "maybe it is better for user to solve captcha instead of the user?"
Mar
28
asked Why users should solve the problem of spam by solving capchas?
Mar
18
comment Why should we ask the password twice during registration?
@TIKSN How often user is registering sitting near his friend? Even if such situation happens user will see after first letter that password is unmasked and will hit the button for mask his password. But even if there are no such button user at least could hide password on the screen with the hand while typing for mask it manually :)
Mar
4
comment Save icon, is the floppy disk icon dead?
@kontur I added new image of safe. IMHO now it is looks like more than safe ;)
Mar
4
revised Save icon, is the floppy disk icon dead?
added safe image
Mar
4
comment Save icon, is the floppy disk icon dead?
@kontur what is your suggestion for "Save" icon?
Mar
3
revised Save icon, is the floppy disk icon dead?
added 53 characters in body
Feb
4
comment Why should we ask the password twice during registration?
@LeeKowalkowski "What is karma?!?!" You have 163 points of reputation, it is your karma - ux.stackexchange.com/users/4374/lee-kowalkowski
Feb
4
comment Why should we ask the password twice during registration?
@LeeKowalkowski "OS must stop masking the password, it's not your fight"- I created this topic for people start talking about it and thinking what is better. If developers will not talk about it and will not make it in real projects, than OS maybe will never make this "because nobody talks about it and nobody needs it" :) It is infinite loop which could be started from someone. Many features in web started from web-developers (read about img-tag) and if it is popular and usable, so then W3C make it as a standard.
Feb
4
comment Why should we ask the password twice during registration?
@LeeKowalkowski "so a another person could discover it on-screen using autocomplete" - param autocomplete=off could be added to password field. "I don't understand your karma statement" - it was joke that you have 150 karma and you are trying to teach Nielsen what is good for users :) "the Conservative statement did not make sense to me either" - I meant that you are protecting old-school approach. Read this topic, you'll gonna like it too ;) ux.stackexchange.com/questions/20924/…
Feb
2
comment Why should we ask the password twice during registration?
@LeeKowalkowski "The WordPress technique doesn't work on IE8" - it is the problem of IE8 and lower. Older IEs cannot change the type of input properly. It was fixed in IE9. "You could do some serious damage" - "masking password" and "encrypting password" is two independent actions and everything depends on browsers behavior but all modern browsers secure this data pretty good. "Jakob made a grave error recommending the checkbox" - you have not so much karma to say such things ;)
Jan
31
comment Why should we ask the password twice during registration?
@LeeKowalkowski "you're deviating from standards before they've been set. Not cool." WordPress.com and Jakob Nielsen already changed that 20-years old standards. Or you know better authorities in usability? :)
Jan
31
comment Why should we ask the password twice during registration?
@LeeKowalkowski You are so conservative :) If everyone would think like you than we would still use font-tag and meta-keywords. Try to type masked password on phone or on keyboard with erased letters and you will understand which approach is better.
Jan
31
revised Why should we ask the password twice during registration?
updated link - http://www.nngroup.com/articles/stop-password-masking/
Jan
30
comment Why should we ask the password twice during registration?
@LeeKowalkowski "Password fields are hidden from view for good reason, but now people think they know better?" - yes, now people knows better because of user testings. "I play keyboards, my password technique is to pick a tune..." - so unmasked password will only help you with your technique. Unmasked password will show if CAPSLOCK is enabled or if language is switched to another and so on. But if there is a spy behind your shoulder [:)], you may hide the password by clicking visibility toggle button.
Jan
30
comment Why should we ask the password twice during registration?
@LeeKowalkowski The main idea of this post is to hide or show the password. WordPress chose to show the password and user does not have to input masked (blind) password twice - signup.wordpress.com/signup
Jan
29
comment Why should we ask the password twice during registration?
I agree that the email is the most important part of user registration. But this is the theme for other topic. And the main idea of this thread is about masking or unmasking the password.
Jan
29
revised Why should we ask the password twice during registration?
add https://signup.wordpress.com/signup/ link
Jan
3
awarded  Popular Question
Dec
26
answered Does it make sense to place 4 “Apply” buttons on a form?