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comment Disable or remove close button
I would add, if you let the user close the popup before the ad is over, AT LEAST, you would still have the user in site... if you don't, chances get higher in losing the user all together. ADs are fine, going through them is okay, as long as you promise something worth watching after it, and let user decide to well... watch this later.
Jun
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Mar
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comment eCommerce: single currency vs multiple currencies?
but... what about bank charges for exchange rates? banks impose different rates than promoted ones, so if I am in USA, and I pay by USD 20.00 USD, by the time it reaches your bank it would be not exactly the amount I initially thought it would be, but minus bank fees
Mar
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comment Home button vs Logo link?
+1 for catching the ref=home, though now in 2014, twitter, g+, facebook they all adopted the home link for some reason
Jan
14
comment Re-thinking “hover” functionality with touchscreens in mind
what about tool tips? how do we fix that? especially that touch devices are heavily icon-dependent
Jul
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Jun
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comment Are there unambiguous words for alert boxes?
@dan1111 well think of one positive effect of having the button say it all, you don't have to take your eyes off the button to know what it does, if in doubt, look back and read the paragraph before it. In most windows dialogs (the old ones anyway) it was particularly frustrating that they usually make a statement, then ask the question, then "yes" "no"! if the question comes first it is much easier, but sometimes that isn't an option. "You are about to lose your day's work, are you sure you want to quit application" "yes!"
Jun
5
comment Are there unambiguous words for alert boxes?
@dan1111 not quite sure I follow, are you saying that the wording is not enough or is it too much wording? If you put in the right title, like: Quit application? then "Yes" alone is enough, but if you want to give the user like two lines of explanation, then "Yes, quit application" summarizes the situation, Yes alone is frustrating, yes what? I think I've seen "Yes, do it" to work on most websites and applications, but then again, I'm an extreme driven to distraction person, not a good test subject :)
Jun
5
comment Are there unambiguous words for alert boxes?
how is that? what more to read its just that what should appear to user.
Jun
5
answered Any reason not to programmatically put the cursor in the search box by default view instead of forcing the user to click before writing the search?
Jun
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answered Are there unambiguous words for alert boxes?
May
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comment Is there a point to paginating articles online?
you know, technically it is very possible to achieve all goals, here is how: display one page (bandwidth), when scrolled down and hits bottom, fetch via ajax the second page and append, in the same hit, call a google analytics track function, and maybe to spice it up, change the ads displayed on sides, and fix those sides so they linger as user scrolls down... see, a pie big enough for all
Feb
29
comment How do I limit the number of options a user may choose in a list?
dont u think its a bit too many clicks to perform a single "choose" action? the checkbox is inherently an "add-remove" control, having to click on another add button probably too much, if clicking on a checkbox visually transfers the item to the second box, it may be faster, but it may confuse the user if it wasnt smooth and slow enough for him to see it
Feb
29
comment How do I limit the number of options a user may choose in a list?
I like the answer that displays a message tool tip next to it, but i went with this one since i only had two choices to allow user to make
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asked How do I limit the number of options a user may choose in a list?