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Aug
6
comment Is it better to be slow and have feedback, or relatively fast but no feedback?
How about letting users choose the export speed? Fast/medium/slow. That way they can choose their own user experience ;)
Aug
5
comment Why do financial institutions use usernames instead of emails for login?
..then the attackers do not have a valid username/password combo.
Aug
5
comment Why do financial institutions use usernames instead of emails for login?
I imagine it might be so that if a user has their password leaked by another source (website leak, phishing, etc) then the attackers cannot link it directly to the same u
Aug
5
reviewed Reviewed UX designer requirements
Aug
4
comment Re-Use Address Selection
Why do they believe it is confusing?
Jul
28
comment Should a progress bar go backwards when reverting changes
I've seen a progress bar reverse direction when an application update could not complete. It was an Adobe-something update and I didn't have the admin permissions to complete the install.
Jul
25
comment How can we clarify that our giant red button just opens the door and is safe to press?
Came to write this exact answer. The entry buttons around my previous office were all green.
Jul
7
comment Why ask for billing address first?
Where's your evidence that billing address is asked for first? My experience is that the opposite is true. For example: Amazon.
Jul
7
comment Why are double-handle taps still installed in households and public washrooms?
I suspect the downvotes are because this question is a "what's the deal with.. X" question. See relevant meta: meta.ux.stackexchange.com/questions/1650/…
Jul
3
comment What is a good and short way to convey that a product is available on a “Pay What You Want” scheme
Take a look at this is done on bandcamp. as an example: cloudkickermusic.com
Jun
25
comment Secret Token URL Placement
How does Pastebin solve this problem? Do you need to register to have any edit rights?
Jun
23
comment How to display save/cancel actions in an accordion
Why not have Save occur when the user opens up a new accordion section?
Jun
10
comment Is a star rating more user-friendly and valuable than a simple up/down vote model?
Relevant: evanmiller.org/how-not-to-sort-by-average-rating.html
Jun
10
comment Is a star rating more user-friendly and valuable than a simple up/down vote model?
Actually, you don't have to sort by average rating when using 5-star rating: evanmiller.org/how-not-to-sort-by-average-rating.html
Jun
6
comment Best practices for a change of email/user
You can still send a notification to the new address, just not require the activation step :)
Jun
6
comment Best practices for a change of email/user
Instead of step 2, you can make the change but send a notification to the previous email address with link provide to undo/reset the action if required. This removes a barrier for the majority of use cases (genuine change of email, not malicious).
Jun
5
comment Android: Select 1 out of 2 options
You should be aware that gender isn't binary (for different ways to ask your question see: totb.org.uk/forms ) however it is even necessary to collect gender data in the first place?
Jun
3
comment Upvote / Downvote Button order
Follow the order used by youtube which is <upvote> <downvote>
Jun
3
answered What's the Friendliest 'Back' Button?
Jun
3
comment What's the Friendliest 'Back' Button?
Why not make that menu button a toggle - simple click it again to hide the overlay?