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The administration of a business is interchangeable with the performance or management of business operations, maybe including important decision making. Thus it is likely to include the efficient organization of people and other resources so as to direct activities toward common goals and objectives.

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What's the best way to dynamically hide/show form elements when a user enters a value in a text/number field?

Context I work for a company that designs financial management software, and I've been asked to provide some redesigns for an expense rule builder. It allows users with admin privileges to set limits ...
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What color to have on my delete buttons/icons in an admin panel

Hello guys im creating an admin panel where you can delete images. What color should I use on these buttons that are in the background of a photo? As you can see it doesnt look super great if the ...
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Where do I place the Admin user in the menu? [closed]

I am redesigning a platform with two kinds of users: regular and Admin and the two roles are not separated, meaning the Admin should see the same as the regular user + the Admin button, which takes ...
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Multi-language system, which languages are mandatory when creating an item?

A company has an administrator (which uses the dashboard), a company also has employees. An administrator can create a set of Categories that have Questions, now I introduced translations into my ...
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Admin Onboarding

Seeking guidance from the community. Im designing the onboarding flow for an alpha release of a SAAS product aimed at employee engagement. One of the primary persona is an HR admin, who most likely is ...
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Should lists of users in an organization include yourself?

We have a platform that allows access to multiple people. There are two types of roles - Admin and Member. On the page where it displays the list of people, is it standard practice to include yourself ...
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How to prevent users from spamming the system with record updates back and forth? [closed]

I have struggled with the UX for this general problem for quite some time, and not sure the best way to handle it. The basic problem is, imagine a user submitting a dictionary term. Say you can ...
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Top layer for two applications in one

I have to rebuild an application that contains two main functionalities (administrating folders and groups). Both are totally different things, cannot be combined, and will be reconstructed with ...
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Create Routes from tasks

In the admin panel, I have the ability to create a game using a multi-step form. There is one game type that gives the user the ability to place tasks on the map and create a routes from these points. ...
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Admin interface - use of "Please be patient"

In a recent update to one of our Admin interfaces (1 user), we added the following warning at the top, to remind the user that once they press the button, it can take several minutes to complete, and ...
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How to handle license reservation/billing for groups (e.g. departments) within an admin panel?

I am working on the admin panel for a SaaS product. One need that has been conveyed by our users is the ability for groups within our product to reserve licenses that they have purchased with their ...
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Is All Time filter in a dashboard necessary?

I know putting an ALL TIME filter allows me to view all the data from the start to the present. But how really is important to me to allow viewing all of it and how it cant affect my server?
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Different Bootstrap themes on vendor vs client facing admin dashboards

I'm creating a multi-tenant web application. We (the vendor) are developing an application where each organization that subscribes will have its own administration dashboard. The "client facing" ...
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In a table of contents in an Admin area, where should the VIEW link be placed

On the image below, the title 'Admin access' is a link that allows you to view the user role. At the same time, under the 'actions' section there is also a button (eye icon) that does the same thing. ...
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What is the best terminology to use on a modal's buttons when a user is about to leave said page?

I hope this question is not too banal. I would like to use the best terminology for a modal's buttons. Context: I'm building a feature for an administrative tool. The feature is on a customer ...
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Display a list of users with many properties (admin section on a website) [duplicate]

Usually, when I start to create a list of things in a web application, I start by displaying a table ╭───╥────────────┬─────────────╮ │ ║ Name │ Email │ ╞═══╬════════════╪═════════════╡ ...
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Is spilt layout good to display active and non-active products after user sign in to their saas account? [duplicate]

I have created a wireframe for this. Am I doing it correct or is there any other best way in UX/UI? My goal is to upsell/promote non-active products. Why My question here is different? Its ...
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Where to present the functionality of pairing two entities in an Administration System

In this example Administration Platform, you can have users and user groups. You also have a page where you edit the users and a page that you edit the groups. And of course, you need to pair the two ...
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SaaS admin navigation through lower tiers

I'm working on a Saas platform that will provide its user with an SDK for their apps. Users will either be able to create multiple apps (tier 1) in their account or only one (tier 2). Within each app, ...
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How to log out as an admin while viewing a page as a regular user

I'm developing a special kind of software. To the average user (i.e a customer) it's simply an account management tool. You can log in, view payments and other info and then log out. However, we ...
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One search field with two available actions

When assigning roles to a user, the admin uses a single search field with 2 available actions: Search Roles that can be added Search Users to copy role assignments from Currently, the UI looks like ...
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How to handle settings that change (or needs to be reviewed) yearly?

I am creating a module for a school. Now a school has a lot of data like: school general info, grades, classes, rates, registration dates, etc. Now, there are some information that should remain more ...
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Best Practices/Information Architecture for Super-Administrator Dashboard for SaaS product

We are a B2B company building a SaaS product that allows clients (usually businesses in themselves) for meeting/conference room booking/display. I am aware and have seen plenty of dashboards on the ...
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Is it right to place a icon and text together? [duplicate]

I'm working on an admin dashboard design, for some shipping transports. I've designed couple of dashboard before. Everytime i was asked this question. Normally in dashboard design we will place icon ...
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Is there a better approach for sidenav dashboard layout with subnavigation?

I have the following scenario in terms of navigation. It's a dashboard admin layout. Some pages have sub-navigation. The Events menu item in the left-hand menu will render the Event List Page on the ...
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Leaving private group before accepted

We are developing a social networking app. There are open and private groups in it. You can join and leave an open group whenever you want. If you want to join a private group, you have to request ...
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Admin UI to manage advanced search filter

I am working on an admin interface that manages a dropdown filter located on an advanced search screen that is available for all users. The admins can exclude options in the Manufacture filter. [See ...
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Best way to display a list of items on which the user can take identical actions

I have a list of entities that are being displayed to a Admin user and the Admin can take a set of actions on any single entity. What is the best way to display those options? For example, imagine ...
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What should happen after a successful submit on an admin content creation page?

I am creating a website in which its admins have elevated privileges to create articles and other content through forms. Using the article creation scenario, what behavior would be most ideal for an ...
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Internet Plans table - Differentiate by speed Units

I have this administrator section in my online Internet Service Provider management system where he can insert new Internet plans, edit and visualize existing ones. Here is a simple example using ...
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Is it right to animate forms in corporate platforms? [closed]

I working on an internal user panel for a company that provide premium services. in their platform has lots of forms with too different inputs. It is so important to users to know where there are and ...
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Naming convention for "admin" UI and "public facing" UI

I have a social network kind of app that has two dramatically different interfaces: The admin part, where the owner administers the account The public facing part, what all users sees I need to name ...
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Is it bad to create long list of text input for translation (200 items)?

I want to be able to let my users change the text of the web app they using, for translate and for customization.I have about 200 texts to edit. I'm not sure if I will add a description to each text ...
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Grouping Features permission

On the Wire-framing, you can see a list of sub-features under 'Accounts' and 'Products'. Manager and Accountants are the user roles. I am trying to figure how to reduce mental load by not showing ...
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Administration vs User settings

At my company we are making a website where we have about four roles: Not signed User Signed User Representative Administrator If a user is signed in, we have a option for access to a page called ...
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Should promotional codes automatically be deleted?

I've created an e-commerce system for a website I'm working on. The administrator can add promo-codes, add categories, and add items within those categories. When creating a promotional code the ...
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Separating admin's functionality to admin's dashboard or integrating it to the regular users' appearance

Could you please help me to choose between the options below? splitting admin's view of the web application to a regular user's dashboard and admin's dashboard having the single appearance for both ...
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How to show password on a user's profile page

I'm working on a web application with a profile page, which is browsed by admin. According to scenario admin may see and change all the information on user's page including the password. User himself ...
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What Icon Would be Appropriate for the Highest Authority User [closed]

Say I'm showing buttons and next to certain people (the super admins), what would be the best icon to convey this meaning? Currently I'm using a star icon, which definitely works, but I'm just ...
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Multiple Account Administration

So, I have a site that I'm currently designing, and I'm struggling to find a good way for a user to Administer multiple accounts. Basically, the situation looks like this: User "John Doe" has a ...
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Is it important to have a "show" page in a database admin panel?

I'm designing an admin panel for a database-backed web application. I've noticed that in most interfaces like this, each record has both a "show" page, which displays the record's information, and an "...
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Does it make any sense to show previous value on edit product page

I want community's thoughts on product edit page. Currently it is two column layout; one with attributes and other with input boxes but I'm having an argument with my product owner who wants one more ...
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Challenge: I want to assign a task to a user with dependencies

Been wrecking my brain on this for several weeks now. Suppose I am a project manager. I have a task in a series of tasks that I need people to complete. A task can't start until one or more tasks are ...
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Self registration vs. Admin registration

We are building a web system where each organization/institution has an account to manage credits (pricing). Each institution can then have individual users (with separate logins) that use the same ...
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What is the best UX to configure a server application? XML (or text) file or GUI?

For a server-based application that is installed and maintained by IT admins, what is the best user experience for providing configuration values? The primary user of this application would be IT ...
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Streamlining the Administration Panel

I am coding a blogging platform and my goal is to streamline the administration experience for the administrators and site authors as much as possible. As I already know, most web applications have a ...
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What is the best experience when a 'super admin' type user deletes a user group?

I have a web portal that contains a super admin (who can edit/delete everything in the portal) and user groups who can edit/delete things that belong to their group such as a blog post. If the super ...
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How can I get useful usability data from a focus group that are not made up of end-users?

After my company has recently been acquired, we have been allotted an hour of "usability testing" at an upcoming conference. The catch is, if we follow the template that has been put forth to us, it'...
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Should I combine our admin and reporting interface?

We are a software company that provides some great products, managed by an outdated admin site. We want to re-design the admin site and create a toolbox for our clients that helps us report the data ...
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How to design a parent child relation Edit dialogue

Does anyone know a good way to design an administration dialogue to add and edit items that have a parent child relationship? Example 1) Bikes in the mockup below x bike categories (mountain bike, ...
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