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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 ...

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Resetting password as software company staff admin (not user admin)

I'm building a tool for users to manage their account which includes user licenses and admin levels for teams (think like Adobe Cloud), but also an admin for our staff tech fix account issues. On the ...
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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, or customer it's simply an account management tools. You can log in, view payments and other info and then log out. However, we also ...
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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 just an example of an admin panel but would be enough to exemplify my issue. It's a dashboard admin layout in which some pages I have sub ...
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Editing a User's Details

I'm looking for guidance in editing a user's details. If I'm an administrator, and I'm editing a user's information by clicking on them from an existing grid, should I: Navigate to a new page that ...
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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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Where to find examples of admin layouts?

I am a software engineer. Every app I work on includes the need to create, read, update, and delete records. There is a list of records. You can add a new record. You can view, edit, or delete a ...
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From where should I add settings that concern multiple websites

My application is used to modify settings for client CMS sites (ex: setting to enable a module etc) There are multiple clients using this CMS. When I add a new setting, it's automatically added for ...
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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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Is there an html character entity which can represent “Admin”? [closed]

I'm looking for a way to represent a user as an admin, and would prefer to use an html entity to do so. (http://www.amp-what.com/) Does anyone have any suggestions, or is this a fruitless search?
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Are there any innovative ways to Accommodate Emulator in the Desktop Admin

I am working on an admin app which can built websites for Mobile, Tablet and desktop. While creating the website the user who is going to use the admin, will need preview of the website at some point ...
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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's the clearest way to show partial status of multiple selections?

I'm working on an administrator interface--nothing new, it's been done thousands of times before--that will be used by both the IT administrators of an organization as well as some more advanced users ...
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Choosing between image or video input

I have to do a back-office for an application where the user can add carousels. In the carousel there are both images and videos (from YouTube or Vimeo) slides. The fields are added dynamically via ...
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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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Best way to assign users and groups to tasks

I have an application where i want to assign users to a specified task. There are a lot of application that do that with two lists where available and assigned users are located. Is this best ...
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What UI is appropriate for banning and unbanning a record?

We have a list of words and phrases stored in a database that if a submitted article contains any one of them, we would automatically disapprove the article (and send the submitter an explanation). We'...
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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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What questions for a UX survey about an administration interface?

I'm planning a UX survey targeted to new clients who just started using our web based administration tool. The goal is to collect opinions from brand new users who don't already know all the ins and ...
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Defaulting to show all until user searches?

I am designing an admin page that will be used to manage account information for hundreds to thousands of medical offices (practices). Users will be able to take a few actions on a practice or take ...
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Admin theme versus main site's theme [duplicate]

Should the administration section of a website have the same look & feel as the other parts of the website? I'm building a SAAS application and all of the public-facing parts of the website (home ...
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Tell administration environment apart from the operational one

The product of our company is an engineering workflow platform for enterprises. In order to configure new projects in this platform, a great deal of configuration and modeling (product hierarchy etc.) ...
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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? The mockup below x bike categories and for each bike category y z ...
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Suggestions for how to consolidate multiple admin areas into one?

I have been given the task of consolidation multiple admin sections of an app into one. Each admin area is a large page which contains form elements. To achieve this I am considering the following ...
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Does hiding advanced features by default help users?

I'm working on an enterprise CMS which supports many user roles and generates highly configurable content. A typical content entry form might have 8 text inputs, 6 checkboxes and a textarea. A ...