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Questions tagged [content]

content is information and experiences that may provide value for an end-user

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Is the noun “Trigger” a trigger-word to avoid?

In the document model for a rich messaging experience, my internal model is a hierarchy of Scenes and Nodes on them, with attached Triggers that invoke Actions. I'm exposing that hierarchy in a tree-...
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Proper use of Borders around content … looking for good set of rules to follow

I am looking for some heavy duty papers and research about when and how to best utilize borders. I found the following UX StackExchange question which had some great advice What makes a border a good ...
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German style guide for capitalization rules of UI elements

I want to improve the text consistency in our software, because over time some things got messed up and we have different styles for example in captalization of UI elements (controls). I find a lot of ...
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Guidelines on the interaction and content design of visual displays inside elevators

I found the question What makes the elevator experience so awkward? rather interesting, but for practical purposes thought it was better to focus on one aspect of the experience that designers have ...
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Are content previews important?

What is the purpose of content previews? An example of content previews is that you have a list of news articles all with different stories, in the list is the name of the article and then 2 lines of ...
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Is there an argument for using smaller container widths as apposed to the standard 1170px?

From my experience in building websites, it's common practice for developers and designers to build websites with a fixed container width of 1170px. I believe this is because the standard screen size ...
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Displaying serp with both results that stay in context and results that send the user off to a different website

hope you can help. I'm working on a rather large job search product, and thus far, we've managed to display in our ads in a reasonably consistent way despite there being 5 different major ad sources ...
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Quantifying Simplified Language

If you wanted to be able to quantify how much easier it is for users when you reduce the reading level of you text, how might you do that? For example, how would you figure out how much longer it ...
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Should the help centre for my company's product be on a separate domain?

I have to design a help centre for my company's product. I noticed that many sites place their help centres on a separate domain. Why do they do this? Does it make UX better for users?
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Is it possible to measure pretentiousness of a word?

Content obviously plays a huge part in how a UI is perceived. A beautiful UI design with ugly words and phrasing will still be a bad outcome. I am currently debating if the word 'wanderlust' is too ...
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Content before design [duplicate]

(HELP PLEASE!!!) First, of all, I'm not too sure if this is the correct site for this type of question but here goes? I'm struggling to design websites because I'm expected by my boss to create ...
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Modal to prepare users for changes in payment system

I'm wondering if you could help me to gather some ideas. Basically, one of our products overseas has to make fundamental changes to its credit card deposit system due to a variety of problems incl. a ...
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“Months” vs. “Years” wording in the loan industry

Do you know about a study or research regarding the wordings “months” vs. “years” in the lent term context? Why and when do you suggest to use months/years instead of the other one and why? Loans ...
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How to apply large amount of content for home page without hurting user experience?

Please check the attached image below. I have very similar type of interface for home page. Now I want to add another three subheading. I want to write 200 - 400 words long content under each ...
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Should I leave a button active within an empty state?

I have a window that's supposed to display screenshot that user has taken. Then they can choose one screenshot and send it further. So I have two button "Close" and "Choose". But what do I do when ...
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Do I display a button (that's directing to content, but there's no content yet) as disabled or active followed by an empty state?

I need to show a button that will take the user to the screenshot gallery. But when there are no screenshots yet should I disable the button or leave it active for the user to click and enter an ...
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Alternate to hashtag or tagging a post?

What is the best possible way to integrate user post (text/media) without using hashtag (ex: Twitter) or tagging (ex: Quora/SE). I am building a social network site and I am confused with the ...
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Is it a bad practice to hide small blocks of content under a “see more” link/button?

I'm designing a page where there's a columnar list of shops and a small description for each of these shops. The client asked us to include logos and to hide the description with an arrow pointing ...
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how to reduce content scrolling without reducing a story?

This is what I came up with: https://marvelapp.com/jjace4/screen/34738210 (summarized version) After finishing the page I got user feedback (design leaders from the UX community). The feedback that I ...
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Measuring users’ content tendency using google analytics data

By having this data from GA that the majority of the user acquisition is through Organic search and Referral, can we say that we must promote (through ads or other endorsement methods) those pieces of ...
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On-screen directions in UI: telling users to do the obvious

Should we include directions to a user in the UI content that tells them to do something that is visually obvious? For example, we inform users that they need to verify their device. Text includes "...
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Term for when an interface unexpectedly updates its content and causes users to mis-click?

There is a frustrating situation that I've encountered in multiple places that is hard to describe, but the consequence is always the same; causing the user to mis-click what they meant, due to the ...
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Color Contrast WCAG 2.0 SC 1.4.3 and Video / Motion Content

There is no reference to motion/video found in SC 1.4.3 — simple "images" and "background." Do the color contrast requirements of SC 1.4.3 apply to text that is in a video and overlayed on top of ...
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Best practice for listing external news in website.

Companies often have external news coverage. For example, Company A might have articles written about them on the New York Times, CNN, etc... What is the best approach in terms of usability to list ...
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should header be fixed when using three column layout?

I'm designing three column layout website where all columns scroll independently. There is no problem on large displays, if header(I have large header) is fixed, but on smaller screens (1366x650 px) I ...
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Content on left with image on right in magazine websites

I came across the New Yorker website and noticed that in some of the inner category pages, the content is placed on left and the image on the right. This is a structure I see quite often. Is there ...
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Order of displaying information

Is there a golden rule to go by when deciding the order in which users are going to see the content? I made a mockup in which I compare two cases. The first one is the one I'd like to apply. The ...
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Displaying multiple Sections/Subsections in one page to avoid scrolling

I want to create a layout for web application where the user enters a large amount of information for review in the company. Multiple users can access the same review of company. The user can select ...
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Best practices of displaying multiple sections/subsections on web application for good user experience

I am building layouts for a web application that requires the user to fill in multiple pages of information for review in the company. Same user or combination of different users can be part of an ...
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Displaying Unnecessary Information

Again looking to push back on a client ask. We are creating a dashboard account page where a user can edit their plan, cancel, change their billing details etc. The client is set on promoting all 4 of ...
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How do we ensure our staff read instructions aloud?

As Jakob Nielsen demonstrated: On the average Web page, users have time to read at most 28% of the words during an average visit; 20% is more likely. We have a business application used by call ...
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How to encourage the use of actual content (instead of lorem ipsum) in design?

Without getting into the debate about whether lorem ipsum is useful for not in design, this question is about how to discourage people from using irrelevant text in design because when actual and ...
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What is the best way to display user company role and application role when logged in to the application

An application having two roles i.e Company Role and Application Role based on which different sections of the application are accessible to the person. Company Role describes either Admin or Users ...
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Placing meta data in horizontal post boxes [closed]

Note: Dark gray line represents the post title Gray lines represent the post excerpt Light gray line represents metadata; data/author name etc. Displaying meta data in a horizontal box looks fine ...
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Launch website, but content depend on users posts

I think this is a very common pattern that repeats over and over again but hardly discussed on the web. I am launching an e-commerce website where the product to sell is posted by users, so the ...
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What is the best way to conduct English word-recall exercises with people who have just been exposed to English via GUI elements?

I'm working on an App for Indian languages and the users in context have heard English very little. Only for things like 'Tables', 'Order', etc. I wanted to understand what's a good way to conduct ...
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Labeling buttons

How do you think buttons/actions should be labeled. Let's say we have an entity called "Review". On this review there are many actions. You can Cancel, Stop, Reassign, etc.. There will be many ...
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Type of content to share on email

Suppose you have an app with graphical components like this: You want to share this with your friend. Most apps just send a link. But suppose you can't send a link (because it is applet based) and ...
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What are the pros and cons of using a slider for blogs? [closed]

An example can be found on this link What are the pros and cons of using a slider to view recent posts of a blog? Is it better than simply using article cards?
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How to simplify multiple filters?

There is a list of courses, which can be filtered by Type, Department, Faculty, All / My. How the filtering part can be improved and simplified here?
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Is it a bad idea to move the content on the right of the page?

I recently discovered a blog which has an original layout: The left half of the page contains by the name, two menus, the social buttons and the copyright. Most of the space is not used, and is ...
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Best approach for users to post content under categories

I want users to post questions or content under available categories and I have come up with the following idea: download bmml source – Wireframes created with Balsamiq Mockups I believe that ...
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What color( composition)s qualify good UX for a wiki, or any similar informative site?

I have a wiki site I use for gathering and sharing knowledge and information. It has a completely built-up and detailed theme that is very similar to the design of the original Wikipedia (it's called ...
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Where to put a website's purpose? [closed]

I want my website to have a general statement of our philosophy. It would be along the lines of describing why it is important to be healthy in general and guide them to use various parts of the site. ...
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How to display deals in an elegant, card-based way?

I'm working on an application with deals , and I wanna know how I can display current deals in an elegant way. My current ideas are: download bmml source – Wireframes created with Balsamiq ...
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Is the user experience of a long, multi-page article improved by having a fixed table of contents?

Let's say you have a gigantic article (up to 30 pages) with lots of chapters and you want to display on your website and let's say you have created a page just for this particular article. Should ...
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Filter vs Page Tabs?

Any UX issues, mainly on consistency, on mixing “filter based tabs” and “page based tabs” in a reporting system? Filter Tabs: In the below example, the content columns will remain the same however it ...
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What file size is considered large over mobile network?

What file size is considered "large" when downloading over a mobile network. For example, if a user comes to check a bunch of PDF's uploaded by an admin, at what time should (s)he be warned about the ...
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Should related posts show excerpts? [closed]

What is the benefit of showing excerpts in related posts vs showing just titles? Provided that excerpts are normally just 1-3 lines of text, does this really make it more compelling or does it add ...
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Why is the best content to display on a sticky nav with a learning site?

So far, I have a sticky nav with a button to purchase the course, the price of the course and a Wish List button. These elements are very important for revenue purposes. However, I'm not sure what ...