Questions tagged [content-management]

the set of processes and technologies that support the collection, managing, and publishing of information in any form or medium

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Can the web content creation and Visual design start simultaneously? How?

I work for a digital agency on a commercial website for a client, we are creating a website from scratch. A third party agency is assigned for content creation. As a UX specialist I am assigned to ...
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should background validation disappear when i click on any pop-up?

In my web application, there is a search box.When I insert wrong data in search box and TAB out from that search box. Then I try to open a popup. Background validation is remained same as it is. So ...
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saving paths in a backend

I thought to enlarge my team for a while to understand a possible improvement for a case is going to be a pita. I need to be consistent inside a top-down pattern in which I have these nested content ...
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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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Scroll Up & Down to show Past & Future

Would you ever ask, or expect your users to understand that they can and should scroll up from their entry point? The idea is showing articles in reverse-chronological order. They can also scroll ...
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Should a playlist be deleted after deleting it's videos?

User can upload videos and create playlists with that videos. What would happen if the user deleted videos used in a playlist? Should a playlist be also deleted?
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Are voice messages part of File manager

I am currently working on an app similar to Whats-app where user can send voice messages. I am building a file manager where people can see their shared documents and images. Me and my colleague are ...
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What are some apps/software examples where users can create content, share content, and/or pull content from? [closed]

Looking for a few examples of the question above. One sample is Gmail where the user can create mail, share, and pull from (attachments).
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When showing a list of files, is there a preference between 'Recently Used' and 'Frequently Used'?

I see Google has implemented the recently used section in Google Drive but not Frequently used files. Same goes with Finder in Mac which shows 'All Recent Files'. What is the reason for this? Is ...
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Do users make searches different depending on their role?

I work with a CMS solution for news sites and one of my customers is asking for a modification on the way search results for linking content is done. As the CMS I use is Open Source, I need to give ...
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Which navigation pattern to use

We are currently working on designing a Responsive Web Site for a very niche market. The user base (elderly) would be using this site purely from content consumption - reading perspective more than ...
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What is it about Instagram's layout that makes it so popular?

When I ask clients, colleagues, and friends why they much prefer using Instagram to some of their brand in-house photo sharing apps(in fashion), they respond that it's mostly the cleanliness and their ...
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Allowing users to directly edit column widths in a responsive environment

I'm building a CMS using Zurb Foundation with a direct edit philosophy, eg as much as possible users should be able to drag to resize or move elements etc. I prototyped it at desktop resolution, and ...
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What techniques and software can be used to minimize replicate information on a website or book?

I'm planning a restructuring of a small business website. Currently I'm outlining it using OpenOffice.org Writer. The more I include, the harder it becomes to catch overlaps and try to find ways to ...
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Are Content Management and Content Strategy the same?

I work as a UX Strategist and always have a content audit performed before I begin any UX project. I've always referred to the planning, arrangement and writing of the content afterwards as Content ...
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Huge content, Too many Personas

I'm working on a multi-screen website for my client. It's actually a new version of an existing website. Goal of this website is to give students, professors and parents a place to follow up with ...
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How should different content types be ordered on a list based page - specifically news and events

I'm currently in the process of redesigning a site, and we're proposing to use a list based page to display various different types of content including latest events and news. When a user first ...
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When you take on an existing site how much should keep all content / function?

We have been battling a little with our own conscious and some client expectations on quote and then build of sites that have existed for 4-10 years already. How much when you take on a project ...
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What is the best UX to let user perform CRUD operations?

My users will work on data grids bounded to list of entities. CRUD operations can be done directly in the data grid (inline editing) or in a popups (user will click in the grid toolbar on "create" or "...
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Alternative wording for 'pre filled' for Partially filled out PDF printout forms

This is more of a wording/content strategy issue than anything: But we have developed some on-line forms for our customers to fill out, however the top portion of the form (5 or so fields) are pre-...
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How do you absolutely ensure you've got EVERYTHING in a content inventory?

I've seen suggestions of various tools that crawl sites and generate reports. I've seen people suggest combing server logs, or just simply going through a website page-by-page and link-by-link (...
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A Long Aged Question: How is the content developed for the wireframe?

My name is Jarod, and I'm a web designer. Recently I started discovering that UX might most likely be my strongest field of interest since I'm most intrigued by how website visitors make buying ...
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How can I display really long content pages on a responsive site?

What are some of the better UX techniques to deal with really long static content pages? We are talking about 4-5 printed pages on a single URL of a site (meaning that if you were to print these ...
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Should a multi-step process use breadcrumbs for navigation, or a “TOC” page?

I am designing a mobile (and desktop) web app that allows a user to create shareable forms. The "advanced process" is broken down into five steps at the moment, laid out like this (Numbers will be ...
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Information Architecture for Widgets - how do I organise my content?

Apologies if this should be a 'Content Strategy' question... anyway, I am involved in a project that is multi-platform and will have both mobile phone and tablet components (not identical). I will ...
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Should User Experience Designers / Architects be responsible for the CMS requirements of a website rebuild?

The requirements for the CMS needed to power a new website are often treated as technical requirements, and are therefore considered the province of developers or solutions architects. On the other ...
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Is there a good reason to have HTML and PDF version of TOS?

We have our Terms of service available as HTML and PDF. Is there a good reason to keep providing PDF version? It's extra work: Several languages Privacy policy / tos Room for mistakes between html ...
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Managing copy during interaction & visual design

I'm about to begin a web architecture and design project that will have many pages with lots of content / copy across several different languages. One of the challenges is that for each geographical ...
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What approaches to online commenting best promote high-value discussions and content?

Anyone who's read a news article online... ever... can see that old-style commenting ( ie: Enter your name, email address, and website (optional) ) is broken. StackOverflow's reputation model, and ...
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Content Strategy to Avoid Duplicated Pages

I'm working with a client on a website redevelopment project where the site in question targets two main end user types, lets call them 'Business-A' and 'Business-B'. EDIT Apologies; I failed to ...
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How can I inform clients of the need for content strategy?

I am a web developer and often get involved in projects where there is no person on my team who is responsible for content strategy and no one within the client's team who knows much about it either - ...
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Is there a common best practice for rules generators? [closed]

I'm looking for examples of effective tools for generating and maintaining complex rules generators. Outlook's rules generator is nice – but doesn’t allow complex rules branching. Axure rules ...
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Is there ever a requirement to allow text to be underlined when it's not a link or a header

We've built a custom CKEditor within one of the sites we've developed to allow users to add and edit the content on particular pages. However the editor by default comes with an Underline option and ...
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Best wording for “edit X” button?

What is the best wording for an "edit section" button and why? The pages I am linking to will be for adding and editing existing items. For example it could contain one of: Manage Pages Add/Edit ...
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What is the most effective UI/UX paradigm for comment moderation in a CMS?

I've been working on a web CMS and I'm nearing the point where I'll be implementing comments and comment moderation. What are some common ways comment moderation is handled from a UI/UX perspective? ...