Questions tagged [discoverability]

Discoverability, in the context of product and interface design, is the degree of ease with which the user can find all the elements and features of a new system when they first encounter it. That ability is an important consideration in user interface and user experience design for hardware devices, software applications and websites.

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Should users know advanced and low priority features of the app?

Financial apps have lot of features, most of these features are nice-to-have features (e.g. changing PIN CODE, reports of income/outcome.. ) and advance features which few people may need (e.g. paying ...
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iOS Swipe to edit difficult to discover

A while back, we worked with a Ux/Graphics designer that was enamored with the (then) emerging "swipe to edit" trend for iOS apps. We ended up with something that looks like this on a swipe: (...
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How to improve discoverability of unclicked tab?

This is a two-part question. I'm a designer at a health tech company that helps post-op patients track their rehab progress, and we're currently redesigning the site's timeline, which displays the key ...
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What is the “opposite” of a grid icon? [closed]

I have a grid layout, and a list layout. I want the user to discover that they can switch between views -- i.e. no tutorial or anything. A grid icon is pretty standard, so that can swap you into the ...
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Visited links: expectations and accessibility

Back in the day, a vivid blue and a royal violet distinguished available and visited links on the majority of websites. Even simple pages often took many seconds to load, and the assumption was that ...