Questions tagged [information-architecture]

Semantic structure of information within a website, desktop application etc.

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How to consolidate two web platforms with slightly different IA?

I need to consolidate two web products that have some similarities and many differences in labels and groupings. For round 1 testing, I plan to do open card sorting with content from both sites. I ...
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Bifurcation of website landing page

Not sure what the technical UX term might be, but I have been using the term "bifurcation" to explain back to clients what they are asking. Here's the crux: Landing page needs to present two options; ...
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Overlay Vs dedicated page or separate section within the page?

Context We have this situation where we need to display additional information about products that users has selected. The page in question is the page that houses the products, each product is ...
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How would you differeniate between a user login and another account on a website?

I am working on a project with a financial company. They require a user to create a financial account and then create an online account. Currently, they are both referenced as "Account". The issue I ...
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Folders and Tagging pattern for a shared files?

I'm developing a user interface for an enterprise product that has programs that are created, run, and shared by members of an organization (i.e. a company). I want users to be able to easily find ...
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Capturing Alternate Point of Contact Information

Does anyone know of some good articles or documentation I can read for identifying the best practices to follow when designing the information architecture (forms) for allowing users to provide ...
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Should we repeat menu items in the main navigation if they fall into two categories?

I am working on navigation for a retail site. I have a typical account menu (My Account, Sign In, Create Account etc) and I have a main hamburger menu with department pages etc. The site experience ...
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Best sitemapping and content planning tools?

We currently use Slickplan for building sitemaps and content management. It's okay. I'm wondering if there might be something better?I've also used JumpChart in the past. What are you all using?
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How to do information architecture of a UGC based website/app?

What's the best possible way to make a user-generated website classify its content into categories or topics or tags to make the content searchable and discoverable? How does one start redesigning ...
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What can be the best UX for Stock Transfer between the locations

I am working on warehouse application and I already have one transfer flow designed and in use currently but I want to know like what can be the best UX for such transfer activity. Here are the ...
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Recommendations on IA of Account Settings

I'm working on adding a page in our app that allows you to integrate with third-party services. So "connecting to third-party services" could mean a few different things here: 1) Logging in to third-...
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Best place for notification preferences

Today I am working on a new feature inside our web app to allow users to set up their notification preferences. However, I am struggling to find an appropriate place to include this feature, which ...
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Are Index Pages Always Best Practice in Large Sites?

Traditional information structures for large sites (over 100K pages) make use of index pages, or section overview pages, placed at the top of a section hierarchy. There were good reasons to support ...
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Integrate multiple forms as optional steps in one form

Context I'm working on a CMS portal that supports content in a set of categories. The categories important for this questions are in particular; Media Pages When adding media, the users has to ...
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How to test a mega menu

I've been asked to test a mega menu. I can't use a tree test because that tests the information architecture and I'm looking for a way to specifically test the layout and organisation of the mega menu....
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IA mapping - Should I include filters in the IA map?

I'm creating an app and there's no need for a search bar, just filters to make the navigation easier to find. Should I include them the filters in the IA document?
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Design UI panel

I have a dashboard screen with one of the panels as below; So as you can see there are different fields and corresponding values. Now I need to design/update the same panel to consider the following ...