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Why do websites have an entire page dedicated for login?

Wouldn't it be more user friendly to have the user stay at the page they're on and be given a dropdown box to login when they click a login button?
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How would the login/registration window be designed if users were given the option to proceed without logging in initially?

In this case, it concerns booking courses. To book a course, creating a participant profile is required. Once the user clicks on "Create Participant Profile", the login window is triggered, ...
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Is Windows really so broken regarding credentails?

I'm wondering if I missed something huge or has Windows really such a bad UX that you need to type in your credentials everywhere without any (half) automated autofill options? I'm using an password ...
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What is currently the best way to ask the user on iOS and MacOS for saved credentials

At first I am an Android user so please forgive me when this is very oblivious. I am working on a Flutter plugin, which should make it as easy as possible to sign in into any Flutter app using my ...
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Is this a good login/register flow?

I'm currently reviewing the design for the registration (signup) flow on a website. I've heard that it's considered a highly favorable UX, but I'm not entirely convinced. So I'd like to gather more ...
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Error message about recaptcha failure, should it be more generic or specific?

I have a login form currently that may get recaptcha errors for various reasons Here are some error codes that are possible What do I tell the user when I run into one of these errors?
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Best practices when a user with unverified email forgets the password and tries to register again or reset the password

In our system, users must confirm their emails on new registration and we send confirmation emails. We also don't show explicitly whether an email is banned, taken, or wrongly submitted on the ...
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When it's undetermined, what should go first: login or signup?

Context The following situation occurs when users initiate a process that requires an account to complete. They are prompted to log in. In this particular scenario, the response should be quite ...
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Placing a pop-up advertisement on a login page of a purchased product?

So recently we have been redesigning our login page for our b2b product. You can go to a url, login using an email and password and then you're on the dashboard. Our sales team is pushing that we ...
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Massive forms to be filled

I would like to know when user has to fill many input forms for account creation in particular, What would be the best way to minimize the filled forms? I don't want to put many input forms in one ...
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Best practice for a public page (not logged in page) prior to log in

Hoping to get some best practices on what should be shown on a landing page or a not logged in page prior to our users logging in. We have a landing page / public page before the login page. And we ...
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Should OTP session be suspended if users navigate to another page?

During the password recovery process, once the OTP is sent to a user, why isn't the session suspended if the user navigates to another page in the meantime? For example, if you try the Forgotten ...
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Sign in with Google Button for Sign Up

Our app will use the Sign in with Google button for Sign up and Log in. After gathering information, the end result of the sign up is to log the user into a different area than the Log in button - ...
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Where to redirect users after login when the log out was caused by a timeout

When a timeout occurs, users are automatically disconnected from the application and directed to the login page. After logging back into the app, on what page users should be directed? The home page ...
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If a user is logged out as a result of timing-out, should they return to the homepage or the last page visited

We have a somewhat complex B2B app. If a user is idle for some time, they are auto-logged out and brought to the login screen. If they log back in, would the ideal behavior be to bring them to the ...
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Does a plus sign indicate to login to access associated price

The aim is to get the customer to login. So we are providing a different pricing model when signed in, does a plus sign indicate to the customer to tap this (a pop up to login will appear) and then ...
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Pros and Cons of addressing users by their name in Login header links

What are the pros and cons of header Login links with the following message: Login Login, [First Name] I remember reading that addressing users by their first name is overall more friendly and ...
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Dropdown in navigation or modal for log in/register?

We've noticed on our website that there's no 'quick access' to users accounts, or to know if they are logged in or not. So I've designed: A dropdown from the my account header in the navigation with ...
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Should authenticated users still see the app's public home page

Let's take two examples: GitHub → the public page at github.com is a presentation of GitHub's features. Once a user is logged in, he never sees this home page again: github.com become the user's ...
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Should I keep the user logged in (i.e. "remember me") when they register a new account?

Usually, signup forms don't have a "remember me" checkbox, but at the same time, you're logged in automatically after signing up so you don't use the login form (which has a remember me ...
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Two data types in one login field

I have a couple of ways of logging into a specific service: either by ID number or email address. The designs so far have been built on the assumption these will be two separate fields, but how might ...
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Using a dropdown split button for 'Log In'

Something isn't sitting right but I can't tell what it is. I've not seen this pattern before. Can you spot the UX/UI deficiencies in this proposed pattern? Or are you fine with it? This is found on ...
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What to show after being rerouted to application from reset password email, but I've logged in

Consider the scenario: I am on the login screen and forget my password. I go to the "forgot password" screen, which asks for my email. I fill it out, and I am sent a 2FA email. Path 1 - &...
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Should I share session across tab when user uncheck Remember me

Currently, my website always remembers login i.e. there's no Remember me checkbox. I was requested to implement the checkbox. I have 2 options about the behavior when the user open a new tab of the ...
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Should inline form validation error messages be specific or unspecific on login screens?

I had designed a message reading "Incorrect password" appearing on the 'Password' input field, however, a PM has given me feedback that saying: "I believe the common practice for ...
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What action should the user take when permission to access a page has been removed?

I'm designing the flow for permission management. In this case, while a user is on a certain screen, their access to that section that screen belongs to is removed. then when the user performs an ...
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Is it OK if normal users can see and access "staff login" page in a website?

My website has 2 types of users: Customers and Staff. I want each type of user to be able to login in a separate page. Is it OK if I show a "staff login" link next to the normal users (...
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When should I require a user to re-login to their account?

I am building a service for developers and I am wondering when I should "expire" a session. I obviously don't want my users to have to login every time they reload the page but I wouldn't ...
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Changing the user's email address

We have a dashboard that our users log into using their email and password. We don't currently have the ability to allow them to change their own email address (login). Sometimes, a user may contact ...
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Better solution for register/login

when you are on a site or a blog do you prefer register/login using a classic form with first name, last name, email etc or do you prefer register/login using something like google, facebook, twitter ...
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Why did Slack abort magic link? [closed]

In the past, if I forgot my password, either on app or desktop, Slack asked me to provide my email, then it would send a magic link to my email, then I just click on it and logged in. That UX seemed ...
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Should we enforce the user login at app startup?

when we should enforce users to login at mobile app startup and when we can postpone it? What are the best practices for this?
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Is there a reason to ask for password only after typing login? [duplicate]

I saw that there is a recent trend in splitting the sign-in step into two: login followed by password (rather than in a single stage). That is, the flow is: [type username] -> [confirm] -> [type ...
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What should happen if a social login user tries to reset their password?

On my webapp, I have normal users who signup with email/password combination I also offer signup via Facebook, Google, Twitter... Let's say you are a social login user who logged in via Facebook on my ...
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Best practices for mobile app registration and login [closed]

I'm developing a consumer mobile app and was planning to have these options in the registration: Mobile number or email Password Or, use one-time passcode [instead of password] Continue with Facebook ...
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Should I add sign up after onboarding (customisation) or before?

I am creating UI for a recipe app. I want to include customisation. Asking questions about diet, allergies and time available for preparation. Should I include login/sign up before or after this ...
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Are password strength meters useful?

What are your thoughts on password meters? I think they are only somewhat helpful because there is no clear indication as to how to actually strengthen the password. A novice user could maybe type in ...
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A question regarding registration form, social login and checkboxes

I am a frontend/backend developer. Recently I was provided a design from our UX dev for a registration form for a website. It looks something like this: ------------------------------------| [ Login ...
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Using a single email field to navigate to login if account exists or else to sign up

Are there any usability studies on the preference for the following Login/Sign up scenario. On the first page of the mobile application, you will see a field to enter the email address. If the email ...
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2FA into the login page (without email or phone number)

I have a question regarding UX of the 2nd factor authentication (2FA) process. It is common in the authentication process to ask for user id (commonly email) + password, and in a second step ask for ...
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What are usability implications of using magic link/password-less only login for older users?

The audience of the product tends to be older (50+) so it is very likely that it would be their first time using an app that is password-less login only. We fear this might be confusing for this user ...
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Is it okay to combine Log-in and Sign-up for passwordless/magic-link logins?

The generally received wisdom online seems to be to keep your log-in and sign-up/register flows separate. The reason being, that they are very similar and it is easy for users to get confused. I plan ...
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Company internal tool with SSO auth [closed]

I am developing on a web project for the company I work for that uses SSO to login. You can't use the tool if you don't log in. The app will be available to everybody(dose not require company VPN or ...
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Is it ok to inform the user about an active SSO connection in Login?

For log in security, I know that you don’t want to identify whether or not it is specifically the username or password that is incorrect. e.g. “The email or password you entered is incorrect” Along ...
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How to let the user update their email if they used a social login?

I have a basic user account system through which a user changes their profile picture, username, email and password. If the user used social login to sign up, they wouldn't have a password in my app. ...
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What is better? Login with Phone or Email or Both?

We are developing a mobile app, which our customer requested the following login/registration options. Email, Gmail, Apple, Phone In addition to that, customer want the user to try the app before ...
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How to redirect user to a third-party site?

Context A) https://appname.co This is the main login URL for our product B) https://abcbusiness.appname.co We also sell our product to other business with a different URL. We add the business and ...
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Repeat password field necessary in a signup page? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why should we ask the password twice during registration? When designing a new and simplified signup page I got into an argument with a colleague about the necessity of the "...
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Logging in with Google, Facebook etc but using the same account

Let's say a user logs in to a site with their Facebook account, then later decides to log in with their Google account. Should a separate account be created for each method of login or should the user ...
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Should a user attempting to enter an expired 2FA Token be notified that it is expired or just say that it is invalid?

If a user attempts to login using 2FA, and they get sent an email, there are a couple of scenarios that may occur: Code is valid and not expired: log user in. Code is valid but expired. Code is ...
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