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is the process by which individual access to a computer system is controlled by identification of the user using credentials provided by the user

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Best way to seamlessly login and/or create a user account with Facebook on a website?

Wondering how to implement the UX for login in this day and age, if I only allow creating an account / logging in with 3rd party services (such as only allowing Facebook or LinkedIn login, just those ...
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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?

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

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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What is the best practice to invite user to access the web application?

Currently, I am planning a web app that will be something like Google Forms, though with a different model. I'd really appreciate any opinions you have regarding better UX and a more sensible approach....
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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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Should I verify a user's password before showing them that they are banned or just check the email?

If I ban a user from a website indefinitely (specific manual ban not automatic), and they'll never be able to appeal, should I verify the user's email and password, or show them that they're banned ...
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Quantifying the impact of offering alternative signup/login methods?

Nowadays it's common for websites to offer signup/signin methods that don't require making an account (email/password) for that specific site, for example 'Login with x': Facebook Google Twitter ...
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How to reset a user's password before email verification?

I'm designing a basic registration and login system. The site sends a confirmation email on registration with a 6-digit OTP. Of course, it is possible that a user does not complete this email ...
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SSO Login, can we remove the Linkedin color in the button? [duplicate]

I've been working on a login flow where we are allowing users to sign up or login with Linkedin. The devs in my team told me that we need to keep the Linkedin button with the colors : However, we ...
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SSO Login, can we remove the Facebook color in the button?

I've been working on a login flow where we are allowing users to sign up or login with Facebook. The devs in my team told me that we need to keep the Facebook button with the colors : However, we ...
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Why do so many login webpages seperate email and password fields? [duplicate]

I've been noticing that many popular login pages separate email and password fields on separate "sections" or pages. Is there a UX benefit or reason for this that I'm not aware of?
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Should users be given a way to link a password after social auth?

Obviously it is very common for sites to allow log in using both the traditional email/password as well as social authentication using Facebook, Google, Twitter etc. If a user creates an account using ...
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Changing login method from email/social to One-time password

There are existing users who login with their email or social accounts. How will existing users login if we get rid of social and email login?
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Asking user to login to another website from within my app

I am working on an app which requires me to interact with an external API from an external website on behalf of the user. For this I need to ask them for their credentials for this other API. Will ...
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How to show different educational institutions' login options in an app?

I'm working on a mobile application where users, apart from being able to login and sign up with accounts made directly on the app, have the ability to login directly with their educational ...
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User signs up using their Facebook account logs and then logs in with their (same email) Google account. Now what?

Our web app (a personal calendar-management tool) offers both Facebook and Google as social login providers. Sometimes a user who originally signed up using a Facebook account tries to log in using ...
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Alternative designs & implementations for the login "remember me" checkbox?

I've been doing some digging around regarding the "remember me" feature of website login pages. Does anyone have any examples of alternative ways to implement this feature - that isn't a ...
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Forcing Sign-Up For a Mobile App

Currently in the process of desgining a mobile app in the 'mental wellness' space. Features include; Journalling (w/geotagging) Mood tracking Affirmations recording To Do Goal setting/tracking My ...
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How many people use Google or Facebook to sign up to other apps

I notice that a vast majority of apps nowadays prioritise login with Facebook, Google, or other platforms for Sign Up. Usually you see a button with Facebook, one with Google, and the last option is ...
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Common input boxes to register and login with separate buttons

While working on the registration/login page for my mobile app, I came up with the idea of combining the two into one. On clicking register, users will be taken to a new page to fill rest of the ...
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At what step in the user flow of a travel booking app would 2FA OTP be needed

i'm designing a 2FA OPT feature for an app that lets users book flights and trains. As users are able to store personal information including their payment details, this level of verification is ...
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Android authentication using fingerprint

The flow of my applicaiton: [1 -Login] -> [2 - Approve biometric use] -> [3 - Dashboard] At the 2nd step, a user is authenticated and technically is inside of the app, enabling biometric. At this ...
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What is the maximum acceptable time a login should take?

Logging into our app takes 15 - 20 seconds, depending on how much the user has access to. Some of this time is purposeful - the login endpoint itself has a minimum time to response of 2 seconds to ...
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Etsy inspired login/register form that ask only mail address in first step

i'm a UI designer, i study to improve my UX knoweledge and i have a doubt about a project. I have a login/register modal window that works like the Etsy login/register modal at checkout process. In ...
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User login with 3rd party services and email/password

If you sign up for a product with Google OAuth and have the associated email registered in the database. Then have a user that wants to login using email/password. What is an elegant way to handle ...
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For mobile apps, should the first screen be Login or Sign Up

On mobile apps, the users get logged out rarely as the login tokens work differently. So, i think it makes more sense to make the first screen for new users. So the first page, when they open the app ...
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Does a donation site need login?

I have a task to redesign a donation website. The top navigation bar has search for donation events and login/register. Is there a need for a login/register option? Especially considering when ...
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