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Best way to register and login within the same form

I have an app in which users add items to a database that is synced across all devices. I need users to login in order to attach an author to each item and to record how many "points" each user has ...
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When should the message informing the user that the password they entered is wrong go away?

This is a follow up to this question since it got closed. In a log in form, after the user enters the wrong password, when should the message saying "wrong password or user name" go away? For example ...
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Why do most sites only offer two social login options?

I noticed the that many site only offer two social login options: Grooveshark: Google, Twitter Quora: Facebook, Twitter Digg:: Facebook, Twitter How does this improve the user experience?
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Showing users partial content to entice them to sign up?

I was trying to get one of my designers to check out a great question on Quora yesterday and he found to his annoyance that he had to sign up to read beyond the first answer I was wondering if this ...
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On Android, how do you design a very shallow navigation?

I need to create a simple account section in my mobile app with 1-level deep navigation: ___ Register / Account -- \___ Login On iPhone, I'm using a grouped table view:...
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How to prevent creation of multiple accounts under the same company?

Let's say there's Company ABC and Employee A signed-up for an account under his own email address (e.g. [email protected]). However, let's say Employee B signed-up under the same company but ...
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Best way to show two different kind of login forms

I have a website where there are two different kinds of accounts: Student: a student, once logged in, can do math quizzes Educator: an educator, once logged in, can view various details about the ...
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Can I combine login and signup with a single button?

I am building a login page and I spent over 5-6 hours reading a tonne of posts in this group. I saw the following discussions Login and Register as separate pages Login Modals Login Register vs Sign ...
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Only providing social logins [duplicate]

I'm currently working on a project where the user is required to register, and we are considering only providing social logins, and not providing a site only registration. The reason behind this is ...
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Why are log off buttons becoming hard to find? [duplicate]

It used to be that logging out of your email, there was a button, often at the top right corner, that said 'log out'. Now for things like facebook, gmail etc, logging out is actually quite difficult,...
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How to request a third-party login within a seperate mobile application

I'm designing a mobile app that requires the user to log-in with their LinkedIn account. I feel I might have cluttered too much info into it, but everything seems to be important. I want the user to ...
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Best way for sign up process after invite

We are building an app and I'd like to have a faster sign up process for users. Right now users can only get access after they got an invite by mail. After they got the mail, they can click on a link ...
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Security issues if not forcing a user to sign up

I've built a simple web app Flask.io that enables users to create and share to-do lists. It doesn't require sign up. This is an important differentiator. I don't want to force the user to register ...
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Best place to put registration fields?

I have a form that will allow a user to post a classified listing on my site. The thing is, we required users to be signed in to post...so instead of redirecting a user to a separate page to sign in ...
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Design of login with multiple options

I am working on a design for a log in box and my case is a bit different than seen else where. Our members can either login with member number and zip code OR username and password. We have a ...
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What's the best way to handle password reset requests where the user hasn't registered with the entered email address

Within a secure password reset function of a web application where the email address is the unique account identifier, what would be the best way to handle password reset requests where no matching ...
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Are we stuck with the "Forgot password" link?

The convention for forgotten passwords seems to have stranded on the following: Click a link under the Password input field saying "Forgot password" Enter your email address and click "Send password" ...
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Should (and how should I) I use email addresses for login without validating them?

So that users don't have to remember a username, my webapp doesn't ask users to enter one (accounts are private and there are no profiles or user-generated content). However, I would also prefer not ...
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Should Sign up/ Register open a new page or just a popup window?

I am designing a simple web application. The only main function is displayed in homepage, together with other product feature promotion. On the top of the page, there are two buttons, for sign up and ...
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Is it secure (safe) to inform a user logging in that "on user with that login ID exists, please create a login"

In early usability testing, I had a user click the Login button instead of Register and then try entering a variety of Email and Password combinations. Of course, they had not account. I'm thinking ...
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One column logistration form OR two columns?

Don't look at me like that, I actually like the way to call both login and registration forms together a logistration form, well it's convenient. I've designed a logistration form, but the problem is ...
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Why should you provide a sign up link from your login form?

It seems like a well adopted web standard that a login form should have a "don't have an account? [Sign up]". I'm having trouble seeing the rationale behind it. How common is it really that a user ...
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How should a user exit an intranet web app with automatic login?

We have an administration tool which is a installed locally on a server and accessed through a browser with automatic log in using AD. When the user navigates to the page, they are automatically ...
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User Login and Signup for App with Multiple, but Separate, Roles

I'm building an app that will have two different types of users, let's say "Shoppers" and "Agents" for example. I am trying to determine whether I should split the login / signup to different areas ...
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Log-in form on new page or not?

What's considered better for UX? User clicks on the log-in link/button, afterwards she is taken to another page where she can fill the log-in form. Example: Yahoo. User clicks on the log-in dropdown ...
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What is the best location to place an identity context control (avatar, name, sign out button)

I'm working on a (web) design that implements both an identity (user) context, and an organization context -- similar in the way that GitHub allows you to log in as yourself, then be a member of one ...
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Forgot Password Inline vs. Separate Page

I recently encountered this approach for the Forgot Password link on the LLS site. When you select the link, you are not taken to another page. Instead, an email field is displayed. This seems to be a ...
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Not having a login page, bad idea?

I'm designing a microsite that has all the usual functionality. There's a simple registration/login process. Is it a bad idea to not have a login page and instead just have username and password ...
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Examples of login forms UX concepts? [closed]

I want to design an easy-to-use form for my users to sign in. I have been looking for mockups as a first phase, but I have found more fully designed & live examples of login forms. It's great but ...
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What is best practice for a forgotten login email address?

It seems as though all the major sites that use an email as a login only allow for forgotten passwords. Looking to find how users can recover an account when they have forgotten their login email. At ...
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Email registered by someone else - First time Login / Register

I am working on a system where the administrators can add information about potential users. So a user can exist without even knowing it. Current Login: At this moment there is an extra input field ...
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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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Error message for "Invalid Username"

As per "UX guidelines" what should be the error message for a dimmpley Login for having 2 basic fields "Username" & Password. So if a User Enter a username with "Space or special characters[,/<...
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How can I increase user adoption on a single-page app?

I have been working on this: http://spe.lt Now, I have had a few thousand people visit this. It seems like a lot of people find it useful, but not that many end up using it. I want to increase user ...
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Password-less log in with webviews

I just added a password-less log in option to my website, which emails users a login link. If they click it within 10 minutes, they are logged in and cookies are set in their browser to remember them. ...
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