Questions tagged [navigation]

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Are dynamic menus an anti-pattern?

I'm analyzing the menu of construction management software. I don't know if I don't have the same user mental models and what was the research behind those decisions, but I wonder based on HCI and ...
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Smooth transition of site divider

On the https://gif.com.ai/ splash page there is a site divider on the left half of the page that when scrolled abruptly disappears and reveals a full-page navigation. To me and others this feels ...
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What would users feel comfortable to see first in navigation

Reading about object-oriented UX and audience based navigation, I am still not sure how to approach the following problem: I am building a careers section of a web site, where I must present job/...
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Best practices/rationale for unified vs separate keyboard/mouse navigation of lists?

Context I'm in the process of designing/implementing a filterable object creation palette with categorized results for a visual content creation application. I'm trying to decide how to handle ...
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Tabbing into a hidden navigation menu

This is a question about the interaction between navigation via keyboard (tabbing) and initially-hidden navigation items. I’m asking from both a UX and accessibility perspective. My site has a slide-...
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Where should website logo link to in an organization with multiple platforms? [duplicate]

We have an organization that has a /forum (discourse), a /news (ghost CMS), /learn(learning platform) and etc. They all share a similar navigation with the organization's logo in the middle and ...
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Same Side Navigation for bigger and smaller screens?

I am trying to find a way to navigate amongst rather complex content using an "admin" side navigation. The goal have been to use same navigation regardless of mobile or desktop. Am I ...
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Step shaped visual layout of cascading filters

I find this layout of cascading filters: much more intuitive and much more "welcoming" to use, over the traditional, horizontal axis layout: I am trying to explain to myself why this is so....
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Evolution of authentication-based navigation

Consider the case where an unauthenticated user sees a main navigation with a few items: In the old days, someone with admin privileges might log in and simply see additional items exclusive to their ...
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Is reversing the menu order on mobile navigation a good idea?

I work at a place where they are keen on reversing the order of the navigation items on mobile menus. The menu is at the bottom of the screen, and the order is reversed, so Home (basically the three ...
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Correct “Back” button behaviour in CRUD-like web application

I'm going to simplify the scenario I'm working on. In my CRUD-like application I have several lists of entities and an associated create-new-entity-form that I can reach clicking on a link in the ...
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Multilevel navigation in data-table including details and actions

I have multiple interactions from one screen to another and from that screen to the next screen. At least 4 levels of navigation happens in one use case. Example User lands on the data table which has ...
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Edit button in top right corner of screen

I'm currently working on a "details" page for a specific item that is editable. The question is, when you have finished editing the details of the item, would it be more user friendly to put ...
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Changing navigation content after user logs in

we are currently in the middle of the redesign of our company website. We have a company website which only contains informations that tells the visitor why our company is great and why he should ...
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Which screen type is clearer, and why?

I know it's a dead-simple and an incredibly clear UI, but my question is when it comes to familiarity as the extension of the principle of clarity, which makes the good UI/UX to the user? Why centered:...
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Best practice for meaning of “return” in UI flow

For context in this question, I am recalling a programmable thermostat interface with four large buttons, two each on the left and right side of an LCD display. The display showed labels for the ...
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Is it fine to offer a left and a right navigation at the same time, when I have several menu items?

I am designing a dashboard for a supply chain company. Their web dashboard has several options on the top navigation. But I am designing the tablet version and I am thinking to go the conventional ...
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How to handle 2 side navigation bars on a web app

I'm working on a web app that can briefly be described as the following. Every page has a table, and there's a primary side navigation bar that allows users to jump from one page (table) to another. ...
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Nested sidebar behavior

I have a nested sidebar that goes 3 levels deep. I would like the interaction to slide left/right: So in this example, if you click on "Jobs" in (1), (2) would then slide in. My question is,...
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How many kebab menus (more options menus) can you fit in on one screen?

I have just joined a new project and designed a part of the interface where users can see original text and translated text side by side. The app itself has a top bar with Logo, Profile, More Options ...
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How do you manage creation of a heavy and complex Information Architecture?

Please share your techniques If you have ever been working on a design or redesign of a bigger website or an app that has a complex Information Architecture. While drafting it all manually (and ...
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In a SPA shoud I load before navigating away?

I'm developing a Single Page Application (SPA) design framework and need some thoughts on the navigation/loading approach. I couldn't find meaningful answers in this regard on the internet. Question ...
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What is the best way to include Primary navigation element in to sub-navigation?

I am "fixing" a pre-existing website, with minimal changes as possible, because the site is due to a redesign in few months, anyways (probably). This site has a navigation bar that opens a ...
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How can I make an essential naviational treeview sidebar work on mobile?

I'm currently working on a web application that will have significant user-created content. I would like to organize this content hierarchically, with a side-bar on the left to navigate, some buttons ...
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What is navigating backwards through the Alt-Tab UI called?

In Windows, you can use Alt+tab to navigate through windows in "Most recently used" order (MRU order). Subsequent tab keypresses will continue to move you through the MRU ordering, until alt ...
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Exposing dropdowns in nav bar

Our team is currently debating on which navbar layout they should go with. The main discussion point is whether we should expose dropdowns on the navbar. These dropdowns are for selecting a customer ...
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What are the pros and cons with an overflowing horizontal scrollable nav bar?

On the team with designers and coders at my office, we're currently having a discussion about horizontal navigation bars when they overflow on mobile. This is not a discussion about using cards that ...
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App Navigation: Bottom Navigation Bar vs Bottom App Bar?

Bottom navigation Bottom App Bar These are the two options when thinking about the bottom navigation for an Android App. What are the use cases for both? When should one be used over the other?
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Using both bottom navigation and tabs for an android app [duplicate]

I was told it's a bad practice to have both bottom navigation and tabs in the same screen, but I'm not finding any information about why, and what can I use instead of tab bars in Material Design. The ...
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Navigating through a menu with only 2 buttons

I have a physical device with a screen and 2 buttons. This device needs to be able to enter a "settings" menu, which shows different options which can be turned on/off or have a "...
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Desktop Application Multiple Level Navigations on the page!

I am having 2 options as mock-ups wherein i am here to collect your opinion on the same. The user will be clicking the global menu and he will land on the listing page. If the user needs to check the ...
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Mobile reverse navigation (back) and Auto forwarding pages

I have a couple of questions: When a user press back within a flow - do you show (when going back) screens that are "confirmation states" or steps that were needed to be field in order to ...
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Can breadcrumb placement below main menu as shown cause a confusion to user?

Is this the best way to display user navigation path in modern UX? If user navigation path is too long for one line, can breadcrumb be split across second line ? If not is there any alternative ...
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Text size for navigation bar should be same, bigger or smaller than 16px?

The default font size is 16px, but I don't know if the font size of the navigation menu should be the same (16px), smaller (14px) or bigger than 16px. I think that bigger than 16px is going to be ...
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Burger menu with dark mode for responsive web

I am trying to make a website with light and dark modes. On small screens I am using a hamburger menu. When I click outside the hamburger menu it closes, to indicate it I change the opacity and in the ...
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What to do with an empty bottom menu bar on mobile?

I am helping design an app that has different functionality available to different users. These different modules are made available through a bottom menu/nav bar. However we have some users that will ...
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Multiple tabs vs multiple menu items

I am in the process of designing a new settings part for a section of our Saas. With my non-ux team, we are discussing wheter we should change the overall navigation of this section by removing the ...
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Book a demo conversion rate

My employer would like to delete navigation on book a demo and retarget landing pages. What do you think about this practice? He believes that the landing page should convert the user and he shouldn't ...
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Is there a specific name for this type of navigation?

Currently, I'm working on a project that requires a lot of repeated navigational options. For example: System 1: Transform; Require; Pipeline. System 2: Transform; Require; Pipeline. System 3: ...
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What is the thinnest a top bar can be for effective touch navigation on mobile devices?

We have other questions (such as this one) looking at the ideal height for a sticky top navigation bar on mobile devices. In most situations you'll want it to be reasonably high so that users don't ...
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Should there be arrows in a lightbox on mobile?

So I found that the PhotoSwipe lightbox disables the left right arrows on mobile devices (when it detects them as touch, which can be a hit and miss). But I wonder why. I know the native gallery apps ...
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Shortcut Key for OK Button on Dialog Box with Grid

In a desktop app, I have dialog boxes that contain one or more small grids, various other simple controls, as well as the usual OK/Cancel buttons. Grids pose a problem to the usual use of Enter as a ...
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Optimal placement of tree navigation on a web application

I'm designing an inventory control page for a web dashboard. Functionality: When the page loads the tree alone is displayed on the left hand side. (currently set at 3/12 grid columns) The user is ...
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How to battle for UX over Marketing with regards to product navigation?

We just completed some card sort and tree test exercises. One of our main nav labels was clearly more successful when using the label most commonly suggested by our study participants (which were ...
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Best way to display page full of links?

I have a page that looks like below. I shrunk it in dimensions to give a broad idea of the page. So it has categories and under them there are links. What would be some of the options in terms of ...
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How to balance user-led vs. user-centered design when it comes to navigation labels?

We just completed some research with card sorting and tree testing. Two of the categories were consistently labeled the same by a large percentage of participants. It seems to make sense to name the ...
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Do we need to provide pagination for a directory structure?

In a typical web UI, pagination is usually provided for lists. However, I would like to know whether it makes sense to provide pagination for a tree structure like a directory structure since it may ...
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Search - autocomplete - hover a result to features in dropdown

I am working on a project where a user has to navigate to any feature for any product. So I came up with a search box component. Here the user can search for a product and when a user hovers on a ...
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Dropdown menus: Should the parent item be clickable?

TL;DR In my opinion, the parent element (that which when hovered spawns the dropdown menu) MUST be clickable. Other items in the global navigation bar that do not have have dropdown menus take you ...
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Is it the best practice to make the whole webpage clickable?

I have a lead generation webpage which has a pop-up form which appears wherever clicked on the page. Is is it good to make the entire webpage clickable or only buttons & icons should be clickable?

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