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Wizard layout form behavior..best practice question

I have a form on my UI. Some fields in there are mandatory. The user needs to enter these fields and click next to proceed to the next sent of fields..basically a wizard layout. What is a better ...
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Good resources on technical boundaries of (push) notifications

Our retail company uses a mobile browser-based tool to manage and fulfil orders. Basically, people working in our stores check a list of orders that need to be prepared, assign one or more to ...
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Should I use alert box or just helper?

I have a case, related to inquiring a sequence of number. User can look up to that number and processed that into another task. But not all number can be inquired in this system (due to some rules). I ...
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How to globally provide real-time feedback for async operations?

Preface I'm working on designs for a web application where users can create data-processing workflows that get executed asynchronously from the server. Most of the time workflows will run in ...
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Grouping in-app notifications based on where they come from, who triggered them, and what the actions are

I'm working on a project where I'm defining the UX for web in-app notifications. The app is quite similar to task management apps, kind of like Asana, Monday, etc. Now for example, if we have a user ...
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Best practices for pinned banner alerts in iPhone X view?

Hey everybody, I'm experimenting with pinning a full-width banner on an iOS app I'm working on, but as you can see it looks a little awkward with the bottom curvature of an iPhone X-12. I debated ...
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Should I have a cooldown time between audio notifications for a group chat? If so, how long?

Is there a standard or research on optimal cooldown times for audio notifications? I have a group chat application that can optionally make a sound for every received message, but it can get really ...
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Ideal frequency for reminder email to review host/guest in Airbnb marketplace app?

In a marketplace app (e.g. like Airbnb), what would the ideal frequency be for reminder emails to review the other party (e.g. host/guest)? I read about Email Reminder Best Practices as well as the ...
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Notifications drawer or new page? Linkedin vs FB

Most applications like Facebook show notifications in a notifications drawer. However, LinkedIn shows them on a new page. Why might taking the user to a whole new page be better UX than using a drawer/...
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Best practice for Web Push Notifications Prompt

I want to implement push notifications on my website. The obvious option is to simply show the prompt once the user lands on the page. But is this a good practice? I read the EDGE is auto-blocking the ...
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App notifications [duplicate]

Currently, I started doing some research to understand what type of notifications the app I'm designing need and also how frequently and so on, and I was wondering if there were any data on this. So ...
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Handling long 'important' alerts on mobile

We're challenged on how to handle multiple long alerts for mobile. In some instances they can be so long the rest of the actual content gets pushed down. the content of these alerts are related to ...
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Best practice for out-of-app notifications for in-app messages?

Platforms like Task Rabbit and Airbnb send users an email and/or text message when an in-app message is received. What is best practice in terms of UX for how and when these out-of-app notifications (...
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What is a better solution for too many in-app notifications

With the current state of travel, there are many regulatory bits of information that need to be conveyed to users as they make a booking on our travel app. Here there are at least 4 separate ...
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Top Notification versus Central Notification

When talking about Notification Design I have seen Notifications placed on the top of the screen, on proximity of where the UI element and action is happening and finally, central, on the screen. What ...
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When to remind with "Remind me later"?

What are some things I should consider and think about that will help me figure out when we should remind the user of something? For context: Our mobile app is basically a wine collecting app. When ...
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In app - planned maintenance and unplanned downtime messaging

I'm designing the messaging for 2 types of scenarios. Planned maintenance, and unplanned downtime. in both cases, certain services on the app won't work, but the rest of the app will function as ...
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Using WhatsApp messaging to notify users when their order is ready

I'm designing a food ordering experience for a restaurant and we're considering using WhatsApp Business as a way to notify users when their food is ready. this means users will input their phone ...
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Should I notify the user that the thread owner deleted their post?

I have a website that works like a forum but not exactly. Here, users can create their content of threads while any user can add their posts to this thread. However, the thread creator has editorial ...
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Error notice vs upgrade banner

We have two distinct styles for the following: An error message (which is a red/black banner at the top of the page) An upgrade message (which is a light-colored banner prompting the user to upgrade ...
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Since late 2019, why are we seeing a massive increase in pop-up notifications, and why do UI designers think this is a good idea?

This might be slightly broad, but I think most of the questions on this site are somewhat subjective and broad anyway. Since about late 2019, the number of pop-up notifications and potentially ...
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Displaying flyout menu over fixed notification

I'm designing an intranet application for a client in which notifications are displayed through a fixed flyout pattern in combination with a 'notfication' icon in the header menu. The image says more ...
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Literature on how to design a notification sound?

A part of a thesis, I need to design a couple auditory notifications in a car. Something along the lines of "check tire pressure", which isn't a warning. I have written down some relatively vague ...
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Are there guidelines or best practices for notifications or prompts for how to use your app?

I have even seen this in high-end professional 3d applications, where they will always show you messages, notifications, or prompts for how to perform the most basic tasks such as selecting things, ...
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Handling a missed task with a recurring deadline

I'm designing a user interface for a website that allows the user to set deadlines for certain tasks. Some of these tasks can be recurring in a variety of ways (Once per week, once a day, every Monday ...
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How long should notification be stored in a system

Hye, I'm designing a management tool for admin and an app for user they managed. I'm not sure of how long should the notification be stored before expiry? In the app, I suggest to use a 30-day ...
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What is the best way to map a product's system of notifications?

I am looking for some design research or other method which is used to map notification's frequency, priority, and intensity based upon a user's emotion, behavior, etc. This method could be applied ...
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Do users care about notification settings?

Setting the stage: We have a mobile-app with multiple services from different domains. Each with their own alerts. We are only talking about PUSH NOTIFICATIONS Problem We send alerts from those ...
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How to indicate partial success in an Android notification?

My question is somewhat similar to this question: How to provide an indication for partial success? But I need to show the indication as an Android Notification. A user can send an alarm (calling for ...
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When to validate if the set of items selected totally valid for the operation?

Case: enterprise web-client solution for sales orders, the User needs to select lots of items to perform one operation in bulk and not all the items are applicable for this operation (due to hidden ...
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Position of the number on notification icons [closed]

The number in notification icons is generally displayed on the right side of the bell icon, what is the reason behind this? Is there anywhere you have seen the reverse where the numbers are on the ...
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Should a Notification Center have an infinite history or should it allow the user to close them?

I'm working on a Notification Center (in a web application) and I can't find any information about the notifications history. So I don't know what is the best behaviour to apply for my notification ...
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Error on initial push notification subscription

Does it make sense to inform the user with an error message when initial registration to push notifications fails?
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What is the best way to notify a user that updates are available in a desktop application?

I have a Windows desktop application that is used as the front-end for a webservice. This application has a database that could get updated from time to time, but it would also work with an old ...
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When should a toast arise in web app? [closed]

When should a toast arise in web app (need psychological suggestion)? Why Add to favorite action has no toast, while Archive or Delete actions have ones? Toasts or snackbars are used for low-priority ...
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What's the name for the notification pattern: waiting for the user to respond to a notification before sending the next one?

Some websites (e.g. some forums) send notifications like this: User asks multiple questions on the site Other users respond to the questions The website only notifies the user once (that there has ...
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Notification panel vs banners

When do you normally add notifications to a slide-out panel vs using a banner for it? By slide-out panel, this is similar to what I mean: By banner, this is similar to what I mean (but with a ...
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Toasts on big screens - how to improve noticeability

Our webapp uses toast notifications to inform the user about the results of their action. They are displayed in the bottom right corner. The problem is that I use a big screen - 32 inch - and the ...
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Stack or use multiple notification toasts

I’ve seen it many times before where you’re on a website and you get a notification which comes in the form of a toast, if you perform the same action another toast will appear and it will push the ...
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Inclusive notification scheme incorporated into design systems

It seems like the standard RED, YELLOW, GREEN and BLUE colours are used in notification schemes/styles in the most popular development frameworks like Material.io and Bootstrap. Of course, colours ...
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What is best way to convey to a user that two things are necessary to utilize a feature?

We currently have a feature that allows users to add a Donate form to their page, but this feature is disabled unless you do two things: Upgrade to a paid account Connect to Stripe We want to enable ...
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Notifications Drawer

We are working on a desktop app with lots of events/alerts/notifications. Because of that, we created a 'notification drawer', similar to the this one: My question is: do you expect the snackbars and ...
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Desktop app status bar: Notification vs error message

I'm working on a particular feature that requires messages to be shown in the context menu when user clicks on it. Option 1 Display different icons for different events (Upgrades and errors for ...
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How to inform user that value of form field was removed?

We have some background processing on form and in the result, some of the form fields can become null. So how should information message about this action look like? The best option we have "The value ...
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Need help designing a full-screen (laptop) notification viewable at a glance from ~5-7 feet away

I have software I'm working on in which a user has to scan a full pallet's-worth of various items of hardware for inventory-taking purposes (think of a wooden pallet in a warehouse laden with stacks ...
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Q: Should notification icon display a number of notifications?

There is notification icon in the header. Should it display the number of notifications? Sometimes the numbers looks bad and not centered, so I wonder to remove the number. Is it necessary for the ...
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Notification to jump to specialist content in feed

Is there a "best in class" example of how to direct users to a specific bit of content in their feed? I am working on a pilot app that curates articles for students and I am looking for an effective ...
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Does an Administrator need a reminder about other roles?

I'm working on a UI where a site Admin can add another user role. In the mean time, we're calling this new role, "Collaborator". The Collaborator is typically a freelancer the Admin adds to help ...
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Alert placement on user interface - debate (need opinions) [closed]

I'd like to have opinions to see things differently or to confirm that my view is better :) Situation: We are developing a complicated information system (legal stuff) - lots of information, lots of ...
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Are there guidelines on the timing and frequency of notifications?

I'm noticing an increase in the number of app notifications that seek a more continuous engagement threshold. Then, I get notifications about almost anything, at least once per hour. The extreme ...

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