Questions tagged [placebo-buttons]

A placebo button is a control element which has apparent functionality but has no physical effect when pressed. Such buttons can appear to work, which rewards the user by giving them an illusion of control.

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At this point, placebo buttons are still helpful for users in web design?

I had this question related to the redirect buttons. Some apps or websites need time to save data before making a redirect or load some content. Usually, an action from the user can't help. In these ...