Questions tagged [popup]

Usually refers to a window that appears over part of a web page in response to some action.

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Popups default focus on button - best practice

Do we need to auto focus on any one of the buttons inside a popup? Since, some users prefer keyboard to interact with the application. For example: Confirmation popups in destructive actions like ...
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Can a toggle trigger pop up?

I had a doubt whether a toggle can trigger a pop-up screen/modal? But it's not a confirmation modal/pop-up screen. For example: Turning the toggle to ON state will open up settings modal.
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What should the behavior of Disabled Link/Button be? [duplicate]

What is the best practice for designing disabled states? In general disabled states cannot be interacted with. Any opinions on presenting a tooltip/pop-up on hover or click when the user interacts ...
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Nonmodal pop-up vs application-modal pop-up [closed]

I am not sure whether the "join our mailing list" pop-up shown when the page "https://www.lemonadela.com/" first appears is considered a Nonmodal pop-up or a application-modal pop-up. Could you ...
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Show “Successfully Sent” in popup or new page?

If the user submit a complain, and I want to inform him you are done; by this message: Your complain has been successfully sent Complain id: "12547786210" what is the best solution to show ...
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Should a popup get closed if the user scrolls the area behind it?

In the image below, the sidebar (Blue) is a scrollable container that has input-fields, check boxes and a color-picker (yellow). When the user clicks the color-picker button, a pop-up dialog shows up (...
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What's the best way to ask for user feedback about a specific element/section in a website?

I'm working a feedback form for a clinical platform which is used by health care providers (mainly doctors). The website has a patient dashboard where the doctor can see the patients clinical record ...
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What is the most correct way to implement a search mechanism that changes the UI content

I had an argument with my colleague about what is the most correct way of implementing a search funcion that allows to change the page content. Basically we had 2 options, one is in page search, ...
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How to drive users to allow pop ups on browsers

We're having issues with Popup blockers; preventing some paying clients from seeing the expected dialog. To combat this issue we either want to add a small line of text near the checkout button that ...
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Why are there no good pop-ups in the web [closed]

Nowadays the UX of web applications has become so similar to classical desktop applications (with SPA) that often I just want to create a web application. But I always wonder one thing: Why is there ...
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Height for a form with paginations

I'm working on a form which has a pagination. The form is in a window. I'm not sure what to do with window's height. Should I change it regarding the form's height or keep it? Thanks.
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Alternatives to modal dialog for simple forms

I have a button that pops a simple modal form. The form takes a name, description and has a save button. I am not a fan of having a button to the left of the screen, a dialog that pops in the center ...
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Material design error message on top of a pop up

We are using material design messaging guidelines in a complex system, the problem: in case I have an issue with a form and the issue is a non critical one, I will show a banner, In case I have a ...
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Alert box inside a modal window

I have a modal window and I need to pop an alert box when user deletes a certain item on the screen as, "Are you sure you want to delete?". There is no way that I can remove this modal window. Is ...
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Should I show a confirmation pop-up when removing an item from the shopping cart?

I came across an article that advised to show a pop-up asking the user if the click to remove an item was intentional, instead of removing it immediately. But at the same time it's not a practice I ...
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What is the industry term for a payment action that pops up over a free action?

The situation I mean is where a UI tries to hijack a user action by sneaking in another one on top. For example, there might be screen with a button that does something innocuous, eg “Continue”, but ...
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Ask metadata for each file added to a folder (possibly many files added at the same time)

I have a file sync Windows desktop application that looks very much like Dropbox: Tray icon is the only GUI. Users mostly uses the Windows file explorer, but also programs such as MS Word that open ...
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Is it okay to name submit button as “Select”

I am on creation form and want to add video to this form. I press + and the video gallery is opened in a popup. I need to select video and submit. Is it okay to name submit button as Select? Or are ...
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When should “Don't ask next time” check box take effect?

for example, suppose I have a popup like that: I know the popup would not appear next time when the user clicks 'Yes' with the box checked. but how about the following situations: the user clicks '...
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Pop-up or separate page for user account settings?

I'm working on a betting website, so it is kinda one game dashboard for all games, user only navigates from left side bar to change events. I have standard header where on the right top corner is ...
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Preference: Info-tips (info tooltips) or stationary info-areas for Scatter Plots?

I've seen two different ways to display information about a point on an scatter plot A tooltip (info tip) which appears next to your cursor When you hover over a point, information will display in ...
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Modals/dialogs, popovers, popups, alerts timing and easing

I am trying to find out evidence concerning how to handle both timing and ease of modals/dialogs, popovers, popups, alerts and so on. Is there anyone who can share studies or links? Thanks.
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Error/ success messages: File not downloaded or File was not downloaded. The download was stopped or interrupted by another file download

Error/ success messages in web apps. Material design writing style, recommends to be simple and direct. Here's an example they give: The advice is easy to follow in one-sentence messages. But what ...
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Popups vs inline forms for user input in a webapp

I'm not a UI/UX person. I'm building a webapp. I'm struggling to design my UIs for user input. For example: Some webapps (e.g. Slack, Asana, MS Teams, MS SharePoint) show a modal popup (with a form) ...
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Mobile experience of existing entries

I have a form in a mobile layout. When users enter details into the form, existing matches will be checked for in the database, If there are any matches, they will appear below the form and they can ...
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Should I use the word successfully in pop-up messages?

The workflow: User clicks on a button that triggers some action. On top of the screen appears a small pop-up that informs about the result of an action (successful or not). For example: New files ...
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Do popup tutorials do more good than harm?

We have an iPhone camera app, and our designer said that some users (including his roomate, so it's not hypothetical) don't know how to use the app, so we should have a popup tutorial, perhaps a video,...
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Multiple scrolling, dragging in modal/popup window. Good UX?

Had a discussion with the stakeholders regarding the things they require and they suggested to convert the product's modal window in the similar form the WRAP is doing(Open any image just after one ...
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Is it excessive to say “Are you sure you want to…”?

The situation: In our application there're several actions once done that will cause the data loss or won't be able to be undone. So, we ask users whether they are sure of what they are doing before ...
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How to structure a page that contains a lot of information? [closed]

So what we have is a page that shows a list of "Vehicles" and the Passengers inside them. Imagine that each "Header" is a Vehicle and when you click the accordion button, it will expand to show the ...
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Detect if User has pop ups enabled. Best way to do it

I'm facing a problem where I need to check if the user has pop ups enabled when they try to view a pdf file in their browser and for this I would need to open a tab and close it real quick, there's no ...
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Display information: Redirect to new page or show pop-up?

I have searched for similar questions but they couldn't really answer the problem in my case. I have designed a profile page where users can display their earned titles trough a reputation system. ...
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After clicked “Apply job” button, new tab for signup? pop up for signup? or same page but different link to sign up? Which one is better? and why?

In job application page, for the user haven't log in or signup, after we clicked the "Apply Now" button. It will open a new tab for signup? pop up for signup? or same page but different link to sign ...
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Is there away to Use Label Text instead of popup confirmation Message?

On Mobile app, I am going to try to decrease and avoid user clicks. My idea is to display text (some words) on same page and use a label instead of using a popup confirmation message. So, what is the ...
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Alternatives to cascading modal popups

We are currently looking at reworking one of our web-apps. At the moment, all editing is done in modal popups. It would be simple enough to replace a single modal with an inline edit mode or ...
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Browser Support Information

I am working on a web portal design and it used by enterprise admins. I am not sure which device (Laptop/PC) or which browser they are going to login and use the portal, so wanted to show the "Browser ...
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How to display more detailed configuration?

I'd like to get an opinion from UX professionals here. Our app is designed to show all the important information on one screen, and users can click on particular setting to get/modify detailed ...
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What is the opposite of Cancel?

I am working with order page. When the user presses on Cancel Order button, he should choose one of the following: Cancel order. (opposite of cancel) order. (this choice means don't do anything with ...
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Why use a descriptive phrase rather than an X to close a pop-up?

On several sites, I’ve noticed a type of email subscription modal pop-up message that can’t be closed by clicking an “X” in the corner, but instead requires clicking on a sentence that describes what ...
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What's the point of a delayed popup on a webpage?

It seems more and more common, when you enter a page and start reading it shows a popup after ~10 seconds. Personally I just leave the page immediately and look for the content somewhere else. I can't ...
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Mobile website subscribe form position

I'm developing (and designing) a products showcase website with mobile-first approach. My company needs a form for users to subscribe to our newsletter. My main problem is that so far my design use ...
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How to enable editing a single cell on a table

On a table, the user should be able to edit the values in each cell on a specific column. The current solution is using a multi selection drop-down menu but the user has to scroll through the options,...
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Is showing one ad per day still annoying?

So, I'm building a chrome extension that solves the problem of online distractions, it take a smarter approach at solving this problem and increase productivity . I would like to be able to monetize ...
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pop up(modal) vs dropdown to display field in form containing long list

The problem I am facing is - customer choses carrier and then he/she has to chose location of pickup place from dropdown. Is the dropdown best solution for mobile users? Location lists contains about ...
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Grid in a popup?

My team and I have run into a scenario where we want to be able to add time tracking to every part of the system. However, we need a way to see what has already been tracked, so the users don't ...
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Alternatives to pop-up window when editing item details

I am now designing a browser based software where user selects products and adds them to his "basket" after the user selected all he needed he then proceeds to edit each item in the basket. Items look ...
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Designing warning/confirmation dialogue box

Currently working on a design which will prompt a dialogue box with confirmation message. Just some background on the design, when user attempt to add or delete data from a grid, a dialogue box will ...
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Automatic pop-up (modal window)

We are designing a flow where the user is expected to enter some additional mandatory data after entering some other data. For example, the user enters amount in a field and does a TAB-OUT. We want ...
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Best practice for “Don't show me again” checkbox on iOS

I have a question about using checkboxes in warning message. Some users want the application to always warn them but some users do not. I want users to choose for themselves. I tried to solve this ...
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Keeping users in context with modal window or shifting user to another page

I'm working on a UI that consists of a list of items that I have received. From this list I can click on the 'pick list' which is an enhanced cart/wishlist in this application. I currently have it ...