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

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Overlay Vs dedicated page or separate section within the page?

Context We have this situation where we need to display additional information about products that users has selected. The page in question is the page that houses the products, each product is ...
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Show attached files in mobile app: Screen vs Pop-up

We has a section in our mobile app that designed as user feedback service. And faced with question - how the best way to show user their attached files on screen with new form creation? User can ...
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When to elicit user feedback on search results

I am working on a product that provides investigative leads based on a search. We are trying to assess the helpfulness of the leads. Previously we had a good/bad option always present at the top of ...
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Good UX in modal after submitting

I'm not a UX, just a UI developer and I want to have good UX in our modals. What we need to do for it? User confirms the information by clicking on the submit button in the popup. We send the ...
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Should there be close confirmation popup on top of another popup?

I have a popup which automatically shows up after a page. This popup is a utility which asks the users if they wish to pre populate a new form by copying responses from one of their previous forms. ...
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Should I use popups inside a wizard form?

I have a very long wizard form and I need to add even more information within each step. For now I have decided to add it using pop-ups. I know it is a bad practice, but I can not come up with a ...
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Tray Icon application with pops up alerts

I am coding a Tray Icon application in Java - it runs in the background & polls a server. On receiving a particular message from the server the application pops up an alert from the Tray Icon. The ...
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What to choose? Popup window or new screen in Android?

I am in a dilemma of choosing whether to use a new screen or a popup window for several similar use cases: Client management: from a list of clients, click to view client detail or create new client. ...
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OS-wide text autocomplete service with popup

Consider something like Google Input Tools for instance, which can transliterate text in multiple languages using the Latin script. As you type a word, it interactively autocompletes it, showing you ...
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Notification popup with a lot of text

I am having some problems with a notification popup system (for web and app) - which has some big challenges: A lot of text to display, like 340 characters, or 50 words. People from the legal ...
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Plus & Minus button position for selecting number of passengers?

We're having a discussion in the studio as to the position of the plus & minus buttons in this UI element. I feel that you naturally look to the right to 'increase' or 'move forward', although I ...
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Good alternative for popups that show events?

I'm in a team that builds website templates for a wide variety of informative sites. We've had a lot of users asking for popups on the homepage and we've been saying no because it's a bad design ...
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How do I convey to the user that clicking the background of a popup modal will close it?

On my website, on some pages you can click on an image to view it in a large popup at the centre of the screen with a transparent black border around it. I added a feature where if you click the ...
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Duplicate email addresses in Address Book

I am working on an "on the fly" create new contact form for when a user is creating an order, but wants to create a new contact while on the order form page. The issue here is if a user ...
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Why is resizing the browser window bad practice?

I asked how I can resize the browser window with JavaScript. Everybody told me not to do it. Why is this a bad practice? I think sometimes it can be good. For example, I want to show users a tweeting ...
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Don't show this again - checkbox hierarchy in a popup

I notice that the 'Don't show this again' checkbox is often placed before the action buttons (e.g. CANCEL and OK) which are placed further down and aligned to the right. Is this some sort of standard ...
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Maximum modal size?

I am working on a problem where we need to show the users a preview of an image through a modal. We want them to have the maximum possible view within a modal and not create a separate page for that. ...
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Maintenance countdown warning message - modal pop-up window? is it a good practice for such a important message

I'm currently designing a Maintainance countdown message. I think to create it as a pop-out modal window when the user logs-in and afterward place the countdown with a short header on a "sticky&...
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Options for "Cancel this operation?" are "Cancel" and "Yes"; what would be better wording for customers in a hurry?

I tried to buy a train ticket from a vending machine yesterday in a hurry and had some difficulty navigating the English menus (Chinese is the default language). I was trying to back up one step, but ...
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User behavior for two multiselect row data table in a popup

What is the best way to organize two huge data table within popup with smoother user flow. A page end user use to create and combine items from different job order. Expected User flow: Select one/...
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Timed info popup frequency

I have a request for a info popup highlighting a button that can save a search. The idea is it popup pointing a the saved search button for 3 seconds. My question is how often should this be done? My ...
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Best practice for popup if whole message can't fit in window

I recently added a popup to my app/website warning users of a coming maintenance window. On phones, it appeared as a little window, slightly smaller than the webpage beneath it. The popup had an &...
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Two modals at the entrance to the site

We design a global website, and it is important for us to inform the user which website he is on so that he can pick the country that suits him. As in the example of Apple: Although from a regulatory ...
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PopUp Window Size Guidelines

I am currently working at a project, where I have to specify a pop up window size for a 4k Screen. I am not sure how big I should go with the background of the pop up. Are there any design rules when ...
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Better UX to avoid Multiple Dialog Box or Multiple Pop-ups

So, recently I have encounter a UX challenge. There was a screen I was designing where I need to show some options in a dialog box. When we were handing over the screens to the developers they raised ...
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Is it necessary for error messages to have cause and fix in them

We are developing mobile applications, and our screen space is really limited. But our documentation guy is asking us to add long error messages that have cause.fix kinda format. So error messages are ...
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Question about Pop-up message design

I am a UX Rookie & just joined this forum. I & my team, which are Seniors, are working on a particular screen that contains the following details: User selects a product User than selects ...
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In a popup with "yes" and "no" buttons , you put "yes" or "no" first?

When you have a popup with buttons yes and no like this: | YES | NO | It is best to put the button "yes" right or left ?
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How to take multiple addresses and validate

I am working on an application where addresses will be validated before submission. Steps are: take address validate if address is correct, proceed if address is incorrect, user will be prompted with ...
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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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Omitting the popup title

I assume this question was already answered but I can't find it. Is a popup title something recommeded, even if the user already knows why he got the popup? For example, imagine that I want to see the ...
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Confirm Submit Popup or Checkbox

I have a form that can't be edited after submission and there are users who write in a support ticket to ask to amend the details submitted. 3 possible choices as I can think of are; Just a line ...
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Should I put "." at the end of messages for mobile users?

Should I write "." at the end of messages displayed to the user in my mobile Android application? For example: High bandwidth required, switch to WiFi. or High bandwidth required, switch to ...
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How do you make a tab (or menu) less accessible?

We have a pop-up menu with 3 tabs. All three tabs rank in importance. When clicked on an element in a page, you get a pop-up with the first (base) tab active where you see all the information you ...
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Mobile app with tabs a bad idea?

I am trying to draw out what I want to build for a new mobile app, and I've run into a conundrum with tabs. I have four main categories of content, and thought it would be nice to have tabs at the top ...
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location request on site load - in a pop up window

I'm working on a holidays site that has its content displayed based on the users' location by analyzing the IP address. I was wondering what are the pros and cons of having a pop up that requests from ...
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Removing an item from Favorites

I'm building an application with 2 pages: Favorites and Browse. I have an Add to Favorites button (a star icon that fills or unfills when the user clicks on it). When a user clicks to remove an item ...
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How would you build a popup form for creating a group of users?

For now I came out with this design/approach: 2 lists, one near another, with checkboxes on the users selection side and crosses(for quick removal) on the new building group. I tried to search ...
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Is it OK to break with a design system in certain cases?

I am designing a lengthy questionairre (36 questions). Per our design system, I am supposed to use a modal popup (because it will make production faster). I think that I should break with the design ...
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How to handle map section navigation in mobile

Given a section which takes full height of the device's viewport and have the following controls at disposal of the user: Can pan through the map within a certain boundary (a country); Can select an ...
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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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No one is clicking my slide box popup - Can it be improved?

Earlier I asked when it the right time to prompt the visitor to opt in for web push notifications (they work on both PC and Android devices). I was just loading the default prompt and every day maybe ...
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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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Where to undo "don't show this message again"?

I often make the misstake of accidentally checking the "don't show this message again" checkbox when using tab and spacebar to navigate. Since I'm asking to never see the message again, undoing that ...
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Best way to explain popup blocking to users and have them allowed?

I'm working on a web application that uses a pop-up to display the window where the users input their credit card details and pay. This, of course, is preventing MANY users from doing do so because of ...
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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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Why is a cancel "X" icon required if there is already a "Cancel" option in a modal?

We are following this pattern, inspired by Mac and Windows OS, but I don't have a solid answer for why web apps use it. What is the importance of the X button? Is it really required?
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Modal over another modal [duplicate]

we have a new feature annoucement pop up which comes once to the user on our dashboard. when we speak about new feature it is ideal to show the the demo video as well i feel. so we have inluded a ...
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what do you think about that comment delete screen UX/UI?

we have an android app that lets you share thoughts with friends without revealing who you are. It's in developing processes now! I designed comments delete screen, but I'm not sure it's good for UX. ...
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What would be most efficient way to search through database tables and pick columns?

I am tasked with designing a modal screen where data scientists and business analysts should select different tables from database and then if necessary narrow down the selection by (optional) ...

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