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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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Should I use modals for advertising?

I have a website where I want to advertise a specific product/service. Is it OK to use a modal that grays out the rest of the screen to show this product, or will this turn away visitors? Edit: The ...
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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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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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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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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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Which is perferred - a standalone login page or a javascript popup over a MyAccount page?

I am designing a new website, and am thinking about the UX for accessing a personal account page. Is it "better" to have a standalone login page (and then redirects to My Account details), or a ...
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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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How does “clickshaming” affect user experience?

As you can see in the bottom of the image, the button (or link) to cancel the popup is labeled "No thanks, I'd rather not hire the best." I can see why some websites do that, because users may feel ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Is pop up always bad?

I am involved in a redesign project (web app) where existing system throws quite frequent, random pop ups. These pop ups are used to gather information and also to display information and confirmation....
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In which situations is a popup window most appropriate?

There are many situations in which popup windows are currently used in modern UIs. Their primary use appears to be when displaying an error message or other descriptive information is desirable, ...
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Is it acceptable to open a modal popup on top of another modal popup? [duplicate]

On the web, is it wise to allow a modal popup (B) to be opened from another modal popup (A)? If modal popup B were to be closed, the user would again be viewing modal popup A. I am asking as I can ...
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The logic behind having an OK button and Apply button

Moving back to desktop land after being drunk with mobile interfaces, desktop dialogs almost always have these three buttons: OK Apply Cancel A close button. This pattern seems to occur on both ...
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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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Placement of components in a “Confirmation with a textarea” pop-up dialog box

I really have an aim to get better at UX-design. As a part of a new feature I have come up with the following dialog box which prompts the user if he/she is sure that they want to delete followed by a ...
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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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What's the difference between a Modal, Popup, Popover and Lightbox?

I've seen many terms used to describe message boxes that notify and alert users or display information such as modal, popup, popover and lightbox. What is the difference between these components? ...
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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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Popup vs page for contact form

I am working on simple web app site and we have "Contact sales" screen, where we have only a phone number and a small form (~5 fields). Does it make sense to use a popup for that screen instead of a ...
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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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What is a Modal Dialog Window?

What exactly is a modal dialog window and when should you use it? Are there certain cases where you should refrain from using one?
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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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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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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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Substitute for modal popup in a mobile site

In a website i have informations being shown in a modal popup. In the mobile version of the same ( suppose it is a responsive site ) , what can be a good replacement for popup window? I tried making ...