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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Showing a full screen dialog to view a full list of radio button selection

I'm designing a sort of step by step process for mobile web using a stepper to get a bunch of information from a user. One of the steps requires a user to select from a list of (about 20) pre-defined ...
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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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Is it reasonable, If we use popup mode for Single Sign On?

Our applications have OAuth for Google and we use popup mode. The Login page has a button for authorization via Google. But now customers want to use a single sign-on (SSO) for authentication. As I ...
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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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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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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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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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Save search in modal popup

I have a modal popup for save search. to save it I am using popover with name of search and a dropdown under which category I want to save it. https://element.eleme.io/#/en-US/component/popover It ...
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Cookie information sharing and management mechanism

I went on the Red Dot Design website and was greeted by this interesting pop-up: I really like how it has clarified the Cookie information, but it actually doesn't seem to allow any selection other ...
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Dialogue box with multiple action buttons

We have a scenario where when a user changes the code language (script), they're given the option to either keep the code they've already written or override the code. I'm currently working on the ...
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refine popup in search panel

Have 2 questions related to refine panel in search results. How should we showcase more options in 1 category – should I add individual popup for each category or all options in 1 popup. Have added ...
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Having a choice selection pop up right after main navigation use

I am working on a web-based application (only desktop) where users could enter new sets of data to the system by using preformed templates. As this is one of the main actions in the system, we will ...
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Filters & Rules layout [closed]

I am working on a cryptocurrency trading application and got stuck with filter popups. First one is for "Bases", which filters a list of trading signals. Second one is the filter for quick scanner, ...
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When (if ever) should links be opened in a new window?

I have seen a lot of discussion on this topic but it all seems to be opinion based without any research backing up the assumptions. It seems that there are times that it is particularly relevant to ...
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Is there ever a good reason to force opening a new browser window?

As a power web user, I know how to use my browser and it drives me nuts when web sites force me to open a new page. My mother, by contrast, just gets confused when this happens. At the end of a web ...
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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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Browsers ruin password UX with dropdown menus. How can I fix it?

FYI the image above was taken with autocomplete="new-password" As you can see, the dropdown is covering the error message (which ends in "letters and numbers" (plus a few other error messages). This ...
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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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Need help with showing information in a limited space

Well, it is my first time seeking help for user experience design, so pardon me as I am not accustomed to the proper rules. I have an information card which shows a thumbnail for a video and below it,...
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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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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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Auto-refill pop up..how many times should this show?

I work for a healthcare company. We offer the opportunity for patients to auto-refill their prescriptions, but not everyone knows that it exists. Business wants to add a pop-up after an online order ...
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Is a double modal pop up a concern?

What I mean is that say you select something on a webpage. It serves you a modal pop-up form to complete. On this form is a date-picker which would serve another full screen (on mobile) modal pop up. ...
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Is Mailto function on E-mail address link bad UX?

I have done some basic research on this topic, but didn't came with valid conclusion as resources were not from well known or reputed sources. Hypothesis: (Especially for residential users), people ...
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Substitute for a pop-up modal on mobile

A pop-up modal on my website shows information. In the mobile version of the page, what could be a good replacement for a pop-up window? I tried making the modal pop-up responsive, but the content ...
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Discovering new features

I work with a web-based platform with lots of data and various tools to view the data, perform analysis. Users are often impressed by one or two features and stick with them. The platform adds new ...
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Should alert boxes be avoided at any cost?

Thanks to Gabriel Svennerberg and Sam K for this one - raised in a comment here. I was fairly casual about alert boxes until a run of user tests where an alert box was put up to warn learners that ...
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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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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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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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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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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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