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How do you deal with long product titles on mobile?

I have a product card that only allows three lines of text and if it’s longer it adds an ellipsis. If you want to see the full text you just hover over and the tooltip will appear with the full text, ...
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What's wrong with USB sticks that you need 3 tries to plug them in correctly?

You've all probably experienced this at least once: trying multiple times to plug in a USB stick correctly, because somehow it isn't intuitive what side goes up. This is especially the case when the ...
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Should users be shown a login page or the same page they were in after their session timer expires?

Currently I am designing a security product for which the session timer is 15 mins after you will be logged out. Should I a) Show the user a small modal which says they have been logged out b) Show ...
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Modal or new Page for product description?

I have a question it's kind of research and I have researched a few before posting but I want direct pros and cons for my concerns thus I am posting this question here. I have a page which has a sort ...
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Category assignment based on rules

I'm trying to design a solution to automatically assign categories to certain groups of foods, based on a huge set of available rules coming from parameters of these "foods". Potential issues: Food ...
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Where to start when I'm the solo product designer in the company? [closed]

to rephrase my question from earlier. In my current job, we don't have specific colors, font styles or grid to use yet and we didn't agree on a budget for rebranding yet as we will hire a design to do ...
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How to adapt UX design approach/process for short timeframe projects (e.g. hackathons)

So I was picked today as a participant for a 24 hour hackathon, I tried to read couple of articles on how to get ready, some of them offered some quality insights but most of them were just about how ...
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When to merge features into a “master” mobile app or create a dedicated mobile app

The general question is how do you decide that these features should be merged to an existing mobile app OR we should build a dedicated mobile app? Let's say for instance that you work for a bank. ...
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Design Sprint - Sample SIze

I'm a big fan of Design Sprints, especially of their value to efficiently align a team on the problem and proposed hypothesis/solution. There's one aspect with which I've always struggled: testing. ...
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How to effectively link isolated apps of the same product?

Our product has many categories of features (e.g. Create/Manage sports activities, Book a play field, Book a Coach, Entertainment related events etc). However, we plan to divide these features into ...
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Excel dilemma - create or not to create new sheet to accomodate new data

My Product spits out excel sheet of data so that it can be downloaded by my consumers. Something like as shown below. "ID" column is always unique. After downloading, they usually import these excel ...
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Top area of a e commerce website. Popular way or Innovative way.? [closed]

Mostly we see one common way of presenting the top area of e-commerce websites as below. I have heard most technical people complain about this. They say their should be more exciting way or users ...
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Is the skill of icon design required for a good UI/UX designer? [closed]

I sincerely apologize if this question is way too amateurish but I really could use some opinions on this. I know there are places and ways to get icons online, but a) those options at times are ...
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How to map product functionality

At a start of a project, what is the best way to map out all the functionalities of a product? For example, an app? I've considered a Gantt chart, but I need something more "agile". What are the ...
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UX designers, what does your design handoff to dev process look like?

I'm a product designer, UX/UI (whatever else you wanna call it). I work closely with devs during the pre-deployment phases. Because of the speed at which we operate, and the complexity of the ...
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What to write on index page for “product name” [closed]

I'm developing a product and for that I've developed a website but I'm confused about how to present it's name on main page, I've different options in mind like "ABC's product" or "Product of ABC" etc ...
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How does providing users with the option to flag wrong content influence the perception of product quality?

We're providing various learning content on our webpage. Sometimes users send us emails complaining about specific content that we need to fix. Without further description it is often quite difficult ...
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Why do few laptops have their Home/Page Up/Page Down/End keys in a column on the right?

I'm noticing that the vast majority of laptops today have their Page Up and Page Down keys near (or on) the arrow keys, and the Home/End keys at the top-right (if not also on the arrow keys). It ...
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Best way for user to create category tree

Our clients need to create a shop structure with many categories and subcategories, and our current system is not very easy for them. I thought the best way would be just a blank text area - ...
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As per usability which view is better to show product hierarchy: Horizontal view or Vertical view?

I am facing problem to show complete hierarchy of consumer product for a company where products can be up to 500. And hierarchy can be up to 7 level. I am attaching 4 level horizontal & vertical ...
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“Can you make it more prominent?” stakeholder phenomenon

I'm designing many features for a product, where many of these features are shared across the real estate of a screen. It's common for each stakeholder or product manager to feel that their feature is ...
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What's the best way to denote that a field in a form is a pro feature?

I need to tell the user that he/she can use the field in a form only if he/she is a pro user. I thought about something like this: But I'm not very sure if replacing the BROWSE button with PRO is ...
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In an ideal world, which designer would work on which part of the product at which part of the process [closed]

This is probably the most debated topic regarding the different kinds of designers and their different roles. it's almost impossible to answer. in reality most designers wear many hats. lets look ...
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Is there a generic name for software that performs assessment, presentation of results and fix?

Consider a software tool that performs the following functions: Collection of user-defined constraints Assessment of the constraints against a data set [Optional] Automated execution of code to ...
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What is the 8.8 mm R Criterion Curved Design?

Can you exlplain me what is the 8.8 mm R Criterion Curved Design? Apparently it is a criteria used by the UMi Touch phone. Why it uses 8.8 mm curves (what does this even mean? Do they mean that the ...
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Best practices for unifying a product suite

I am working on a suite of subscription based products under the same brand. Some are content driven, and some are data driven, but the users are mostly the same. Currently, the interface and ...
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What are the benefits to product teams when designs are done in user flows

Recently i've been designing UI for various features in sketch in terms of user flows. This means multiple artboards of each state and scenario will be in a layout of a flow. similar to how Jakub ...
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Product Developer vs Product Designer. What's the difference?

I've notice that more and more people who used to call themselves Product Designer or Product Developer. Most of the time maybe they work on the same things. I'm struggling to find any good articles ...
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How important is it to know the “ideal state” you're designing towards?

How important is it for UX designers to first take a step back to figure out what that "ideal state" is, before carrying out the incremental improvements? The former will exhaust more time & ...
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For a startup, should product requirement understanding be considered a part of UX process.

I am a part of a small organization. Should our UX lead be the part of the requirement elicitation process? Is it a general practice in the industry? The process we are going through is finalizing ...
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What is the best way the user quickly identify a product [closed]

I am developing a game portal , where the main User 's task is to seek details of the products in a wide displayed list. First the image of the product is displayed , followed by its title , its price ...
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What is the difference between a Product Designer and a UX Designer? [closed]

I was wandering if you could help me understand the difference between these two roles? I'm interested more to understand the type of skills each person has and the types of problems he gets the ...
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Why have a confirmation page?

I am working on an inventory management software. At times, when users add a batch or products or transfer items around, they would have a confirmation page to confirm their action. For example, I ...
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Sorting and on/off - flaw in design? [duplicate]

(I'm not a UX designer , I'm only a user).I might be the only one , but I think that I'm the weird one , because I just can't see how UI component are being released without further thinking : ...
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What is the best way to document/describe a completely new product?

Describing a new feature, optimization, or new section of an existing app for engineering and the product team is fairly solvable. You can build on a specific existing point of reference and user ...
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Does brand logo placement increase user trust?

Does brand logo placement for signed-in users increase user trust and experience for a product? An example is the "StackExchange" word mark at the top left vs no wordmark. Facebook's iOS mobile app ...
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How to show brand & logo for every images on an E-Commerce website?

I am working for an E-Commerce website, the company sells goods Online and they took photos from goods and products. They work on it a lot and spend time and money and don't like other websites copy ...
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How to ensure design is involved in product development

We have several development teams, a Product Owner team and a Design team. The PO team generally works with the design team whilst writing the user stories and acceptance criteria and then typically ...
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Why do folding stepladders have “not-a-step” steps?

Stepladders are typically labelled with a warning sticker that says: ⚠️ Danger: Do not stand on top step or, sometimes on the second-from-the-top step: ⚠️ Do not stand on or above this rung or ...
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Should I offer product plans with specified limits when we do not yet have a way to enforce the limits?

I'm designing software that's being designed with multiple tiers. Each tier has a specified amount of storage and specified number of actions an account can take each month. The issue is that we do ...
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User research drives design or vice a versa for existing product?

Looking for feedback on this work process: The product team is coming up with design features for existing product & then validating it based on user research (self reported). As a user/UX ...
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Ideas for browsing a TON of products on an eCommerce site

I'm trying to solve a particular customer concern for an online grocery website / iOS app. The complaint goes something like this: When I browse your site, I feel like I can never really see all ...
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How do I downgrade product tiers with set limits? 50 → 20 users

I'm currently designing a webapp that has three product tiers. Within the app you can create an organization and a specified number of people, documents and parts can belong to it depending on the ...
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What research method is appropiate for this case?

We have a mobile app, with 3 million of downloads and 1.5 million of active users. This is a young product with the main market overseas. I just arrived to the company and I realized that they haven't ...
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UX vs Product Design, what's the difference?

I've notice that more and more people who used to call themselves UX Designers are now calling themselves Product Designers. I have a rough feel for the differences but I'm struggling to find any good ...
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Product UX vs Project UX [closed]

As we know there is a common false assumption that UX means just the interface But according to that article UX means totally different. Let's suppose if UX means interaction then how we will ...
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Showing / Hiding Inactive Features in a Product

I'm currently working on a product that includes a few features and other sub-products that aren't always included in the basic package. These features are opt-in and the client would have to pay an ...
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Block offline users

First I want to apology if this question doesn't fit to this forum. Now, I have a customer who request for system that can be sell for different users. once the user buy the system he can use it ...
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On the difference beween UX and Product design - does it matter?

I've been in the process of gathering up my clients, my portfolio, and my wits as I consider a move from consulting back to an agency type environment. As a result, for the first time in half a decade,...
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Centralized UI/UX with Agile dev teams?

We have several cross-functional agile teams in different locations working on products that aggregate up to 2-3 solutions. Are there any examples of how companies manage a consistent UX across such ...