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a setting affects system function and performance.

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What's the best practice for placement of settings menu in a webapp or website?

I was wondering is there any reason behind placing "settings" alongside other menu items and placing it inside profile or some other menu? Can anyone tell me what's the difference?
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Patterns for adjusting settings which may hinder the user's ability to adjust that same setting again

This question is about those self-referential settings where the ability of the user to control a device, say: using a mouse cursor, or viewing it on a monitor screen is itself affected by the ...
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Screen-size based layout presets

I am looking for a better way of designing settings page, where users can define which layout preset they want to use based on their screen size. Use case 1: I started session on a 27" desktop ...
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What is a standard way of setting something as default?

I have a list of items a user can pick from. From this list, the user can set a default item. What would be the standard pattern for doing that? Ideas - star an item, add a "Default" badge ...
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Looking for UX pattern for selection that requires opt-in/opt-out option

I am working on a financial app and struggling with the UX in its settings area. The user needs to select with which method he/she wants to login to the app: faceID / fingerprint Only password ...
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Are there any significant implications to re-design a settings page?

We're doing a migration for some of our settings pages for our website at my current job and we're also trying to hit an external deadline. The way the current settings pages are laid out is a tabbed ...
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How to teach users on configuring the app?

My users find it very difficult to configure the app. It has many pages and they are linked to each other. Some config pages depend on others. During talks, when they view a page they are like "...
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