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textual labels applied to content to denote a category, decided either by the creator of content or a user of an application. Common in content rich applications to aid searching.

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How to handle multiple statuses when tagging items

Currently working on the 'tagging' functionality for a page of results. User needs the ability to tag and untag results Page may have active filers that exclude results based on tags What ...
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Complex multiple select menu solution that includes "anyone" OR "multiple choices." Anyone includes unassigned (not shown) options

Here is an awkward scenario. Imagine a form field for setting who can receive an email. The primary need is that anyone in particular job type groups can receive (Job 1, Job 2, Job 3). However, there ...
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Info icon inside the tags?

I'm working on a popup screen. We've got a budget calculator within. After calculating, the results will be generated. I opted to present the findings in a tag model, which consists of a number, a ...
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Many preview and beta tags sidebar

I have many preview and beta tags(labels) on my sidebar which I want to represent with minimal distraction of view. Currently they are all over the place. Any suggestion to represent this in much ...
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Maximum width of a tag

I would like to ask if there's a a common value to the maximum width of a tag? Thanks
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How to best represent multiple status in different columns [duplicate]

As I'm using chips component to diplay status or tags, it becomes hard and tricky to dissociate each status. Here you can see different parameters. And status as the main value like (active or ...
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Fairly Complex List Select Problem

Im wondering if you guys can add some expertise... I have the following problem, and I would like to know if anyone here has any ideas or solutions. Essentially, the user will create a post, and the ...
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What to do with a very long status (and sub-status)?

I am currently facing a challenge with a very long status (including a sub-status) that needs to be displayed on desktop, mobile, and tablet screens. Our typical lozenges have a maximum width of 200px,...
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Using tags for access control

We are building a web-based application which contains a bunch of images and documents, and there is a requirement to be able to restrict what images/documents a particular user can see. (It's your ...
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Is there any distinction between badges, labels and tags?

We are looking at a set of design patterns for helping classification of projects on a list – there seem to be some strong discussions around what the difference is between badges, labels and tags. ...
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Search by key value tags

The UI is a web application. There is a set of thousands of objects. Each of them can optionally be labeled by 0-10 tags. Each tag is a key value pair - for example color: red or taste: sour. The user ...
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Looking for a mobile web solutions that doesn't rely on a dropdown menu to show a list of tags and add a new tag to a group

Looking into alternatives than using auto-suggest dropdowns for looking up a database of existing tags and adding that selection to an existing group of selected tags. I'm looking for a solution that ...
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Handling tags that can be automatic, public, or private?

I'm building a webapp where I want content to be taggable in a few different ways: Public system-added tags. Non-removable tags added automatically when content is created based on how it was created ...
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Can the visual hierarchy of headers be different than their actual hierarchy?

I have a header that is larger (visually) but is less important than a smaller header. Should the larger header have a lower tag hierarchy since it's less important? For example: Below, is it ...
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Terminology and UI for AND/OR search in Collections

I'm moving from using Tags to using Collections for my users to organize their items. (See background below for why I'm doing this.) My issue is with AND/OR searching. For example, what would be the ...
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Chips vs Checkboxes inside Dropdowns for Filtering Search?

There are hundreds of filter tags to choose from. Since these tags are an unexpected feature for the user, they must be easily seen. I plan on giving them a Search Bar. Additionally, for most popular ...
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How should filtering toggles behave?

I have a page that display multiple notes that are assigned to each department. At the top right corner of the page, there is a filtering section to allow the user to display notes that are only ...
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Best use cases for "status light" and "labels"

I am trying to figure out if I should add status lights to my design system or if I could use the labels I already have instead. They are both defined in Adobe Spectrum but I don't quite understand in ...
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User interface for excluding tags from a selection

I'm working on a photo-management application. One way users can organize photos is by tagging them: free-form tagging with autocomplete. In the interest of ease of use, I've put almost no ...
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Do users really need to search through a tag page?

My video site offers full search functionality that searches based on title, description and tags. I also have a category page that has 20+ categories to browse (each video is categorized as well as ...
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Making it clear which items in a long list are selected

I'm trying to design a portion of a web interface that allows users to tag items and view all items with a tag or set of tags on them - think gmail, if gmail allowed you to easily select multiple tags ...
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Category filter using checkbox, tag or most popular?

I'm in the process of creating a filter system for the category of restaurants. This category list can consist of dozens of items, while each restaurant can have only 3 categories. So if users selects ...
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How do you handle localisation with special tags for long languages

I've created a tag that will be used for products in search results. In English everything is ok. but when doing localization for languages like Bahasa the words can become very long. How do I handle ...
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Can tags have hierarchy?

Does anyone have experience working with nested tags? I could not find any websites that allow users to have hierarchies in their tags (equivalent to non-mutually exclusive categories). Is it a bad ...
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Dropdown menu that contains more than one topic [closed]

I'm trying to figure out what is the best solution for dropdown menus that contain more than one topic. For instance, if I want to view and add at one field all the users and the groups created at the ...
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Include ANY, ALL, or NOT options with tag searches

I have a website where people can organize their documents using tags. Tags might include Work, Games, ToDo, ForKids, Pictures, Cooking, Knitting, Crochet, Beginner, etc. Users can currently search ...
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What should be triggered in a blog when deselecting a tag?

I am writing a simple personal blog. The posts will have tags and I would like to give the reader the opportunity to choose, based on them, which posts are of interest to them. To set the context, ...
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Displaying multiple tags in user list item together with other components

I have a page where I need to display users in a list, like this: In every item I will need to display many tags, there can be one or two, or much more, like ten and even more. The current look and ...
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When is an exception message too big?

I'm testing a web app that has a cumbersome exception message for attempting to add non-eligible invoices to a payment system, see the image below. The developer sees no issue with this but its ...
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Do HTML5 browsers have to be able to properly process HTML4 tags when the tags appear in HTML5 pages? [closed]

According to the post here, the HTML5 specification requires HTML5 browsers to be able to properly process HTML4 tags when they are in HTML5 pages. Unfortunately, the post doesn't very well ...
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Is this cancel button needed?

In this UI it is possible to type in text in an input box, press Enter and the text would get converted into a tag visually (and in JSON). After the tag is typed, the cursor would be ready for the ...
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Common way to put delete "x" link for tag input

Does anybody know why it is a common way to put "x" link to delete a tag on the right side of the tag? I got an opinion which makes sense, that placing "x" on the left could help with quick removal ...
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Singular vs. plural hashtags

I have a channel on Telegram, a messaging app. It's like a blog, where I post messages to my channel subscribers. Which is the best practice to tag a post: #short_story, for example, or #short_stories?...
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Question on tags

Please help me figure this scenario out. I have a paragraph with tags in it. I want my user to insert proper values in the tags, and not be able to type random stuff. Are there any patterns that ...
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How to allow batch editing "m to n" relationships (tags on elements)

I have the same "problem" as WordPress, as in I need to allow batch changes of tags. The relationship is m to n; each element can have multiple tags. Now my main problem is that the elements might ...
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Syncronize vertical list using tags and connections

My goal is to create a three vertical lists where user can filter them using tags and a search bar, move elements between them using drag and drop (similar to trello) and display explicit connections ...
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How to list many categories

What is the best way to list categories. When a user clicks on these categories, i want them to go to the search page with the category as the search term. to filter the categories, there is a search ...
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Why don't we add the exclude option in filtering?

I have come across the necessity of this option lately and feel like people can use this for improvising the UX of the filtering process. Example: Let's say I'm searching for a UX Internship and ...
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Help with information architecture vocabulary

So, I'm trying to expand my information architecture vocabulary in english and I'm struggeling with tags. Lets say I want to describe a product with a couple of keywords. I've desided that you could ...
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Listing multiple hierarchical data chunks of information in a table row

I need to show a list of hierarchically organized elements in a row set (it can be multiline, yet I need to compress it vertically as much as possible). There is some similarity to file paths - for ...
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Consolidating Inputs/Tags

Is there an etiquette to consolidating inputs/tags in a platform. For example: 15 people say they work at Washington, Adams and Jefferson in their profile and another 15 people title their work as ...
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Is there a proper term for lists of removable tags?

I call them "tag blocks" but I don't think that's correct. The pattern is a block of textual information with the X to remove it. It can be seen in some places after adding a file to let you remove ...
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Is displaying tags and categories on recent posts unnecessary?

I am creating an online community platform where users can post blog-like items. I currently have made a design that displays recent posts, along with a sidebar where users can filter existing posts ...
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Making something not look clickable

I haven't tested this theory, but I have a feeling users of my website may believe that the 'Concept' tag is clickable, when it isn't. How can I make it clear that this is not a button?
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How can I address forms that require many similar interactions?

edit: I just noticed there was a very similar question asked as I was typing up my question, but still hoping for some feedback on mine I have a form that has many inputs. Two of them are very ...
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Correct way to associate user with tags, and ways to properly add them?

Context: An environment where users have a suite of various products at their hands, containing information about hospital patients. The people using these tags tend to be physicians or technicians ...
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Should I implement a "Tags to exclude" field?

I'm making an android application, which procures text (from their Evernote notes) after specific field keywords set by the user. For instance, F: First Text to select S: Second text to select (The ...
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add and remove tags on a list

I'm building a tag generator. I think users should not enter/select a tag that has already been selected and users should be able to create new tags by pressing enter. Here: https://harvesthq.github....
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Design suggestion for status on card view

Alternate design suggestion for showing different statuses on a card view.
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Are hierarchical tags useful for applying rules?

I have some rules that applies to users and I wonder if a solution base on tags could be right. For example I have one user tagged: Manager and Computer scientist. Because the user is tagged with both,...