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Limit selectable file-types or show error messages?

some users try to upload img/heic although only jpg, png or pdf are allowed. in the best case our backend should also support img/heic. However, our backend system will not support img/heic for a long ...
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Multiple upload states and error handling

I am currently working on a banking site. We are designing a section of the site where users can follow their applications, i.e. for a loan. They can sign and upload documents from there. There will ...
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Best UX pattern for uploading multiple pictures on a mosaic

I am building an online print on demand tool. The final result is a physical object with several faces, each face containing an user-uploaded picture. I want users to be able to upload a pictures from ...
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Best practice for bulk photo upload on mobile

I am creating a mobile app app that will require users to upload multiple images. They must take pictures their rental equipment before then after the rental agreement is complete, for proof of ...
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Uploading and categorizing files thereafter - What is the best way to upload these files?

We are building a feature where users can upload their files. Idea (A): Because multiple files can be uploaded by the user, one idea was to use a drop zone. The user is able to select a Category even ...
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Documents bulk upload with tagging system

I have a small UX challenge to tackling for an application project. I would be interested in hearing from users and experts. Sometimes there are such obvious ideas that arise that we haven't thought ...
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edit metadata in a bulk photo upload section?

I'm working on a production system with a feature for uploading ambiance images & tagging those images. The current UI flow for uploading & tagging three images isn't good enough when 100+ ...
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Batch upload documents or one at a time

I am designing an application service for a mobile phone. The user must submit a bunch of photographs and documents "the application". The way I have designed it, documents are stored locally then ...
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Uploader component design [closed]

Good morning guys. This is my first post, so hi everyone =) . I need some help with the design of a uploader angular component, what I'm trying to achieve is create two components in one, a single ...
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color for download and upload

Besides the down or up arrow, is there a convention of colors to distinguish between download and upload. I have two buttons like these and these too But I feel that there's not enough visual ...
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Should I hide upload file information after user have uploaded 1 or more files

I have some information that I show in my upload form: - The limit of file size - Available file formats to upload Should I hide this information after user have uploaded 1 or more files? Images ...
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Best UX for loading several files and rename them

I have this screen where the user uploads up to 10 files, each one of them needs to be renamed to describe what's its content (fixed descriptions), I already rename the files as they are loaded, but ...
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Uploading product images

Im creating a site where a user can upload multiple(multiselect) product images at once. My question is what would be the the "right" way if the user uploads images that have the same name as the ...
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Pre-define bulk upload settings or prompt the user to choose their settings each time they upload

The scenario is a user has organised a bunch of folders and files which will be stitched together to form a book online. The idea is users will be able to drag & drop / click to upload all of ...
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Best pratice to upload a digitized document?

our website will provide a variety of forms where users will need to upload documents. User surveys have shown that many users have problems digitizing and uploading paper documents. For example, ...
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Need ideas for a better bulk file uploader for multiple files

So here is the situation. I am designing a content management system that handles content for Publishers (Books, Journals, Magazines etc.). Here are the steps the user will take in my CMS: User ...
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Should I use error message or warning message for optional field validations?

I have two types of validation pop-ups (toasts). One is used to display error messages in red and another one is for warning messages in yellow. I have an (optional) image upload field in my form ...
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User uploading logo with no transparency

I am currently designing a registration journey where non tech-savvy users can build their own website. In one of the steps, users will have to upload their logo that will be displayed in the top-...
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"Use samples" "Upload samples" for a button?

It's a web app that allows you to translate text files you upload. If you don't have any files to upload but want to test the app we allow you to use some samples. They aren't added to the project ...
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Drag image here, drop image here, or drag and drop image here? [closed]

Are there any objective reasons to choose one of the below options? I don't know whether to go with drag image here, drop image here, or drag and drop image here?
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Best way to ask users to upload multiple files

I am having issues with the step where we ask for users to upload multiple files. These are the 2 main issues: - Our system is quite old so we only can use the old way to let users to upload files (...
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Best way to upload linked files

In one of my web projects the user has the option to upload XML file. In some cases the XML file could link to XSD files, which means that the XSD files have to be uploaded too. But the web browsers (...
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What keyword should I research? Designing complicated bulk data uploader

I am designing a bulk data upload page for some fintech app. Outside a normal uploading process, I was asked to put files and investors' name side by side so user can link uploaded files to ...
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Form image selection (upload / gallery / default)

There is an image (1 img) selection option within a form with 3 choices: 1- User uploads the image from computer. 2- User can select an image from pre uploaded images. 3- User selects a default image. ...
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Seeking examples of a modal window that has Download and Upload actions?

We need to display a download button to get a template document and upload button to upload the filled document, for some reason we want to have these two buttons in a single Modal window. Any ideas ...
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Ajax file upload error handling and processing logic

Suppose I have a form with the following user flow: User selects value from select list File upload field appears User selects files to upload As soon as the selection is made, files start to ...
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Is it more useful to display the current speed or average speed for a download/upload?

I'm working on an interface for uploading videos to a website and currently we display the average speed for the upload to the user, as well an ETA derived from this average rate. I was wondering if ...
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Best practices for data file upload error handling

I am currently revisiting a data upload field in our system. These files (csv, xlsx) contain thousands of rows, which can produce hundreds of errors. Currently, the way we handle this is to spit out a ...
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Best way(s) to register a user, including a file upload on mobile [closed]

I'm creating a form for a site which requires, as part of the registration, the user to upload a file (a CV/ resume). I'm looking for suggestions on the best way to handle this, i.e what if they don'...
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What is the universal symbol used to import data?

I was wondering what was the universal symbol of "import data" when I noticed that Google Drive is using the up arrow for "upload" from your desktop which means to "import" in Google Drive. Actually ...
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Should a file location field be provided up-front as part of a file upload feature?

Where there is the option to upload a single file to a website, what is the most intuitive method of doing this? There seem to be two obvious options: Give the user the location field and 'browse' ...
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Need advice - how can we improve process of uploading photos and videos that verify user's profile?

I really need your advice - we have a dating feature on site, where people can verify their profiles uploading photos or videos with their usernames and name of site. The problem is that 80-90% of ...
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Title for a URL of source/upload field?

I want to ask people for a logo, not using to much space. The solution i'm using is to have an input text field where you can type in/paste the URL of a logo you may have it on server and a button at ...
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File uploading, best practices?

I'm currently reworking the file uploading process of our own (custom) CMS system. This CMS powers different types of websites and is mainly used to upload new or select existing images. Some clients ...
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