Questions tagged [usability]

The extent to which a product can be used by specified users to achieve specified goals with effectiveness, efficiency, and satisfaction in a specified context of use.

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Mobile Usability issues reported by Google Search Consol [closed]

Today I received the following email from Search Console regarding the bilinual website homepage. When I check the Search Console there is no hint how this can be fixed. Any hint of how this can be ...
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Navigation menus on financial apps [closed]

Does the hamburger menu simplify the user experience as opposed to the bottom navigation menu on a financial app?
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Is it right to use horizontal scroll to show information related to the same content in details page

I have a Mobile app for recipes, the user can click on recipe to see its details, in details page we have image, title, tags, ingredients, and steps for preparation. So my question is, is it right to ...
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how to communicate select any(future and present) vs select all(present) in multi select input?

we're doing a trend/policy builder, and our default checkbox list drop down has a wired UX bug. when the client 'selects all' he selects all present options, but than the trend doesn't include new ...
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What are the best practices to design user interfaces that are going to be used under direct sunlight?

I'm designing an application that will be mostly used under direct sunlight, and I would like to know if there are some recommendations or best practices to improve usability under that conditions. ...
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A/B Usability Testing Technique Format?

I'm currently preparing a usability test for a module interface I'm designing and I want to be able to structure the test to ensure the best results. Currently, there are 3 versions of the interface, ...
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Notification icon on mobile app only home screen?

I am designing an Artisan app, I want to know, is notification show only on home screen? or we can show notification icon on every screen. I saw multiple mobile apps they don't show notification ...
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Good place to put delete button for accordion?

I want to incorporate a delete button/option on an accordion (I don't want the delete button to be hidden to users since it's important for the function of my design.) Currently, I'm not sure of a ...
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How to make is look like results have updated?

I have a site with a search bar. When a user enters a query in the input field and clicks the submit button, front-end JavaScript searches some JSON and returns results based on their search. In this ...
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Automatically detect preference for kilometers vs miles, or explicitly ask?

On my website / app I am currently using miles only to designate distances, and some European users have asked for the ability to have it use kilometers instead, as they are not very familiar with ...
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Nested Accordion or Nested Tab to show information?

I'm currently trying to display information for a passage editor and am wondering which approach I currently have is better UI. On a high level, I have a Passage tab (at the top). Within each passage, ...
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Passcode generation guidelines?

Is there any kind of guidelines on passcode generation with regards to UX? In particular I just ran into a site that used auto-generated codes but the codes it made were impossible to tell if a letter ...
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How do I effectively show success/failure without using green/red colors?

I have to display a table and the last column of the table shows success/failure of that row. I cannot use green/red as it represents the result of the subsequent operation a success now does not mean ...
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UX/UI Solution for Having an edit on one component be reflected on all components? (Google Forms Study)

I'm currently building a form editor and I've been looking at different editors (Typeform, Google Forms) as inspiration and competitive analysis. There is a specific pain point I'm looking to address. ...
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Good examples of governmental digital products [closed]

I'm trying to find good examples of governmental digital products (such as mygov, personal portal, websites, digital forms etc). One of my favorites is Califonia's DMV website How well-designed are ...
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Marking nodes in tree as important

I’m working on kind of explorer which has a tree hierarchy which consists of two types of nodes, first type is a category and second is a resource. Category can contain only resources and resources ...
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Display dates for a long period on the graph

I'm working on an app where I need to show a graphs for different period of time. The problem is that when I'm picking long periods like a 5 or 6 months, the labels for days are all squished together ...
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Integrate combobox/dropdown in smartphone app?

I'm working on a smartphone app for searching prices. This is what the menu looks like. In the app, I can switch between the results of "CHEAPEST" and "CLOSEST" without moving away ...
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Forcing Sign-Up For a Mobile App

Currently in the process of desgining a mobile app in the 'mental wellness' space. Features include; Journalling (w/geotagging) Mood tracking Affirmations recording To Do Goal setting/tracking My ...
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Multiple CTA buttons (same link) in Email marketing?

Thoughts on having the same CTA appear twice in a short marketing email? One is in the main image (the whole thing is essentially clickable) and the second is after some copy on the bottom. They both ...
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How do you present the analysis of the stakeholder interviews?

I have recently conducted a series of stakeholder interviews as part of a sports website redesign I am currently in the process of analysing all the responses. What is the best way to present various ...
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How to handle delivery time slots that expire before purchase is complete?

I have an e-commerce web app where you can choose among multiple time slots for your delivery. There are some rules that depend on when the purchase is completed. For instance, if I purchase something ...
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Card with Button or Completely Clickable Card

If card is having button, CTA will be more clearer but it'll be more useful from usability point of view if card completely clickable... So in mobile, will a card with button or a completely clickable ...
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Should I Store User Data Locally on Device or Server Side Database

I'm currently working on a 'mental wellness' app, functionality for which include things such as; Making journal entries (typed and voice recorded) To Do Notes Setting Goals/Targets Recording ...
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Best way to mark a filter as active

I'm struggling to find the best way to mark a filter as active in a multi-filter customize option panel. Here is a screenshot of the current UI. Filters are the most right column. I'm already using ...
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What button labels would best describe the experience of talking to a virtual assistant?

Background: I have a virtual assistant which sits on a website with the purpose of helping people with their general 'FAQ' type questions. So, when you launch the chat feature, there are two buttons ...
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Appropriate way of Averaging an infinite rate or ratio

Something that I haven't been able to get my head around is a case where an average measure is needed, but one of the rate or ratio inputs could be divided by 0. Allow me to explain: Suppose we have a ...
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Using circular shaped brush over rectangular for painting

There is a brush tool inside a semantic segmentation AI tool that I am working on. The brush that is used currently in a rectangular shape. Now while doing UX testing of that tool I realized that ...
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Onboardings and wizards - should I show the steps of the process?

So I need to design onboarding screens for a credit card company. I started to look around on different onboardings and collect ideas from different products such as Lemonade, Forward, Grammarly etc. ...
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USA date format best practise

I am working on a table that displays dates by using USA format. I was wondering which format below is more legible or usable - I guess there's a slight difference between these two, but I was ...
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How to handle long text that should be also searchable

I have this row, where the content highlighted in red is searchable. I expect it always to be visible, but we have some corner cases where this content can be quite long and hidden behind ellipsis (...
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Mobile side scrolling: On some screen sizes, the gap between elements land right at the right edge, so it looks like there isn't any scrolling

I have the elements going off the right edge of the screen to show it's horizontal scrolling. Issue is at some screen sizes, the gap between elements lands right at the right edge, so it looks like ...
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Displaying issues with animation and getting feedback about it

The app I'm building has multiple numbers of animations showcased, but some of them may have issues on displaying or playing correctly, it might be compatible with playing on web but might not be able ...
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Drag and drop lists - multiple items with same priority

Initially, I had the following requirements: There are 2 lists with items. The user needs to be able to move the items from one list into the other. Each item needs to have a priority. I've ...
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Why do nearly all the social media platforms have nearly the same layout for “user's post” and how can I implement similar layout in my design?

So I am making an art sharing app ( image sharing ) and have noticed that nearly all the existing social media platforms have similar layout for user's post. e.g. Facebook Instagram Twitter Now as ...
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Is it bad practice to put hover interactions in a table?

Hello! I'm designing a CRM table view for a medical web app, and a core need of our users (mostly surgeons and nurses) is to quickly ascertain the compliance of their patients by viewing whether or ...
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Heuristic evaluation: user control and freedom for long-winded undo

Is the "user control and freedom" heuristic violated if an "exit" option from an unwanted state is available, but the user has to put a lot of extra effort into exiting? For ...
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Why is password confirmation common in password resets and updates? [duplicate]

I've seen multiple websites with only one field for the password during registration, whereas there are two fields – Enter Password and Confirm Password – for password reset and update tasks.
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How to show “variants” of a product when adding to cart?

I have a list of products that the user is able to add to cart fastly so from main page the user could click just add to cart button on each product and the product will be added to the cart. BUT each ...
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Where should the “Submit” button go in mobile?

In mobile, when entering text, anything under the textbox is hidden by the on screen keyboard. I was thinking of putting a "Submit" button under the textbox, but then I thought the user might not know ...
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Should I notify the user that the thread owner deleted their post?

I have a website that works like a forum but not exactly. Here, users can create their content of threads while any user can add their posts to this thread. However, the thread creator has editorial ...
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Intuitive Boolean operations in filter for non tech users

Note, Don't suggest old post: There are number of questions I found which are the pretty decade old and the solution too. I have gone through all of them and never found any of the solutions that are ...
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Auto-completing sign up forms using email enrichment API

I am building a professional network and I am considering whether I should pre-fill sign-up form with the data that we obtain from the email enrichment API. The current sign-up flow is: User gives ...
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Interface to choose how many results I want to see

Where I work we have this dialog box that comes up when you search for a certain word in the system: If the user says 'no', instead of not loading any results, the system loads either 10.000 or 1.000 ...
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What's a better approach to slider?

I'm currently creating a questionnaire. The questionnaire consists of two statements top and bottom. User is required to use the slider to indicate the preferred statement by dragging the handle ...
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“Are you sure?” Request for confirmation modal usability research

A user is about to delete a crucial object with no undo. The designer puts an "Are you sure?" modal confirmation. The user says "Yeah yeah yeah do it" Immediately the user regrets his/her decision ...
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How to distinguish Time-bound vs One time events in a timeline

I'm working on a 'Timeline' component, where there are two kind of events that need to be represented: Time-bound events: An event that has a fixed start and end time (for example a meeting) One ...
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Any link to some usability study on dashboard menu?

I am working on designing dashboard screens for a directory of tiny house enthusiasts(the site will also have social features like making friends, following people etc.) Here's a screen that I ...
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Convey the meaning of “any” without using words

There is a design with several drop downs to select between multiple choices. These choices work as filters on a large dataset. When you select one of them, only the records matching the selection ...
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How can I improve the UI/UX of this form?

I have the following form on a website I'm building. I've tried a few different approaches/designs but I can't seem to find anything clean that fits. This is a pretty high res screenshot - in reality ...

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