Questions tagged [user-centered-design]

User centered design (short UCD, sometimes called Human centered design) emphazises focus on end users of a product and aims to test and develop products in close interaction with users.

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How can I conduct user research on a product that already exists?

I am working on a school project as my team's UX researcher. Our product has already been designed, prototyped, and launched, without having conducted any research. The team wants me to create ...
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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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I’m a fashion designer looking to move into UX, should I do a masters or a short course? [closed]

I’m currently a fashion designer looking to move into UX design. I am adept at adobe suite and have a great interest in psychology and sociology. I’ve found myself bored recently with the ongoing ...
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What's the best way to test out an app idea

I've got a client who wants to design and develop an app where you can build personal profiles as an artist in the entertainment industry. As they are from this industry they have a lot of background ...
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Best way to display page full of links?

I have a page that looks like below. I shrunk it in dimensions to give a broad idea of the page. So it has categories and under them there are links. What would be some of the options in terms of ...
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How to balance user-led vs. user-centered design when it comes to navigation labels?

We just completed some research with card sorting and tree testing. Two of the categories were consistently labeled the same by a large percentage of participants. It seems to make sense to name the ...
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What's the best approach to display a month/year filter?

I'm working on an application that allows you to filter your files by month and year. This is what I have so far. As you can see, the "Apply" button is disabled if fields are empty: But ...
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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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Should users have to press enter when using a search filter?

I'm working on a photo app that lets a user search through their photos. It currently has these filter types - category, date range, and favorites. A user can pick one or all of these filter types. ...
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How to make sure the user does not inadvertently dismiss a modal?

I'm working on a page editor where you have the ability to insert images from an external/third-party source. The library of images will be displayed in a modal that sits on top of the page editor. ...
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What is system-centered design?

I can't understand the idea or concept of system-centered design. I have researched the topic but it mostly directs me to user-centered design. What is system-centered design?
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Interviews aimed for a website redesign

When conducting user interviews for a existing website redesign, do you ask them questions regarding their pain points of using the current site or do ask questions regarding the sector itself? So for ...
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Vertical tabs to horizontal tabs [closed]

Is there any comment or best practice to use the below case I have a vertical tab of material design used in desktop version of a website portal. It is a Resposive web and when the viewport size is ...
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How to display “Select all” in multi select auto complete pattern?

Existing Design: Scenarios: In the default state, we don't show the entire list to the user. Once user starts typing, we show the predictive matches We don't use a checkbox pattern for the ...
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At which stage of the design process do we use 'How Might We' and 'As a user' statements

This might seem pretty obvious to some. i'm a self learned designer i'm always trying to figure out and fill my knowledge gaps. At which stage of the design process do we use. 'How Might We' ...
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How to show multiple chips in an input field?

I have an input field where the user can select multiple items. Currently, I am using chips to capture user input. Design: Problem How to show N no of chips e.g 10 number of chips in this example? ...
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How to show better hierarchy for inter dependent fields in a table?

[Might be an existing question, couldn't find a better match] User scenario I have a list view that shows column headers ( fetched from a separate table ) User has the following ability to do. Can ...
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How many types of typeface should I use to make the better user experience?

I am designing a style guide for my project and read few articles that suggest it's a good practice to combine more than one style of typefaces to enhance user experience. May I ask how to decide the ...
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What are the best ways to redirect user from page 01 to page 02 and then redirecting them to screen 01?

I am working on a feature where I have some constraints. To perform an operation on screen 01 I can't use a modal and have to redirect users to screen 02 for performing operations (As it involves ...
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What should an error state for a number value be?

Let's say that there are different numbers presented to the user - money values ($1.50), percentage values (+25.53%), development values (+$3.50), etc. In case there is an error in retrieving one of ...
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Do some technical documentation websites purposely have very plain design?

I notice some widely read/important websites, all technical documentation pages in my examples, have some really old, dull and seemingly poor design. Is this on purpose? Is it based on UX ...
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Is this column view for answers viable in a Survey type format?

I have a query about a question type that I'm working on for a survey design. What I wanted to figure out was whether this type of question (see image below) was valid or not in terms of UX. How hard ...
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Where is the best place to put notifications?

Our app currently has a Notification Center that can be accessed through an icon on the upper-right hand corner of the page. I'm in the process of designing a Dashboard, which it and of itself will ...
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Should I tell the user how much time a process took?

My project has some database queries and it may take a time. Should I display the time taken of a query to the user after the query ends? EDIT This project is an industry software. Users may or may ...
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How to help a development-oriented Product Manager understand that UX is important?

I work as a UX Designer in an IT company. The company is still very developer-oriented with a low level of UX Maturity. The team consists of two designers (me included) and 4 developers. We have ...
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Given Item VS Custom Amount

As a user I'm able to donate money in two different ways: by choosing the amount from the given items, OR in alterative, by typing my custom amount. How would you better visualize these two options, ...
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What is difference between design from product and design from experience?

Would like to know what is difference between design from product and design from experience. Is design from product product-centric? Is design from experience user-centric?
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Best way to interact with a drop down, that has multiple selections

I have created a drop down, and on the drop down you are able to make more than one selection (similar to checkboxes). However, it does look like an ordinary drop down. I was wondering what the best ...
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Is it possible to separate a subject from context?

This is a bit of a theoretical but I wonder if its meaningfully possible to separate the context from the subject when studying the context of a particular subject. For example, would there be a ...
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Relationships between tables - PArent Child

Trying to find a better way to show relationships between one main table (parent) to two child tables. The main table has a list of items, selecting one will update the two tables. Right now the ...
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Can we use different form pattern based on the context in a single app?

I am using a right aligned label form for web app (considering the long nature of the form avoided top aligned label). However can I switch to top aligned label if my form is short e.g Signin/up page? ...
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User flow with on-demand service platform

Product: XYZ On-demand service provider (example cleaner) Context: User has to select at least 4 service providers to increase his chances of getting a service provider he has selected on the ...
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Best UX when you have several bots?

My question is about the UX for chatbots when there are multiple bots within a website or digital ecosystem. This must be an increasing problem these days in very large companies for example, when you ...
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conceptual, semantic, syntactic, and lexical levels

In relation to symbols or icons, the conceptual level is defined as the mental model of the viewer; semantic level is the meaning it conveys; syntactic level is attributed to its aesthetic quality or ...
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What's the best empty basket page/message for e-commerce?

I'm looking for e-commerce experience and I really think that just show a message saying your cart is empty is so boring. I feel that we must show something more interactive for the users. What's the ...
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How to design interface for backups that users can restore to

I am currently working on a system for our application where users can restore to backups done previously. The current setup is that the system backups everyday when automatic backups are on. Now our ...
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Making the user pay attention to what's on the screen instead of having him press next next next

I work on a fitness and recovery app which has an on-boarding process which requires the user to position 2 sensors on his body and pay attention to some small tasks on the screen (like put the ...
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Is it recommended to have tab index navigation for complex web application?

I am doing requirement gathering for a complex in house web application. My customer is adamant to have keyboard tab index interaction for the application along with regular mouse interaction. My ...
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User interaction for interdependent fields

Context: I'm working on a screen where a table will be rendered based on the user's choice of "Country" and "Organization". Both these fields are interdependent and the user needs to have the ...
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Users expected to “ignore” irrelevant parts of a form?

I have a web form that is split into several pages, it is an adaptation from a hard copy paper form, and the requirements are that the data captured should be the same. For my webform I have asked ...
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Auto-refill pop up..how many times should this show?

I work for a healthcare company. We offer the opportunity for patients to auto-refill their prescriptions, but not everyone knows that it exists. Business wants to add a pop-up after an online order ...
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How might competitive analysis help enrich User Personas in UX research?

I can't find any reasons to support the use of Competitive Analysis in building an efficient persona. User Persona essentially talks about different profiles of user and their goal, frustrations, ...
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Multiple steps each with a tasks vs one step with multiple tasks (for the user)

I am sketching the user flow for a new feature of a fitness/medical recovery application that is using hardware sensors to monitor the way the user is performing certain fitness exercises. In order ...
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How to display summary of user permissions from a data table into a row

I have a summary card for a web-based application which expands into an interactive table that consists of different users and permissions from Custom to Read, Write, Deploy, etc. There will be ...
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Instruction manual for each feature (page by page) on my web app? (instead of tooltip)

Problem: I'm designing a web app that has features that people are not familiar with (learned this through user testing). I need to guide users through, like hand-hold them, telling them what this ...
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What is the best way to communicate to a user that a pricing package is no longer available?

We currently offer 4 pricing packages, but will no longer be offering one of them. What is the best way to communicate this to users, particularly the ones who were on that (deprecated) plan and are ...
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Prepare a user to perform an action before proceeding to the next step

I am designing an application that allows the users to train at home. I have a step (let's call it step 1) in which the user must be in a position in order to "sync" (step 2) with the app for the ...
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How to practice user centered design with no / limited access to users?

We have an interesting project which is a prototype for a hypothetical domain specific userbase which does not currently exist. I'd like to use good design practices and wish to adapt our existing ...
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Website with different coloured navigation per product page

I have a client asking me to change the navigation colour scheme on a website design im doing to match the individual products. Personally I think its: a bad idea it wont work with their ...
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How to test which CTAs prompt users to take specific actions

I'm experimenting with different messages/Calls-to-Action in our product to see which specific CTAs are most successful at prompting our users to take specific actions we want them to take. Besides ...

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