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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 to design a cascading selection process in filters

I'm designing a filter for a tickets table in a SaaS product. This filter has a cascading selection process. There are two categories: A and B. Category B is dependent on the selection made in ...
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Why do most comments sections have profile pictures? [duplicate]

Pretty much every comments section I've come across online shows the users' profile pictures. For example, Reddit, Substack etc. But why? I personally don't care one bit what a random commenter's ...
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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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Can we create Empathy Map without creating Persona?

I am new to this UX industry. I have a task with a brief to create an Audiobook app experience & to map out and simply describe what will be your end-to-end design process to tackle this problem. ...
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Is bottom sheet for a responsive web page a good idea?

I understand bottom sheets have great use cases and are used in several apps but I’ve only seen them in native mobile applications. So I was wondering if this is not the same when it comes to ...
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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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Dynamic Forms Best practices

I am trying to understand best practices around dynamic forms v/s static forms. e.g. Say I have a business flow with Create/Modify/View Now say for View screen, the fields applicable are Field 1 | ...
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Managing Recurring Bookings (allowing how many & cancellation of monthly membership)

I am new here. I thought I give it a shot. I am a product manager in a Startup offering a service that can be booked by clients on a monthly membership basis. I want to offer recurring bookings but in ...
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Hiding or showing upcoming functionalities

We are developing a data-heavy site and I was wondering, how should we present (or hide) upcoming functionalities. Let's say in a form an option which will only be available later. Or a button that ...
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App based on mind map to model what lies around the heart, and how to maintain it

I am using the mind mapping software miMind, on Android, from Google Play. I want to make the following mind map, but the features are not available. In the center of the mind map, I want to place the ...
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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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From a UX perspective, what keycloak can and can’t do?

From a UX perspective, what keycloak can and can’t do? I was asked to design a signup page and follow and use our existing security tasks that a user must finish before they are allowed to log in. ...
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Notification popup with a lot of text

I am having some problems with a notification popup system (for web and app) - which has some big challenges: A lot of text to display, like 340 characters, or 50 words. People from the legal ...
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Suggestions, isporations and ideas for report page for an ERP

I am designing a reports page where users come and fill in the required fields and get the report. They can then choose to download or view the report. Considering that our users are not very tech-...
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Should a sidebar menu have a sliding animation?

Currently we have a sidebar menu with multiple parent and submenus. There is some debate on whether there should be a sliding animation or not. I think because it is not a step by step process, so the ...
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Is this a good login/register flow?

I'm currently reviewing the design for the registration (signup) flow on a website. I've heard that it's considered a highly favorable UX, but I'm not entirely convinced. So I'd like to gather more ...
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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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Using NOT in quick filters

We have an option in our system to use a quick filter as "not" See example: We have a keyboard shurtcut to use this option but the downside is that users are not aware of that option. ...
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Visual Indicators for editable content and non editable content

Brief Product Description: I have been working on a digital project where the product is an online presentation software where the user (Teacher) has presentation slides to select and conducts ...
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How to initiate designing a iPaas Product from scratch? [closed]

As a Product designer working in an iPaas company, I have worked on various features of the product. On both the scenarios like designing a new feature and also improving the existing features. The ...
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Do Users Take Product Tours?

Product tours have become very popular in recent times. It's also used here on StackExchange. I personally mostly skip the 'Take a 2 min Tour' notifications or link. So I'm wondering; based on ...
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Best way to present and document long screens [closed]

Currently I am using tools like Word, Powerpoint and Keynote to present concepts and specs to stakeholders. What is the best – or optimal – way to present and document long screens for stakeholders? ...
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Google flights mobile app feedback/research [closed]

I created a mock-up mobile app for Google flights for a UX design project. Does anyone have any pain points when it comes to mobile flight search whether on: Google Existing mobile apps like Expedia, ...
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Design for Users or correct UX practices? [closed]

I was working with a product few days ago and interacted with various stakeholders who have seen the product and users closely. Unfotunately, I did not have access to the user base and was not able to ...
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What are various factors to be considered for Font Selection Parameters for any applications?

I am sure there are multiple parameters and factors to be considered while selecting a font, for the application to be designed and developed. Few of the points that are straight away taken into ...
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Are floating videos good UX?

I've seen some sites and apps where videos float on page scroll. Pretty recently, Facebook website rolled out this feature and received a bunch of complaints from its users. I don't know if this is ...
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What is the best method to choose between two options in UI?

What is the best method to choose between two options - toggle, dropdown, radio or segmented button? For example, the two options I have are 1. horizontal 2. vertical They are mutually exclusive. Eg:
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Two People screen sharing in MS Teams

Is there any references that anyone knows or has done research on why the applications like teams or webex do not allow two people to share the screen at the same time ? Eg: I am sharing my screen to ...
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Fuzzy search page for an online travel agency

I'm building the search page for an OTA (online travel agency). The brief has a few quirks that make this task difficult, so I need some help to identify some feasible ideas. Most OTAs have a "...
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How to show advanced search in a mobile view? And also how to take a care of utilizing the space of a mobile screen?

I am trying to get a solution for the mobile version of a web layout for an advanced search which includes dropdowns, filters, checkbox and toggle buttons. I tried to get it in the responsive format ...
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Should newly added card be displayed above default card on list?

This question is regarding payment during checkout. Say user already has 2 cards (Card A, Card B) in his wallet, and Card A is the default card. During checkout he decided he wants to use Card C ...
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Building my UX Portfolio - Where to find Users to Interview?

I have been interested about a career in UX/UI for a long time and even had a chat with some working UX professionals about their jobs previously. It really sounds like the way to go for me. So ...
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OTP Verification - Which approach will lead to better and consistent UX? (Screenshot included)

I'm designing a screen for OTP verification. The design looks similar to this. Taken from here My questions are, Should I auto-verify the OTP when the user has entered all the 6 digits or Should ...
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How to properly let the user know that there are restrictions for a dropdown menu that are dependent on each other?

Kind of confusing title, but basically I am designing something that allows for the max of 20 total connections. There are two types of connections, main and guest. As you can see, I am using a simple ...
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How to depict different categories on a table?

So the user will have to add a department and choose one of the two categories for the department. What is the best way to depict on a table what category the department belongs to? Option 1 Option 2 ...
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How many problem statements should I create?

I'm learning UX design, I've decided to start my first project and right now and in the define stage. But I've got a doubt. How many problem statements should I create? In the empathize stage I've ...
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How do i let the user know the server is updating on the back end and their change is not active yet?

Imagine a long list of websites that you can either allow or block from your internet. The user can go down the list and block every single one relatively quickly, however on the backend each of these ...
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Should we auto-select a new default payment method when the current default expired?

I'm currently working on error message handling for payment failures. A couple of the reasons why a payment may fail is because a card is returned as expired or unauthorised. If a customers’ default ...
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Why do chat apps inform the user that a message has been deleted?

Is there a reason to show the user that a message was deleted, rather than just remove the message? What benefit does this provide the user over simply hiding it?
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Do savings and subtotal need to be displayed on a product page?

We are designing a product page and I think having money you saved and subtotal is redundant as it appears in cart and during checkout. My colleagues think "You saved a total of $XX.XX" is crucial. ...
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How to display features that are "coming soon"

We have a product with multiple different features, and at this point in time we must postpone about 3/7 of the features on a page until further development. 2 of them are somewhat significant ...
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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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Why in some Dribble UI's User Avatar (user settings) are kept in bottom left?

Just curious, I saw in some of the dribble shots are designed with the User Avatar in the bottom left of the screens and also noticed on BitBucket UI. Is there any usability factor for keeping it at ...
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Select vs. Null Placeholder

I'm working on a large data-entry application. I'm wondering what is the better method for displaying drop-down lists where the defaulted value is null. I see a couple of options: Option a) Use a ...
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Microsoft Teams - Status colours shown on the UI for Away & Be Right Back are same?

I have been using teams for sometime now and I usually check the status of people on their profile photo displayed. My observation is that the two status' 'Away' and 'Be Right Back' are of same color ...
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Greying out disabled items that can be enabled vs items that cannot be enabled

so I am working on a device management system and to add a new device to a group you must input some info into a form. Some items, you must click a check box in order to enable the dropdown, while ...
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How to align user needs and business goals?

Seeking a good answer on how user needs and business goals can be aligned. I'm also looking for practical methods for accomplishing this. Please advise.
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Is it better to show all options or let user add options in a form

So I'm designing a tool for system administrators and one thing I am having trouble with is the large amount of info that is required for certain tasks. There is a section where the user has 4 ...
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Gap between research and design

In his book, About Face, Alan Cooper uses term research-design gap when he speaks about the gap between user research and designing phases of user centered design or to be more specific goal directed ...
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Is it OK to show the side navigation when the users are filling long forms in web app?

I am building a web application where my design always shows the sticky side navigation on the left. Now I am wondering: is it good for usability to always show it, especially when users have to fill ...

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