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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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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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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 [closed]

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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Animations and complex graphics required?

Hey guys I need some suggestions, I am developing a domain website on health care where specialists surgeons doctors who treats specific health problem. Is having animations,sliders, gradients makes ...
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How to identify design system or design language used by app or website [closed]

Have few doubts. I'm new to UX, how to identify which design system is used by app / website, can we judge by looking into its UI. Can i design my own design system for my app and website - for this ...
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Is there a better and quick way of processing requests from a list of requests?

I am making an mobile app where there is a list of requests for points towards a client and the client assigns a desired number of points to each request. The client sees all the requests in ...
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Is there a difference between "Goal directed design" (GDD) and "User-centered design" (UCD)?

Is there a difference between "Goal directed design" (GDD) and "User-centered design" (UCD)? I'm confused. I have been searching a lot and can't find the difference in between them. Even the ...
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What are the best ways on a sub-500 budget to test for mobile accessibility?

I am familiar with website accessibility at least in terms of WCAG 2.0, Section 508, etc. But I am currently designing a mobile app (cross-platform using React Native tools) and there does not seem to ...
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Chat waiting time feedback

We have a Live Chat services but the problem is we don't have enough number of agents to answer all the inquiries of all customers. So customers really need to wait especially during peak hours. Our ...
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How to adapt text and/or elements size while designing to smaller screens?

I have a layout I made some time ago on Adobe XD (that was just a personal project) and now I wanna put it on Behance. To do so, I need to duplicate/adapt that layout (designed for desktop) to smaller ...
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What domain name would be best from ux point of view for my website? [closed]

I have a clothing brand by name of pendu streetwear. I was thinking of getting the domain name pendustreetwear.com But isn't it too long for the user to type in. Or pendu.store, but that way it ...
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Can we display Cost, Clicks and Impression all together in a 2-D graph? [closed]

I feel cost is a different metric than clicks and impressions. How do I show this for multiple channels say fb, instagram, youtube etc all together? Please help.
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Is there a term for "the user can't use anything wrong" design?

I'm of the opinion that the user is always using software or hardware correctly and to imply otherwise is rude, condescending, and philosophically wrong. For example, I and everyone I know pulls USB ...
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Maximum number of options when selected via next and previous buttons?

I'm designing a product that has customizable features. The user can customize a light color by pushing a forward (>) or back (<) button. This action will toggle through a set color palette that ...
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Solving treeview long information form user experience [closed]

Hello everyone, I am facing this issue while working on a long form consisting of large number of metadata fields within headers. Would appreciate any suggestions. Thanks !
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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 can I convince stakeholders and management that I need a user research focus group?

Background info on the company: I'm the only User Experience Designer at a start-up-size company that has been around for 20 years. It's only been in the last few years that they've even created a ...
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Modal close button style

I am looking at a redesign proposal for a close button on a modal window for a responsive web/mobile application. I have my own thoughts on this but would like the UI/UX community to weigh-in. ...
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Ego struggles when creating an app? [closed]

I'm curious about what sort of ego issues you've encountered when creating an app. Obviously we're all proud of our idea, but sometimes it can cloud our judgment and make us lose sight of what the ...
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Is horizontal scroll usable in mobile view?

When building a responsive view of a page with a grid of content boxes, is it a good solution to use a horizontal scroll? Imagine page layout with a header, main column of content (680px) and a ...
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Interview methods for user needs phase

I'm designing a workforce training project and am in the process of collecting the initial user feedback. While I'm an experienced survey designer and data scientist, I'm new to user experience and ...
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Switch Dashboards along with menu

I am working on a mobile application which will have two different areas in same app. Suppose: Area 1 -> Learning Management System Area 2 -> School Management System Both areas will have its own ...
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How to put instruction on how to take a selfie to ensure proper guidelines are met?

We are creating an app wherein a user needs to take a photo of their face and must be met with certain guidelines (e.g. must look in front, cannot tilt head to the side, etc.) The target audience is ...
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Banking - What are the reasons for not giving Menu options in Transfer flow

In Banking - Is it a good idea to give menu option during the transaction (Money transfer) flow? etc.. If yes - My concern is that user may feel that transaction data would be stored and may feel in-...
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Having a preview next to text editor, should it be on the left or right side?

I'm trying to design an email text editor that has a preview window next to it. Should the preview be on the right or left side of the editor? My reasoning is that the preview should be on the left ...
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'Load more' data option

In a list with loads of records, I have implemented a 'Load more' control for user to load the next batch of records to join the previous visible ones. Can't use the pagination as the records need to ...
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Home page to communicate two different services of equal importance

I understand that this could be a duplicate question, but I feel that none so far have answered mine. My client has two services, and he wants one website essentially split into two sections which ...
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How do you work with stakeholders to prioritize ongoing enhancements? [closed]

I have several clients with sites and platforms that have fallen into disrepair over the months and years due to a lack of ongoing enhancements, improvements, and iteration generally. I'm looking for ...
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User Centred Approach or Technical approach?

I've just started a HCI module, and i've chosen to discuss 'The Importance of Used Needs and Establishing User Requirements' for my presentation and short paper. I strongly believe that a user ...
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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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Multiple role playing under single login

I can start with simple example, User 'A' have to play multiple roles such as Manager, Team leader, and developer under the single sign in. By default, I am a manager when I am logging in, but I ...
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Displaying limit for selectable options

Case In our software, we have a list of modules/options that the user can enable or disable. Each enabled module has a severe performance impact on the CPU, so to avoid crashes, we decided to hard-...
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Two distinct value propositions for two distinct types of users

I have two distinct types of users. I would classify them as "beginners" and "advanced" users. I want to describe the value proposition to beginners in one way and to advanced users a different way. ...
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Is this navigation user friendly [closed]

I am new to the community so sorry if you guys feel i am being naive. I am assigned a task to redesign an existing website that sells shopify plugins. The entire idea of the website revamp is to ...
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Challenge in showing more column data table

I am designing a data table in which a lot of columns, probably around 20 to 25, will be placed. The question is, when the parent container has a very minimum width, I cannot show all the columns ...
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Car safety assist dropping speed automatically

Would this be considered good UX if the car in safety assist mode would drop the speed automatically to adjust with the car in front instead of informing the driver of getting too close? This is ...
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How to approach online surveys when you have no clear hypothesis to test?

Let's say you want to redesign a website that is being used by thousands of people for the last few years. To do so, you need to collect data about how people use this particular website and you ...
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When allowing users to mute notifications in an app, what time duration options are most useful? [closed]

How does screenshot posted below make a difference by allowing to mute chats for 8 hours, 1 week, and 1 year and leaving some of the obvious usability cases like 1 month? What time-duration options ...
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Internationally friendly decimal quantities

I was recently in a discussion about decimal / comma ambiguity (it came about as a result of a vendor product not working for me due to regional settings, but that's neither here nor there), but we ...
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UX designers, what does your design handoff to dev process look like?

I'm a product designer, UX/UI (whatever else you wanna call it). I work closely with devs during the pre-deployment phases. Because of the speed at which we operate, and the complexity of the ...
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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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Page Load vs Fancy Design

The more complex/fancy looking a website is the greater the page load - we know this. My question is, does a slow website have more of a detrimental effect to the experience of a user then a hard to ...
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Is Address input box along with pick your location in a same filed in mobile will be User friendly?

I am designing a food delivery app. I want to make it as minimal and user friendly as possible. In the image below we have two options to input the address: 1- In the left side image, there is a ...
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