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Questions tagged [users]

A user is an agent, often a human agent (end-user) instead of a software agent, who uses a computer or network service.

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Delimit multiple names that are display like lastname, firstname

I wonder what would be the best way to delimit multiple names in a user management web app that is completely in English. I guess normally one would separate by commas or semicolons but in this ...
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Is it ok have to have two search bars on the same page? [duplicate]

I have two search boxes on the page. First one is the universal search in the main navigation bar and the other one to filter map pins based on location. What do you guys think? P.S I am unable to ...
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What is the role of a test user that you invited to test your app and how do you handle communication with them?

We have a bit of a quarrel in our team around this topic. Here is what happened without going into much detail: We are developing a new social network and are in the alpha stage right now. To test ...
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Looking for a good analogy! [closed]

I've recently been finding analogies quite helpful when explaining something to clients. Something I'm explaining on a regular basis is that causing users to stop and pause to think about something ...
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How does the user recruitment process typically look like for user research & usability tests?

When you are working with an actual client to enhance the ux of their product, at the research stage of the project how do you recruit the users? In other words, let's say you start using a tool ...
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Where can a ux designer find data for a user persona or an empathy map when working on a fictional project for their portfolio?

When working on a fictional personal project that will only serve as a portfolio piece (i.e. briefbox projects), how can I find the appropriate data to create user personas? I want to emphasize my ...
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Whats more obtrusive during a user interview, an audio recorder or a colleague taking notes. [closed]

From experience, which has caused more of a barrier to a candiadate feeling relaxed or giving an acurate detailed answer?
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Simplifying complex user configuration for multiple users and multiple config options

We have a user config set up application where two steps need to happen and this is making the flow of screens quite voluminous and cumbersome for users. When a user is "Enable"d, the card for that ...
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What is the optimal time for a user on Login Page?

Google Analytics shows that my users need 30 seconds on average to complete the login, while a lot of password resets happen. What is the optimal timeframe a user should spent on the login page? Is ...
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How many users for a Beta product?

We are going to present the option to try the Beta version of our product to a sample population but we don't know how to calculate to how many of our users should we release it? Should I use the same ...
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Should users be allowed to delete reviews?

We are debating whether or not we should allow users to delete their reviews. I am wondering what the best practice of what should be done here or any cons involved if possible. one thing I think ...
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Should website users be able to delete their content?

As the title suggests, my question is: Should website users be able to delete their content? What are the pros and cons of giving the users the option to delete their own comments and content (for ...
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Converting from 2 year capture to 4 years without a 100 year?

Any tips on how to capture a full year age when converting from two years to a four year digit? Without asking for manual input? The problem I think lands specifically for a 100 year age. E.g. if ...
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Mobile log-in: how to divide two types of user logins and two methods of logging in?

So I'm designing a modile/table log in page. There are two types of users who can log in because the functionalities of the application depend on what type of user they are. Employees and managers. ...
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modal inside a modal (delete confirmation)

I have a View/Edit button which shows the details ofuser in a modal when clicked. In modal it has Save and delete buttons. When they click on delete button the user will be deleted. Before they delete,...
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How to indicate that a circular progress bar is clickable?

Please can anyone guide me through this? How can i improve the user experience of this area to make it look clickable in both mobile and web view. I tried using glowing borders but in mobile it does ...
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Testing static screens vs. interactive prototype – Which is the most effective method via UserTesting.com?

I am in the process of revamping a form page which the users were finding it difficult to attempt. Consequently, I have developed a prototype with some click-through interactions which is consist of ...
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How to make users feel comfortable signing/authorizing legal documents online?

I'm struggling to find UI/UX examples where the user is prompted to click a button and do something legally binding or something very significant and important - such as sign a contract, agree to loan,...
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Excel dilemma - create or not to create new sheet to accomodate new data

My Product spits out excel sheet of data so that it can be downloaded by my consumers. Something like as shown below. "ID" column is always unique. After downloading, they usually import these excel ...
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Developing Personas

General question about developing personas. I work for an organization that provides 6 core services to customers/users. I want to introduce UX research practices to my organization, and want to ...
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Best way to present and document long screens

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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How to deny the usage of my product to a user?

I am building an microcredit application that is checking for the user's eligibility. Unfortunately not everyone is eligible, I have to announce it and it can generate some frustration. I would like ...
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Is there any scientifically proven way to get criteria or factors, why a user accepts a software?

Sometimes I notice the effect in my company, that a software is accepted by a project team - even though in Usability Testing the software (not having monopoly in functionality) turned out to be more ...
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How to apply large amount of content for home page without hurting user experience?

Please check the attached image below. I have very similar type of interface for home page. Now I want to add another three subheading. I want to write 200 - 400 words long content under each ...
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Full screen modal vs normal modal?

What are the advantages of using full screen vs normal modal? I've seen sites like Airbnb & Slack use white full-screen overlay. How does it impact usability? Are there any advantages for using ...
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How can I get to know my Users? [closed]

More often than not, the person using an application is represented by an icon that’s profoundly vague – monotone and devoid of any expression. This icon could not be further from the truth. The User ...
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Modular tabs or long page scroll

A content heavy real estate website is deciding whether to switch the navigation to using modular tabs, where content opens in the same pane. Currently, the site uses a long page scroll where all ...
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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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Can check box and link be together? If not then what is the best UX to have on screen: icon or view more link?

In my screen,left side text is clickable. You can click on parent level and see their child after parent. Parent and child has text box to delete or bulk delete. I want to give capability to user that ...
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Best individuals to interview for my UX research

I'm at the early stage of preparing a usability test with several individuals. One of the pages we want to test is the accreditation process, used by journalists who wish to get permanently accredited ...
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Pop-up or separate page for user account settings?

I'm working on a betting website, so it is kinda one game dashboard for all games, user only navigates from left side bar to change events. I have standard header where on the right top corner is ...
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Is it alright to combine Profile and Settings?

What do you guys think? Is it alright to combine Profile and Settings in web application? This is quite common approach in mobile apps. Reason to combine these two is to keep the header simple. Not to ...
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Is it possible and save to integrate mindmap into Linux terminal ? --some suggestions and ideas from the outside of IT world [closed]

I am a pharmacist who works in a local hospital. In light of the increasing threat from cyber crime, I started seeking knowledge and more secured operating system in order to make myself and the ...
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Sorting navigation elements based on tracking data

We have a huge site where the order of the main navigation is not reflected by the usage of these. e.g.: Current: Category 1 , Category 2, Category 3. Category 3 is by far -14:1- the most ...
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How to display a list of items when some have already been used

Our application has a security section which provides a list of users from AD and roles to be added for access to the program. Once a user is added, I'm not sure how best to display or not display ...
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How do we make immediate saving clear?

I'm currently working on a product that has an account configuration page which allows the user to create an API key and set a group of default settings for it. When developers submit a request ...
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Can animals perceive screens?

Since the RGB scheme and refresh rates are designed with the human visual system in mind, what do other animals see when they look at screens? Can they see just as well as us? Can they see the image, ...
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How to get users feedback on experience when they are not 'your' users?

Storytelling mode You can skip it if you want ;) I am UI and UX designer on a LMS solution. An LMS is a CMS dedicated to digital learning purpose and sold to a wide range of clients. Some of them ...
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Long form navigation UX

I am working with a project that has a very long form (about 72 different input fields). And I am struggling with the best way to implement a user friendly design. I have grouped and chunked the ...
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User-friendly way to generate a URL from the user name?

I would like to create a page upon registration on my site based on user name, e.g. http://example.com/john-doe My concern is though it’s need to be unique in the most user-friendly way. E.g. you ...
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“1 other” or “one other”?

It's used multiple times in the UI, in different lists, like: users in the dialogue, users in your project. Example: Tom, Bob, Linda, and 1 other. Tom, Bob, Linda, and one other. For all the other ...
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Negative Visual for a positive action

I have a warning notification in my software . It asks the user whether they want to proceed or not by providing yes and no buttons in the notification itself. I am thinking of using red font color ...
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When refering to the user of an application should I use “You” or “Me”? [duplicate]

I am designing an application where I have a list of items. Some have been added by "You" (the user) and some have been added by your colleagues (everyone else) To show who has added the item I show ...
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Top Navigation with Profile headache

We have introduced a beta version of our web app 2-3 weeks ago. Although we have not benchmarked it, i feel that something is very wrong here, in the way we present the top nav bar and the profile via ...
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Is it a good idea to use red color in User Interfaces? [duplicate]

Colors like red and green are not visible to people with colour blindness.So is it a good idea to use red or variations of red as a user interface colour?
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Should a button say “Upgrade subscription” or “Change subscription”?

It's a web app where you can change your subscription plan at any time. There are 5 subscription plans. To change subscription you can directly go to pricing page or go to your profile settings. In ...
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How to perform User Research with minimal budget?

I'm business analyst on a project that creates new UI for existing system for public non commercial organization. System has about 9 screens, 3-4 main screens and other secondary screens (less usable ...
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Change Password Control

My idea of manage password section is to enable only Current password field at first. If the user enters correct password in the field only then the fields beneath it would go in enable state. Would ...
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Labels for general personal information. Essential or not?

Is it necessary to provide labels mentioned in the picture. I mean for user these are quite self-explanatory. Any suggestions?
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Is it good practice to place tabs at the same level when search is the main feature? How to deal with spacing?

I'm building a dashboard I'm stuck at one level whether keeping the title on the same line as the search bar (as highlighted below)? For example, I select Option1 from the list of drop-down (check the ...