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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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Why is Figma/Adobe XD needed?

A bit about myself - I'm an 18 year old amateur graphic designer who works primarily in Photoshop and Illustrator. I've also been trying to learn coding for the last couple of years. I have developed ...
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How to be user-centered with enterprise solutions?

I work in a large organisation with a culture shift to configuring enterprise solutions, buying solutions or building sofware - if no options are available. In my experience, enterprise solutions have ...
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Choose way to get reply from form

The traffic from my webpage comes from different social media platforms (Tiktok, Instagram mostly), so in the contact form I wanted to add an option where the user could choose in which of those he ...
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MacOS update to support smaller screen sizes

Is Apple going to release a software update to make 13 inch and 14 inch Macs more readable and more optimized for user experience?
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Want to redesign an app but can't find its users

There's an app I am really interested in. It's an app about rural journalism. In India we don't have news channels covering the issues of rural areas (well they do cover but it's not enough). The app ...
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what is the best products sort option on e-commerce website?

I am trying to add a new products types collection on my website after I added a collection the first page of Pet Shop Collection will only contain one type (last type have been added) like the ...
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How to teach users on configuring the app?

My users find it very difficult to configure the app. It has many pages and they are linked to each other. Some config pages depend on others. During talks, when they view a page they are like "...
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How to prioritize user journeys and stories

I just walked into my first big UX project. I have developed personas and am now in the process of starting the development of user journeys and user stories. I have developed a primary persona and a ...
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is enable Google reCAPTCHA for e-commerce good or not?

I am opening anew e-commerce website, my question is is enable Google reCAPTCHA user friendly or not? actually,I am planing to disable reCAPTCH for users for the first three months that will make ...
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How many moderated user testings can a researcher handle? [closed]

I enjoy doing user testing as a moderator, i.e. usability testing, contextual inquiry, but it's also emotionally draining for me (I wonder why?) Currently I'm doing it only once in a while. Majority ...
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Is it OK to break consistency in my page margins?

I am a beginner and designing my first UI wireframes for a large website with 80+ screens. My question is we set a margin width for the pages of 100px on each side of the page (the screen sizes are ...
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Will 2 minutes be enough to answer 5-10 questions by users?

Would adding a countdown timer for 2 minutes to answer a small number of questions (let's say 5 to 10 questions) add too much stress to the user? I'm thinking about users that aren't the best at ...
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Is it a good or bad idea to show a countdown timer on a redirect page?

We have to show a redirect page when users click on links that leave our domain. Currently, we have a 5 seconds count down timer on our redirect page that basically says you are leaving our site. My ...
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Services for recruiting Japanese research participants

I've been asking everyone in my network, done Google searches, and checked StackExchange but still haven't found good answers. I'm running a research study where I need to recruit 90 participants from ...
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Can I use semi-structured interviews for collecting insights for a prototype?

I have a low-fidelity prototype and I would like to use semi-structured interviews to ask users questions while having a walkthrough of the prototype. Do you think it's a good idea to choose semi-...
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What's the difference between Heuristic Review and Journey Mapping

HR has been around for a while. JM is relatively new. But I wonder if JM is just a glorified, more encompassing HR. I can think of a few differences: HR can be about a page, one task while using a ...
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over a million user banking experience persona creation [closed]

I'm working on a banking app project in which I aim to gather user data and put it into a beneficial form in order to make every stakeholder understand quantitatively and qualitatively what's going on,...
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geographic sorting in e-commerce

We are building a complex website that sells products that require a teledoc experience before purchase. We have a segment of our audience that is national that will need to be funneled through ...
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Negative user reaction to redesigned product

Hope you're all healthy and safe. A redesigned version of a product is recently launched and we've been hearing negative reviews. In order to redesign the product, we followed a thorough process; ...
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What should happen to a user's data when their account within a team is deleted?

In a SaaS app, users each have their own account and they're all part of a team. Let's say the SaaS is a document creation/sharing app. If a user is deleted or leaves the app, what happens to "...
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What are the best user research practices when launching a beta site with a very small # of first users?

I believe it is a good idea to conduct user interviews to understand experience of first users soon after they try out the site. What are some types of helpful question examples that might be relevant?...
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What's a better term for "stupid" user?

A common term in the design world is: Design for stupid. Another one is the acronym KISS which stands for: Keep it simple stupid. or Keep it stupid simple. The logic in these statements is that ...
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Asking the user to select two items (which file & file format) before clicking download button

I have a scenario where users can download report files. There are three types of files available in three different formats (.txt, .csv, .xls). I am giving checkbox for the types so that user can ...
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I want to write an article on Universal Usability [closed]

I want to write an article on Universal Usability. What are the aspects shall I cover ? Any suggestions
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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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Which is the best way to edit a row in a data table? [closed]

I need to design a mockup that consists of a data table featuring crud operations. I want to know the best way to design this: Using inline editing? Using a pop-up? Using another page?
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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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Legacy system content import tool [closed]

We have an old system, which is a course platform, and we are developing a new version of it, with other technology and some new features. I am designing the feature that will allow users to migrate ...
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UX improvements for tabs with access control

Let's say a tab menu like the example below was used. https://www.w3schools.com/howto/howto_js_tab_header.asp Each tab has access control. Some users can see all the tabs, some users can only see ...
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Best way to verify user identity

I'm going to build eCommerce type website in USA where I need to find the true identity of the user when he/she create account. Because some people to bad things for example upload fake product and ...
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What do we call this element?

What should I call this element? Popup? Dialog? Modal?
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User testing, is it really necessary to do for each application in same domain

Just wanna start saying that hope everyone is safe and healthy. I have thought about user testing done for apps sharing the same domain to start the design improvement process. For example I have had ...
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How to show list have mixed rows that can be deleted while some rows that cannot be deleted?

Hope you enjoying WFM. I had a query, we are showing a list of both external and internal users. While internal users are federated and cannot be deleted. Only external users can be deleted. We have ...
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Form: How to make multiple search paths clear in the UI?

Background info: I am working on a healthcare application for acute care. In this application you can request personal data from the national government if you met the following criteria: 1) If you ...
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Is it a no-go to restart a user test after few seconds?

would you say it is a no-go to restart a user test with a user after few seconds because you forgot to to tell him some essential information he need to know to solve the task? Because he already got ...
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What is the best method for default selection on multi-select list component?

We are using angular material multi-select component on sign up page. User can select multiple options from the list of 4-5 whose scope can increase in future. Example : Location A,Location B ,...
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Is it OK to let the user use colored tags to associate data sets or keywords?

I am debating with my boss regarding whether tags should be coloured or not. I feel that colouring tags will just work as fun for the user. A user won't remember what colour he has assigned to a ...
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How to handle license reservation/billing for groups (e.g. departments) within an admin panel?

I am working on the admin panel for a SaaS product. One need that has been conveyed by our users is the ability for groups within our product to reserve licenses that they have purchased with their ...
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Should I ask the user for their company name or email address as an additional source of validation?

During the signup flow of our service, we ask the user for their phone number and primary email address. We don't show those in their user profile. User can call each other only after they have ...
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How to test USSD flows?

I'm working on some USSD (Unstructured Supplementary Service Data) flows that basically helps health workers in remote communities without internet access to collect basic data (height, age, weight) ...
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Open source projects UX designers can join? [closed]

I am willing to contribute my free time to open source projects but most projects on Github require software engineers. Who could point me to a couple of open source projects on Github where I can ...
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Uploader component design [closed]

Good morning guys. This is my first post, so hi everyone =) . I need some help with the design of a uploader angular component, what I'm trying to achieve is create two components in one, a single ...
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VUI Interfaces - it is learning, personalized AI?

Good day, In reference to recent experience and check for possible affordances in scope of Voice interfaces in practise, several questions appeared that may define the quality of the service provided ...
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UX between app and Website

We currently have an app with certain features such as Timesheets and Booking holiday which is fundamental to our workers. However we also have a live website which has all the other content that is ...
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Which version of A/B do I show if you happen to get different versions in two instances?

Let's say I'm doing A/B testing, and this one particular user gets randomly assigned into group B for example. I have a choice right away to either store that on their account in my database, or on ...
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Showing multi list and drop down hierachy on page

We are dealing with Roles and assigning users to the Roles. Some of Roles which are Admin are not dependant on Context ( Environment - Production, Demo, Developement ), and some ( portal roles) are ...
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How to get around wanting to use email as unique login, but having existing users with multiple accounts per email?

I viewed Should multiple user accounts be allowed to use the same email address? My problem is that we're writing the new version of our website, but need to migrate the old user database to the new ...
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How to assign users unique and meaningful identifiers to child users while avoiding various pitfalls?

In my application, we need to assign unique identifiers to users, but this is turning out to be trickier than I would have thought. We load all users from a bulk feed, and do all the assigning ...
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What navigation label would you give these list items?

I read on here recently that a navigation label is a promise to the user that what they are about to click on is appropriately represented next. I love this. However, I am struggling to correctly ...
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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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