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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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 ...
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Pre-selection states and pre-requisite choices

I'm trying to create a selection which has a pre-requisite state that must be selected, before you can select additional checks within that check. So unless a user selects an 'Enhanced Check' they ...
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iOS app: Action Sheet, single Screen Detail or Scroll View?

I can't decide what option is best. What I know for good is that, in 'Section1', if I tap on 'All' next to the 'CHAPTERS' line, I get the full list of chapters in order to perform multiple choice and ...
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Is it a good idea to add a shortcut to a gallery from the modal I am in, instead of closing it to go back to the gallery?

In my app I can access a gallery (1) and, after selecting one of the items, I can perform an exercise ( 2- MODAL). It is a training app and in the modal I am going to choose what I think is the ...
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Should an Uber like app have two modes, one for customers and one for workers?

I am trying to make an Uber like website, where you can sign up as a customer (someone who uses the service) or a worker (someone who provides the service). Should I create two models for each of ...
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Updating old personas within an existing product

What kind of a way do you choose to update the old personas of an existing product? Interview and gather qualitative data from a wide range of random users of the product and then create personas ...
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Guidelines and best practices for using wildcards/search operators in a search interface

I'm struggling a bit with finding information on how and when to offer the possibility to use wildcards/search operators like '?' and '*' in a search. I'm looking for best practices and guidelines ...
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Unavailable Service Message

I am looking for a good message to tell a user when a particular service isn't available based on their address. Other services might be available for that address - just not the specific service that ...
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User Research on 'Data saving' mode

we're thinking of introducing a data saving (lite) mode to our app, after having some feedback from our users. But as a UX designer I'd like to do some research first and understand the market and ...
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Is Gmail verification really user friendly?

I want to access my gmail, but when I try to login in via the web it shows an alert "verify its you". In case if I lost my mobile or the phone is dead or network is down, I'm unable to verify the code ...
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User Journey Flow: Whole Process or Singular Process

So I'm working on this product at work, I'm designing a user journey however I am a little stuck between choosing to design the whole process from signup till the end and following a specific scenario....
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Show user 'Access denied' page or redirect to landing page

When authenticated user in a particular role is trying to access a page (by manually typing URL) to which the user's role does not have permission: It is better to show an access denied page or ...
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Correct way to associate user with tags, and ways to properly add them?

Context: An environment where users have a suite of various products at their hands, containing information about hospital patients. The people using these tags tend to be physicians or technicians ...
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Adding users or groups of users to an object

I've been asked to come up with an interaction for a page where a 'space' can be created. The space will have a name, image etc and an admin can assign users or groups of users to the space. I see '...
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How to get feedback and user opinions after usability testing? [closed]

After working on many wireframes for a website, I want to run usability tests with distant users, is there any tool or way to get users opinions ?
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How to mark dependent fields while updating rest of the fields?

I'm working on a B2B application where huge numbers of fields (up to 100) are divided into ten categories. Please note, fields are grouped into different categories but impact each other. like: ...
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Minimalistic input = bad usability

I looking for research about minimalistic inputs: underline. Name: ________________ Mail:_________________ etc. Not only in forms but also in site ie. transactions screens. I was reading some ...
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How can I make a good user experience if all users are different?

As a front-end developer with big interest in UX Design ... I've read many articles and good books about UX. I'm confused about something that appears to be a major part of UX philosophy: You ...
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MockUps - Prototyping UI using After Effects. Is it worth it? [closed]

I am a visual Designer and currently work as a UI_UX designer at the company I work for. I wanted to ask my colleagues here and front-end Devs as well your opinion about presenting After Effects ...
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Layout for a page full of radio buttons

I'm trying to redesign a page that has a ridiculous amount of radio buttons. The details: The page I'm trying to redesign is one form that will be filled out by one company and submitted to ...
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Should I Let User Know Why I Need The Data

I need user's user name, but not his password. Should I tell him why I use it I will not want their password, and if yes, should it be a modal or popover?
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Recommendations about avatars?

Do you have any recommendations about user avatars? What is the best approach for the users and for a social web platform? What I can think of: using random unique preselected images. using unique ...
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Learn about your users

Our users use the app in a very private and natural context that is not really reproducible in a lab. What is the best way to learn about our users and how they use our app? Invite them for interviews?...
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User Research Insights Database

at our company, we are struggling to document all the insights that we gain through user research and make them accessible and easy to find for everyone inside of the company. The perfect solution ...
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Have invites and user in tab or side by side

I'm having a bit of trouble deciding which of the two would be better UX practice. Below are two versions: One with user and invite tabs. Another with user and invite information side by side. ...
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How to design a website with zero user data?

Whenever I think of this condition, I get confused. If my business is dependent user data, then how should I think of the design from scratch? What should I do to collect data from users or encourage ...
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Enter key to move from field to field?

The situation is this: Basically, I have a table which users have to fill up. The fields in the table are either numerals or alphabets. Typically, a user will use the Tab key to traverse the table. ...
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Guerrilla usability testing

I want to do a guerrilla usability testing and I was wondering if it is ok to ask to the participant to draw/sketch his thoughts as well?
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Giving user a preference to pick either TouchID or Pin login on iOS platform

As of iPhone5s we have technology like TouchID which is much secure way of authenticating user instead writing long complicated passwords. Although, we also have a pin login which does require minimal ...
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How would you display users engaging in the same app activity with the same first name and last name?

(Super edge case?). I'm making an app that will pit users against each other. How would I display 2 people with exactly the same name against each other. If they have avatars, it would be easy (just ...
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How to get user to actually enter full name in “Full Name” field [duplicate]

How can I encourage (or force) users to enter their full name in the "Full Name" field on sign up? I don't care how they format it, we don't need separate first name and last name in the db. But we've ...
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Should design be included in a user story?

In an agile team, should a user story contain links or screenshots of the UI elements? If not, where do you put design? For example: As a user, I want to log in to the Website so I can access the ...
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What is the user experience of Voice based Search interaction “Siri”“ Googlenow” “Alexa”? [closed]

I curious to know what is the voice based user experience study in'Siri'GoogleNow''alexa' ?
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What is opposite of Human Centred Design

I am creating a training program for young children (aged between 12-15) to understand concept of human centred design. And when explaining “HUMAN CENTRED DESIGN”, it is easy to explain that it is the ...
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Is it good to hide other functions if a user needs to focus on a task?

We have a desktop app that allows consultant to accept customers. On this app, the consultant can be on 2 statuses: Available or Away. I am thinking of hiding other menu items if the status is "...
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Should I use Ubuntu fonts in Web App and Mobile Apps? [closed]

I am designing Secured Web App and mobile app and I'm really concerned about using the Ubuntu font family as most of the web apps are using Open Sans or PT Sans (or some sort of sans-serif) I really ...
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How to migrate users to a new account

I was wondering if you know any benchmarks for a process that requires user migration from one account to another. We already have users that have been registered for a long time on our website, but ...
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How do you get user insights in an industry where privacy is critical?

Hey guys I need some of your thoughts here. How do you get user insights in an industry where privacy is critical? I work in an online casino and most of the times user access is very hard due to ...