Questions tagged [ux-field]

Questions relating to the general UX field, such as career, academic aspects, its relation to other fields and disciplines, and other topics that relate to the field as a whole.

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Video editing + audio mixing + sound design at all useful as a UX designer? [closed]

I'm pivoting away from digital content design/production (some video, mostly audio) to UX design, and wondering what the vibe is regarding production skills in UX? I typically see more graphic design ...
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Can anyone recommend the best textbooks for students learning UX and UI design?

I've just started studying UX and UI design online, but could really benefit from having some good, comprehensive textbooks to refer to. Can anyone recommend the best books for students? Books that ...
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UX in an iterative software development life cycle process?

I am aware about the iterative model of software development life cycles. However, I have been Googling around and trying to find out more about various of tools that can be used in a software ...
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News Page on a Portfolio? [closed]

I have a question regarding to see if putting a News (or recent news) page on a portfolio website is a good UX practice. I see news pages on almost every single corporate websites, but not often on ...
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Just infinite scrolling or infinite loop with 'show more' button [duplicate]

Hi :) i want to know about your opinioin about how infinite scroll works (like twitter, facebook, etc) and compare it with infinite scroll + 'load more content' button after pass some contents (like ...
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How to approach usability testing for a portfolio project?

I'm transitioning into a UX/UI career from graphic design. Right now I'm working on an app redesign for my portfolio, and I don't know if usability testing is something I can afford to do. Some of my ...
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How does your company measure end to end experiences for their products?

At IBM we have a system that measures an offering's UX based on specific criteria. Does your company produce similar reports before a major release?
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Link-buttons and button-links

I'd like to hear your opinions whether or not using buttons that look like links (text links, especially when styled the same as links) and links that look like a buttons is a good practice. I feel ...
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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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Term used for notification on your device from a website

What would you call the notifications from a website on your laptops/desktops/tablets? A. Web notifications B. Desktop notifications C. Browser notifications
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Is this design exercise reasonable for a job interview? [closed]

So after a phone interview, a company I'm interested in sends a design exercise that to me seems really excessive for the suggest 2 hour timeframe. Are they trying to throw me a curveball or do they ...
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How should i design two level insert for mobile application with better UX?

I want to add the contact in contact management. Adding Contact is having two levels insert. Adding contact is level 1 and adding products for that contact is level 2. Flow for level 1 To contact ...
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How to avoid bad bounce rate and boost good bounce rate?

I'm working on a comparing website. We got lots of traffic from the blog article, yet the bounce rate is so high. We perform well on acquisition but bad on keeping the user in the site then generate ...
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Should you show current state or the state it's about to change to for password visibility? [duplicate]

I'm exploring the idea of adding a hide/show icons for password visibility. I understand we can just use the words "hide" and "show", but if we were to use icons, should its current state be shown ...
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How to place two controls in a good way

I have no advanced UX experience and need some help in placing one input and one button on a whole screen. Is there any way to do it pretty? There will not be any other controls on that screen.
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How to run heuristic evaluation

While running a heuristic evaluation, is there a recommended number of tasks? I'm struggling with the scoring part. Do I perform all tasks, take notes of the problems and then identify severity based ...
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Setting acceptance threshold for usability evaluation outcome

I am working on a framework to evaluate our products usability against our product design tenets which are nothing else than 10 usability (N&N) heuristics in our own words. The goal is to identify ...
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Does this type of UI need a Delete button?

This screen is part of a multi-step process. This screen, in particular, lets you add user emails by clicking on the "Add email" button. Clicking "Add email" appends a new textbox to the list. Once ...
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On screen, one to many mapping and then many to many mapping is present,so I want to enforce the user to complete flow. Need better UX for it

We are working on a web application where we need to create a screen which will have number of attributes. The screen has one to many mapping and then many to many mapping due to which the design of ...
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When to merge data in a form?

I’m wondering how to make UX better in such a case There is CRM, as a user of this CRM, I can create a customer with fields phone, email, name, address. Sometimes it’s possible when a customer with ...
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Signup as first step after app was installed

What are the arguments to ask users to signup before they can use your app? For example in a secret luxury accommodation booking app, once you downloaded the app, you are forced to create an account....
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How to force the user to draw on certain elements if there are images in the layout

Well, I ran into the problem of distinguishability of content in a mobile application. In fact, there are a huge number of pictures on the page (movie poster, preview of the film as a picture). A lot ...
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What UX principle would describe interoperability with the customer journey?

The customer journey extends beyond a tool, and mapping the journey can help identify interoperability gaps or requirements with external systems (computer or human): The user needs discovery and ...
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UX solution for dashboard with scrollable content boxes?

So i have come up with a UI design for a dashboard, that is constructed like the following: the dashboard has a scroll activated depending on the the total height of the added boxes, the issue here ...
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Editor functionality

We have an editor that allows you to build a static page. On the left sidebar of the editor are buttons that allow you to change the colors, text, add images, etc. On the right is a preview of the ...
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Why use “chevron right/left” icon instead “greater or less than” symbol [closed]

Why do people prefer external/third party icons to represent direction ? For example "chevron-right/left" from fontawesome. Why not just use "greater or less than" characters ?
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UX Design for a range slider which is optional

I have a range slider field (to select age range) which is an optional field. I'm trying to make the UX as smooth as possible but there are a few things that I'm super confused about. As this is an ...
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How to get clients as a UI/UX beginner designer? [closed]

I am a UI/UX designer with only some screens of landing pages. I want to know if that will effective to get clients, if I build up some full imaginaries design projects from scratch?
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Where to start when I'm the solo product designer in the company? [closed]

to rephrase my question from earlier. In my current job, we don't have specific colors, font styles or grid to use yet and we didn't agree on a budget for rebranding yet as we will hire a design to do ...
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tables: multiple lines row

I'm designing a table were the description (that can have a variety of lengths) is a vital field for the user analysis' of the table. For that reason, I decided to allow multiple lines in a row (and ...
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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 to adapt UX design approach/process for short timeframe projects (e.g. hackathons)

So I was picked today as a participant for a 24 hour hackathon, I tried to read couple of articles on how to get ready, some of them offered some quality insights but most of them were just about how ...
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Would it be a good UX if we removed the top menu altogether when inside an app?

Top Menu - Time and notification space. We could use that space for better purposes. Whenever the user wants the label he could just swipe down from the top. The app is for viewing and uploading ...
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Expand/Collapse functionality best practices for a table

What do you think that we use instead of a checkbox to expand/collapse a table subgroup? I feel like 'checkbox' to expand wouldn't be the best practices. Image attached.
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Does it make sense to have a Back button on Step 2 of this particular wizard?

Step 1 of this wizard must be a Sign Up form. In Step 2 and the rest of the steps, we list down some questions to ask the user. In Step 2, does it make sense to have a Back button? My thinking is ...
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Start time and end time relating to the start of an event and end of an event

I'm trying to figure out what the best design format will be for an event selection tool. Issue: The start time is strictly related to the start date of the event (Example, July 30th, 2018 at 3:00pm)...
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How annoying or useful are warning or alert messages for the users?

I'm developing a flow for a web app where the user creates some content to post on the Internet. If the user decides not to finish the process, should the app warn or alert the user, that the content ...
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How to effectively link isolated apps of the same product?

Our product has many categories of features (e.g. Create/Manage sports activities, Book a play field, Book a Coach, Entertainment related events etc). However, we plan to divide these features into ...
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What you guys think about bottom tab bar for mobile versions of websites? [duplicate]

I would like to hear what you think about bottom tab bar for mobile versions of websites. It is called bottom navigation bar too. Here an example: https://pitchfork.com/. I am trying to use it to ...
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Expandability in Mobile app Burger menus

Is it correct to use expandable items (Nested Menus) in burger menus in mobile apps? Something like this
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Struggle of the day: First/Last Name or Full Name

The software I'm working on is currently presenting some discrepancies in terms of wording and fields. At some places, we are asking for the First and Last Name in two separate fields and on some ...
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Can we make a tooltip as error message?

I have a form wich contains some fields,when the user leaves one of these fields empty,I change the border color to red and I attached a red tooltip to explain the error ,is it possible to make ...
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User registration with autocomplete and create items

My registration is bid complex for not advanced users. So basically how it works to register user need to choose country, city, club/studio, trainer/dancer All fields except countries are autocomplete ...
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Best Data Visualization Technique for real time data obtained in tabular form?

I need some guidance with the following problem- I have a table of huge data which looks somewhat like the diagram below: There are 6 servers. Each server contains 3 folders. (The number of servers ...
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Which method is more user friendly to add groups in particular section?

I am working on financial web application. I have group set which contains number of groups. Those group sets are mapped to sections (mapping is many-to-many). I can see group sets in the drop down ...
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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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Is UX research, in a very specialist B2B space with no existing users, possible?

My colleague is working on a project with a client who wants to build a B2B digital product for a very specialist function/sector. The subject matter is exceptionally specialist/revolutionary so ...
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How to prepare a high level plan for a 1 week Design Engagement

I am trying to prepare a high-level plan and approach for leading a 1-week Design Engagement for a Healthcare company, with a use case focused on improving the experience and outcomes of patients who ...
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product re-design

Which methods aside from user testing are suitable when designing for product re-design? Participatory design is an option but wanted to explore some other methods.
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Moving through timeline

I need to show a series of controls for a timeline bar in touch-screen application. The User will select particular time-frames on a timeline by moving controls at the start and at the end of the time-...

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