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Making a very large form user friendly

We are currently in the design phase of an app that requires at some stage, users to complete a form. The form can be broken up into 3 sections. We will let the user then use a step process to fill ...
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How does one identify up-and-coming web trends? [closed]

What do you foresee will be the major trends in web site design of 2017? In the past few years we've seen a huge growth in fixed headers, parallax, and other "chrome" elements. How do you identify big ...
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Beginner-friendly sources for learning relevant UX [closed]

First off I'd like to say that I'm not completely sure if this violates any policies as I can't find any UX-specific "Ask question" practices. So if I do violate any rules, I'd happily delete this. I'...
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Has anyone out there found examples of solid UX career path definitions with roles?

As most of you probably know, job titles, roles, and responsibilities in the User Experience field are often ambiguous or suspect at best, and a total mess at worst. It doesn't help that most HR ...
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Which interaction should be preferred for refreshing an individual card in a listview in android app?

I have a listview showing a set of results in android app. I need to refresh the state indicated on the right end of an individual result card in the list. I thought of one possible interaction like ...
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Should Mobile UX Designers be knowledgeable about available UI controls?

I've worked with designers in the past that had in-depth knowledge about the controls available to developers to create user interfaces. When they created designs, they would be able to mark various ...
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Is it usable to put the shopping cart icon in the app bottom bar?

I am designing online grocery mobile application, I do not know what is the best location to put the shopping cart icon in the app bar or in the bottom tab bar. Much of applications and website put ...
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What is Cognitively Stimulating in User Experience goal means?

I am an undergraduate from Computer Science major. Recently my lecturer ask his class to study about specific topic in user experience goals before the class next Monday. I read the ppt online and ...
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I am currently doing BTech and have an average pointer. Is it possible for me to do my Master’s degree in an Top HCI University? [closed]

I am a 3rd yr Btech student from India. Recently I confessed my love for UX and decided to pursue Master's in HCI or related field. But I am currently in an average university and have an average ...
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Credit Card Requirement Free Trial - User Experience [duplicate]

Web based application requires a credit card to signup for a free 30 day trial account for which I have got mixed reviews, because application does not enforce any limit on the usage and companies ...
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What happens if I receive the push notification when the app is launched

I would like to know what happens if I receive the push notification when the app is launched. Is it a default behavior in ios or Android like the notification will slide in from the top when the ...
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How important is **Close** button in an expanded view?

I have a situation, Where a user lands on a page full of photos of team members upon click I have to show description/content regarding the particular. But my question is, do we need to show CLOSE ...
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What is the Best way to handle groups and sub-groups filter in Mobile App

I am a developer, NOT a designer. I am working on a Web App in which Assets are divided into Companies, Sites and Categories So the Hierarchy is something like this: Company 1 Site 1 ...
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Push notifications vs basic notifications/alerts

In our Reading app, we already provide basic notifications (or alerts) - e.g. if someone has followed you, someone liked your article, you've gotten 20 likes, etc. We would like to test out push ...
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What is most relevant at category level?

A colleague came up with a question that got some people in our office intrigued. What does 'most relevant' mean in terms of a product category? This makes sense to me in the context of search, but ...
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How can I show that a menu item in iOS has its own Settings?

When you tap on Menu 1, it will take you to a different screen. However, tapping on the cog icon will take you to another screen to manage its Settings. Initially, instead of the cog icon, it said "...
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Does uppercase (all-caps) text in headings and navigation reduce the overall user comprehension of the website?

I'm interested to know how (and why) the user experience is affected by the way the text is displayed on the screen. I'm not thinking about how the experience is affected by the way text and the ...
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Guidlines for UX teams working from a use case document

I am trying to resolve an issue here: The business analyst team here are adamant that the use case document that they write (including some wireframes that they've done) should be used as a template ...
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Is there a difference between Experience Design(XD) and UX design

Going through various sources, I am getting that UX designing is a perspective limited to designing services and products as per audience and Experience design holds more artistic temperament for ...
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what are the differences between Scenario and user stories?

I am confused over scenario and user story! are they same? or they completely different from each other? Thanks & Regards-
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As a UX designer how should i best portray my portfolio, to get projects for hard core UX designer and not an all rounder UI/UX guy [closed]

Are Dribbble and Behance the only best options, my field of interest is more of UX(logic, flow, concept, wireframing) and comparatively less as UI(icons, fonts, colors). Are the UI and UX strongly ...
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What should be the UX for ellipsis on a text in list mode?

In a list mode, I have a description column. Each record can contain a lot of text for this description field. Even if it is considered secondary information by the user, I still need to display it. ...
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Testing prototype/wireframe and KPi

I have an assessment from a local startup to: Find problems on my site ( what UX method you use to find the problems ) Make suggestions for improvement ( what method you use ) Create a prototype ...
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Keyboard key access for Toggle Button?

In material design when I try to access Toggle Button via Keyboard, the spacebar is used as an action button. Why not Left/Right keyboard keys are not used as action buttons. What is the right key for ...
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Notification banner with auto close need “close(x)” button?

The notifications banner that displayed on top of the screen will disappears automatically in time delay. But I have seen many notification banners with auto close and close(x) button. Is the close(x) ...
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What are the best practices regarding the usage of both horizontal and vertical navigation that duplicate the same menu items?

The reason I ask this is I am in the process of doing a competitive analysis of four websites and two of the sites duplicate the same menu items on both their top navigation (drop downs) and left-hand ...
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What is the expected UX behaviour when you delete your account from a service?

The "Delete account" option in our product is really just a unsubscribe from the service option - the user is still able to login to the system but no longer has access to the actual service. My ...
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Analyze the website [closed]

I have no idea how to analyze a website if PET design principles are followed or not for a particular website. I have started practicing UX though I was a front end developer. Dont have clue if this ...
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Editing Title, Sub title and Text

In the web app we are making theres a Material Design Card where theres a User type that has the permission to edit content he posted, so heres the question. When he clicks to edit this content every ...
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Can I use 2 different User Journeys for the same Persona to show the flow of 2 different tasks that the user performs?

Can I use 2 different User Journeys for the same Persona to show the flow of 2 different tasks that the user performs? My user has to perform 2 main tasks in the platform, and the tasks are a bit ...
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Mixing vertical image slider for main items and horizontal slider for per item sub items

I am having a bit of a hard time to find a good solution for the following situation: As a user I'd like to add a section to my page. First you will need to choose which type of section you want (in ...
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How to do multiperson UX tasks in Kanban?

Our UX team is shifting to Kanban so we can manage our workload and projects better. My question is, how do we represent tasks that require a collaborative effort on the board? Do we break it out into ...
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Should I tell what the function is or not?

Sometimes, when I design the layout of an app, I always think about that should I put a short description to tell user what this function is or how to use it. But, at the same time, I also think about ...
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Looking for better alternatives to 'sort by ascending/descending'

I'm currently updating the sorting options for a list of items. At the moment each option can be selected as descending or ascending which really doesn't mean anything in most cases (or is very ...
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Rule to display a date difference in natural language

I am trying to find the best way to naturally display, in a list mode, the date difference between a "supposed start date" vs today date in natural language. The output would be displayed only if the ...
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Are there any laws (in the UK) which require accessibility guidelines to be followed on a website?

Hypothetically speaking, could a company be sued for not meeting accessibility guidelines? I often see sites online which clearly do not - how would this stand up in court? Are guidelines (like the ...
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Term "Requirement Gathering" in UX - A misnomer?

Having spend some good time in the Interaction design domain, I have started to think that the term "Requirement Gathering" is somewhat a misnomer and conveys a incorrect image of the process. Is ...
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How Do You Know When It's Ready for Developer Hand-Off?

In trying to understand the UX Process, I was wondering how do you know when your design (which has been prototyped and tested) is finally ready to go to the coders for development? Also, after the ...
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What is a wireframe deck?

I was recently asked to provide this by a potential employer and wasn't sure what it meant. Google has also shown little help. I am assuming it means a collection of wireframes. However, are these ...
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How to make long forms engaging?

In a form I have over 30 fields on a single section of an application these 30+ fields can't be broken up into two parts along with the other sections. Long forms like this are really exhausting to ...
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Sort Icon placement

I am introducing a sort feature for a few elements such as: Name Import Code Site Priority I did some Googling and the general concensus is that an icon should always be placed to the left of a text ...
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Should large corporations have dedicated UX teams? [closed]

I'm just curious if my opinion is outside the norm. I work at a large corporation with a 200+ person IT department -- which includes 2 UX Architects, 3-4 frontend web developers, and a couple graphic ...
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A UI/UX developer with color-blindness. Good or Bad idea or maybe a challenge?

I'm working as a front-end developer. I used to work on JavaScript technologies. But when it comes to UX and about choosing colors and stuff which I'm not able to understand well due to color ...
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How to build UI/UX for aircraft? [closed]

Currently, I am the student of CS in aviation. My project is about research in UI for board system (Boeing). Now I have the necessary technical documentation and examples of current interfaces (to ...
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Is there any way to ask for a like when user shares an article on facebook?

Say a user shares an article in facebook, is there any way we can include our page name and ask for a like in the same post?
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What is the impediment to a data-driven design process?

Many government organisations and agencies are adopting the GOV.UK - GDS design principles, and it has certainly resulted in the trend of government websites becoming less cluttered and content-...
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Drop down menu or range slider for salary range filter?

We are filtering some job posts by their salary range, the range has definite steps (for instance $60K-$80K, $80K+, Up to $60K). For filtering results which approach is better? Creating a salary ...
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Usability in names of services

Currently I am pursuing a masters degree in CS and I am following a course called 'HCI' (human machine interaction). The professor asked us a question, but no one can define a clear answer for it. ...
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Technology stack for UX Development [closed]

I have CS degree, and have been doing programming for a while. I'm interested in gravitating towards full-stack development, meaning being capable of programming + doing UX Development/ Design work. ...
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How to make pixel perfect wires frames for responsive site?

I apologize if this question seems rudimentary... I've been doing UX work for just a bit of time and I have typically provided wires that gives the designer guidelines, but offers them creative leeway....
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