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Web often refers to content on the internet accessed by a web browser.

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Resizing and cropping images in a web browser

I have received a task at work to create a feature where the user can upload an image with the possibilities to resize and/or crop the image before saving it to the server. First of all this is a ...
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“Missile launch” button pattern name and implementation?

I am curious about a specific confirmation pattern. The best way I could describe it is the "missile launch" pattern, where the user has to "arm" the button by removing some sort of cover before ...
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Recommendations about the size of an scrollable area in a mobile screen? (like a map)

There is always one time when we need to insert a map in a webpage or app while there is a vertical scrolling in the whole content. For example, imagine a web that has a map as the first element of ...
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Methods to help convince clients they need help when their UX and sites in general need a rework or are just trash?

I work with a lot of clients (especially now that COVID-19 is a big thing) who cannot understand my recommendation that their site needs to be reworked, fixed or altogether redone. They're pressing ...
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Are there any drawbacks to using tabindex to skip navigation elements and go to an input?

With a lot of sites I have to press tab ~7 times in order to get to the input that I want to use. I'm thinking that I will set the tabindex on that input to 1 so that it gets focus first. It seems ...
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Is it ugly to use centered text everywhere and if so how do I know where to put and not put it?

I am creating a website for myself and I need to know, is it ugly/weird to put centered text everywhere? If I could have some opinions/feedback on my website that would be great.
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What should happen when deleting a table?

Let's say we have a table with 10-50 rows, and 3 column each. Below the table we have a button like empty table, which removes all the rows from it. After the click happens, what do you think should ...
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When to use each type of delete confirmation?

So there are several types and variations of delete confirmation, for example: confirmation modal popover delete confirmation in new page replacing the delete button with a tiny/small confirmation ...
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“last active” or “recent activity”

There is a table of company records in our application which displays the timestamp of the last successful login. We assume that this is the last known timestamp when a user (who belongs to a company ...
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category name for grouping: videos, podcast, blog [closed]

I need to find a category name for a top menu on a website for grouping: videos, podcast episodes, blog. I'm thinking "content" Is there a better category to group all of those options? Content ...
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Open message in modal or in separate page?

Unfortunately I can't provide visual examples now, I hope that's not a problem. The question is simple: we have an inbox, which displays all the private messages a user has received, nothing new so ...
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Skeleton Screen or Loading Animation

I'm designing a loading screen for a website application. I'm having two options for this: Skeleton Screen Loading Animation I haven't known how to choose one of them yet due to some reasons: I can'...
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What is the best practice to apply the card design in webpage? [closed]

I have a question in terms of the card design style as I was designing the website for a company. Basically, I noticed that other company's websites apply card design on their website. Like to ...
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Loading indicator on modal dialog

From a technical point of view, a loading animation benefits with synchronization because user can't make multiple requests. What are the implications of using a loading animation in a modal window? ...
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In the holy grail layout of web design why is the navigation menu vertical and not horizontal?

i am a beginner with web design, while studying i came across the "holy grail layout" and i was just wondering why is it that the menu is vertically aligned while most modern websites tend to use a ...
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Best Practice for Vertical scrolling through long collapsible submenus

We're redesigning some of our landing pages. In this case each landing page has 6-8 course categories each of which contain 3-4 courses by date, time and price. Each course has a CTA button and is ...
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How to focus on an area / button without looking too “forceful”?

Summary: How to place a website visitor's focus on areas that'll help them see value on the rest of the page faster? It shouldn't feel intrusive, since repeating visitors might not need to see it ...
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Should a grammatical article be a part of a web link anchor

When hyperlinking a noun in a webpage (or in an application), which is a part of a longer text/sentence, should a grammatical article (such as "a" in English) be a part of a link anchor text? I.e., ...
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WebView or open in a browser for user guide

In an android app I have user guide section, where some helpful info is shown to the user. These helpful information are in form of web pages. So I am planning to show web content to the user. I could ...
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Is showing the same shape for different purposes a bad practice?

For instance, in this image I am using a line for both dividers and inputs. Could there be any kind of confusion? Maybe it's a better idea showing coloured lines, like this Or to change the shape ...
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How to effectively get data from onboarding process?

We currently have a very basic onboarding process when signing up for the platform. It consists of 3 screens: Welcomes you to the platform Asks to input personal data (Birthday, gender, city they ...
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How can I promote a child website?

We have 2 websites - let's call them website A and B. Website A is about event management and website B is about sustainable events, so they are very similar, albeit with slightly different themes/...
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Users want to create tables with many columns and infinite scrolling rows - how do we handle this?

I have a situation where users are capable of creating their own searches on extensive data sets, using a query-like user interface. Our users come from a strong Excel background and are used to ...
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Date picker showing by week, is showing the month necessary?

I am trying to design a date picker for booking an appointment, and I think that, the most natural way of choosing a date is not by a calendar (showing full month) but by showing by week. Currently my ...
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Examples needed: a toggle that shows a higher-contrast version of a site [closed]

Can someone give me examples of a feature that toggles to a high-contrast version of the website? I am only able to find 2 live website examples: https://www.smashingmagazine.com/?source=post_page-...
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What's the standard way to show downloading notification to user for file downloads that require authorization in web applications?

Our web application needs to enable secured file download by requiring HTTP requests to have authorization token. Due to this, when user clicks download the file will be retrieved using AJAX GET ...
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What is the point of hiding a webpage until load? [closed]

I have noticed that whenever I go to namecheap.com, the page loads abnormally. Instead of the gradual loading like most websites, namecheap stays completely blank for a few seconds, and then suddenly ...
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Should I guide the user in their account set up? Designing for web

So, I know that when designing for mobile dividing processes into steps makes the user feel not so overwhelmed by the amount of options/fields that are required. Does this hold for web development? ...
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How to structure dashboard with schedule

So, in my current design I have something like this: I have a dashboard that has a menu with a couple different options. In the 'home' option the user can see a schedule with their appointments if ...
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Does the 980px screen width rule still stand?

I work with a graphic designer, she was asked to create a full width slider images, she asked me about the screen width, I said I don't know it varies, she wanted a number to use when designing I ...
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Need explanation how Clear input button accessibility works

I've a text input with a clear button (looks like "x"). When clicked, this button will remove all the text from the input: The markup for this looks like: <label for="first-name">First name&...
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Sidebar with letters

I saw this today on Dribbble. I would like to know what the technical name is for that sidebar with letters? If one was searching Google for that, what would one type? Also, can this be implemented ...
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Is there a specific name for these graphics?

I have been tumbling the internet for some time now. I cannot do web design even to save my life, and I was thinking to change that. I have seen a lot of these simply looking web graphics, that seems ...
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Is it common practice to use separate identical images of different resolutions for different screen sizes? [closed]

From a design perspective is it more common to use different size images for say desktop and mobile or is it more common to use the same image for each and display them in different size using css or ...
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Is it a problem if my form takes up twice as much space in web form than it does in the desktop application?

I am trying to migrate some forms from a desktop implementation to a web implementation, which should still primarily be used by desktop users. Currently, we have a generic out-of-the-box theme (the ...
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How long should I wait before animating the navigation bar in/out when the user scrolls?

I'm currently working on a new design for a site and I've encountered a problem I've never found before. I want to collapse the navigation bar up when the user scrolls down to increase available real ...
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Whitespace versus content

Given a larger amount of content (e.g. a table of data or a list of fields and options in a form) that absolutely need to be on a website, would it be better to space it out so that scrolling is ...
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Responsive Scheduler

I'm designing a simple scheduler in which I don't need any information except days/hours, no calendar information, no titles, no description, just days/hours. The scheduler consist in a selection of ...
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Why are different border radiuses used for elements on same site?

I've noticed that a lot of websites use border radiuses differently for different elements. I've noticed some patterns, but I'm not sure of them. I noticed a lot of them use completely rounded ...
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How would I convey the information that multiple options can be selected, and just one can be selected as well?

So, this is what my scene looks like: How would I show the users that they can book only one service, or more than one? I wouldn't want to make a clickable '+' instead of a book button that adds it ...
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How to drive users to allow pop ups on browsers

We're having issues with Popup blockers; preventing some paying clients from seeing the expected dialog. To combat this issue we either want to add a small line of text near the checkout button that ...
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Help text for pressing buttons on the web

I am reviewing some help text on a web page that says... Press Submit button to submit the form [blah blah] or press Cancel to return to the previous screen. Although they're using the <...
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Select elements in the sidebar, which is better?

So, my friend and I are building a web app and we were having a little argument. We need to have two select elements in the sidebar and one of them is not relevant to a few pages. Which of the ...
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What's the tradeoff for using an icon driven navigation?

It seems a common theme these days for the UI design of many web applications to use icon driven navigation (so fixed sidebar on the left consisting of only icons for navigation) Wondering why this ...
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Get the user to accept Terms & Conditions when signing up with OAuth

The register form I'm working on allows the user to sign up using their Facebook account or to create a new account by typing their email and password. Here a mockup: Currently, clicking on the ...
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Mobile – Does a close button need to be on the same x-axis as the hamburger icon?

I have a mobile menu using traditional mobile menu. Due to a long logo, we've placed menu items below. Is it inconsistent that the hamburger icon does not sit on the same level as the close button? ...
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'Yes to all' or 'No to any' with multiple individual questions - The best way to present to the user

I have list of approximately eight questions that need to be answered on a form (yes/no). If the answer to any of these questions is 'no' then the user is taken to page x, while if the answer to all ...
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Why do coupon/deal sites open the merchant's homepage after revealing a coupon code?

This is something which has always annoyed me a lot and also confused me from a UX standpoint. It stands out to me as an example of a very poor UX decision that I see constantly. When I'm browsing an ...
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How Do I Encourage Users Best to Download An Application from a Landing Page? [closed]

I do consider about the best experience about the getting more conversion rate from a webpage of ours. Is putting phone number field to send the app is best or putting app store buttons? Which one do ...
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Why do people not notice our enormous, prominent, clear and contrasting purple banner?

I'm part of a MediaWiki site called D&D Wiki. Among others, one of our longstanding issues in the public eye was our failure to label clearly enough that certain pages are categorised 'Homebrew', ...

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