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A web app(lication) uses technologies such as javascript, CSS, and HTML5 and is executed in a web browser.

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Hover vs click on mega menu

Now implementing a new mega-menu. The current mega-menu's submenu options are shown on user cursor hover. Would a more explicit action like mouse click be more appropriate for this (like the example ...
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Problem with login feature

I am making an Training and Placement cell application which would be useful for our institutions but i am having problem with login feature.There are two user in my application admin and student and ...
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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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Email link for logging in

Would a user authentication flow like this be a bad UX? User enters email address and clicks submit button User checks his email inbox and clicks on the link User is logged in
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using bar-code scanner within website

I'm a backend developer who wants to put together some decent fullstack service for the community (entirely non-commercial): a shared library. User is supposed to scan a barcode on a book to save the ...
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Slide out panel or new page

I'm in the middle of redesigning a section of our app which lists files + folders, and I'm not sure which approach would be best from a UX point of view. The current system has a show action for each ...
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Too large space for input fields

I'm struggling with a form (in Bootstrap 4) which takes the whole (fixed) container width, there is nothing else displayed on the screen. It looks okay-ish on smaller screens, but on large ones it's ...
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Space is not available for Text Area and Date Cell

Plan: I'm Creating one dashboard page which required one table which dynamically adds Row when user clicks Add Row Button. Each Row Contains key Information like Item Name,Code, Item Description, ...
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Are minimized sidebars useful in web apps?

When vertical navigation side bars are used in web apps they often have the ability to minimize them which reduces the width to just the icons rather than the icons and text. Is this better than just ...
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Suggest Visualization for Control line & Waning line

I need to show 100's parameter & its current value with respect to Upper/Lower Control value and warning value. Each parameter has different Control/Warning line. If value is close to warning ...
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What kind of file icons should be used in web apps?

There are two approaches for file type icons—the official and non-offical versions. If an app chooses the official icon (E.g. latest version of Microsoft Word icon for .doc files) then the icons ...
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Do users use their arrow keys to cycle through auto complete search results?

I'm working on a webapp/site that allows users to sign up to training courses that is aimed at the construction industry. The main users of the website are self employed tradesman and office admins ...
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How to represent alternatives in a column view (like the Mac OS Finder)

Background In an expert system, configuration users may be able to define custom behavior by way of business rules or decision tables. For those to be meaningful, the system offers its domain-...
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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 to improve 3rd level navigation selection

I have a responsive dashboard web app, as shown in screenshots. The left navigation menu has two levels of navigation, and then there is a blue tab strip running along the top for the third level. ...
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Self-assessment map

There is the system the purpose of which is to assess yourself in various areas and skills related to those areas. On the x-axis are areas, and on the y-axis are their skills (see the attachment). ...
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Multiple tables on a page displaying only the header row when empty, developer does not want to change implementation

There is a page in a system I'm working on, that deals with user permissions regarding the current item being viewed. There are 4 groups that people can be added to. When creating a new item, you need ...
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Which would be the logical way for shortcuts for up down left right arrows keys in a keyboard

What would be the more intuitive way to wire [←] [→] [↑] [↓] keys to the left side of the keyboard for shortcuts? Currently, my app is mirroring the behaviour with the key e (up) d (down) s (left) ...
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UX design specification format

We have a legacy (desktop based, developed since 90's) product that is quite successful despite having some UX and UI flaws. Recently we have decided to redesign that as SPA. In the process we would ...
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How best to display a rankable list with a heading and submit button?

I'm designing an app where users can vote on a list of choices by ranking them in order. The voting screen needs to have: The title of the vote The list of choices a button to submit the user's ...
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I made a minimalist webapp for public-key encryption. How can these problems with its UI/UX be addressed? [closed]

chausies.xyz/encrypt I probably don't know the first thing about UI design, so I wanted to get some more expert input. Forgive me if this is an inappropriate question to ask here. Half of my ...
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How to design a multi-step form in a modal?

I have designed a widget for a Web mapping aplication that takes a .csv containing coordinates as input and has 2 output options : Business logic : Both output options require a .csv to be loaded ...
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Why designer choose a tabbed document interface (TDI) design if most user like multi-document interface (MDI)?

I have to choose the design for a complex “business” application. I work at the public prosecutors’ office and we need to develop an application to that handle hundreds of fields, grouped in ...
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Filters to show books including genres & excluding genres

Scenario: A website has a list of ~10,000 books A user would like to discover a book they might enjoy via genre (there are 15 to choose from) He ticks a checkbox to show only books that include the ...
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Is offering 2 Apps at the same time a bad experience for the User?

So we have our Website as a PWA (Progressive Web App) which means it can also be installed as a App on the Device from the Browser. I wondered how it would feel for the User to have Downloaded 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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Single Page Application - In-app New Tabs

I have a table of items and when I click on an item, the details open in the same view. So, to view another item, I need to go back and click on another one. To avoid the back and forth, I want to ...
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Favoring consistency over elegance?

This is a bit of a difficult question to explain in the title but hopefully it will make more sense after reading the question. I'm in the process of designing a web app with a basic design ...
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Splitting required inputs into onboarding & further steps

This is my first question here so it`s nice to meet you ! I am working on a bigger desktop web application that handles events & I am having a difficult time trying to establish a wizard as I ...
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Keyboard shortcut to activate speech recognition

Is there any kind of standard keyboard shortcut to activate speech recognition in a web application? If not I'd be interested in what people think about adopting "Alt + S"? Or better ideas. This would ...
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How to best show an activity state transition adhering to google's material design component framework?

I have an application which consist of three views for an activity. A list View, A chat view. Every activity has a status , which a a user can either mark completed, pending Example of list view: ...
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Designing new interface for a legacy web application

Current situation: We have a legacy web application. It is been in development for 5 years and already has many customers. It's a very critical and also expensive product and its customers are big ...
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What is the optimum way to represent (group) options per row

I'm working on a case where a customer wants to choose how much points to distribute for each question of a survey. The points depend on the location of the survey. Depending on the location where ...
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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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Should I add a cross on my Material Design Dialog?

I'm working on a web application with Material Design. I have some dialogs in this application, and I'm wondering if it's more conventional to have a close cross or not. This is not a fullscreen ...
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How to clarify ambiguity in “Save” behaviour on web based applications for users

I noticed on Office 365 applications and the Office 2016 applications that there is an Autosave feature (which I believe was started in OneNote). The official explanation of how the feature works (or ...
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Should I clear form data after a new form is selected?

In my web app we have an area where you can choose the type of "query" you want (left block) and then you see the selected form with the fields in the right As you can see, 'Risk' field may appear a ...
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When does it make sense to create throwaway HTML prototypes for web apps?

I understand how you would go from low (sketches) to high fidelity (clickable interactive) wireframes as prototypes, testing along the way. But if your high fidelity prototypes were actual HTML/CSS in ...
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Override browser shortcuts

The company that I work for is suggesting that we override browser shortcut CTRL + S in our single page app to apply changes (save). It's a complex editor so autosave would not work for this ...
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Repeated verification showing last status

We have just about completed building a verification system for one of the systems we maintain. Their clients must complete verification of their account and we need to show to the administrators ...
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Web Application best practice: ephemeral session or expiring sessions?

While working on an application using Node.js and Express, I was finding an interesting and perplexing issue in my UX testing. The application had session settings for "maxAge: 24 hours" and "...
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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 Format Displaying Users “MyBids”

I am working on an Auction site and I am trying to show the users the items that they currently have bids on when they click "My Bids". The format I currently have it is to separate in two columns the ...
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Best Interface for an Auction Website MVC [closed]

I am designing an auction website using ASP.NET MVC. I am trying to get a home layout that is both appealing and functional for the users. Here is my basic site as I have it now: And here is what my ...
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Alert box inside a modal window

I have a modal window and I need to pop an alert box when user deletes a certain item on the screen as, "Are you sure you want to delete?". There is no way that I can remove this modal window. Is ...
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How to handle time consuming search requests

We're developing a search functionality for our product (web). We are having some controversies how to handle search requests that can take up to one minute. Current version: After clicking enter or ...
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Should I make more than one way to do something?

I'm designing a single page app built around productivity. It's a website to get a lot of things done as easily as possible, not to consume information. In software development, its considered a bad ...
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What's the best way to show that a link without the standard underline is clickable?

Specifically, I'm talking about the Quick Links textbox on the left. While still maintaining the compactness of the box, how do I show that that text is clickable without putting an ugly underline ...
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Two forms to choose from, choose only one

I've got one screen with two API options available (web tool). Both forms include a title and two input fields. The user can only choose one API at the time. Now, I've tried checkboxes, a dropdown ...
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How to handle state of a toggle switch?

I'm wondering about how to create a useful implementation of a toggle switch. (think iOS style: ) It is meant to be used in web applications. Because of that, an important point is, that after ...