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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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Effective ways to overlay a “close” button on a full screen application shown via iframe when you have no idea of app's layout?

I am creating a web-based interface to a number of internal web applications. They are all embedded in an iframe for access. At times I need to allow the iframe to go full screen to give an ...
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Using subdomain for a web application how does it work? [closed]

I have an application that i want different companies to use i have setup a subdomain and when i point the it to the application the subdomain call the main application how can i go about this? am ...
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How to deal with extra spacing with line-height when spacing between elements should be consistent

We want to design our website so that all elements are spaced 24px apart (paragraphs, form groups, header & content, etc.) and "related" elements (label & form field) are spaced 8px apart. We ...
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Appbar Search Context

I have an PWA in development that is focused around the material design ideologies and style, although this question is likely still applicable to other design schemes as well. Essentially I have a ...
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UI Approach to Question/Reply Table

I got Project of One table which needs to be designed as per latest Design Standards, Old Table has a data of Question, Question's date & time, Reply and Reply Date & Time, UX perspective this ...
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Should I include images imitating my web app's interface in the promo website if they're in a different style?

I'm designing a landing page for my web app, and some of the options I have include pictures that intend to approximately mimic the app's user interface and give the customer an idea of what it looks ...
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two dimensional list with multiple values

We are developing a web applications for e-commerce use when for a list of countries we have different vendors list sort by priority of that vendor. the maximum lists of country is undefined, it can ...
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Are Scroll Bars Dead in 2020?

I recently heard a designer say something to the effect that modern web designs don't use visual scrollbars - or at least they're only visible when scrolling. I'm a front-end developer and hadn't ...
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Request invite to closed web app - what information to ask for?

Our site is a closed service where users request an invitation to access the site. We are primarily looking for producers and makers to join to share information about their products, stories & ...
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Implementing an insert-update-delete grid in a web application

I'm in the process of rewriting an old desktop application that's used for warehouse management and retail. The warehouse window is meant for importing, returning and modifying imported items. So it's ...
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Dealing With The Lack of “HOVER” on Smart Phone Web Apps

I made this CardTrick back in 2006, at a time when it would have been predominantly accessed via a desktop computer (and not a smart phone). On a desktop computer, as the mouse hovers over any card, ...
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Is using different colors for internal and external links OK or what?

I'd like to use different colors for internal and external text links. Please tell me if you think this is a good or bad idea. I'm considering CSS choices on a new site/web app which will contain ...
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Survey structure for Live Chat Transfer between Agents

I'm developing a live chat application for my site and want to include a post-chat survey to gather feedback on my Agents. However, I have two types of Agents, for dealing with different queries, and ...
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Interface examples for handling “page notes” and highlighted text comments?

I'm working on a collections-based interface (think Pinterest or Dropbox), and we're implementing a feature that allows users to add Notes/Comments to various elements (folders/boards, files/pages, ...
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How to deal with components in a responsive design being larger at smaller breakpoints?

to note, I'm using screen size heuristics to make estimations on viewport height based on width to simplify the deisgn. This is possible a faulty heuristic and maybe would be better off using a height ...
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Hierarchical list for selecting an element

The user is trying to select an element which will be used in a form. So it could be like selecting interests in an app where you can pick the more general case (e.g. sports) or the more specific (e.g....
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Having a choice selection pop up right after main navigation use

I am working on a web-based application (only desktop) where users could enter new sets of data to the system by using preformed templates. As this is one of the main actions in the system, we will ...
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Does the 'mile high menu bar' still apply to web apps?

In this article from Joel on Software, Joel talks about how the easiest parts of the screen to click are the edges, and how putting menu bars at the absolute top of the screen increases usability. Can ...
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UI design suggestion

I want to create an application for the maintenance of the following objects and their relationship: call-tree (it has 9 fields/attribute) Operation manual (it has 4 fields/attributes) contact person ...
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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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Is a Notification Center should have an infinite history or should it allow the user to close them?

I'm working on a Notification Center (On a web application) and I can't find any information about the notifications history. So I don't know what is the best behaviour to apply for my notification ...
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How to make a dashboard more easier to read? [closed]

I'm looking for ideas for how to rework this page in mobile and desktop to make information easier to read. I'm currently using bootstrap cards inside card columns.
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How should I handle search when data keeps updating via websockets?

I have a real time news feed that keeps updating via websockets Lets say you went to the search bar and typed new york I will fetch all 'new york' related articles from the database But since I am ...
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How should UX designers review the completed web application and prepare a report about it?

How Should a UX designer review the completed app? What are the main credentials and How do you report if something is not working like expected? Do you have some check-list during your review or a ...
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Suggestions for show how many days? Passing the International Date Line

Little background Let's say you fly from the United States to Japan and suppose you leave the United States on Tuesday morning. Because you're travelling west, the time advances slowly thanks to time ...
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What's the best way to work with user defined tables / fields. Form or Sheet?

I am developing an app builder and need a way to build custom tables (user can create tables and custom fields with relations) There are two common approaches for the UX in designing the table and ...
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Ideal font and buttons sizes for a 32" monitor? [closed]

Font size viewable from 5-7 feet away from a 32" Touchscreen, and button sizes ideal for a 32" touchscreen?
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Where to put submit button in a long screen with multiple inputs

I'm redoing a web configuration UI for a piece of hardware. Think of a configuration UI of a standard router. You install this hardware into your network and access configuration through your browser. ...
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Good example of a multi-column form

What is a good example(s) of such form? I know that the general rule is to stick to the single-column pattern, but in my opinion many of such "rules" comes from people working on relatively simple ...
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Implementing Filters as Tabs in a Web Dashboard

We are trying to provide users with a strong filter mechanism on a Dashboard that collects visit data. It feels like we have arrived at a point where only a few pieces of the puzzle are missing and we ...
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Why are Progressive Web App Icons circular compared to their App counterparts

Working on a PWA (progressive web app) and coming up with the app icon for it. There aren't many others around since it's pretty new but it seems a lot of PWAs use a circular icon to differentiate ...
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Best practices for asynchronous user experiences?

Can someone suggest some good examples and resources around designing for async user experiences? I'm working on a Web application that needs to process invoice submissions asynchronously to improve ...
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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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Software screenshots on landing page

I have a landing page for a webapp. I heard that showing screenshots of the software might hurt conversions. I know that the answer is to test and find out for myself, but what do people think? ...
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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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What is the transluscent background of a modal dialog called?

These days it's common for modal dialogs to also reduce the brightness of the background content, to make it clear that it can't be interacted with. This is especially common on the web. What is the ...
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Drop-down list with advanced search

I am creating a control to allow users to select an item from a list. The number of items can vary greatly - anywhere from a handful up to millions. A drop-down with autocomplete functionality seemed ...
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Deselect item in 3D context

We developped a 3D web-app for computers and touch devices in which you can decorate your interior with wallpaper, furnitures and so on. You can select an object or a wall (click or touch) inside the ...
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How to handle conflicting updates of a customer record

We are developing a simple web based single-page CRM-like app. I was thinking about what happens when two operators are both editing the details of a customer "John Doe". On the server side we use a ...
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Web page tutorial API [closed]

I'm wondering if there is any AP/library that will allow creation of a on-page tutorial for a web application. The idea is to guide a new user of the web application through first steps in using it. ...
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How to tell to the user that a web app is optimized for a specific browser?

My web app is voluntary optimized for Chrome. It works on IE and Firefox but the user can find some design issues with old browsers like IE 8. It's a professional app' on an intranet and a some users ...
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Behavior of Tab in a form

Is there a case where it makes sense to use Tab to trigger a search with a long form of search criteria? I work on complex applications in the medical field and the dev team wants to go from hitting ...
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Navigation in web app with wide tables

What is the best approach for choosing main navigation for a web app, when: most of the views are very wide table/grid the number of menu items is around 10 or more (and might grow) 2nd level of ...
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Allowing users to select large items to export from a paginated list

On a website I'm designing, users have access to a search function that lists items with potentially much content inside (they're meant to be grammar exercises, and so multiple grammar problems can be ...
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Suitable UX for diffing data from two diffrent table

I have a requirement to create report merging web application.Users will be able to upload 2 identical budget reports. These users come from 2 different department where each department might have ...
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Web application Design - using full screen width [duplicate]

With today large screen resolution (1920 screen width rules now), I need to decide between using the full width of the screen (liquid) versus fixed with (padding with white margin over 1366px for ...
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Instruction manual for each feature (page by page) on my web app? (instead of tooltip)

Problem: I'm designing a web app that has features that people are not familiar with (learned this through user testing). I need to guide users through, like hand-hold them, telling them what this ...
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Right-click menus in a web context?

I am working at a place where we develop expert systems for the finance business. Previously we have had native desktop applications, but moved to web applications during the past years. In our latest ...
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How do I design an efficient and easy layout for a settings page which has at least 200+ options spanning 18+ categories

The web app I am now working on as a pilot project for my learning has a very complex settings page. It has 18-20 main categories and tweaks about 200 configurations within these categories. There are ...
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Better layout of many checkboxes with help text

I have a page for configuring access rights in a website. There are a number of checkboxes in the form. Each of these checkbox have a help text hover tooltip that provides a more detailed explanation ...