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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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Advanced Filtering in Data Table

The Problem I have a data table, that's on slide-over, fixed to its bottom. I need do advanced filtering of data. For example: 1. I want only the drug with exact name "Aspirin" 2. I want drugs, ...
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Should expanding one row collapse other rows?

Non-collapsing: http://fiddle.jshell.net/whytheday/2Dj7Y/11/show/ Collapsing: http://fiddle.jshell.net/QLfMU/116/show/ The collapsing behavior saves the user a click or a scroll. It would prevent a ...
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How to optimize user onboarding for an app without a login

Designed an app to help users quickly create printable user personas. The app doesn't require a login, but rather a unique url is created which allows users to to view and edit their personas later. ...
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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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Better design to displaying a lot of data within tables

This is the current design There could be hundreds of the 'panels' with tables that expand underneath when clicked. The tables could contain thousands of rows. What would be a better way of ...
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Selecting from double value options

In a complex issue, I have a grid of items that user should select two values from a list of pair values. In above example, you can see that user for Item 1 selects [ 65 - 36 ] pair value set and ...
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Is showing one ad per day still annoying?

So, I'm building a chrome extension that solves the problem of online distractions, it take a smarter approach at solving this problem and increase productivity . I would like to be able to monetize ...
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Material design in mobile browser [closed]

Can a website or web-app can be developed using material design(flat) for a mobile browsers ?? Example:chrome,Firefox etc.
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What is the best way to indicate to the user that an integer must be entered into a textbox?

So I've got a large form in a web application, and currently the textboxes (inputs) that accept string values look exactly the same as those that require integer values. Form validation prevents the ...
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App Project - Displaying Data

Please see attached. I need to represent this data within an App. My thoughts are just to keep it as a list - with pretty icons. The user will be doing nothing with this data, it is just for reference....
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Should I force a scrollbar to exist even on pages when one isn't necessary?

On a website I'm creating, I have pages that are really short, and so can fit on one screen. I also have pages that are long, so there needs to be a scrollbar. My current styling works off of ...
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What text should be used - 'Save for Later' or 'Add to Wishlist' or 'Bookmark it' or 'Shortlist it'?

I'm creating eCommerce web products (website, mobile-site, mobile-app) and on the products' listing page, I want to give users a choice to save any product, that they don't want to buy right now, but ...
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Automatically reordering/hiding (navigational) elements

I'm designing a self-service application for a tax office. The main screen looks like this: I'm considering automatically reordering/hiding tiles based on certain conditions. For example: when ...
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Back function in (mobile) native apps vs. web apps

I'm currently prototype a search / result workflow for a web app. You search something, click on a result and be able to go back to the search result. Now how do I display that? Do I implement a back-...
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Changing between privacy type of profile attributes

The privacy settings page will list all the user profile attributes like Name, Age, School, Work, Hobbies, Contact Info etc. sans their values. The user can then choose which of the attributes to make ...
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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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Should we change LOGO or NAME of web app? [closed]

In general : Some time colour scheme and/or icon of your logo doesn't match with template you have. To make app better in looks your both elements must be good.But sometimes page design and logo/...
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Why does the Amazon dropdown menu load last? [closed]

Following scenario: I log in to Amazon webpage and want to go to Prime Video. The link to Prime Video is under the main menu at the top of the page. However, the dropdown menu is the last thing to ...
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Text in UI readability vs. grammar – separate long words using hyphens

We are working on a web application (running as intranet site not as public website) for monitoring the state of a set of machines. The application must support several languages, of which one is ...
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What are the alternatives to close tabs in mobile?

I'm using Materialize CSS and I have Tabs in my application... On desktop I put close buttons to close a tab like this: But, on mobile that "tab close button" is not functional, I think the best way ...
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Editing related entity in a separate page

I have the following relations between the entities: a user can have multiple projects a user can have multiple scripts a project can have multiple scripts So, a script can belong to a user or ...
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Comparison table

When creating a new (permission) role on our platform a comparison table is used (on the right side), with the intention of explaining our role types to our users. Within this table: The permissions ...
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Web Applications - Why no scrollbars?

We've recently started developing a web application and are having problems with responsiveness in the design. Every time I try suggest a scrollbar as a solution I am told "No, it's an application so ...
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What is the best way to ask a user for permissions?

When I go on websites like a blog, they almost all do the terrible mistake of showing me this immediately when I enter the site: And I think we can all agree that this method only gets blocked, which ...
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Are there any drag and drop UI development techniques that are WCAG compliant?

Does anyone know if there are any designs or coding techniques that make drag-and-drop UI features WCAG-compliant in software applications (specifically web apps)? I noticed that drag-and-drop ...
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Proper usage of terms for a webapp

I've been tasked to wireframe a user management component for multiple applications and was having a concern about the proper naming of the included sections. download bmml source – Wireframes ...
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Tradeoff between immediate changes and confirmations

I am developing a system that helps auditors complete a security review using a checklist. Here's a snippet of the UI: The current UI only saves the changes to the server when the user clicks save. ...
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How do you indicate an event has happened at a certain time versus SHOULD happen at a given time?

I have a web-UI where certain things should happen at scheduled times. Think like a limo service, where the driver should be at the pickup location 15 minutes before the scheduled pickup time, then ...
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How can we help users to allow webcam access? [duplicate]

Assume a web application requires access to webcam and microphone. Browser compatibility has been checked and the required hardware is definitely present. When the app enters "chat mode," the user ...
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Inventory system with multiple quantity values

I have built an inventory system and I am working on adding a feature to it that will allow groups of parts to be reserved. I need a way that I can display the quantity of the item, how many are ...
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Single click or double click on table row in a web app [duplicate]

we currently have a interaction with table rows that allow for double click to open. If you single-click, then it highlights the table row; however, there is no additional option to multi-select rows ...
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What is the best way to indicate a web page element has right click functionality? [duplicate]

Normally on the web, a right mouse click makes a browser menu appear. I am building a rich web application and most UI elements will have context menus with applicable actions on right click. What ...
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Conversion strategy - displaying button for not allowed action and redirecting on click

Normally it's a bad idea to allow users to click, or even see, buttons for things he cannot do, but would it be ok as a conversion strategy? Imagine this simple scenario in a marketplace app: The ...
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Changing “examples” on a website

On my homepage, I have a very simple design (think Google, but for numbers) with an input box that has a placeholder giving example inputs one might think of entering. This suggested input changes ...
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Bottom 3-5 item main navigation with “more”

I'm about to design a responsive mobile web UI with bottom navigation with 5 items of which the last one is the More... item that should open a list of additional ones that are secondary to user ...
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Cross mobile platform interface navigation

I have to architect a mobile web responsive interface that will be the same for iOS and Android clients. The app has several areas which I would like to switch using bottom navigation/tabs with icons ...
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Abbreviating units of measurement

In the application I am working on there is many units of measurement. The units of measurement refer to the quantity or amount of items you have in your list. On one list a user could have one item ...
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Element transition between tabs

I'm building an app that in one of its screens has 2 tabs. In each tab there is a list of elements (cards), and i'm wondering : What type of transition between tabs should i use? Is there a ...
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Is Dynamic Content in Breadcrumb Navigation Bad Practice?

I've working on a web app where the user (1) selects a search type, such as "company" (2) clicks a given company to view/enter info, and (3) within a record (e.g., a specific company) can navigate ...
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How to connect items together that have hundreds of inputs and outputs?

We are working on a product that has to connect inputs and outputs together of different items. There can be hundreds of I/Os for each item and 1 O can go to many Is, but each I can only accept 1 O. ...
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Between cards and tiles, what pattern is acceptable to use on a dashboard?

We are building dashboard for C-level executives for our web app and currently debating on whether we should use cards or tiles in our dashboard. What would be a recommended option from either of ...
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With the appearance of progressive web apps, should native vs web mobile apps still have different features ?

When I first asked myself this question, this answer made a lot of sense : If your app is the same as your website, then why have an app? source But today, web apps are getting better and better, ...
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How should time limits be communicated to screen reader users?

Suppose a user is performing a complex task (such as: a multiple choice quiz with 40 questions), with a time limit (such as: 30 minutes). The elapsed time, and the time limit, are both displayed on-...
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Should I assume that my users are computer literate?

These days, most people have some kind of technology device, wether it be a cell phone, tablet, laptop, or desktop computer. So is it safe to assume that all of my users are computer literate? (i.e. ...
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Is delaying password setup after the signup a good thing?

In order to reduce the signup friction on our website, we are planning to delay the need for the users to set their password to a later step by asking them only their email address at the moment they ...
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Telerik Grid - Form Template Edit Form for the CRUD Operations

I use Telerik Grid - Form Template Edit Form for the CRUD Operations in my asp.net web application. but the web designer has told me that the telerik controls has many issues concerning : The User ...
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Modal upon modal best practices - Web App [duplicate]

The product I am working on at the moment is a standalone product but we are creating a web app to replace it. It currently opens modal windows on top of modal windows for the same function i.e ...
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Do users recognize “slideable” areas with dots as indicators for multiple images?

Are more explicit visual cues, like the arrow buttons in "Variant 2", necessary to convey that there are more images available and the user can reach those by swiping left or right? Or are users ...
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User friendly Navigation on Single page WebApp with several overlays

I am developing an angularjs App. There are lots of data entities ( eg photographers) displayed in a list. By clicking on one you get Detail data displayed in an overlay. There are links to other ...
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Best UI/UX for Multilanguage data inputs in forms

I'd like to know what is the best UI/UX to support editing multilanguage data inputs for forms in an web-application? By multilanguage data inputs I meant, I want the user to be able to input ie. [...