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Complex Setup Wizard with many components

Background I am designing a mockup for a surveillance camera interface where users can set up various trigger profiles. The setup process can be complex and often requires many steps, along with ...
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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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Is it possible to delay announcement of title of a web page?

I have a web app with Single Page architecture so the <title> is updated programatically as the user navigates between client side rendered pages. This works fine when the app is already opened. ...
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Organizing a large list of notifications in a block on the dashboard

We are working on a dashboard for a bank and it is turning out to be quite loaded with information. In one of the blocks we provide information about the client base (how many clients you currently ...
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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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Should buttons' position/placement be standardised across the whole platform?

I know that there have been threads about button placement, however what I'm asking is not a specific case. Rather, I would like to know regardless of contexts, should button placements be ...
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How to use the "help" cursor property?

The W3C allows different CSS cursor properties. Some of them are really common, and I think a majority of users understand them because they saw them per default on any website (text when the text can ...
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Black & White Web Design (UI/UX Wise)

One of my client(He has a SEO agency)need to design a website with blog. He want 100% black and white design. That means text, images everything are 100% black and white. Is there any UI/UX research ...
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Should I optimize my website for non-JavaScript users?

I have been working on a website which relies mainly on Ajax calls and jQuery to provide a rich user interface. Though the site looks just fine without JavaScript enabled. Some features like Login and ...
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Order of items in admin panel?

When editing a product, its variants are shown as accordion headings using twitter bootstrap; clicking on one reveals the form to edit the variant. My question relates to the ordering of the items, ...
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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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Alert colour for system errors

Currently, I'm using amber alert messages for system errors, for a web application I'm designing. The PM came back asking if red alerts would be more suitable for these system errors. My assumption is ...
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Tab order of floating buttons

We have a live support chat on our website, accessible via a button that always floats in the bottom right of the page, above other content. This chat widget inserts itself as the first child of the ...
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How to optimize user experience on existing platform? [closed]

If you have a working website, is there a way to tell if parts of it are bad or good? Let's take my hobby project for example which is a cryptocurrency live data platform, I develop this as a hobby ...
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Form with multiple input fields that has an responsible Person per field

I am trying to design a web based input form for a database. For my form, I have two users groups. Both of which need to be able to edit every field. But one of the two groups is always responsible ...
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What is the name of someone who does not know how to use a computer or the web?

People who cannot read or write are named "illiterate". Does a word exist to qualify someone in the same position but about using a computer or a web application? This term would be really usefull ...
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Why do contact forms fail to handle line breaks?

It's been my experience over the past few years that the majority of contact forms on web pages of both large companies as well as governmental institutions fail to handle line breaks properly in one ...
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Patterns for handling concurrent modifications to resources in web app

While making an LMS web app, I was looking for a way to provide a nice UX while communicating the user that a resource they were trying to edit was already being worked on by another user. For example,...
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I ask for your help in this crazy modal/dialog flow

CONTEXT We are sending companies to the clients from a draft list. The draft list can be viewed and reviewed by clients, who have to decide if they like or not these companies When clients like a ...
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How to redirect user to a third-party site?

Context A) https://appname.co This is the main login URL for our product B) https://abcbusiness.appname.co We also sell our product to other business with a different URL. We add the business and ...
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Hierarchical structure design and usability

I created a website for learning languages with flashcard method. The website itself is http://www.vocableman.com The problem I have run into is that users are complaining that they have problems ...
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Full-width H1 vs "normal" size [duplicate]

Is there any best practice as to what to prefer from a UX perspective between a full width header title such as this and a more normal header size? I have a consumer facing brand and it's important to ...
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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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Why not embed payment pages in the same page?

In my experience, when purchasing something online, the checkout page of the vendor usually redirects to a payment gateway of the company handling the payments. I insert my credit card details on the ...
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Filters in a horizontal scroll or in a dropdown; what is better? (i made an example image)

I had some discussion with a coworker over what is better. in total 3 or 4 filter items Would love the know what you think about this.
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Custom select component with filtering

Custom select components are seen everywhere these days due to the limitations of the native HTML select element. Ignoring the virtues (or lack thereof) of select components (c.f. https://gerireid.com/...
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Omiting label element on self-explanatory form

I have a form that consists of an input box and a button. The button says "Search". For sighted users, it seems that no label element is required for the input box as it is obvious that you enter ...
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Top layer for two applications in one

I have to rebuild an application that contains two main functionalities (administrating folders and groups). Both are totally different things, cannot be combined, and will be reconstructed with ...
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Is there a reason to ask for password only after typing login? [duplicate]

I saw that there is a recent trend in splitting the sign-in step into two: login followed by password (rather than in a single stage). That is, the flow is: [type username] -> [confirm] -> [type ...
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Can we use "Continue with Email" instead of signup/login?

I was working on a product and while making the signup/login buttons I thought of providing the Continue with email/social instead of login and signup buttons separately. Will it affect the cognitive ...
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How can I show users that an element is a 3d model that can be rotated?

I have an important element on my website that can be 3d rotated if the user clicks or touch and drag to the sides. When running a few tests with people, I noticed they skip it through it and never ...
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How to display detailed information inside modal

I'm currently designing a 3-step creator for detecting objects in a live video stream with the help of AI. The modal below shows the video and the radio button-like object selectors. However, I also ...
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Best design for displaying phone call button [closed]

I am working on an e-commerce website. When a buyer opens a product page, there is a button to contact the seller, this button send a message to the seller. Now I want to add a phone call button. ...
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Hint for the hover state in both web and mobile versions [duplicate]

I am designing a portfolio page which showcases a list of photographs. Below are is wireframe and my main doubts. Doubts: How will the user know the portfolio items have a description on the hover ...
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Should my webapp's tabs use browser tabs or an in-page tab?

I'm currently working on a web application where the pages will open in different tabs. And I'm curious which UX is better: A) tabs that open directly on the application page B) tabs that open as ...
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Best practice for multi selection of card

I've a web page with a lot of elements represented by cards. The cards have some actions: add to, show detail, add to archive, delete. The card can be made up of only text, text and image or image ...
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Company internal tool with SSO auth [closed]

I am developing on a web project for the company I work for that uses SSO to login. You can't use the tool if you don't log in. The app will be available to everybody(dose not require company VPN or ...
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System alerts / errors in B2B web design - How to design system alerts so that users pay attention to them [duplicate]

I need some support with one problem 🙂 System messages in B2B web applications, specifically about them being ignored by users. Can you recommend any references or share your experience in designing ...
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Page to select similar products to Batch

I'm looking for a good UI suggestion in creating this page. From the above picture, as you can see there are two rows with same Model No:( B2FR150-150CF8Q1 ) others are different. I want to select ...
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What is Text-Wall Effect in web design?

I have seen this in 4th point, TIA https://uxplanet.org/10-beginner-tricks-to-improve-your-website-design-f26bb465f745
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Web page refresh (F5) user expectations and behavior

There are several good researches on how an average user expects the browser's Back/Forward buttons to work. But there are quite few well-known good practices regarding the browser-level page refresh (...
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Good alternative to a slider for a long list of numeric values

I want to give the user the option to select a numeric value which falls in a range (0-1000), where most multiples of 5 are acceptable. Usually, for this kind of thing, a slider would be perfect - ...
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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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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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Best way to pick a calendar week + year

I have sub-navigation underneath my main website navigationbar. I want to display a set with calendar weeks (1-52/53) and the years (2019 - 2021) where use can pick. Because 52 week options are a lot ...
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Is it bad practice to make the title of the page a link?

For example, on ux.stackexchange.com the question is a link to the current page. (for SEO purpose I suppose). But in order to select (and copy) a line of text, I usually triple click, which is not ...
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When to remind with "Remind me later"?

What are some things I should consider and think about that will help me figure out when we should remind the user of something? For context: Our mobile app is basically a wine collecting app. When ...
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How many kebab menus (more options menus) can you fit in on one screen?

I have just joined a new project and designed a part of the interface where users can see original text and translated text side by side. The app itself has a top bar with Logo, Profile, More Options ...
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Is it good practice to design UX tailored to specific audiences or just use the general UX guidelines regardless?

I work for a company where our users are generally older and less computer efficient ( based on user studies). Is it good UX practice to tailor the website experience taking that fact into account (...
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Low-fi wireframes doesn't help me to structure my idea about web design. Can anyone tell me how to solve this?

I am new to web design or you can call UX design. I have gone through many tutorials, books, courses and other article related stuff. Everything helped me to structure my journey on this sector. The ...

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