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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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Should console output or logs wrap when displayed in webpages?

I recently had some debates around how console/logs should be displayed inside a web page, I decided to ask people that likely know better the subject. I tried to make a recording of vertical-...
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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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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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What are the accessibility concerns of a checkbox based navigation?

This is an old css-tricks article demonstrating some of the cool things you can do without javascript using checkboxes. I want to use an updated version of this pattern on my site, but I am worried ...
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Should all subsites look the same?

I am building a website where there is one main site and multiple subsites. Each subsite targets a different audience trying to accomplish different tasks. Because of that, styling and structure on ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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tab menu + side panel - how to organize menu and “context menu”

I have a dashboard, with tab menu (tabs over the content) and a side panel with a vertical menu. My question is: I would like to make one menu (tab or side panel) as first level menu and the other ...
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Guidelines/best practices for CSS hover animations in web UI

What, if any, are the accepted guidelines and/or best practices for using CSS animated transitions on hover in a web-based user interface? When does it start to simply become annoying and distracting?...
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Table with actions per row

One of the pages in our web app includes a table that typically has a few dozen rows for each user, and it takes most of the page's width (5-8 columns). For each row, users can perform 3 possible ...
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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 is the best way to tell users to scroll down in browsers?

what is the best way to tell users to scroll down in browsers? Tests showed, that users do not scroll to the original message (which they need to answer questions):
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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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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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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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How fast should a website load?

The title almost says it all. How fast should a website load? Searching this question brings a lot of different stories (most around 2011). Here they say that 50% of the users expect that the site ...
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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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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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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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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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Web UX: what are the practices of content segmentation without sub-menus?

I am thinking on the following task: I have a document with the content for the web-site. Document is structured with Level 1 headers. Under each header there is relevant content. One of the top ...
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Listing products on rows with multiple pagination

I had have an idea to display products in multiple rows that each of them can have pagination to see more related products, and I will love to discuss about this solution. The results presented on ...
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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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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 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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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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