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Website design involves the structure of websites, information architecture, the layout and pages, and the conceptual design.

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How to design edit version on a white background?

I'm working on a user profile design for a website. The information (name, email, username, etc) is on a pure white background. The type of edit feature I want to use involves clicking an edit button ...
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3 column layout for a song site. Sidebar on left/right, and content between them

So I'm working on a website, an anime one to be precise, where people can read about anime songs, their singers, rate them/post comments to them, add them to their list etc., and this is the current ...
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Should visitors see all the links and buttons (which can be used only by registered users)?

We are developing a website which requires registration to use some features. My friend thinks visitors (non-registered users) should not even see the links for those features, because it is ...
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Who would I need to hire for this? Website that supports upload feature & google docs integration? [on hold]

I'm not sure if this is the appropriate place to ask these questions so feel free to remove this if it violates any guidelines. I've got no experience in web design/development or anything so I'm a ...
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How to simplify tabular UI to more informative and simple UI

I have a screen on dashboard which gives the information of duplicate values identified basis the 5 values of the parent application in 7 categories. For Example, If a parent application's (i.e ID-1) ...
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Minimum steps involved for an effective and efficient website redesign process?

I just started working for a web development agency, we work mainly with government so we want to align ourselves within that market with a professional, creative and functional website. We have a ...
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Ideal font and buttons sizes for a 32' monitor? [closed]

Font size viewable from 5-7 feet away, and button sizes ideal for a 32' touchscreen?
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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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How to inform a visually impaired user when an action is processing

I'm currently working on a task whereby the backend will load plenty of options(Trip planner). When an action is processing with voiceover on, this may take 10+ seconds to load all options. What are ...
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Where is the most conventional/best place to add actions for items inside datatable?

Like actions I would say "delete", "edit", "details" and many more maybe. How display that on a desktop application. Some possibilites that I already used could be : Add to the top before the header ...
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Contact form fields priority

Is there any caution not to use the message field at first in a contact form?
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Should emoji/emoticon replace a punctuation mark in the end of the sentence? [closed]

If the sentence is finishing with emoji/emoticon in the website content or in a personal message, should it be followed by a punctuation mark? Example #1 I’m glad you could make it 🙂 We had a ...
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Does anyone know where you can find a automatic w3c html corrector or formatter? [closed]

I see w3c validator's everywhere but nothing else. Does anyone know where you can find a automatic w3c html corrector or formatter?
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How do I present 'negative' sounding information without discouraging the user?

Background I'm currently working on a project that essentially will become a website that guides the user to the optimal recruitment strategy for their specific hiring needs. Before displaying the ...
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When can you have too many CTA's on your website?

I used to have a single CTA right below the page fold. I was advised to increase CTA section on my SaaS offering (https://divshow.bytebeacon.com). I thought that and a login button on a sticky ...
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Any framework to decide between section vs page? [closed]

Are there any patterns one should follow to help them decide if a topic should should go as a separate page on a website or should it be a section under an existing page? e.g: For my SaaS @ https://...
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I'm thinking of a layout like a tree in my webpage. I think that is the only way to go. is there some replacement?

I'm trying to make a layout design for a process. I have 3 types of users one is x , b and c. x does some work then b aproves it then c confirms it. But b can disaprove and open a ticket for x to do ...
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How would I go about making these arrows more intuitive and informative?

Currently, in an each of the rows of a table I have an arrow attached. Which, depending on whether the some number on its right has increased or decreased from the last time, changes its direction; ...
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Could not find a navbar background that fits with my logo [migrated]

I recently changed the logo for my company but now it does not fit anymore on the navbar. The color of the logo are #3331a1 and #a8b0c6. I don't really want to have a white navbar but seems to be the ...
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Multiline text in navigation

Should points of a left-side navigation bar be single line with ellipsis or multiple lines? I have a strong opinion that single lines are preferable, because eyes are reading first words/characters ...
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How should be the proximity of elements on this product list page?

I have the product list page below defined by I'm having a bit of trouble figuring out which information should be more associated to which. For example, the filtering group on the left, should it be ...
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How to represent multiple parameters using simple UI

I have 6 categories out of which 5 categories have 3 parameters and 1 category has 1 parameters. I am showing those categories against unique ids, as mentioned below. Suppose there is one unique id ...
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Should we take the site down and set coming soon page while we're working on redesign?

Do you guys think that this is a good idea, or you think it may frustrate the user because they don't see the information they are interested in. I personally don't like this idea, but I want to hear ...
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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 do most interfaces rely on sticky top bars instead of sidebars?

Most web interfaces have the classic sticky topbar + 2-3 columns layout (just like StackExchange). Some but few websites use a different approach and, instead, have a collapsable sidebar (i.e. ...
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When to use the gestalt principle of common region?

The image below, which can be seen on this medium article uses lines to separate various graphics, but could also use different backgrounds, which is something pretty common when designing dashboards....
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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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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 reasons are there for inconsistently rearranging the interface?

I am frequently very annoyed by Google: I google something, and then I want to view Images of that thing, so I click the second button under the search bar out of muscle memory... except often it can ...
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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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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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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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How to handle grid system and layout at different breakpoints when designing wireframes / mockups?

So I've researched this question and I've alluded to an answer, however I'd like some more input. As a developer whenever designing a website I could just code as I go and set breakpoints whenever ...
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How can I best display a three-way toggle (show, show all, and hide)?

I'm creating a filter for a search and I am wondering how to best approach this interface. I have a bunch of events in a database and my website displays certain events based on the user's criteria. ...
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Is there a rule of thumb for what goes in a footer rather than a navigation bar?

I've noticed a lot of sites from bigger companies put information (e.g. about page) in the footer and save the main navigation for core content. Is there some rule of thumb for when something should ...
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Hover styling for non-clickable elements?

In our system, currently we have good styling and effects for buttons, for example submit button, cancel button etc. Now we have a different element. Let's say it is a summary tag element. Which acts ...
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Is bad for UX replace all content and display the error when an error occurs?

I'm creating a web form and I'd like to know if is bad for UX if, when a submit error occurs, I replace all content (the form inputs) by the error message. The error isn't an error which could be ...
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Stack or use multiple notification toasts

I’ve seen it many times before where you’re on a website and you get a notification which comes in the form of a toast, if you perform the same action another toast will appear and it will push the ...
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Are Scroll Bars Dead in 2019?

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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how should i design my table or what is the alternative?

I want to have a table where i dont want to show data repeated. Every column are meant to be treated differently. should I use different tables or what is the better way to show them. Example: |------...
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How to present multiple fields of activities in different languages on a simple landing page?

I'm an IT professional working for a larger enterprise in Switzerland. Furthermore, I'm a freelancer (mostly voluntary activities for schools and very small companies) in my home country Germany. ...
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Tab content is only a single link

One page of my website has several different related tabs. One of those tabs, however, only will contain a single link to an external site, which makes the page seem very empty when that tab is active....
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interior page design patterns

Since the advent of the lonnnnnnng scrolling home page, I feel like there's been a surge of sites applying the same type of logic to the interior pages as well... lots of scrolling, no secondary ...
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Search in Two level nested entities

I'm working on a search page in a website for two nested entities like class and student. the user can searches for specific students like students that has these two sets of properties: gender=male ...
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Best way to summarize information that refers to an input

We are building a small tool to compare mortgage terms and their impact on the user's finances in the long term. We used to have an article explaining several concepts in the tool but opted for a ...
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Best ways to draw attention on the 'winner' and 'loser' within a table

We are building a small tool to compare mortgage terms and their impact on the user's finances in the long term. This is our attempt with the table. Our goal is to draw some attention on the 15 year ...
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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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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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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 ...