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Questions having the [tag:website-design] tag regard the design of a website in the context of user experience. For example, site-map, user flow, usability, navigation, or other information structure would fall under this tag.

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Is it possible to create a custom UI for the embedded YouTube video player? [closed]

I'm a UX/UI designer, working on a website block with videos and I need your help and experience. 01 Main task: to create a custom eye-catching UI for the player. 02 Important condition: all videos ...
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Presenting responsive table in for different screen size [closed]

I wonder how can i present a responsive table from Desktop version to mobile version?
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To what extent should a client be involved in UI/UX Design?

To what extent should a client be involved in User Interaface and User Experience Design? For instance, in a web design job, at what extent the client should be involved in the structure of the ...
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What is the best way to display user company role and application role when logged in to the application

An application having two roles i.e Company Role and Application Role based on which different sections of the application are accessible to the person. Company Role describes either Admin or Users ...
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Should the search bar go above or below the tabs here?

I have a search bar to search icons. And tabs to show types of icons. Do you think the search bar should be above or below the tabs? If so, why?
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Usability of expandable footers on responsive websites

My coworkers and I were discussing what might be a trend in e-commerce websites: expandable footers. Here's an example from Topshop.com: And when expanded: I poked around for research or studies ...
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Blinking, bouncing and flashing elements

I'm responsible for the UI/UX in a software development company. During my absence, some developers decided to implement a "bounce" effect on a button of a website that they think should have more ...
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Font sizes for WCAG2.0 AAA

Anyone know what the WCAG2.0 definition of 'Normal' and 'Large' fonts are, as they relate to the AA and AAA levels? I've googled and read the WCAG site and docs but unless I'm being really stupid (...
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Google travel distance vs. straight line distance

I have an mid-sized(ish) app that plots a user's home address on a map, along with a number of locations. Those other locations are also displayed in a list. Each location has the distance from home ...
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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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Uploading images - copying multiple form fields from one to multiple elements

Issue: We have an image upload form where the user needs to fill in several form fields related to each image, such as the author, description, expiration date, and comment. Some of these fields will ...
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Display comments order - best practice

I wonder what is the best comments order on the website. I assume there are two major methods to display comments: from newest to oldest, from oldest to newest. Facebook uses method one and displays ...
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'Sex' or 'gender' on apps?

I'm a little bit hesitant to use the word Sex in the design of my website, my other choice is to use Gender but based on this discussion it states that grammar-wise I need to use Sex for it refers ...
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Did guestbook features on websites exist? Are they still used these days?

An older client asked about creating a 'guestbook' feature for a content based website, and it reminded me of going to places in the past and writing down comments on a guestbook, which served both as ...
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Is there a usability reason for centering a website's content area on a page?

A lot of websites these days have content area's which are center-aligned: User Experience Stack Exchange is an example. However some sites are left-aligned, e.g. Adobe Support Community, Area 17, ...
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Are inner scrollbars a bad ux?

Looking at the gmail interface when replying a message, I can see the original message and just below it, the new message window. this pattern creates two vertical scrollbars: one in the browser ...
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Best Practices: Converting (print) footnotes to web

I am the publisher/editor/curator of an electronic magazine/website. Occasionally, I receive submissions for publication that have footnotes; in the PDF, which is specifically intended to mimic a ...
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Best way to design dynamic table of inputs. Like rate-lists

I am trying to design a rate-list input for parking lot management system. Where inputs are like this: But it needs to be customizable in time field of inputs, e.g. 3-4 hours based on user ...
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Where and how to add an export button in an area with many buttons and fields

I have the following area on a website for displaying products in a CRM, and need to add a button that will export them to a CSV, however I am having trouble making it look good as there are already ...
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Design challenge for a job interview

The task says to identify potential user issues on a website's page and to suggest an approach to test these potential issues. They also want me to outline my process/es for addressing these issues. I ...
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How to create a web design and actually implement it via exporting to HTML code

I know it takes skill to research and create a mockup design as a UX designer, but if you want to take it to the next level - what do you do? What platform do you use to actually realize it and ...
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Best way to offer a choice between 33+ items

I have a website for a card game that has "seasons". There are four of these seasons per year. When there were only a few seasons a dropdown sufficed to allow you to time travel between ...
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Modular tabs or long page scroll

A content heavy real estate website is deciding whether to switch the navigation to using modular tabs, where content opens in the same pane. Currently, the site uses a long page scroll where all ...
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What is the best way to display "steps involved" in a UI?

I need to create a UI element for my website that illustrates how the main process works, using some steps. The element will have the header "How It Works" followed by three steps. However, ...
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Explain a login process?

I have developed a login process using 2 separate "blocks". You can call it public part and private (safe) part. My question is if this is a good way to explain the login process using a ...
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Nice DB GUI for Lots of (ideally rich formatted) Text

I am designing a workflow processing system. I have many (hundreds) of workflows that in many cases are variants of each other and have related characteristics. In the beginning development stages I ...
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Choose way to get reply from form

The traffic from my webpage comes from different social media platforms (Tiktok, Instagram mostly), so in the contact form I wanted to add an option where the user could choose in which of those he ...
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Sign-up and Log-in for two different sets of users

TL;DR / PROBLEM SUMMARY Business users should only sign up and login with the email/password option using their work email address. They cannot login with social login options. Personal users can ...
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How to expose statistics like a filter buttons

Basically I have a pane with some basic statistic. It shows how many elements have been added, removed or changed and I would like to use it also a buttons to turn on and off filters. But ...
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Best way to show employee performance data in 5 minute blocks for multiple employees performing various tasks throughout the day?

I am working on web development project that will let warehouse managers view their employee's performance. There are nine different tasks that an employee does repeatedly throughout the day. The ...
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UI/UX for menu tab, 1 main function has only 1 sub-function and that sub-function also has just 1 sub-function

I have a context of a function menu for an auto-recruiting system(ATS) briefing below. I have three function cards, Position Question Pack Question. The concept is that a Position includes some ...
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How to handle state of a toggle switch?

I'm wondering about how to create a useful implementation of a toggle switch. (think iOS style: ) It is meant to be used in web applications. Because of that, an important point is, that after ...
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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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I am considering a Tree Nav layout on webpage for ticket approvals. What could be some alternatives?

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 approves it, then c confirms it. But b can disapprove and open a ticket for x on ...
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How should I allow cron expression input?

I need an input in a website where users can input something in a cron expression style, eg. Every friday at 3pm What would be the best ui system to implement this? Are there any conventions for ...
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Tips for my project navigation menu

I am a software developer developing an online rugby union manager game as a side project. I am not that good at design but I've been reading a lot recently on this subject and I'm trying to improve ...
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American English, British English or Both?

I am working on a website that supports multi-language. Currently the default English is american as this was recommended here, but I am thinking about implementing british, so my question is: Will ...
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Arrangement of info on overview view vs detailed / edit view

My client's site is essentially a collection of forms. When fully expanded, it is very dense. They have broken the info into categories (for simplicity's sake, let's say there's a "personal info" ...
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Can a visual concept hinder an understandable navigation?

Anyone who has read anything about graphic design will know the strength of blank space as a compositional element, whether as a design itself, as a concept, or as a style, such is the case of the ...
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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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How to do information architecture of a UGC based website/app?

What's the best possible way to make a user-generated website classify its content into categories or topics or tags to make the content searchable and discoverable? How does one start redesigning ...
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Icon-based sidebar navigation + sticky header. Good idea? [closed]

I'm designing a B2B web-app with a lot of tables and dense information. Each page has a header that can contain: Page title Tabs Action buttons We're using a sidebar navigation that shows section's ...
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How to ensure accessibility for a variable-length collection of name fields in a form

My company supports a legacy application which uses a data form containing a Recipient section and a Sender section. Each section, upon first load, contains three text inputs (horizontally aligned) ...
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How do you generally handle preview of markdown content?

I'm rendering a lot of markdown in my applications e.g. a forum with an overview of posts that render a preview of that markdown. How does stackexchange handle preview of markdown? Take for example ...
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Automatic Reordering items in the Cart. Read the case

Case: I have a feature in my eCommerce website where I run bundle-offers (example: Buy 1 get 1 free, Buy any 2 shirts of Brand X and get 20% off on paid price) User Journey: User goes to the ...
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Width and adjustment of arbitrary data tables

We have a couple of similar pages in our web app where each shows merely a data grid for tabular data. They differ only in the type of data to be shown, i.e. with different number and kind of columns. ...
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Are there any guidelines for using the auto focus (programmatic focus) on a webpage by WCAG 2.0?

Regarding ADA compliance and web accessibility guidelines like WCAG and WAI-ARIA, is there a specific requirement recommending the auto-focusing of input fields after service failure error (not a ...
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Singular vs plural forms for entities in CMS website

Let's say I have a (frontend) website where users can register and post, just like StackExchange, which makes use of a REST API to fetch the data. So the website is located at https://www.example.com ...
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What is this new insane trend to remove the "order by" feature from websites?

In the last couple of months, two major websites I use have removed the entire basic feature to order the list of items in any way other than by "relevance", if it even mentions what it ...
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How should I incorporate interactive 3D designs in a responsive website?

Description I am currently designing a website where, for the hero section in the desktop version, half of the page is used for the company's value proposition and call to action, and the other half ...

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