Questions tagged [website-design]

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

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Website main action requires Sign Up: sign-up first vs sign-up on submit?

I am building a website in which we rely on the community to build contribute to publically available resources. The main call to actions on our landing page will be browse and contribute. The ...
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What is the best max-width content container in a website?

Following Bootstrap 3/4 or other frameworks, we have notice discrepancies in terms of max-width for the main content, for instance: In bootstrap 3 the max width of the container is 1170px In ...
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Web UI to either select option or enter value

Surprisingly I couldn't find something matching this. I need a UX that is NOT auto complete but allows to either choose an existing option or enter a value by typing it. It resembles <dataList&...
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How to make content disappear when scrolling underneath the “header” area? Is there an example of this?

So I have a UX problem to solve - Here's an example of the issue: As you can see, the message steps are nested underneath the folder. In order to view all of them, you would have to scroll from ...
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The best icon for settings, wrench or gear? [closed]

While we were discussing UX at work, we stumbled across this question. Which icon is the best icon for settings, wrench or gear? We simply just need to figure out which icon is the best for settings ...
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How to put multiple links in one text

I have a table which contains a list of ID's, each of the ID's will contain 2 links where the user can choose which link they want to open. What's the best way to present this feature? Here's what ...
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Should every website have a dark mode? [closed]

Personally I love websites with dark mode. It doesn't matter whether it's day or night, I always use dark mode whenever I can. But when I build some websites myself, I feel like dark mode isn't a ...
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Using 24 hours format on an English-speaking website

I'm currently developing a dashboard for monitoring some objects that my corporation designs and manipulates. Those objects come with a date and time, that I translate from a cron table. In standard ...
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A method for consistency comparison of multiple products

Are there any good methods / tools / templates for evaluating the consistency of multiple websites from one product family in terms of UI components, patterns, button placements, labelling, date ...
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Is there a standard for indicating a high contrast style? [closed]

I am working on a web app and have developed both a normal stylesheet and a secondary high contrast stylesheet. I am coming unstuck when it comes to allowing a user to switch between styles. Is ...
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How to test a website for visually impaired users?

What techniques should I be using when testing of a website for visually impaired users that commonly occur due to aging such as macular degeneration, needing reading glasses, possible loss of ...
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Name of a component that shows a hierarchy

Does anybody know if this component has a name? I think the design was very popular for breadcrumbs on the past, but in this case the options do not dissapear as we navigate backwards.
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What open source and free wireframing tools are there? [duplicate]

I am writing a tutorial on how to do wireframing: https://github.com/dwyl/learn-wireframing/issues/1 and I would like to be able to recommend an online, free and open source wireframing tool to others....
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Separating admin's functionality to admin's dashboard or integrating it to the regular users' appearance

Could you please help me to choose between the options below? splitting admin's view of the web application to a regular user's dashboard and admin's dashboard having the single appearance for both ...
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Which Sign Up button shall we use for our web app to get the most sign-ups? [closed]

We want to improve our sign up button. In this set of images below, which do you think should give more clicks for people to sign up? To give everyone brief info of what MYCURE is... MYCURE is the ...
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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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Workflow/design pattern for allowing user to add multiple fields

Context: I have a page where a user can select from multiple input sources. Within the selected source(s), they can define multiple source links. Problem The way I have currently structured it is ...
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Type of screen/UI pattern?

What is the common name for this type of marketplace browsing landing page? I'm looking for inspiration for the UI (and interactions patterns) for this type of screen - a marketplace landing page ...
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How to handle large filter options

I'm working on a gaming website project where users go through large amounts of data and search results. on a search page users can filter through historical platforms. The problem is that there are ...
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Your download will start in X seconds

Is there any reason why many websites - including very mainstream ones such as microsoft.com and sourceforge.net - show a page with "Your download will start in 10 seconds; if you don't want to wait ...
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How should I allow my members to delete their membership from my site?

What is the best way to allow a member to delete their account if they wish to not be a member of our community? Should I simply have them click a delete button on the site? What other measures should ...
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Sorting and pagination for tiles - Examples/ideas?

I'm working on an existing web app that presents information in tiles, like: There are no categories (Watchlist, Market Movers) and instead of stocks, each tile represents an event and has a time ...
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UI suggestion for my own design [closed]

I am developing a chrome extension where I planned to show the popup with current product details and user info. So, I already constructed the popup and decided what are the things are going to ...
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on-screen keyboard covers input field

Are there best practices for forms with HTML input elements when they must be used on a mobile device? On my in-development web application, when running on an Android phone, the input field is often ...
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Should multi-select dropdown/box have an “all” option?

We have a situation where we have an optional "multiple select" box, that looks something like this: <select size="5" multiple="true"> ... </select> This select box allows you to select ...
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How should redirects to a comment reply be handled on an infinite scroll type page?

If there are only a hand full of comments on a page loading them all and pointing the user to his reply is not a problem, but if there are a lot of comments loading them all seems like a problem. Is ...
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Does this type of UI need a Delete button?

This screen is part of a multi-step process. This screen, in particular, lets you add user emails by clicking on the "Add email" button. Clicking "Add email" appends a new textbox to the list. Once ...
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Top logo linking to different page on same domain, bad design?

I have a situation with a company's homepage at somecompany.com and a different web application at the subdomain tracking.somecompany.com which provides a specific function for users (tracking ...
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Downloading a zip folder on mobile

I am building a website where certain pages display a button to download a zip folder. I am trying to come up with a smooth experience for mobile users to download the zip folder. One solution is ...
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Are web sites designed with anchors (instead of individual pages), trending because of 960 grids? or is there a different concept at play?

I quite like the minimalism that a 'long page' design provides for a landing page. By keeping everything simple and providing more focus on a core product. I just haven't been able to find many ...
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Are italics on the web bad for accessibility?

On a current web project, we've received word from the client that we can no longer have any italicized text on the website we are building. When I asked for some reasoning, I was told that "our ...
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Display a list of users with many properties (admin section on a website) [duplicate]

Usually, when I start to create a list of things in a web application, I start by displaying a table ╭───╥────────────┬─────────────╮ │ ║ Name │ Email │ ╞═══╬════════════╪═════════════╡ ...
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Displaying Opening Hours

I'm designing a website for a client that has some irregular trading hours. Some days they remain open until 2am, others they close at 10pm. They want these hours displayed on their landing page, so ...
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Styling text on black background for easy readability in a content heavy website.

I am currently working on a project where client wants the site to have black background. It is a community/ forum style website for long discussions. I am having difficulty on styling text on black ...
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Why are the profile pictures rounded nowadays?

Why are many websites and applications using round profile pictures? Even the top players like Google and Apple use round profile pics over conventional rectangle frames. Why?
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Is it proper to use “Connect With Us” in this case?

Our company is going to design the "Contact Us" area on our website like this: http://take.ms/W973h3 If a visitor of our site clicks on any icon of the three apps Messenger, Whatsapp or Skype, they ...
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How do I ask my users if I can mine cryptocurrency on their browser?

As ridiculous as this question sounds, this is the only place out of all stackexchange websites that made sense. Let's say I have a website and I intend to use the user's browser to mine. I don't want ...
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Progress Indicator suggestions for multithreaded operations?

In the old version of our application, the operations performed during loading were sequential. We indicated progress by updating a single-line text string with the component that was being loaded. ...
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Loading time and user expectations

Is there any particular research done on website loading time and the users' expectations? I mean, if the website takes a lot of time to load, does the user expect a nice media rich/animated ...
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What tools (ideally affordable ones) would folks recommend for creating a website wireframe? [closed]

What tools (ideally affordable ones) would folks recommend for creating a website wireframe? What tools have you used, and did you find them better than pen and paper?
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Looking for a good analogy! [closed]

I've recently been finding analogies quite helpful when explaining something to clients. Something I'm explaining on a regular basis is that causing users to stop and pause to think about something ...
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Best way to display a key-value list with material design?

For a "Material design" project, I need to display a key-value list with multiple items, something like that (example with an animal and 4 criteria): Name: Cat Category: Mammal Color: Black Size: ...
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Is it best to open all external references in new tabs by default?

In my security webapp chausies.xyz/encrypt, I have the main webapp without any clutter for the general user, and then, at the bottom of the page, I list a bunch of external security references in case ...
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How abstract/specific are your wireframes?

We’re a small web design team currently revising our workflow, and we were wondering how you work with wireframes. Do you use wireframes and if so, how abstract or specific are they? Do you try to ...
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What is meant by “page-level”?

My primary interest is understanding it in the context of information architecture, e.g.: ... you should group and structure information at the page level and enforce rigorous user testing. In ...
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How to overlap Menu title?

I have a question about availability for menu title, sidenav title and title in context area. Which of them is needed to remove to provide good readability. P.S. sorry for other words in russian ) ?
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Which to show first: login or register screen or both?

I have a site for which I am working to improve user onboarding. What happens now is that when a user does some action that requires him to be logged in, I make a jQuery popup come up telling him to ...
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I made a minimalist webapp for public-key encryption. How can these problems with its UI/UX be addressed? [closed]

chausies.xyz/encrypt I probably don't know the first thing about UI design, so I wanted to get some more expert input. Forgive me if this is an inappropriate question to ask here. Half of my ...
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How to improve a scrollable dropdown section issue [closed]

I have an issue where the overflow of a scrollable list on a website is cutting off my dropdown menu. The scrollable list has a height constraint because it is in a modal which has a set height and ...
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How to design a multi-step form in a modal?

I have designed a widget for a Web mapping aplication that takes a .csv containing coordinates as input and has 2 output options : Business logic : Both output options require a .csv to be loaded ...