Questions tagged [wireframe]

A wireframe is a visual representation of the user interface that varies in the degree of fidelity to the actual user interface depending on its purpose.

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Is it OK to break consistency in my page margins?

I am a beginner and designing my first UI wireframes for a large website with 80+ screens. My question is we set a margin width for the pages of 100px on each side of the page (the screen sizes are ...
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How do you prototype systems that are normally connected to Active Directory or other complex external systems?

I am working on a product that has a quite typical setup when it comes to enterprise software: it is usually connected to the Active Directory of the origanization and authenticates its users against ...
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Multiple drop-down lists based on conditions

I am currently designing an email configuration tool which has a set of drop downs. They're all based on conditions, so every drop-down list triggers the next one and so on. Below is a rough wireframe ...
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How do you currently manage wireframes and storyboards for software releases?

I'm working on a project which requires wireframing in an Agile environment (2-week sprints). My wireframes and storyboards contain features for immediate release as well planning as for future ...
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Should I cover every single user flow including error states in wireframes for web and mobile applications?

While creating wireframes, I mostly create the obvious screens and flows, and leave out all the micro flows like error states or less important screens. These are then fleshed out when creating the ...
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How to express multi condition rules with flow diagram or truth table

I have a below mentioned multiple variable which match with the other variables and gives output like FALSE, HOLD or TRUE. I have tried to represent it here in table format. Variable ...
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How to work with visual designers who treat wireframes as literal graphic suggestions?

Recently I started to face quite many cases on my client projects when a visual designer on the team produces design that looks like wireframes produced by me, only colored. Perhaps, the obvious ...
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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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What is the difference between wireframing and prototyping?

What is the difference between wireframing and prototyping? Am I right to think that prototypes should be interactive and wireframes should be static?
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Does a Wireframe have to match the Prototype?

I feel like this is a UI question so apologies if I'm in the wrong place... Does the wireframe have to match the prototype in terms of structure and layout, or can it differ to show progression/ ...
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Deliverables: Animated Movies - what to do when a clickable wireframe is not enough?

Since I started working for a think tank I am often confronted with the problem that my standard set of deliverables are not sufficient to describe a vision. I often need to highlight the context ...
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How to help Quality Assurance team to validate designs against development environment in an Agile project?

I wanted to know how you deal with similar situations. We are working using agile methodology so we design piece by piece of the designs. But it happened a lot that when later QA wants to check if ...
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The difference between mock-up, prototype and wireframe

I am a freshman in UX design and find it difficult to understand the difference between mock-up, wireframe and prototype. Are they referring to the same thing?
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Is it okay to show the loads of data on modal or on the new web page?

I am working on an application which has some data in tabular format. There is a view button for each row. So my question is: After clicking on that button, should I show the data on the new web ...
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Blueprint VS WireFrame

Are there any particular difference between blueprint and wireframe? I did some researches and found that blueprint is style wireframes!
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Canonical web page layout articles

I need scientific works or articles about canonical layout forms used in e-commerce shops, something about prototyping and trying them on a real audience. Maybe can you lead me were I can found ...
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Indicating jump links UI wireframe

I hope this is the right forum. I am drawing out a wireframe for a web developer to follow, indicating the layout of a website. I want to draw this out by hand, using the best practices/layout that ...
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Should I share high-fidelity or low-fidelity mockups with the team for improving current product experience?

I am at a startup, and we are all about 'budling the right thing fast rather than the wrong thing right.' I am evaluating and improving our current mobile/tablet version of the dashboard. Would it ...
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What is the best screen size to start wireframing with?

I'm new to mobile app design and I'm looking for some help. I saw a number of screen sizes available in Adobe XD but I don't know which one is the best to start designing with. I've heard someone ...
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What software is used to create GUI concept videos?

If I was to create a prototype or video of a GUI concept with animations, what software is best suited for that? The focus would be applications for mobile devices or screens integrated in homes, cars ...
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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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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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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 to do when you disagree with UI designer?

I have a little question, I am a full UX Designer, I don't do UI in my company. However, I have a regular problem when I am making user interviews then wireframes. The UI designers of my company said "...
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Should wireframes progress with the sprints?

In our end of sprint meetings with the client, we show the work done during the sprint then go over what will be in the next sprint. In the later, we usually show the wire frame for a visual. I ...
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Scanning pencil sketches [closed]

I do a lot of pencil and paper wireframing and would like to be able to faithfully scan my sketches. All my scans and photos have been terrible and I wonder if anybody else has faced and solved this ...
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Annotating wireframes in sketch - how do you do it? [closed]

I've been using the notebook pro plugin for the past few months, but I'm running into tons of issues. (crashes, random inability to add new comments in larger docs, etc) What are other techniques for ...
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How do i design website mockups when i already have a css framework in mind?

Do I choose the CSS framework first before designing the website mockups? Or is it the opposite. What if I finish designing the mockups, but the css framework isn't a perfect fit ?. Should I first ...
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I'm looking for a graphical versioning system for sketches, wireframes etc

Up to now I've gathered so many sketches, wireframes, icons and mockups for all different kinds of projects and customers I have supported or worked for. Digital and on paper. I have noticed that I ...
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Why web apps do not consider high resolution screens in their designs? [duplicate]

Have a look at the image below, this is how Youtube will look when someone opens on high resolution screen.There are empty space on both sides and I have checked this with many popular web apps, same ...
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A Long Aged Question: How is the content developed for the wireframe?

My name is Jarod, and I'm a web designer. Recently I started discovering that UX might most likely be my strongest field of interest since I'm most intrigued by how website visitors make buying ...
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How can I demonstrate that the same wireframe can be used for varied visual designs?

I'm trying to demonstrate to someone that one wireframe or template can be used across multiple brand experiences (we want the UX to be similar, but the brand experience to be different). At some ...
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What is the best way to map content to your information architecture deliverables?

I usually create a site map and wireframes as delivery but what is the best way to add info about what content (text, forms, images, videos etc) that should be included on the individual pages? Do ...
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Should wireframes or functional requirements be created first?

When should you create a functional requirements document for a website redesign project? Are there instances where an FRD would inform the wireframes? I'm used to functional requirements being ...
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How much detail in wireframes?

How much detail should you put in your wireframes? I have been creating a lot lately and I usually end up putting a lot more detail in something that I am handing off to another designer; whereas if ...
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Confused between two option to show the new leave application to review

The module in which I am working in leave module where employee's overall leave balance, leave count with specific leave type would be listed. In this product mainly 2 type of users are there. 1)...
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What tools can I use to design for Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich)? [closed]

I have to create a few prototypes (Balsamiq style) for Android 4.0 (ICS). I tried looking into tools etc from previous questions and from Google, but nothing seems to work for me. What tools can I ...
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How can I collect and archive my sketches [closed]

I need your help if you can, so how you turn brief into a rough sketches for app & web design (need examples plz).
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logo and icon should or should not be in low fidelity wireframe?

Is it going under the process to use icons and logo (logo of visa for payment) in low fidelity wireframes ?
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Logical colors for a wireframe

I got a mail from a designer to do some wireframes. He has told me that the wireframe should have logical colors. Is there really some theory to the colors for wireframes? I have made some ...
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Better layout for showing 3 tables on a page

There is a dashboard page which is managed by admin for monitoring countries, industries and notifications going to end user. I want to show these 3 tables on single page. I have designed those using ...
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What is some general advice for demoing wireframes to clients? [closed]

I've been working on a web app, and have gotten the wireframes pretty far along, based on initial in-house research & discussion. The biz guys are eager to set up some demos of the wireframes to ...
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Are wireframes appropriate for requirements documentation?

The design, development, and testing folks are having a conversation at the moment about requirements. Part of the conversation is about the purpose and use of wireframes. Our change analyst is ...
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Should UI designer and UX designer work on wireframe together?

if yes, especially what parts should they determine together? (Layout?, grid?, information architecture?)
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What is a wireframe?

Ok. I sort of know what is a wireframe, but I still need a lot of help. The question actually wants to ask how to get started when "designing" a wireframe for an online shop. I am doing an internship ...
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Elegantly make a group of rows distinct. How do I draw users attention to a group of rows in a table?

I need a simple yet elegant solution for making the rows highlighted in red standout from other rows. Description: The highlighted rows are the new rows that the user has not looked at yet. So we ...
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Displaying information hierarchy and readability on mobile app

I am working on a personal project that is a training log fitness app. On the meal section I want to display what time the meal was had and all the food that they had as well. Each meal being ...
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What is better for wireframing: Photoshop or Illustrator? Why? [closed]

I have come across a lot of websites and forums talking about creating PSD wireframes which are later used by UI engineers to build the front end. I always thought Illustrator was more suited for ...
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How to test and evaluate wireframes? [closed]

I'm working on a web project, I did some wireframes (paper prototypes for now). I'm thinking about some way to make user testing of my wirefrimes, is it possible to have some users feedbacks by user ...
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How can I indicate new functions within paper or clickable wireframes?

When creating a new function within an existing system, the users I test my new concepts with are familiar to everything around it. So my wireframes also contain many old (but non functional) ...