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Different behaviour of links in site navigation

I'm working on a website for an IT firm. It is mostly a single page website with only two exceptions (Careers, Data Privacy). Is it considered bad practice to have a navigation bar where some of the ...
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How to show a search result that's 3 levels deep?

This is going a bit tricky to explain so I hope it's clear. On our website, we provide article types that users can download for use in software. You start on an overview page that displays series ...
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Button placement on modals – should it be consistent at ALL times?

I'm currently designing an app for iPads. I illustrated the situation below: The screen on the left is current version which seems to work really well when the user doesn't have to use the keyboard ...
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What is best way to display a partial mobile number

Refer following links: https://www.karansaini.com/fuzzing-obfuscated-phone-numbers/ https://www.alldigitaltricks.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/kotak-bank-change-mobile-netbanking.png https://www....
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How to show a score without numbers?

Context : I'm working on a telematics app for an insurance company. Drivers have to drive correctly and the AI calculates their global score vs their trip score. The score can vary (increase or ...
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What are some advanced techniques of UX Competitor Analysis?

What are some advanced techniques of UX Competitor Analysis and what is the number of competitors that must be analyzed to have relevant results and get enough data to create a solid product? Also, ...
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Is it an inconvenience if my installation script requires a lot of reboots?

I'm writing a shell script that automatically installs some drivers and programs that depend on each other sequentially, which are required to run the main application. After each successful ...
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Is it ever OK to use italics?

It’s a fairly well known accessibility issue that italic fonts should be avoided as they reduce readability for those with sight issues and dyslexia. However, most text editing tools still give three ...
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Revisiting user-scalable=no

Previously, to achieve the effect of resizing for mobile, I have only ever used width=device-width, initial-scale=1 which worked no problem. I recently discovered user-scalable=no as an option for ...
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Is a floating, collapsible bottom navigation bar a good pattern on mobile web?

I’m working on a mobile web app that has two pages (tabs) of equal importance. As the user will switch between the two frequently, I’m worried that displaying a classic navigation bar at the top of ...
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Does it make a difference in accessibility to show a success message in the same page a form was submitted?

Does it make a difference in screen reader accessibility to show a success message in the same page a form was submitted? Or is it better to redirect to a different page?
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Acceptance of location requests in websites?

We are starting to build a website with an adaptive design (responsive philosohpy). Because the adaptive design is not just about designing websites that adapt to screen size, we want to include all (...
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When your page has no results, what do you show?

I am paginating a data table and have different views in my application where each view has its own rows. Some views may have data, some may not Showing 1-0 of 0 Page 1 of 0 is what I am showing on a ...
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Keyboard accessibility: if menu can be operated with keyboard should it still retain tabbing functionality?

I’m trying to create an accessible menu that can be operated with the arrows, as described here: https://www.w3.org/TR/wai-aria-practices-1.1/examples/menubar/menubar-1/menubar-1.html In the example ...
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How to explain and show a new feature in a website?

So, there is this website with news and other things, like the weather, horoscope, etc.. And there will be a new service where some news will be prime, the user will have to pay to see the article. I ...
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Term for helpful information in a form

I'm writing up a proposal and got stumped on the description for this element: The informative text (in pink) underneath a field is there to provide a reason for the required data, therefore ...
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1answer
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Chat waiting time feedback

We have a Live Chat services but the problem is we don't have enough number of agents to answer all the inquiries of all customers. So customers really need to wait especially during peak hours. Our ...
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Is there a good reason for the modern trend of removing dividing lines?

Sometimes a website I use frequently will get a major visual overhaul. Recently (within the last few years) the trend seems to be removing dividing lines and reducing contrast. I personally find this ...
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Best way to display read only & read write fields mixed together in web

I have web page form with 5 sections and almost 30 text fields. Out of which 15 are read-only and remaining are read-write. The form is built in material design. In my case, in section 1, I have 3 ...
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1answer
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UX Registration unhappy path

Running through an issue with unhappy customers not completing registration needed for payment to be processed. We badge the nav bar for the user to notice that actions are needed to complete the ...
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5k views

Need a simple UX game for workshop [on hold]

I'm looking for a real world example of UX which can be used in a short workshop I'm running. I was hoping to find some sort of game where I could split the teams into small groups, give them a time ...
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2answers
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Vertical navigation UX - Scroll or collapse

Which is preferred? Toggleable Expansion (Figure A) - 2nd level only visible if initiated by user (e.g. accordion or expand/collapse) Scrollable (Figure B) - 2nd-level always visible, scrolls if ...
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Bifurcation of website landing page

Not sure what the technical UX term might be, but I have been using the term "bifurcation" to explain back to clients what they are asking. Here's the crux: Landing page needs to present two options; ...
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1answer
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Need an interface for rapid selection without losing focus on primary task

In my application, the user needs to listen to a transcript of a conversation while taking notes. But the user ALSO needs to be able to indicate in some way when the speaker changes. I have the note ...
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How to communicate visually the ability to change columns in a table

Often websites may include functionality that allows a user to select what columns appear in a table. When this occurs, what is the best way to visually communicate this action, so the user both ...
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How to vet users who apply for discounted subscription license for education

Does anyone know a method for vetting users when people apply for discounted educational licensing with a discount? So far I have looked at: providing a license manually on per user basis when ...
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Input fields - Is <input type phone> more user friendly for credit cards than <input type number>?

Basically this question, but with more usability focus: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/48534229/what-is-the-correct-input-type-for-credit-card-numbers So we have these two general keyboard ...
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Signup as first step after app was installed

What are the arguments to ask users to signup before they can use your app? For example in a secret luxury accommodation booking app, once you downloaded the app, you are forced to create an account....
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Alternative to displaying multiple plan columns

I'm working on a pricing page that has 6 different plans. What is the optimal way of displaying them considering the limited amount of space we have? Mobile isn't an issue since they will just be ...
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1answer
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Rarely used translation function placement

I have just been looking at the analytics of one of the websites I work on, and one of the features is required - but rarely used. There is a Microsoft Translate button, with their "Powered by ...
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6answers
56k views

Minimum font size for mobile view

While designing a mobile app or mobile responsive site, what should be the minimum font size that wouldn't affect user's eye sight?
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What do you call QA testing on UI?

I need to test on what I usually call UI design consistency: namely, the relation between a design and its implementation, considering only the visual aspects, leaving out any other consideration. One ...
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Are checkboxes with crosses (instead of ticks) safe to use?

Would you consider checkboxes using crosses instead of the standard ticks OK to be used in UIs? There are several CONs (being easily confused with close or delete crosses and wrongly implying there ...
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User friendly transition between signup page and login page

I work on a website where users: fill in a registration form (with only 2 fields: password & confirm password; each user have a unique token which is stored in the URL) then land directly after ...
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Why aren't iPhone text messages at full width?

Why aren't text messages viewed on the iPhone iOS displayed at full width? I can think of several reasons why it would make sense: Short messages won't have unnecessary line breaks, long text ...
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Color Palette Accessibility for White Text Button Labels

Background: I'm currently working with trying to bring text accessibility into the visual design of a SaaS product suite, which has cross-product primary and system feedback colors and a number of ...
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Windows: is there a common hot key to favorite an item?

As per title: I have a list with "favorite" markers for its items, I want to add a keyboard shortcut to toggle the favorite status of an item. is there any typical keyboard assignment in commonly ...
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Is it recommended to open the details of a master-view in a new tab or in the same page?

We're developing a web application using React for the FrontEnd part of the various modules. One of the pages of the application is a master-detail view. On the master we're going to show a simple ...
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Better UX practice for data filter

I'm actually working with a redesign of a desktop application. And one of my challenges are to design a filter system from a table based screen. This is the actually design proposal from the designer ...
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How do you approach orientation in iOS and Android?

To anyone who has participated in the creation of a mobile app I have a question: Was it designed/planned for both portrait and landscape? If not: Why? Did you discuss this with your team? What was ...
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Best way to Indicate a item is shared or copied

I have a tree on my webpage that is used to display some folders and within these folders some items; These items can be copied from one node of the tree to another and also shared. When copied or ...
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Why we don't use wider interfaces on wide screens

Screen are getting wider and wider. Almost every interface uses a fixed width and content is centered in the screen. I know we can't read a too long line easily, but there are solutions to fill the ...
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8 short tutorial videos: all embedded in one page vs separate pages with title link?

I'm putting together a catalogue page for eight 3-minute video tutorials explaining how to assemble electronic components (if relevant, here is an example video). The context is a robotics competition ...
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What's the common name of the design pattern used on the home screen of the Apple watch?

I'm referring to the fish-eye/magnifier effect applied to app icons as they approach the center of the screen (animation here).
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Best practice for displaying webpage sections that are not available yet?

I'm currently building an e-learning course that has 2 parts to the course. The user needs to finish part 1 before part two "unlocks". I currently have this section grayed out, with microcopy that ...
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Is the desktop version of Instagram's lightbox functioning the way it should? [on hold]

Most Lightboxes will allow a user to click out of the focused element and go back to the page. However, on the desktop version of Instagram, once a user is done seeing a post, they need to click on ...
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SUS evaluation on the same system but different sections and participants

Would it be okay to use 2 SUS scores to come up with a single score in the case I explain below: I conducted a user testing for a banking mobile app, the app under investigation has lots of tasks ...
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What is the difference in ROI, KPIs, OKRs metrics? how and when to get them?

So I have decided this year that I would like to learn more about data informed design and I have been hearing and reading a lot about the following ways of measuring: ROI, KPIs, OKRs and I'm confused ...
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Best practice for selecting a recurring event?

I need to allow users to set the frequency with which they would like for a certain task to occur (example- every X days/week/month/year). So far, what I've come up with is an input box and a drop ...
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What is the difference between a mouseover and a hoverover? [closed]

I have seen both a 'mouseover' and a 'hoverover' referring to the same thing - but it is not clear if there is a difference. Is there a functional difference between the two terms, or are they ...

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