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Is WeChat Web bad for UX?

In order to log in to WeChat on a desktop computer, you need to scan the QR code with your phone to log in on your phone to access WeChat in your desktop browser. Is this login method poorly designed?...
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Why is it often not possible to un-sort a table?

When data is presented in tables, it is often crucial to be able to sort the table rows by one column. Usually this is achieved by making the header of the columns clickable, and showing pointers like ...
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Tips for my project navigation menu

I am a 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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How should I deal with an Android permission who is only useful in my app just to prevent an user from cheating and that looks out of place?

For my app I'm asking for an Android permission that allows to set some things to prevent the user from being able to cheat in some things related to my app. Problem is that it's a permission that ...
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Ellipse-shape arrangement of menu items

I have stumbled sometimes upon web pages with an ellipse-shape arrangement of menu items and I have found them to feel somehow more comfortable over the standard orthogonal arrangement: Is there any ...
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What is best practice when it comes to naming items in Sketch layer list?

I'm asking as I don't collaborate often with other UI/UX designers to hand off files. When that time comes, I want to know if items and groups in the layer list are supposed to be named. My artboards ...
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Is Google using the password show/hide toggle icon on their login form correctly? [duplicate]

Shouldn’t the icon be the action that will happen after you click/press on it? ...similar to when a video or song is playing, the icon showing is “Pause” (future state), and when it is paused, the “...
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How to display minimum required tags information

I develop a form where I need to add multiple items for one field (multi select) and the submit button is disabled as long as all fields are not valid. This field needs to have 1 minimum tag to ...
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Points after sentences on Twitter homepage

I just visited Twitter's homepage. And it's actually a really nice converting homepage. Almost felt the urge to register. But I was wondering a thing. The homepage has a few short sentences, after ...
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What is youtube's auto-pause from an UX standpoint? [on hold]

When I'm listening to music on YouTube after some time, it stops by itself and I was wondering why is that happening ? I considered two possibilities but maybe i'm wrong: Dark pattern to make you ...
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Best way to display a lot of schools information on a single webpage?

I'm a front end developer and I need a page to display information about all schools in my city (52). I tried using Bootstrap Cards and an input where the user will type and the cards bellow will be ...
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Best way to design a search functionality so that it brings back a set of results with a focus on the items that can be booked through the website

I'm working on a website that uses a search bar to allow users to find training courses. There are mainly 3 types of courses in the database, and only one of these types can be booked online. At the ...
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Delimit multiple names that are display like lastname, firstname

I wonder what would be the best way to delimit multiple names in a user management web app that is completely in English. I guess normally one would separate by commas or semicolons but in this ...
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Designing mobile apps and handing them over to development in a way that's responsive to all screen sizes?

I design stuff in Figma, for an iPhone 8, based on pixels. But we need to find a way to implement it in Flutter in a way that the design fits all the other screen sizes. One way we figured out so far ...
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How to link back to the original site the user came from after he jumped to a subdomain with a “different” product?

lets say you have a site called "example.com", which is the homepage of a company that provides a login for its customers and different functions like a personal backoffice, learning material and ...
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What metrics to track usability of a analytics dashboard? [on hold]

I understand that with something like Amazon, you can track how long it takes for a person to complete their goal (ie. buy a product). But for something like an analytics dashboard, for example: ...
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multi select list menu with 'Other' option

Please help if you have come across something like this use case. Thanks in advance. Is there an existing pattern where I have a multi select drop down, which also has an 'Other' option that ...
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What is the procedure for measuring color contrast around anti-aliasing?

What is the proper method for measuring the color contrast of on-screen elements that are anti-aliased (particularly, but not limited to, text)? Does a standard method even exist? Here's my specific ...
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How can I survey the customers of my clients?

We're a SaaS company providing web and mobile apps for our clients. Their customers use our product, but they don't know we exist as a company. Now that I'm on board as a designer; I would like their ...
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How to manage and analyse user feedback

We have several user-feedback-channels: iOS and Android store reviews, web forms, support records. Is there a tool that can help merge all this feedback in one place? What is the best way to process ...
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How to drive users to allow pop ups on browsers

We're having issues with Popup blockers; preventing some paying clients from seeing the expected dialog. To combat this issue we either want to add a small line of text near the checkout button that ...
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Handling two possible workflows of the same action

There is a subpart of the user workflow in the product that I am designing that I am having trouble with. The user is at a step where they have to fill-in patient data, in a modal window. Once they ...
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Progress indicator position in iOS

Having a little bit of struggle while designing a iOS app. What do you think is the right position for progress indicator - right or left side of text? Checking for updates... or Checking for ...
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Modal dialogs on mobile - Back button

I have one site where I have a little Gallery. Clicking on the image displays a description of the team member and additional image(s). On a regular desktop I was thinking about implementing the ...
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Finding two contrasting colors that can have white/yellow/red text on them that work for color blindness

I'm writing a simple UI using Material Design, and specifically Material Ui using their Dark theme. I have a simple table for displaying text; however, I want the table to alternate between two ...
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Should a user know at all times his filtering preferences?

I'm currently developing an app which shows you ads near you. In order to make sure an user gets what he is looking for he can filter his ads. Should an user see those filter preferences at all time, ...
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Configuration for a timegrid

I have a React+Bootstrap app which displays a timeline of events, to which the user can add a grid, with vertical markers at regular intervals. The default interval is 1 second, so a vertical line is ...
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If password field is not masked, where should this defect be categorized? [on hold]

I have found a defect where the password field is not masked with stars, where this defect be categorized based on severity and priority?
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1answer
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How should I show that a standard connector is used for non-standard purpose?

I recently started doing hardware projects with Arduino. Those projects involve custom-made enclosures to hide (and protect) the actual components. Those enclosures should have plugs in order to be ...
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What is best practice for displaying a User's metadata after they've logged in (in a web app)? [on hold]

I have a requirement to display the User's last logon info (time and place/ip) in a web app. Is there a general best practice for where this information should be displayed? I'll also take any ...
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Pulsing to grab attention

I want to know what you guys think about a pulsing animation to grab attention to know about the advantages to login. The idea is having a circle pulsing and when the user makes hover it shows a ...
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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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I'm switching on Adobe XD and I need a good tutorial. Can you help me? [on hold]

I would like to change my "design path" and switch to Photoshop to Adobe XD(1) for UI and UX Flows design (and I waited too long to do it, considering my current frustration — I must admit). The fact ...
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Metro station stop design to prevent people from commiting suicide

How to design a metro train stop that would prevent people from endangering themselves by accessing the rails when a metro arrives (perhaps by implementing the design of special doors or elevators ...
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How to indicate that user needs to tab out of a field for search to trigger

I have added couple of text boxes to filter columns based on values and we trigger a search once the user enters a value and tabs out of the field. Sometimes the user presses the enter action to ...
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Have you seen this file-manager/desktop UI pattern anywhere?

so I've been doing a lot of personal research on operating systems lately, partially inspired by my personal projects with Linux. Prior to getting into Linux I didn't really understand the ...
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If marking menus are more efficient than linear menus, why haven't they been adopted?

In User learning and performance with marking menus by Kurtenbach and Buxton (1994), the paper demonstrates (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dtH9GdFSQaw) that marking menus are more efficient than ...
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Sematics Question for People Who Know About SSL certificates

I'm looking to get some quick, informal feedback about some copy we may use in our UI. If you're familiar with SSL certificates, can you read the copy below and let me know your thoughts? Copy: "...
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Is a delay between questions in a questionnaire reasonable?

I would like my users to answer several questions. They have come to my site with the intent to do this. https://www.typeform.com is a good example. Most of the questions are multiple choice. Which ...
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Feedback button clarity

I'm currently involved in the testing of a mobile only app. In the apps product detail page there is a full width button titled, "Problem with your product?". This button is not intended to be ...
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How would Gerry McGovern's top task look like for an AVOD service? [on hold]

(AVOD = ad based video on demand, free to consumers) I've been reading Gerry McGovern's book about Top Tasks after getting the approach recommended on Reddit and I'm eager to try this. It looks ...
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Material Design - label to the left of underline input field?

We use the Material Design underline text fields with floating labels in our application (see right on the picture). This works well on mobile, but for long forms on a desktop a label to the left of ...
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Table with time series - duplicate data/rows

currently i'm facing some issues with large data tables with lots of duplicated/redundant data. Those rows displaying time series of measurements and are mostly identical, so most of the rows looks ...
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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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Is the “hot network questions” element on Stack Overflow a dark pattern?

I asked a question on meta about hiding the "hot network questions" element on stackoverflow.com. One of the comment replies was that the "hot network questions" is basically a way for Stack Overflow ...
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The user interface shakes when the user pulls the objects on the screen [closed]

How is this problem explained and which technique is used to fix the problem?
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Progress bar - single or multiple for multi-step process?

Is it better to switch status bars in-place when the next process occurs? Or do users prefer to see stacked bars for each step? I am developing a status page where the user submits data and the ...
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Example workflow when changing a site's identify provider

I'm switching a site from ADFS/AD to Azure B2C/AAD and require users to reset their password. Users will also see different log in screens. I'm struggling to find an approach where users won't be ...
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HELP tackling huge WCAG 2.0 compliance project! Need advice, please

I need advice on how to tackle a really big project. The project consists of getting the production and future support website WCAG 2.0 complaint - for both mobile and web: Production website: is ...
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IPv6 running in Redhat 7 [closed]

I am running Redhat Enterprise Linux 7.4 on an AWS derivative. I need to security harden my VMs. Please note: some my Information Security People are not very smart. Their management loves to say NO! ...

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