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Should you put a Notification preference into your Inapp preferences (Android)

Our Android app is featuring push-notifications, and we want the user to be able to activate/deavtivate them. Should we make an option for this in our inapp-preferences or is it just confusing because ...
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What's the difference between “Short URL”, “Short Link”, “Tiny URL” and “Tiny Link ”?

What is a good way to get the wording that most resonates with the user through user testing? Context: We're working on developing an URL shortener product, but we're not sure which of the 4 names ...
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Based on what criteria do you add/not add icons to labels within a toolbar?

Some toolbars have icons for each label, and some toolbars do not have icons for any label. There is enough discussion about that. However, some toolbars will attach icons to label selectively, and ...
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If orange is hated by both men and women, why successful companies choose it? [closed]

Reading this site on choosing colors, saw this infographic, claiming orange is most hateful to both men and women. My question is why companies like Amazon chose orange as their primary color if it ...
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Optimize space with few elements

I'm designing the score section of a drawing app, and I don't know how to decide the position of just 3 elements with all the screen available. This is what I've done, but I don't really like the ...
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What is the name of the section of a website that shows the services offered by a business? [closed]

In addition, this section generally allows specific searches and filtering services according to various criteria. An example is this section of Pearson Assessments website
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Is it ok to mix black with other bright colors in the UI?

I'm a UI developer at a small organization. I've been developing an application and I chose orange, black and white as the predominant colors in the palette. You can see the attached image to get an ...
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Behavior of Tab in a form

Is there a case where it makes sense to use Tab to trigger a search with a long form of search criteria? I work on complex applications in the medical field and the dev team wants to go from hitting ...
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Web UI for categorizing a list of items

I have a web page that displays a list of 100+ items (where each item is a row containing an image plus some metadata) that I would like the user to categorize into "A" or "B" or neither but not both. ...
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What is the difference between an Autocomplete and Typeahaed?

They seem to solve the same UX pattern - selecting an option from a predetermined set of options.
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Multiple Carts UX Logic

I have a corporate use case where a "shopper" might need to create "carts" for different clients. Are there any common patterns for this?
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Good way to break monotony on “never-ending” apps

As a good example/case-study of this, let us consider running type of video games (e.g. temple run) or swipe left/right type of dating apps, or image browsing apps, etc. In general, these apps "just ...
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Need to design interface after email verification for app

I have a situation where user can sign up without email verification, but if wants to perform some action, he needs to do email verification first. So if he clicks on verify email in the profile, the ...
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Dashboard table selection versus filter

I am working on a dashboard for applications. I have one widget App List where all applications are listed and once I select an application it gets added on top with filter icon and other widgets ...
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What is the best way to communicate to a user that a pricing package is no longer available?

We currently offer 4 pricing packages, but will no longer be offering one of them. What is the best way to communicate this to users, particularly the ones who were on that (deprecated) plan and are ...
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Best UX for loading several files and rename them

I have this screen where the user uploads up to 10 files, each one of them needs to be renamed to describe what's its content (fixed descriptions), I already rename the files as they are loaded, but ...
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What is a smart way to fill up white space on a profile page (audio streaming platform)

I have a pretty simple profile page on my website which already contains some elements: the banner, profile picture, about section, timeline, suggested users panel and some various other little things....
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Grab attention on buttons

how would you improve the buttons on the top of the screen? To grab attention of the user I tried to change a bit their color (they are dark blue instead of black), but I think that they are not ...
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What are the standard icons for errors and warnings? [duplicate]

I'm looking for two types of icons. I want an icon that displays an error (action required), and an icon that displays a warning (watch out). Now when I search for these icons I get a bunch of ...
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Is there a practical (UX driven) reason for why login pages often don't have headers/footers when the rest of the site does?

I'm designing a website with a login screen, so I've been looking around at examples on other sites to get a general feel for the UX/UI trends in the area (I'm primarily a dev, not a designer). I've ...
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What's a better way to design this form?

This is by Doodle, a neat little service for coordination of meetings (no affiliation etc.). Once an invitation is sent out to participants, they get this form. What, um, ticks me about it is the ...
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Where should you place a “background sound play button” on an illustration site

I have a site which has many illustrations. I would like for there to be sound but the browser doesn't allow you to autoplay sounds. So at some point the user has to click. I also have a second sound,...
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What to do with loading animation for very short load times?

Within our iOS mobile app, we have a list of templates the user can choose from: Each template has (initially) remote assets that need to be downloaded and cached before the user can go into edit-...
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Consistent position of Save button in multiple layouts

I'm currently working on a system aimed primarily at desktop users that has a wide range of layouts: some grids, some forms, and a variety of custom interactive interfaces with different designs. ...
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Are slash commands suitable for non-tech users of enterprise software

More and more user interfaces seem to offer technical commands and shortcuts like /remind (Slack) /away (Teams) /assign (Gitlab) ... I was wondering if I should introduce such shortcuts in the ...
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Standardized behavior of object selection in application UI

This is more of a usability question. I want to know if there is any recommendation for selection behavior for an application development. Example: there are objects in the UI you can select. You ...
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UX writing: When to use “we”?

(Disclaimer: I am a programmer, not a designer, but I care about good design and good language choices.) In a mobile UX, when guiding the user through a multistage process, is it better to say "We ...
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best way to display location an image is associated with on mobile

I've been asked to come up with an interaction for a list on a mobile. The list is a set of ten repeating items: image and paragraph. Each listing item has a location associated with it. My question:...
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Multiple forms or a single form?

I'm working on an application that is roughly about managing contracts and invoices and similar stuff. I currently have 12 forms. Should I combine them into one form with a tabbed interface, or keep ...
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Improve elements position [closed]

I'm designing an android app and the only elements I have are a text and two buttons, with a large white background. I would you set these elements to improve the user experience? This is what I've ...
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How big should an analogue stick be on a mobile game?

I am developing a mobile game, for fun, and am adding an analogue stick to control the main character. It looks something like this: I am hoping to get some advice on the appropriate size and ...
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How to better communicate change of name to existing users?

Our product has in the recent years grown and I think that to a new user, a different taxonomy would make more sense. The good thing is that we don't quite have too many existing users yet so I think ...
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Date picker showing by week, is showing the month necessary?

I am trying to design a date picker for booking an appointment, and I think that, the most natural way of choosing a date is not by a calendar (showing full month) but by showing by week. Currently my ...
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when to use “wait” and when “busy” mouse cursor

I am developing a desktop application with Qt framework. When there is a task running which causes the UI to be blocked for a while, I would like to use a mouse cursor indicating that the user should ...
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Prepare a user to perform an action before proceeding to the next step

I am designing an application that allows the users to train at home. I have a step (let's call it step 1) in which the user must be in a position in order to "sync" (step 2) with the app for the ...
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Differentiating pages/views which contain similar data

Consider profile information views for different user/item* groups. These profile information views all contain and display similar data and the aim is to keep a consistent layout between different ...
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How to indicate selectability in an information-focused list

My first question, let me know if I should edit! I'm working on a list-map hybrid, where each item on the list can be selected, to show up on the map (like Yelp). The list needs to give a fair ...
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How to clarify a field contains a smart default/suggestion that's still editable?

I'm designing a flow for businesses to add new credit card users. Since we want to make the flow as short as possible, we came up with the idea to show smart defaults for the embossing name (the name ...
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Possible ways to highlight table rows temporarily

I am trying to replicate an existing pattern we have in our application where when you navigate to a page after clicking a link that references a certain item, that item card is expanded and a border ...
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Best way to align number columns in a table that has a text column after

It is a common knowledge that number column in a table should be right-aligned, whereas text column — left. In this example (taken from this article), you can see that there is a text column (...
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Conversion comparison between users who navigate from autocomplete vs. submitting from the search form

Recently I came across the way Instagram does their search. Basically they give you results in the autocomplete but disable the ability to actually submit the form and be navigated to your traditional ...
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Usability testing mouse trails [closed]

Is there a FREE software for Mouse movement recording that would display mouse trails/heat maps for a desktop testing environment i.e. (in a 50min testing session)? thanks in advance
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How to test a mega menu

I've been asked to test a mega menu. I can't use a tree test because that tests the information architecture and I'm looking for a way to specifically test the layout and organisation of the mega menu....
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Trello-like UI with extra actions

Users are charmed by the easiness of Trello's way to move cards from one list to another to express actions. The question is, not everything can be expressed by changing column card belongs to. What ...
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Desktop app status bar: Notification vs error message

I'm working on a particular feature that requires messages to be shown in the context menu when user clicks on it. Option 1 Display different icons for different events (Upgrades and errors for ...
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Redesign of megamenu

I've been asked to redesign a mega menu. The mega menu lists selected child items from a particular parent in the IA, but not all children. There must therefore be an option to 'view all' from a ...
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Pick one date/time over multiple days

I have a website that lets the user select a specific time on a specific day, like "2PM on Wednesday July 2, 2019". I've tried a number of options, but they all seem clumsy. A multi-row single-item &...
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Character to designate default list item

If I want to designate an item in a text-only list as default, is there some standard character or symbol that I can use? I considered using *, but it is commonly used to designate modified files, so ...
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Patterns for listing users in a “room”

I'm building a little app that lists music recommendations to users in a room. I want to list the users in the room but have a hard time finding patterns for this. Right now it looks like this (by ...
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Better layout of many checkboxes with help text

I have a page for configuring access rights in a website. There are a number of checkboxes in the form. Each of these checkbox have a help text hover tooltip that provides a more detailed explanation ...

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