Hot answers tagged

11 votes
Accepted

Position of 'save' button in content management systems

Use a fixed footer that is always visible at the bottom. The workflow of a form is usually from top to bottom and the save button should then be the last action within vision. With a fixed footer it ...
jazZRo's user avatar
  • 11.7k
7 votes
Accepted

Why do many companies hide their navigation during the Sign-In and/or Sign-Up flow?

In short, it's because you usually sign in with a different website that doesn't have those elements. Many logins are handled using OpenID Connect/OAuth 2.0. It works like this: you trigger an action ...
Wes Toleman's user avatar
3 votes

Why do many companies hide their navigation during the Sign-In and/or Sign-Up flow?

I think the main purpose of sign up page is to make sign up, adding navigation can disturb user from completing that. that way I think most many companies hide their navigation.
Ismail Elazizi's user avatar
3 votes

Position of 'save' button in content management systems

@NGAFD -- I can't share particulars, but here is a muted version. The idea here is we have a fixed header, fixed left side and a fixed footer. Only the content (center area) scrolls. So at any point ...
Destructo's user avatar
  • 389
3 votes
Accepted

Linking to registration email URL after a signup form

A significant drawback that I could see (which could be confirmed with some testing) is that this link would be misunderstood by not communicating what it does. If I were to try and assume different ...
maxathousand's user avatar
  • 19.5k
2 votes

Position of 'save' button in content management systems

I would implement something like this: download bmml source – Wireframes created with Balsamiq Mockups It would have fixed position while scrolling and would match with this statement you ...
Joao Carvalho's user avatar
2 votes

advanced settings and default settings in different screens

It could work, but a better way is to keep your settings in one screen. Use a show/hide advanced settings toggle. This way the user can see all settings in one view. It is easier to compare settings ...
Nick Groeneveld's user avatar
2 votes
Accepted

Best way to indicate for user to make selections

I think the verbiage "Select one or more of the following" and then at the bottom of the set of selects a button that says Get a Quote. I would modify your example to allow them to click anywhere in ...
Frank Visaggio's user avatar
2 votes

Are there better/easier flows for users to install an app instead of linking it to the App Store/Google Play?

It depends on the type of app. Is it a Android app, you don't need to point them to the store as they can download the .apk file themself. You can host the file on your website. The downside is you ...
rwzdoorn's user avatar
  • 287
2 votes

Are there better/easier flows for users to install an app instead of linking it to the App Store/Google Play?

Unless your user has developer credentials I think anyone who downloads your app is contractually required to download it through one of the app stores. Thus I think you are required to redirect the ...
Mattynabib's user avatar
  • 3,406
2 votes

Navigation flow across multiple websites

Moving users from one site design to another (especially without a new tab) can be a bad practice. Not only are you visually shocking them but you disrupt your brand message, also, analytics tracking ...
Marcus Wallace's user avatar
2 votes
Accepted

What does the mouse path tell you about your flow

What you've discovered here are a few areas of interest for your users. Inferring an attempted use from those pieces is rough, but doable. To me, it looks like your users are familiarizing ...
denveruxer's user avatar
  • 1,176
2 votes

Save, Publish, Save and Publish

In my opinion you'd need the following buttons: Cancel / abort changes / Exit - if the user decides to abandon changes for any reason ("Are you sure" dialog is useful with options "Yes and abandon", "...
Mike's user avatar
  • 3,125
2 votes

Position of 'save' button in content management systems

@NGAFD : Agree with the responses above that a floating save button at the bottom will be a great solution. I was also curios to know if you have auto-save functionality on the form? If so, a period ...
Pallavi A's user avatar
2 votes
Accepted

Is it a good practice to keep the search query after the user selected the result?

I would prefer to go back to the second screen, for two reasons: "Back" is a historical step for me, so I really want to get back to the last step before the current one. If I determine in step 3 ...
virtualnobi's user avatar
  • 3,521
2 votes

Why do many companies hide their navigation during the Sign-In and/or Sign-Up flow?

The purpose of a sign in journey is to get the user to sign up. This is the only goal/requirement of the journey as a whole. Any distractions risk the conversion (in this instance a sign up of a ...
UIO's user avatar
  • 2,684
2 votes

Survey builder: does this flow make sense?

It looks like this flow is: User clicks on the phrase to see options User is presented with options that have a difference in tone User clicks on an option to select it, and then clicks OK to apply ...
Izquierdo's user avatar
  • 12.5k
1 vote

How to inform the user they have been logged out from their previous account when logging in to a new account in a new tab

Communicate what has happened. It's a great solution to offer options like you mentioned before - Continue using your new account. Logout of your new account and return to your previous account. ...
Nick Groeneveld's user avatar
1 vote
Accepted

Setup work BEFORE task, or capture meta details AFTER task?

Depends on the workflow expected. If there's a really consistent expectation among the people using this specific app, then use that reference. For example, if you're targeting people doing medical ...
josh's user avatar
  • 26
1 vote

Where to ask for username while creating profile?

First consider if your application requires a username. Would an email address suffice? Generally, the fewer form fields the better. For the initial registration, create the shortest possible form. ...
RobC's user avatar
  • 1,539
1 vote

UX for creating and managing users

Based on your answers about workflow it sounds like option 2 is better. Putting creation with the list enables back office to search first. You should talk to your development team about how to ...
Joshua Lowry's user avatar
1 vote
Accepted

UX for creating and managing users

Drupal's user admin is a lot like #2, except the tab is labeled "People". Click it, and users appear in a sortable list, in order of recency of access. Each user has an "edit" link, which pulls up all ...
Izquierdo's user avatar
  • 12.5k
1 vote

Dynamically growing forms

The below images are a "flow" for how Google Compute Engine does something similar to what I think you are getting at. It has inputs for thing A and then has a Thing B section where you can fill out ...
ThothsScribe's user avatar
1 vote

Navigation to and from non-menu pages

In your case, the pages that are missing from the navigation are the ones that allow the user to Configure views/settings. These pages should have buttons/links like: Save and Continue Back Discard ...
Shreyas Tripathy's user avatar
1 vote

Navigation to and from non-menu pages

I'm not sure whether i've understood your problem in a right way. Based on my understanding on your query, 'Breadcrumb' will solve this problem i guess. On showing the path of the destination, user ...
sharath's user avatar
  • 55
1 vote

Toolbar position relative to active menu item

I have an alternate suggestion, which may or may not make sense based on how you're adding new items (and how you're displaying them in the Content Menu). If those Content Menu navigation items are ...
Luke's user avatar
  • 31
1 vote

Toolbar position relative to active menu item

TL;DR: Grouping related items is usually a good thing. If we look at Whatsapp (a popular chat app currently owned by Facebook) as an example and examine how it handles 'action' placement, you'll ...
Kitanga Nday's user avatar
  • 1,684
1 vote

What does "transaction flows" mean?

TL;DR: no. Transactions are more or less complex process which can either be committed (thus changing the state of the system) or rolled back (thus restoring the original state of the system). The ...
Stefan Schmiedl's user avatar
1 vote
Accepted

Where should mobile apps store user data and how to define when user has to sign up?

(The below answer addresses Question 3 only, as the first two are questions a better fit for StackOverflow) Don't make your users create an account for things that don't need an account. As a user, ...
maxathousand's user avatar
  • 19.5k
1 vote

What is the best way to redirect users to two different booking sites

One more thing you need to emember is that while they might be interested in the additional benefit you offer, it could be not the right moment for them to make the reservation. Thus, by creating a ...
Dominik Oslizlo's user avatar

Only top scored, non community-wiki answers of a minimum length are eligible