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What WCAG criteria addresses hearing-impaired users and the use of audio instructions?

Most WCAG criteria are applicable to multiple types of disabilities but the guidelines themselves are not grouped by disability. So if you're looking for something specifically for hearing impaired, ...
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Are there any alternatives to using an asterisk (*) to indicate optional fields inside a form?

If you want to show to the user that a certain field is mandatory (not optional, must be filled in), go with the asterisk (*) at the end or beginning of the label. Consider using a prominent color (...
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How would one define the scope of UX

As I never tire of saying, everything exists on a spectrum. There are no black and white scenarios in the real world. Everything affects the end user experience, but not all of it falls into the scope ...
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How to facilitate the perception of the uniqueness?

So I would consider a bar that extends out as the uniqueness of the sha1 increases. So, as the user types their password they notice the bars that extend out from 2-4-6 bars(shown in the image below). ...
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Does visual design really affect UX?

A lot of good discussion here already, but I just thought I would add a reference as the OP seems to be wanting case studies to support the UI and UX link. I reference this every now and then when ...
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List vs tabular (grid) layout

I think it (the design pattern) largely depends on the amount of items in the list. This article from Nielsen Norman Group might help Expandable Menus: Pull-Down, Square, or Pie?
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Are there any alternatives to using an asterisk (*) to indicate optional fields inside a form?

An asterisk is a reasonable solution, as long as you explain what the asterisk means first. It sounds like you are using it to idenfify optional fields (which is fine) but other people might use it to ...
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How to facilitate the perception of the uniqueness?

You might be better off doing the simplest thing: write "checksum: XXX". ┌──────────────────────────────┐ │ ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● │ ...
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How to test perception of specific elements on a page?

Start with why you are doing this test: ...just want to know if he notices it and reminds what he saw. Sounds to me like the proposed design is intended to help users notice the elements and ...
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How to test perception of specific elements on a page?

Try and have page analytics enabled. You can see the conversion rate (% of viewers that clicked) for this page and the pages you go to when you click the highlighted areas. Do this before and after ...
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First page of a commercial service web site - a) list your stuff or b) seek to win visitor's trust by publishing PR news/ awards/ about us/ etc?

Customers are interested in the problem that your products solve for them. Thus, you can't depend solely on your homepage to be the "first page" that introduces your solutions to your ...
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First page of a commercial service web site - a) list your stuff or b) seek to win visitor's trust by publishing PR news/ awards/ about us/ etc?

If having the customer's trust is a deal breaker, then what should be on the homepage depends very strongly on the type of commercial service(s) which is provided. For example, if it's construction ...
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Perceived security of magic link/passwordless login

Similar to the OP, I work in FinTech and the hip & trendy designers want "Magic Links" for login because they see them done by less security conscious (but "successful") ...
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Perceived security of magic link/passwordless login

I work on security products for many years. The current product I'm working on, (mobile app to secure employees' data), uses exactly that. In the last ~5 years that the product exists, we never heard ...
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Distorting data on progress bars?

Occam is your friend. I have seen plenty of seemingly distorted progress bars, and I am pretty well convinced that the vast majority are not deliberately distorted, but rather distorted due to either ...
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How would one define the scope of UX

In my opinion user experience is intertwined with every engineering aspect that supports it. That because form, function and aesthetics are intertwined. User experience should not be isolated. It is ...
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Is it an issue to replicate browser autocomplete styling to represent mandatory fields?

It will become a problem when a user clicks on autofill and all of a sudden a lot of the fields will appear mandatory, which may causes confusion. Also, if I see this yellow in form fields, I ...
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Is it an issue to replicate browser autocomplete styling to represent mandatory fields?

Is it an issue to use the same styling to indicate our mandatory field? Yes it is, you should never use the same styling because users might expect something to happen while something completely ...
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How to do brand perception research?

In my opinion many of the same emotional response research techniques apply. What UX and CX have in common is that both are a result, a consequence of how a strategy fulfills expectations set by a ...
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How would one define the scope of UX

In general it depends on how you're operating within the organization/with the client. If you are within an org and work side-by-side with other teams, then your work is part of the larger system and ...
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Show overview and detailed information en same screen?

That really depends on the usage scenarios at hand. If the user is likely to spend a non-negligible amount of time reading through the detailed information, two screens make sense. You can see this ...
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Does visual design really affect UX?

TLDR - Yes it does, but only where it is relevant As a general question, visual design only affects user experience when it has the biggest impact. So obviously for something like a voice interface (e....
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How to discover what users NEED and not what they WANT?

Good question. That's a philosophical question, believe it or not. The Rolling Stones said "You can't always get what you want, but if you try sometimes, you might find, you get what you need." Your ...
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What is the best email username to use for a myname.com domain?

My favorite email username is “vip.” Not everyone understands how luxury it is to own a personal email domain, especially for those who are unfamiliar with IT. But the cashier at your local wholesale ...
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