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In burger menus, should "Logout" always be at the bottom and why?

I think Steam just haven't noticed this problem. Here are some reasons to put the logout button at the bottom of the dropdown: Avoid Accidental logouts - as you pointed out putting the logout at ...
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Why are login forms centered?

There are actually quite a few other benefits to this approach, I'll just rattle off a few. Ergonomics. An often overlooked part of UI design, because we think of digital as not being (as) limited ...
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In burger menus, should "Logout" always be at the bottom and why?

Make it harder to find destructive buttons If you do need to include destructive buttons, you should definitely find a way to make them harder to find than the primary action button Best ...
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Is it acceptable to place video controls at the top of a video?

The top of panels is usually reserved for controls over the panel itself, not the content of the panel. For instance, in your example you have the Full Screen icon in the top-right, which at a glance ...
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In burger menus, should "Logout" always be at the bottom and why?

User Flow Think about each menu item as a task. You can perform tasks sequentially, like task1, task2, task3.... taskN . Which would be the very last task you can perform? Answer is easy: logout. ...
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Placement of buttons

As far as the buttons are concerned, I would suggest something like the attachment. I am not aware of the complete scenario though.
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Is it acceptable to place video controls at the top of a video?

Instead of asking "why shouldn't I?", ask "why should I?". Currently the de-facto standard is to put the timeline at the bottom. Changing this will cause mental friction, so you've got to have a good ...
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Where to put a search filter checkbox left or right side?

While there's no hard and fast rule for matters like this, option 1 has the advantage of keeping the checkbox closer to the item it relates to, preventing the user from needing to mentally process ...
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where should the "point of coordinate" of a slider knob be?

In physical world we have caliper, which is a great example of Selection and Measure tool. You can use close approach, and it seems it solves your problem. Time indication increases usability, and the ...
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Position of a bar near a search input

It is an extremely interesting question, and the problem has several dimensions. Understanding the refinement Tis is the main problem I see here. The "Results Radius" does not convey any meaning ...
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In burger menus, should "Logout" always be at the bottom and why?

To my understanding, the log out button is the button in the dropdown that has a different action than the rest. The rest of your menu account details, preferences, view profile etc are navigation ...
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Why are login forms centered?

First of all Why are login forms always centered on the screen? They aren't. Some famous examples include Facebook, Stack Overflow, Office 365 (with the recent design change, they have centered ...
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Button position in equal height containers

According to the Gestalt Law of Proximity, option B is the correct one. The Law of Proximity is the gestalt grouping law that states elements that are close together tend to be perceived as a unified ...
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centered logo ok?

Getting back to the homepage is about 6 times harder when the logo is placed in the center of a page compared to when it’s in the top left corner. Nielsen Norman Group conducted a study in July, 2016 ...
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Position of a bar near a search input

@Dom has explained it very well and I do agree with him. However, if you are looking for a solution with the same approach in mockup, I would suggest you change the position of the slider to top-...
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In burger menus, should "Logout" always be at the bottom and why?

Best user experience: Track clicks and order list's items according to visitors preferences. Result: Log-out button may come first. Best corporate experience: Order items according to company's best ...
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How can I display chat widget on mobile without affecting other artifacts?

The first thing I have to mention is that there are so many circles on this page that users may be difficult to distinguish them. Better redesign the functions layout. For your question, I don't ...
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where should the "point of coordinate" of a slider knob be?

iMovie handles this very well. Instead of using two separate "thumbs" on the timeline, it uses a simple box where each end is draggable: The box is an excellent choice because: 1. The left and right ...
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where should the "point of coordinate" of a slider knob be?

I implemented something similar a while ago. What worked best for me was to consider the inside edge of the knob as the coordinate for defining the range. The problem with this approach was that I ...
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Need ideas on Version number position for web application

You may want to consider whether the version number is important to users at all times. If it is just for feedback, include it in your feedback form, otherwise don't put it anywhere.
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Change language dropdown on a login page

For First Layout : If it is a responsive layout, where the Change Language will shift. According to me the second layout will work good. Beause its all in center, User will concentrate only in ...
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Should the "X" be lined up with the Login button or Sign Up Form?

I'd agree that the best solution is to place the error nearer the form fields. Here's another alternative though - put the close button straight after the error text so at least the user doesn't have ...
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Save/Cancel buttons position above or below table?

Header If you have a lot of records then probably good pattern is to keep the always header on the top of the screen and records to be scrolled "under" it. Action bar as a footer Then good place ...
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Why are login forms centered?

Obviously it's most aesthetically pleasing, but is there any other reasons why? That's pretty much it. Centered aligned login layouts have more pleasing visual white space surrounding them, which is ...
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Best practices on tooltips position

This is likely a very opinion-oriented question, but I do have a personal rule: Tooltips should never get in the way of the experience. They should not cover the object being controlled by the ...
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Button position depending on situation or always in the same position?

Be consistent across all screens. Consistency is a key design principle and you can help the users by not forcing them to learn new things in each task or screen.Try with users, choose the best one ...
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How to improve UX for multiple buttons which are in one place with different functionality

One thing you can do is redesign the buttons so that they dont look similar. In your image, the filter and edit are almost identical in design. If you redesign them so that they are primary, secondary,...
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Button position in equal height containers

When you decide a place where to place a series of buttons, you are proposing an interaction zone in the layout of the page, in other words, it is not about buttons, but an area of activity. Taken to ...
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Why is the Windows taskbar default at the bottom?

After some digging I found a post where they explain, that most users (98%, old data, but probably still relevant) don't relocate their taskbar despite the settings being just a right-click away, ...
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