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What's a good single-word term that means "a user who's signed in to your website"?

Authenticated For example: Windows user groups have defined names one of which is Authenticated. The Authenticated Users identity Any user accessing the system through a logon process has the ...
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What's a good single-word term that means "a user who's signed in to your website"?

Edit: Actually "Active" might be the best. You wouldn't really refer to "active" guests, but you do have "active" members. This is what Slack uses and Google also uses 'activity' to refer to log of ...
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How to best group interview subjects into “roles” for persona creation?

Interview / observe them, understand their behavior, then slowly uncover the commonalities. Use those to start uncovering their roles / groupings. Roles become apparent after the analysis of the data, ...
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A different profile photo for each user's role?

I strongly suggest that you ensure that you use more than just the photo to identify the role. The photo should really be ancillary to the informational content: the informational content can be read ...
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What's a good single-word term that means "a user who's signed in to your website"?

There is no commonly used single-word term for this, so I would suggest avoiding inventing one or picking an obscure one, as this is only likely to confuse anyone who isn't familiar with your ...
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Managing Users With Multiple Roles & Properties

For complex interactions (e.g. CRUD) on table rows, consider an expanding row This provides the space for your interactions. For simple interactions (e.g. read-only lists), consider a modal window. ...
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How to best group interview subjects into “roles” for persona creation?

The Interview should be focused around deducting what roles the subjects fit into, rather than predefining it. However, if the is distinction in terms of the roles is important, you could screen the ...
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User permissions and roles - allow both or just roles?

Definitely better to set groups (aka roles) and assign both users & permissions to the groups. A group can have multiple permissions (often MANY) and a user can belong to multiple groups (and have ...
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What's a good single-word term that means "a user who's signed in to your website"?

In the past we've used live user to mean a user who is currently signed in. (As opposed to an active user: somebody who has signed in recently, but isn't necessarily signed in right now.)
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Interaction Design Role

Here is a great article from fastcodesign that I think explains it really well. Here is a an excerpt: INTERACTION DESIGNER (MOTION DESIGNER) Remember the subtle bouncing animation when you pull to ...
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A different profile photo for each user's role?

A profile photo is an expression of personality. The moment you are giving an option to upload more than one, a user would try to encompass different facets of his/her personality in the available ...
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how to define the roles in a messaging app (ie like whatsapp)

Is this terminology for your usage, or will the user see this as well? If this is for you, I would call the person using the app the "user", as usual. If this is for the enduser, I would refer to ...
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What's a good single-word term that means "a user who's signed in to your website"?

Since these terms are for your internal documentation, it's most important to be clear and unambiguous. And I don't think a single word will be good enough. I usually use "authorized user" or "signed-...
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Product Developer vs Product Designer. What's the difference?

From dictionary.com: Design: To prepare the preliminary sketch or the plans for (a work to be executed), especially to plan the form and structure of. Develop: To cause to grow or expand. Designers ...
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What's the best way to handle displaying a long list of user permissions in a UI?

Your best friends are going to be (un)check all buttons by both permission type and object type -- that is, giving a use the (in)ability to read every object type, or all/no permissions for a ...
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Creating personas with different roles

When creating personas, "why" is the crucial question. Rather than slicing the whole Users population, you should therefore find those who represent a prominent set of strategically important ...
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Creating personas with different roles

You can have as many personas as you want - although, the more you have the more difficult they are to manage. The point of a persona is to represent a key user type - If you have several key user ...
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How to best group interview subjects into “roles” for persona creation?

A method that works very well for me is looking at the extremes of the personas attributes and form groups where the needs and outcomes seem to divert the most. So for example, in this case, you ...
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Showing multi list and drop down hierachy on page

I think Assigned Users's list should come first. Before adding anyone new to the list, a user is supposed to scan the list of those who are currently assigned. The two sections should also be ...
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Evolution of authentication-based navigation

There are two different aspects: Do we want to lure normal users to get more features enabled for them? For example, switching to PRO version in some apps. Separating users based on their roles (in ...
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Showing multiple role linkages in a single form

I have already encountered this use case, and we chose to focus instead on a page that brings together the forms. The assumption was that administrators don't go to the user list to assign roles; they ...
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Permissions and roles screen

If the set of permissions is a big list (10+), you can definitely go with table view. A table view has the following benefits: The entities are one below the other and easier to compare It's also ...
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How to best group interview subjects into “roles” for persona creation?

"Roles" in this case should be taken in the larger sense of group. As Nicolas Hung pointed out, these groups become apparent only after conducting the research, through the analysis. Commonalities are ...
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Application navigation when there are multiple main navigation possibilities?

The Google Chrome Developers site is one great example of this. This site is for developers who want to create apps or extensions for devices using Google Chrome. It has a top navigation with all the ...
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Using @ to denote responsibility

Even with the limited context of your application, I would expect the @John.Smith tag to work as you'd want it to. The @ "tag" is used to call attention to the user in question; replies are ...
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Differentiating between role based actions

You can split it, display the 2 more important actions (the ones the administrator will use the most) and hide the secondary options (the one he less likely will use) behind the menu. You could also ...
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Has anyone out there found examples of solid UX career path definitions with roles?

For the record, while we have not come close to fully fleshing out a solution yet, we have made some progress and are angling towards a solution. We did an audit of our existing titles and roles and ...
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