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How to create better user account creation experience for customers who do not want to create an account

Interesting question. To answer it I think we have to understand what's frustrating to users and then provide some alternate ways of doing things. Also remember, if you don't need the user to create ...
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How to create better user account creation experience for customers who do not want to create an account

Update: i have extended the answer and added some examples, i might further enhance the quality of the answer if i get feedback Thought you'd never ask, here are some things to look at: 1. Does the ...
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Which one should be more prominent, Login button, or Register button?

The products these days are intelligent enough to predict their visitor intent of coming on the website based on past their past behavior. For example, If I have logged out of a website, then the next ...
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How to create better user account creation experience for customers who do not want to create an account

I'm sorry for the presumption since I know nothing about your use case, but I'll be the one to say it: don't force them to make an account. Just don't. Users can understand when making an account is ...
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Reducing Password Complexity?

The most common solution I've seen to this is including Facebook and Google login, considering most users will already be logged in to either of the social sites.
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How to create better user account creation experience for customers who do not want to create an account

Single Sign-On Heavily utilize SSO services. Add as much support for as many platforms as possible. Even though this is time consuming and compatibility issues increase as you increase the number ...
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Is the use of username/password in a mobile app needed?

Some users won't want to give a second app access to their Facebook or Google information. Some apps only require Facebook login (for example) to ensure the identity of the user. This is because it ...
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Which one should be more prominent, Login button, or Register button?

The fact that some sites feature a Register button more prominent than the Login button might be attributed to the fact that these sites try to encourage visitors to register and use their services. ...
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Reducing Password Complexity?

Average person has 19 passwords More than 1 in 3 (35%) of those questioned said they struggle to remember strong passwords, which is unsurprising given that the average Briton now has 19 of them to ...
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How to create better user account creation experience for customers who do not want to create an account

As you mention online purchases, the best is to let people checkout without needing to creating an account. They still have to fill out tons of details for their delivery, just ask them at the end if ...
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Reducing Password Complexity?

The very famous xkcd comics about password strengh come to mind. What you really want is not a mix of lowercase, uppercase, number, and special character. You want a password with a lot of entropy ...
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Sign up and onboarding

Three things: Look at every piece of information you're asking for. What will you do with it? For example, why are you asking for phone number? Will you ever actually call a user? If not, then don't ...
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Which one should be more prominent, Login button, or Register button?

Try this: Show only one button. Take email address they enter and determine if you need to register them with a new account or log them in with that email. This way it's impossible for the user to ...
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What is the optimal time for a user on Login Page?

The answer is: as fast as possible Logging in is no user goal. It's simply a security gate that actually hinders the user in achieving his goal. A login page should be as clear as possible. Don't ...
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Airbnb: gradual engagement on web app but not on mobile app - rationale ?

Disclaimer: this is purely speculation. Perhaps it is due to the differences in a user's barrier to entry. A website requires far less commitment than an application. Downloading an application can ...
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Should be "Log Out" option on a financial product visible for the user? If yes, why?

Financial services products should always have security as their #1 priority. Always make Log Out, Sign In, and Sign Up buttons visible to effectively move users in and out of the secure sections of ...
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To Link or Not to Link Social Logins with a Matching Email

The social accounts anyways confirms if the user wants to log in to the service with the current account or not, so I see no issue or security concern with not linking the social accounts if the email ...
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"Sign Up/Join Now" versus "Learn More/Find Out More"

Welcome to UXSE! From a quick Google search on CTAs I found this article that analyzed ~37000 Facebook ads and also made their own A/B/C testing. They compared "Learn More", "Sign Up" and "...
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How to create better user account creation experience for customers who do not want to create an account

Use Social Sign Up You are right creating a new account requires considerable effort and 86% of surveyed people report being bothered by it. However, it has been found that social sign up increases ...
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Why separate login and signup page?

Because you want to keep it as simple as possible Great question! I've had a chance to actually test it with one of my projects. We had a single form which required email and password, and we wanted ...
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How to create better user account creation experience for customers who do not want to create an account

There is a whole new approach, based on the Ethereum Blockchain. It is called "Universal Logins". The base idea is to create a key pair and deploy a contract on the Ethereum Blockchain that accepts ...
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Login/sign-up in modal dialogs

If your login modal fills most of the user mobile screen, users might be tempted to cancel with the Back button on mobile. If you do not handle this explicitly, your app is going to close the dialog ...
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Is it ok to make the users email their username?

Username (that's publicly facing) should always be user customisable. That's self evident in the fact that it's called the "USERname". So whilst it's perfectly ok to use an email address as the login ...
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Which one should be more prominent, Login button, or Register button?

I propose that for the best UX, user login and new user registration both use the same initial form. How many times have you typed info into one of these forms only to find out that you are ...
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Which one should be more prominent, Login button, or Register button?

When considering UX, consider the total user experience. That is, a user has memory and an action like logging in may occur multiple times. Thus, it doesn't need to be very prominent. There is a ...
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Avatar option on login screen?

Why would someone want to select an avatar during the login process? I'll assume what you want to say is selecting avatar while onboarding or signup process. It's almost always advisable to keep ...
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To Link or Not to Link Social Logins with a Matching Email

I wouldn't say that there are any security concerns because if access to the e-mail is required in all cases, you know that the user should be owner of both accounts. However, the user may not want ...
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Why separate login and signup page?

An answer to this question might begin with a counter question: Can we have two Primary Buttons for a same form? As @rojcyk mentioned, it helps in completing the action quickly without cognitive ...
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How to create better user account creation experience for customers who do not want to create an account

1. Highlight the benefits “You do not need to create an account to make purchases on our site. Simply click Continue to proceed to checkout. To make your future purchases even faster, you can create ...
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Is it fine for the first page to be the signup page?

I had to go and check this out for myself to make sure: If you are completely logged out when you visit the site, their assumption is that you are completely new to Evernote - Facebook takes a ...
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