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represent a location on the Internet that can be typed or accessed by a user. URLs often present in human-readable the organization behind the website and the function of th…
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the activity of creating incomplete versions of software applications. This is done to test implementations, guide development and get feedback.
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positioning of visual elements relative to each other.
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the art, process, or style of setting type and creating glyphs.
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A visual element that shows dates organised in a structured manner, often to allow selection of a date or chronologically group information.
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data within a context.
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a multinational company which evolved from a search engine.
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Autocomplete involves the program predicting a word or phrase that the user wants to type in without the user actually typing it in completely
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A description of a user archetype that aids designers by allowing them to follow the mindset of specific types of users when test users are not available.
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Keeping a consistent look and feel within an application. For questions about whether to break consistency and when or how to foster a sense of consistency.
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textual labels applied to content to denote a category, decided either by the creator of content or a user of an application. Common in content rich applications to aid searching.
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Payment usually refers to electronic fund transfers in e-commerce checkouts.
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text, usually about how to use a program.
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who they claim to be, either by verifying what they know (password), what they have (a key) or what they are (fingerprints).
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An 'app' or application typically a self-contained program.
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a scripting language that allows web pages to present dynamic content to users, such as validation of web forms or automatic saving of data to reduce frustration or to allow visual effects otherwise i…
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Placement of interface or informational items such that they line up neatly, which can be used for aesthetic design or to suggest associations between related entities.
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a digital object that represents a subscription and relationship to a service that must usually be opted in by a user upon completion of a registration form.
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the process by which information or options are sorted to aid finding items and understanding their relationships to other items.
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a dialog that prevents interaction with the rest of the GUI until it is dismissed.
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a ubiquitous control in browsers (and occasionally operating systems) for navigation back through previously visited pages. Typically when clicked it takes the user to the previous …
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Different formal and systematic approaches to improving UX and assessing its quality.
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Questions relating to the use of the common pointing device.
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a stacked list of item references (e.g. labels or thumbnails), where each item can be "expanded" or "stretched" to reveal more content associated with that item. Typically only one ite…
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a technique for accessing information organized according to a faceted classification system, allowing users to explore a collection of information by applying multiple filters
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a navigation aid used in user interfaces. It allows users to keep track of their locations within programs or documents.
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the location in time or space of a control or element, position is often controlled to imply meaning or emphasis for an item.
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Handling and explaining errors gracefully so as to have the least negative impact on a user's experience and workflow.
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Questions about how a system informs the user its state or status. How and what a system tells a user about the state of the system can have a meaningful impact on the system's usability.
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optional information users can provide, especially in response to an element of content such as a news article or another user's article or statement.
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a social media web site. Usability questions on the Facebook tag concerns Facebook itself, applications within Facebook and extension of Facebook features.
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element that displays various forms of information to the side of an application or desktop user interface
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abstract images or words that express a physical meaning, process or concept but are distinct from what they represent.
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the way users attain understanding about what is happening by interpreting visual and other UX clues.
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an area of a website found at the top of the page, and traditionally contain elements such as site navigation, logo, and other site-wide controls and elements.