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a type of window used to enable a "dialog" between a computer and its user.
Autocomplete involves the program predicting a word or phrase that the user wants to type in without the user actually typing it in completely
the activity of creating incomplete versions of software applications. This is done to test implementations, guide development and get feedback.
A visual element that shows dates organised in a structured manner, often to allow selection of a date or chronologically group information.
A home page or index page has various related meanings to do with web sites: It is also usually the first page that the link/site takes you to.
data within a context.
Payment usually refers to electronic fund transfers in e-commerce checkouts.
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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).
An 'app' or application typically a self-contained program.
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.
a multinational company which evolved from a search engine.
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.
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.
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.
text, usually about how to use a program.
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.
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 …
the process by which information or options are sorted to aid finding items and understanding their relationships to other items.
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.
Different formal and systematic approaches to improving UX and assessing its quality.
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…
the location in time or space of a control or element, position is often controlled to imply meaning or emphasis for an item.
a navigation aid used in user interfaces. It allows users to keep track of their locations within programs or documents.
Handling and explaining errors gracefully so as to have the least negative impact on a user's experience and workflow.
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…
Questions relating to the use of the common pointing device.
a dialog that prevents interaction with the rest of the GUI until it is dismissed.
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.
a technique for accessing information organized according to a faceted classification system, allowing users to explore a collection of information by applying multiple filters
A diagram showing the relation between different quantities
For questions about the process of introducing a new user to an application or website, e.g. with tutorials and registration.
used to count and calculate.
element that displays various forms of information to the side of an application or desktop user interface
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.
a social media web site. Usability questions on the Facebook tag concerns Facebook itself, applications within Facebook and extension of Facebook features.