Jeff Zeitlin
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IP address input in RTL language - force LTR?
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In general, I would force LTR mode only if the only data in the field will be LTR. If there will be “mixed mode” (both LTR and RTL) data in the field, leave the input as RTL and let the standard input ...

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How to redirect user to a third-party site?
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If you can tell from the credentials that the user “should have” logged in at B instead of A (or vice versa), then the best solution from a UI/UX point of view is to put up a message saying “...

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Asking the user's goal in the Signup or first time Sign in?
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Anecdotal: Yes. My experience is that people are far less resistant to voluntary surveys after signup/account creation. If you need to have this information before first use of the product/service, it ...

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What is Text-Wall Effect in web design?
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As used in that page, it refers to what magazine editors will call “wall of text” – that is, a solid block of text with no spaces or other design elements to break it up. It’s often taken as a sign of ...

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Should I use email or phone number verification on an app onboarding process?
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If you can accommodate both, you should allow the user to choose. Users can only access SMS on the single device that the number is associated with, but email can be accessed from anywhere and ...

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If there is no translation for page, how to display language selector
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Of your four alternatives, #3 and #4 would be excessively confusing; don't do them. #1 and #2 are both acceptable, but I would tend toward a modification of #2: Show the language selector, but in a ...

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Keyboard accessibility: if menu can be operated with keyboard should it still retain tabbing functionality?
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Making an accessible UI should not break the operational expectations of users who do not require the accessibility functionality. If you were not making this menu accessible, would tab functionality ...

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Reminder notification for subscription renewal
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I think the best way to handle this is to always send a reminder, whether or not it's auto-renewal. In the auto-renewal case, the reminder should say that "your subscription will automatically be ...

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What is the best approach to search when offline?
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(3) is the correct response, in my view - unless there is local data which may be searched, in which case you should not disable the search (equivalent to (1)). Disabling the search function would (...

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How to decide whether to paginate or scroll?
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Just about every program or website I use that supports this kind of structure eschews pagination in favor of "infinite scrolling". If you are concerned that your scroll may get "out of hand", i.e., ...

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Arranging role-playing ability scores
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1 votes

One program that I have (RPGSuite's Traveller Character Generator) allows assigning scores to character attributes; the way they do it is simply to dump the scores into a "tray", and allow the user to ...

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What is the better thank you message, after user submits contact request?
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8 votes

If you are not willing to commit publicly to a specific time frame for the response, it is better to say as soon as possible than the nebulous short time. If you are willing to publicly commit to a ...

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How to visually format questions/answers to easily follow the story?
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OldCastle is asking questions, which Jeff Zeitlin is attempting to answer. OldCastle’s questions are larger, and bold, while Jeff’s answers are in normal text. How can I separate the student’s ...

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