Andrea Turri
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How can I distract / entertain people in an app while waiting?
9 votes

Preloaders are the best things. There are many kind of preloaders and it helps to let understand users that something is loading and nothing crashed. Then you can think to entertain users showing a ...

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Opening website external links in new window -- published usability tests
4 votes

I think that every website should not open links on new windows. I think that user can do that alone, "right click" and open in a new window... or holding ctrl and click... there are many ways for the ...

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Framework or plugin for tracking user actions on a web application
3 votes

If you mean to track all the user actions like: how many people downloaded a file, how many readed a document, how many visited a page; you can use Google Analytics. Obviously you need to set it up ...

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Standards for and measuring contrast of solid color fills
3 votes

Take a look at this from W3 Than I use always this simple tool to find quickly a good combination between foreground and background color. Hope it help.

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Which "Facebook Connect" or "Facebook Login" buttons are most effective? (Data wanted)
2 votes

Everyone knows the design of Facebook, then the best way to recognize it for an user is to use the original. Not only that, a user may also be more psychologically involved recognizing something they ...

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Should Document files on web pages open in a new tab/window?
2 votes

You never have to use target="_blank", if users wants to open it on a separate window can choose to do that, but you should not force someone to open a new window.

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Should a popup close automatically after a user selects an option from a tree menu?
2 votes

I think that is better to highlight the element. Then it shows another big button to accept the selection. On click on the accept button you can close the popup and people will know what has been ...

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Action confirmation through double clicking (click-twice confirmation)
1 votes

This is a good idea, but not on the same button. You can do always a two step action / confirm but separating it in two different buttons / links and, maybe with a little "loading / performing action"...

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Multi-select filter other than check boxes?
0 votes

If I have understand, maybe, you can need something like that ? http://www.evoluted.net/thinktank/demos/simple-jquery-filtering-part2/

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Is it bad practice not to allow users to create an account (versus OAuth or OpenID)?
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I think no. You can offer the fast and easy option to create an account with openAuth or OpenID, but there are lot of information that maybe the user don't want to share with your website. So it's ...

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How can I differentiate Online products vs "Offline" products?
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You can add a flag on each item in the thumbnail with two different icons. You can put a tooltip when hovering the product that show the information. You can design two different kind of thumbnail, ...

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