Aaron Benjamin
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Best UX approach for filtering product categories?
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My 2¢... Stay away from accordions, these are confusing and making finding specific filters impossible Placement should be on the left side as this is most comfortable for most users Make sure the ...

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Using different styles of buttons to enhance the "accept" button over the "cancel" one is a good idea?
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Option A more clearly outlines the main action. Cancel should be considered secondary in this case. Generally, if a user elects to perform a task - the button to confirm the task should be more ...

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How can I signify the ability to edit something in a table?
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Sometimes, it's better to have an explicit "edit mode" that a user engages for 2 reasons: They're explicitly aware that they are making changes to data It's more obvious what data can be manipulated

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How should I format my Date field Helper Text?
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It would be great if the helper text showed the input date in written form so the user gets feedback after they input a date into the field that validates the intended entry. This should help bridge ...

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WCAG AA Compliance and Card Patterns
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To answer your question: No, the arrow isn't required per WACAG guidelines. However, in terms of usability, it's always better to be obvious rather than ambiguous. Heydon Pickering wrote a very ...

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What are -if they exist- the best books about UX and business?
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There's a ton of books out there about UX in general. Luke Wroblewski has some great books that focus on common UX issues for businesses. Also, Dan Pink's books are awesome for creative problem ...

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What part of overview item should be clickable
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Since you don't have any other interactions in the tile space, you can safely link the entire tile to the article without much or any confusion. I would recommend using a hover-state to indicate the ...

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UX guidelines application tour / tutorial
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Guided tours are great for 2 things: Introducing/Celebrating new features Temporarily assisting users with a difficult task until the UX can be repaired That in mind... Don't sit on the fence ...

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Looking for study of (bad) effects when implementing user wishes verbatim
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I think you'd be hard-pressed to find any evidence that implementing things your users ask for is a bad thing. It's a mediocre way of doing business, but it's far from ineffective. If what you're ...

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prototyping tool that support hover
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Framer supports hover. However, the easiest method is sometimes building an html/css prototype to illustrate a hover state. Codepen is great for stuff like that.

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What word can be used to mean either click or tap?
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Technically, Click refers to a selection from any input-device. Computers. the act of rapidly depressing and releasing a button on a mouse or other input device, usually the left-hand button, as ...

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Research on the Usability of Grid Views
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Grids are great for visual comparison of imagery. Red cars vs. blue cars etc... When comparing or looking for data, grids become very cumbersome as there's not a clear "top to bottom" order to them. ...

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Why do people love Comic Sans?
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Comic Sans is a great font for wireframing. Using it clearly communicates that what reviewers are looking at is a "rough draft" or low-fidelity mock-up.

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Negative Effects on UX from Text on Images
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It depends on the context of the copy. Offers, information about a product, or really anything longer than a few words is going to be difficult to digest on an image. These types of content need to be ...

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Is there a method for deciding when it is okay to remove a feature?
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You can always do an axe test... http://zurb.com/apps/free-apps/axe This will allow users to indicate which UI components are unneeded.

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Why do call centers suck so much, and why do people hate them?
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I'm not sure it's the call quality customers have an issue with. A lot of factors go into the experience... Did I have to use an IVR? Was that a painful process? Can I understand the agent? Is what ...

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Responsive Webdesign: How to reduce headlines, labels etc on smaller devices
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I believe shopping cart is 2 words... which probably doesn't help your spacing issue. The smaller font on the mobile breakpoint seems to work just fine. I don't see any UX issues with dropping the ...

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Why we don't use wider interfaces on wide screens
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While screens are getting larger, users still have a narrow range of visual focus. For immersive content like videos, animations, artwork, etc...these large displays are GREAT. For things like ...

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What's the best practice for closing modal dialogs?
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Personally... I try to avoid using any kind of "informational" modal. Contextual, in-page displays work much more efficiently without the risk of covering page content or having a need to close or go ...

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