dimshik
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Why do profile pictures overlap banner images in most websites?
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The overlapping is there to show the hierarchy between the two photos. The profile image is the more important one and the cover is an additional info that you can show to the user. Think of an ...

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How could I make a list appear 'clickable/touchable?'
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Here is a good article that explains the problem and give some tips on how to solve it. Making Hit Areas Sufficiently Distinct Also there is a good read by nngroup Beyond Blue Links: Making ...

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How do I encourage users to click on a button without making it too distracting?
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I think a more inviting interaction should be not just a simple button :) I suggest that you use some kind of a slider element with a funny micro copy... Or if you have the time, create a rotating ...

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Usability in names of services
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Emotional connection In my opinion: Those words directed to our unconscious to grasp the product as something that is already a part of us, to make us feel that it was created personally for us. ...

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How to suggest a button is for panning, not tapping?
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Quoting @Kit-grose from https://ux.stackexchange.com/a/60383/79263 putting an icon on the screen that indicates that there is an alternative interaction can provide a useful cue. iOS has an example ...

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more details icon with or without labels?
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According to - Icon Usability by Nielsen Norman Group To help overcome the ambiguity that almost all icons face, a text label must be present alongside an icon to clarify its meaning in that ...

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Selecting elements from a list box
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I'm supporting my answer based on Google - material design - selection pattern Touch a selected item to deselect it. Touch an unselected item to select it. Also on long list it's a good practice ...

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Two pagination styles in one site
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I think this is a good solution to use two paganitaion styles because each style has its own advantages in the different situations. Like you explained, in the short posts you prefer to let the user ...

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External link to a bookmark
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Always alert the user when opening new windows As mentioned in rule 8 on this article: Example 1: 15 rules making accessible links (opens in new window) Or you can add an icon with an appropriate ...

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How to indicate that new item was created but is not visible in a list
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I suggest using a simple notification that will pop in and describe the action that was done. New task was created Title: "Buy milk" Assigned to: Mark P And after a few seconds the ...

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Android: what are the best practices for up/back buttons?
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Back navigation is how users move backward through the history of screens they previously visited. All Android devices provide a Back button for this type of navigation, so your app should not add ...

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Where can I find iterative UIs of popular mobile apps?
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I seems that there are no known sources that show the evolution of mobile apps. So i did a little googling :) What i did find was this: "How Facebook has optimized their iPhone experience over the ...

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Should I use border or not for our help images?
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I think it really depends on the style of the page and the images. If the images are very detailed and the cognitive load is high, then line borders won't make any difference. Using borders is a ...

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Which captcha causes the smallest loss in conversion?
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In my unbiased on nothing opinion is this one: Because its the least intrusive and asks the user for only one click. It also the most appealing (As much a captcha can be)

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Advice/resources asked for designing a sort of "tasks to complete" layout
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I think i would approach this with a list design and add some sprinkles of gamification on top :) download bmml source – Wireframes created with Balsamiq Mockups When a user finishes a task, ...

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How to ask for full name and know which part is what? e.g. last name, middle names, first etc
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To decide what is best for you, you should answer those questions : Are you collecting the person’s name just to have an identifier in your system? If so, it may not matter whether the name ...

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How to explain that choice of UI library and framework should be made after the design of user experience
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The simplest way IMO is to explain the process of the creation of a product. From a quick google images search "product design process" / "UX process" It is best shown with a diagram: First you ...

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Switch between two search sources(modes)
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I imagine it like this :) Material design style.... download bmml source – Wireframes created with Balsamiq Mockups

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How do I take feedback about a bare minimum live feature?
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If it's possible you should do both: Qualitative and Quantitative research. Qualitative methods are much better suited for answering questions about why or how to fix a problem, whereas ...

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Selection from two listboxes that feed into one listbox?
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I think you should work with checkbox elements because they where designed for multi select fields. On each container (serach / my) you should add the option to select all as a small checkbox near ...

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How to send a non-disturbing notification to users when they are in a game?
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It feels more like a UI question, but i will give it a try. I think the notification will be more personal if it will be over the player avatar. download bmml source – Wireframes created with ...

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Button naming conventions
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I think this will be my approach on this: Where "Data" will be in the context of the stuff you are updating. Example: "Update Flower" , "Update User" download bmml source – Wireframes created ...

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Representing times from yesterday in a time picker
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This is my take on your requirements: I prefer 24-hour clock, and think that a range picker with two handles will match well here. The intervals will be 15 min as @Monomeeth advised :) download ...

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Grouping unrelated settings
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Here is an option i think will be great (experimental): Divide all the controls in two groups, common and rare use. Show only the common controls on one page, and add at the bottom an input field ...

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Navigation too long, any real case solves this issue?
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The best solution to the problem is in fact to simplify the menu structure in the first place. If you really do require so many menu items then it's probably better to split them using sub-menus. ...

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Notification Count Badge in App overflow
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I think you need to answer the questions that @graham-herrli asked to really decide what is the correct maximum number of notifications you should show. About the overflow: an optional implementation ...

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Table Pagination
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There is an option to add an input field for that and it's actually commonly used in websites with large numbers of pages. Here is another example where the input is hidden by a button: And the last ...

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New post input double as search box
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After reading @jJacobPariseau and @PixelSnader comments, i refined my concept and here are the states of the field. Normal mode, is when nothing is written inside the input field. The field is in ...

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Best way to display long word on button with fixed size
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I think it's OK to shrink the text size, of course you should see if it harms the visual consistency with the other buttons. If it's an option, you can shrink the text on the other buttons in this ...

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New post input double as search box
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I think i would approach this with two input field options. This will depend on the the text the user will input in the initial field. If he will start with an hashtag, you should show him a search ...

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