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Inline Modals: Show More Content Without Losing Context

Inline Modals: Show More Content Without Losing Context

Most modal windows on the web dominate your screen when they open. They pop up over the web page and block you from viewing other content until you click the X to close it.

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Undo Timers: Comfort Users When Sending Messages

Undo Timers: Comfort Users When Sending Messages

Have you ever sent a message and realized that you made a mistake? Users do this all the time and are left with regret and embarrassment after they press the send button.

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Form Field Input Techniques to Prevent Garbage Output

Form Field Input Techniques to Prevent Garbage Output

A successful checkout form is not only one that gets filled out, but also one that returns correct, reliable user information. This can only happen if you prevent users from giving you garbage output.

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How to Make Sure Users Don’t Accidentally Delete

How to Make Sure Users Don’t Accidentally Delete

Everyone knows how frustrating it is when you delete something you didn’t mean to delete. Whatever gets deleted is usually gone forever and the user is back to where they started.

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Stop Duplicate Form Submissions with Progress Buttons

Stop Duplicate Form Submissions with Progress Buttons

Imagine a user placing an order on an e-commerce website. They get to the checkout page and accidentally click the “order” button twice. Now they just got billed twice for the same order.

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9 Small User Experience Details Most Websites Miss

9 Small User Experience Details Most Websites Miss

Designing a website that gives users a pleasant experience requires attention to detail. But there are so many aspects to designing a website that it’s hard to remember all the details needed to make it easy to use.

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Unified Calendar Widgets Help Users Pick Dates Faster

Unified Calendar Widgets Help Users Pick Dates Faster

Booking airline tickets is one of the most common online tasks. Every time users book a flight they have to use the calendar widget to pick a leave and return date.

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How Companies Can Prevent User Backlash After a Redesign

How Companies Can Prevent User Backlash After a Redesign

Have you ever visited a website you loved and found that everything on the user interface has changed? When a company wants to improve their website experience for their users, they redesign the interface.

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How to Use Page Headings to Increase Findability

How to Use Page Headings to Increase Findability

Have you ever been to a website and couldn’t find what you were looking for on the page? Most websites today overwhelm users with content irrelevant to what they’re looking for.

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Hand and Arrow Cursor Image for Your Wireframes

Hand and Arrow Cursor Image for Your Wireframes

Sometimes when you’re wireframing your interface, you’ll want to show what happens when users hover their mouse cursor over a particular element. This is where an image of a hand or arrow cursor comes in handy.

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