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Bridging the qualitative and quantitative aspects of UX design

It occurred to me that there are not many tags devoted to the description of more qualitative aspects of UX, such as clarity, accuracy, precision, simplicity, etc. I was wondering whether it is a good ...
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More UX design questions relating to different languages/cultures

How can we encourage more discussion about inclusive design, especially taking into account of catering for different languages and cultures? I saw some UI design questions that show screen shots of ...
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Can we merge the tag 'iconograpy' with 'icons'?

The tag iconograpy is a typo and I noted that the tag iconography redirects to icons. Can we either delete the misspelled tag (only tagged to one post) or point it to icons? edited to add: I ...
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Should we get rid of the user-experience tag?

Following on from the Should we get rid of the User-Interaction tag? question last year, it's now come to my attention that we have currently 95 questions tagged with user-experience. As someone in ...
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Color tag vs Color-scheme tag

In UX.SE, should these tags be the same (synonym) and if not, when would you use one and not the other?
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Тags for different types of user interfaces

There're a lot of different types of user interfaces: A natural user interface (NUI) is the common parlance used by designers and developers of human-machine interfaces to refer to a user interface ...
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Merge [maps], [map], [map-ui] tags?

I'm not sure if there is any meaningful difference between the questions tagged maps, map, or map-ui. Might we decide which is the canonical tag and merge the other two under that? map has the most ...
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Creating a tag longer than 25 characters

Today I wanted to add a "conversion-centered-design" tag, but it is 26 characters long. At the same time, "ccd" may be harder to understand. Any way out of this?
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Is “website-design” a useful tag?

Our most common tag is website-design. Without reading the tag's wiki, it seems like most questions on this site are about "web-design," which means that many users may begin typing "web" and then ...
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Tag wiki excerpts starting with different case

Editing some of the tag wikis I was wondering, if there is or should be a consistent way for writing concerning the starting of the tag excerpt. Some tag excerpts start as if the excerpt were to be ...
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Why are tags limited to 5

Why is there a limit to 5 tags for questions? Why is there no information for the user that there is a limit until they try enter more than 5 tags?
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Should noun tags be pluralized?

Conventions are a good thing. It seems we're leading toward plural forms of all tag names that are nouns, as you can see from the tag page. I'd like to come to a concensus on the "proper" ...
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Remove the [.net] tag?

There is a newly created tag .net with two closed questions using the tag. Since User Experience doesn't relate to specific frameworks, should we delete it or post a DO NOT USE in the Tag Wiki ...
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Should [modal-dialog] be renamed to [modal-window]?

When reading Is a lightbox considered a dialog box? (and writing my answer) I realized our tag for "modal" stuff is modal-dialog. As you'll note in my answer, I don't agree that all modal things are ...
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What questions should get the HCI tag?

The hci tag has been applied very rarely, almost certainly less often than relevant. What sort of questions should have this tag? My inclination is anything approaching usability/UX work from a ...
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Are [button] and [buttons] duplicate tags?

Is there a difference between the two tags button and buttons? If not, perhaps someone can merge the tags and add one as a synonym for the other?
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Should we blacklist the [user-interface] tag?

The tag ui (and ux) has been blacklisted (can't be used) as an "Intrinsic Tag"; it basically applies to all/a great subset of the content on this site, thus it serves no practical purpose. Now we ...
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Are [user-research], [usability-study], [testng] and [usability-testing] distinct or should they be merged?

We have two three four tags, user-research, usability-study, usability-testing and testing. The tag wiki for testing is a technique used to evaluate a product by testing it on users making it clearly ...
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Tags on prototyping tools?

I looked at the list of tags and stumbled upon axure (just 1 question tagged with this right now). If we keep this one might argue that we also need a 'Balsamiq' tag etc. This tag might be covered by ...
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Do the user-interaction and user-behavior tags add anything useful to the site?

I'm puzzled here, two of our biggest tags, with lots of followers, are user-behavior and user-interaction. They're pretty close to being intrinsic tags (applicable to the whole scope of the site). But ...
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Do we need audience tags?

Target audience is very important in design, but on this site we have a pretty bad history of not mentioning audience often, and almost never tagging for audience. In the past I've created the ...
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Does it make sense to keep the tag 'jobs'?

The tag 'jobs' seems to be used a lot for questions around the role of UX, skills and career-development (http://ux.stackexchange.com/questions/tagged/jobs). This tag might even encourage these type ...
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We need to split the Windows tag

The tag wiki for windows explains the problem well enough: refers to both Microsoft's operating system by that name, and the rectangular frame with a title bar and UI inside it. We really need ...
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Do we need/have a tag for management issues?

We have a few good questions about getting Management/ect to fund/play nice with UX and usability research, such as "Selling" the management on need for UX focus and How do sell people on ...
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Make tag synonym or retag question?

There is two tags that have the same meaning: browser with 16 tagged questions web-browser with 1 tagged question One option is to retag the one question with the [browser] tag instead. Another ...
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Tags with hyphens in them can wrap incorrectly on mobile version

When a tag includes one or more hyphens (as in the mac-os-x tag), it can in some instances span multiple lines in the mobile version, breaking the "tag" illusion: The fix already exists in the ...
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Make [desktop] a synonym of [desktop-application]

Having both seems a bit redundant, and the latter is used more, as well as being more meaningful (IMO).
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What is the name of the image file used for the white tag backgrounds?

Tags are very difficult for me to see on this site because I use reverse-video colors but the tag background image is hard-wired to be white (so I can't see my light text on it). On other SE sites ...
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Is “user-interaction” a useful tag?

The user-interaction tag is one of our most common tags but it's not a term I've ever heard before this site. I'm thinking maybe people use it as a synonym of interaction-design but user interaction ...
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Microcopy and copywriting are not the same thing

I noticed that the microcopy tag has been made a synonym of copywriting. I disagree with this because microcopy is a very specific form of copywriting - it deals mostly with very small instances of ...
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How can I turn off the coloring of questions tagged with a “frequented tag” tag?

On StackOverflow, questions in a list of questions have a different background color when they are tagged with a tag that is listed in your favorite tags. Since yesterday (?) I see questions on ux ...
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Tags for age/user groups?

This question is begging for an age-related tag and we don't seem to have one, and I wasn't sure how to word such a thing myself. I would personally use the term "Older users" but I'm sure there's a ...
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Tag for general UX questions

I tried to come up with a tag for questions relating to the ux field itself - its career, training and other general aspects. I'd call it "meta", but, well, that's obviously not a very bright idea. ...
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All tags on the main ux.se site have become unlinked from their questions.

All of the tags come up with '0 Questions Tagged with this Tag' message. It works correctly here on Meta but not on the Main site.
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Alternatives to the “best-practices” tag

After usability, next on my hit-list is best-practices. I think it's too generic to be useful, and we should encourage more specific tags like research and design-patterns. What do you think? What ...
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When should a question be tagged “usability”?

We have 198 questions tagged usability. It's currently defined as "the ease of use and learnability of a human-made object," which could apply to just about every question on UX. Is there a way to ...