Procedural/contextual help

Messaging and status indication in workflow:

Where is leaving tool/losing work an issue?

Best practices:

Design patterns

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Procedural Guidance

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Also known as a "Wizard". Guiding a user through a multi-step series of interfaces to complete a task.

Empty State Orientation Helper

2A / All
Properly orient the user to a tool when it has no data (empty state). An example would be an inbox with no email.

Progress Indicator

2B / All
A status indicator for time to completion (for things like file upload).


1 / All
Display of messages to the user.

Contextual Help

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Help within the user's context.

Info Sharer

2B / All
The ability to share information entered through one tool with other tools.

RSS Aggregator

2B / All
Multiple RSS feeds displayed on a page.


1 / All
Sent notifications and the ability to manage and set preferences.

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2B / All