Linking to specific tabs is often done with hash links. I think doing it with a URL parameter can accomplish the same goal without some of the problems that hash links can cause.
Let’s say you were tasked with creating a UI in which users can rate three candy bars from their most to least favorite. A grid of radio buttons isn’t a terrible way to go about this.… Read article “Radio Buttons with 2-Way Exclusivity”
Just for silly kicks, let’s keep on with the page title polls, this time with perhaps the most trivial of all choices. The poll is embedded on the site in the sidebar. Let everyone know what your favorite page title separator is. The en-dash? The vertical pipe? THE DOUBLE COLON‽… Read article “New Poll: What’s Your Favorite Page Title Separator?”
This was an interesting poll because there is no clear consensus on “the best way” for sites to handle page titles. It varies quite a bit even among similar websites. … Read article “Poll Results: Favorite Page Title Structure”
I opened up the same 6 tabs in current versions of all the desktop browsers, then took screenshots of the UI of just the tabs themselves. … Read article “Default Tab UI of the Current Desktop Browser Landscape”