Overuse of Overlays How to Avoid Misusing Lightboxes

Overuse of Overlays: How to Avoid Misusing Lightboxes
Overuse of Overlays: How to Avoid Misusing Lightboxes

When lightboxes and overlays first appeared a few years ago, they provided an elegant solution to a tricky interaction-design challenge: how to convey important information without losing the context of the current screen, while minimizing some of the problems created by pop-ups and dialog boxes. We even recognized the lightbox as the application-design technique of the year in 2008.

Definition: An overlay refers to a content box that is displayed on top of another page. The overlay box is usually noticeably smaller than the underlying page. Often the rest of the background page is obscured, leading to the use of the term ‘lightbox’ to describe this visual effect of heightened...






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