Confirm or undo Which is the better option

Josh Wayne delves into the nuances of designing effective user interfaces for potentially dangerous actions. He skillfully unpacks the common pitfalls of the ubiquitous “confirm dialog” and makes a compelling case for the superior approach of incorporating undo functionality.

Wayne eloquently explains how confirm dialogs can disrupt the user’s flow, exploit habitual clicking behavior, and often go unread. In contrast, he highlights the benefits of undo, including the assumption of user competence, unobtrusive implementation, and the invitation for exploration.

This comprehensive article is a must-read for any designer or developer seeking to create intuitive, user-friendly interfaces that empower users and minimize the risk of costly mistakes.