Design Better Forms

Common mistakes designers make and how to fix them

.. Placing options in a selector drop-down requires two clicks, and hides the options. Use an input selector if there are over 5 options. Incorporate contextual search within the drop-down if there are over 25 options.

What’s a good single-word term to describe a user who’s signed in to your website?

A Member is someone who’s registered to your service, but not necessarily logged into the application/site.

A Guest is someone who uses your services without being registered or logged in.

User is too broad of a term, in my opinion. A user can be anyone, whether he or she is a member or guest. Basically, anyone who uses the application.

Authenticated User or Authenticated Member is closest to what I’m searching for, but I’m still holding out for a shorter term.