Progressive Disclosure

Progressive Disclosure — UX Knowledge Base Sketch #4

The definition

Progressive Disclosure is an interaction design pattern, it is about showing the minimum information need at a given moment / step of the user flow.

Responsive Disclosure

A type of Progressive Disclosure is the Responsive Disclosure (or Staged Disclosure), which is widely used for instance in Form Design: it means, that instead of showing the whole form (with possible branches), the fields dynamically appear based on what option the user selects.

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