Alert is a special message the system shows to the user if any change has occurred or going to occur. Like a type of notification, alerts can be designed in many forms: sent by email, shown as push notification, or a modal notification.


To make a working, but non-breaking UX alert one should remember the following:


  • The alert should not be disturbing
  • It should have a compact size


In case of system alerts, it should work as a message requiring confirmation.


Dribbble web alerts
Sense web app toast alerts by Chelsea Officer

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