UX Team


Welcome to the UX Team page. We are making Tor usable for everyone. We act as a bridge between the Network and Applications teams and our users. We work on things like visual design, UI design, UX design and UX research.


You're on the UX team if you're working on any UX team projects. Below is a list of some of those people.

Antonela Debiasi UX Team Lead & Designer
email antonela at tor project dot org
IRC antonela

Hiro DevOps
email hiro at torproject dot org
IRC hiro

Emmapeel Localization Coordinator
email emma at tor project dot org
IRC emmapeel

Helen User Research Coordinator
email nyinz at tor project dot org
IRC nyinz


Our synchronous medium of communication is IRC meetings that happen every Tuesday at 1600 UTC in #tor-meeting on OFTC. If you've never been on IRC before, here are some instructions to get started.

Our asynchronous medium of communication is the mailing list. This list is public in the sense that anyone can subscribe, send emails and read archives. Feel free to subscribe and just listen if you want, and feel free to post if you want to say something that you think is on topic.


Here's what we're working on right now:

New Website

Tor Browser 8

Tor Browser for Android

Upcoming User Research




Github Repositories

Current Team Discussions


We use the #ux-team tag to track our work. Use #ux-team tag in tickets to notify us of any potential work.

Ticket Status Summary Owner Reporter
#26838 new Port the research portal content to Lektor irl
#26837 new Move the "research-ideas" tickets to research ideas page irl
#26836 new Update and refresh the research portal irl
#26765 new Add Tor Browser indicator where Firefox PB indicator is tbb-team arthuredelstein
#26491 new Onion+cert UI text is black with Tor Browser 8.0a9 - it should be green tbb-team cypherpunks
#26061 reopened Add blog posts to contributor pages hiro steph
#25795 new Decide which settings to hide in Tor Browser tbb-team arthuredelstein
#25765 new TBA - Communicating security expectations for .onion: what to say about different padlock states for .onion services tbb-team antonela
#25764 new TBA - Activity 4.1: Improve how circuits are displayed to the user tbb-team antonela
#25763 assigned Design a .onion icon antonela antonela
#25722 new Put an opt-in button on the main snowflake page dcf
#25713 new "DisableNetwork is set" log message in Tor Browser scares/confuses users arma
#25702 assigned Activity 1.1 Update Tor Browser icon to follow design guidelines. antonela isabela
#25697 assigned Create UI for Torbutton (prefs, security slider...) antonela isabela
#25696 assigned Design of alpha onboarding for Tor Browser for Android antonela isabela
#25695 assigned Activity 5.1: Redesign Tor Browser homepage ("about:tor") - create an user onboard antonela isabela
#25694 assigned Activity 3.1: Improve the user experience of updating Tor Browser antonela isabela
#25693 assigned Activity 1.2: Make sure Firefox Photon UI works with our style guidelines antonela isabela
#25658 assigned Activity 2.1: Improve user understanding and user control by clarifying Tor Browser's security features antonela isabela
#25643 assigned QA and language review within context isabela isabela
#25642 assigned translation of emmapeel isabela
#25641 assigned content for isabela isabela
#25640 assigned coding hiro isabela
#25638 assigned Design mocks for antonela isabela
#25580 new Torbutton should trigger Tor Browser auto update when it starts and it knows it's out of date tbb-team arma
#25570 new Allow autodiscovery of the news atom feed metrics-team irl
#25509 new Tor browser tells me "A local proxy is needed when connecting through a company, school, or university network" brade arma
#25431 new "Tor is censored in my country" does not cover some scenarios brade oneandonly
#25404 new Update design to use new styleguide (bootstrap 4) metrics-team irl
#25204 new Switch security.insecure_connection_* prefs to warn users about insecure HTTP in FF60-esr tbb-team cypherpunks
#25165 new Remove "Start " in "Start Tor Browser" shortcut tbb-team scootergrisen
#25151 new Update Tor Browser branding on installation tbb-team steph
#25025 assigned Add icon for next-generation onions in the style guide antonela ahf
#25023 new visually mark alpha tor browser tbb-team akrey
#24981 assigned Update trac identity to match styleguide hiro steph
#24918 new Help users finding the new circuit display tbb-team gk
#24845 assigned update Limesurvey theme and logo to follow hiro isabela
#24638 needs_information Welcome dialog missing protocol from link brade atagar
#24599 assigned support.tpo site QA [and language review] isabela isabela
#24597 assigned Start coding hiro isabela
#24527 new Inform users in Tor Launcher of which settings are best for them based on their country brade hellais
#24520 new Change menu capitalization on blog hiro steph
#24440 assigned Match blog title post spacing to archive post title spacing hiro steph
#24439 assigned Update blog title tab hiro steph
#24438 assigned Change blog "Recent Updates" title line height hiro steph
#24376 assigned Search backend for websites - Test and deploy Solr hiro isabela
#24187 new Reduce bullet spacing on blog hiro steph
#24133 assigned work isabela isabela
#24132 assigned work isabela isabela
#24131 assigned work isabela isabela
#24129 assigned work isabela isabela
#23972 new Add a link to's onion service at the bottom cypherpunks
#23971 new implement multi-step progress bar for new Tor Launcher UI brade mcs
#23948 new Polish localization in some places says "Tor Browser"; in others "Przeglądarka Tor" tbb-team dcf
#23735 new Put a banner when detecting Tor exit node but with a non-Tor Browser on the website advising to use TB instead cypherpunks
#23721 new Put a banner when detecting old versions of the Tor Browser on the website advising to update cypherpunks
#23668 needs_information New git repository in Infrastructure and Administration /project for survey microsite tor-gitadm hiro
#23545 new UX improvement: Tor Browser should handle bogus HSv3 addresses tbb-team asn
#23486 new nice icons for the progress bar brade isabela
#23376 assigned Build survey form for Onion Browser branding research hiro isabela
#23267 new Cross-platform brand and features consistency: make Android and iOS browsers as good as TBB tbb-team linda
#23266 new Carryover Tasks linda
#23151 new Tor Browser toolbar design tbb-team linda
#23150 new Re-evaluating tor browser's security controls: let's have one place to adjust all per-tab, global, persistent, and per-session security preferences. linda linda
#23022 reopened Increase lead image bottom spacing; reduce top spacing hiro steph
#22985 new Can we simplify and clarify click-to-play of audio/video? tbb-team arthuredelstein
#22982 new Introduce a single "adjust security" toolbar button for security slider and noscript options tbb-team arthuredelstein
#22981 new Don't block audio/video on https sites under Medium Security tbb-team arthuredelstein
#22980 new Indicate Security Slider Level applies globally tbb-team arthuredelstein
#22842 accepted Create a knowledge base that's more in-depth than FAQs hiro catalyst
#22809 new Tor Browser does not provide red security warning for downloading executable in HTTP tbb-team naif
#22785 new Show an alternative icon for features that are blocked and not broken. tbb-team linda
#22774 needs_information Figure out how much of each blog post to display on the index (front) page hiro arma
#22671 needs_information Implement design changes to hiro linda
#22402 new Usablity and accessiblity improvement on the Tor assistant page linda iry
#22396 new What does "never for this site" for the canvas warning really mean? tbb-team arma
#22266 new fix the jump-to-80% issue catalyst
#21952 reopened .Onion everywhere?: increasing the use of onion services through automatic redirects and aliasing linda linda
#21951 new Helping censored users bootstrap to Tor: Tor launcher improvements and automation linda linda
#21222 assigned Main ticket for website redesign project isabela isabela
#21183 new Basic Usability Issues ninavizz
#20843 new Tor Browser: How do we help users to use higher security? arthuredelstein
#20842 assigned Proposal: Improve Tor Browser font whitelist / bundled fonts tbb-team arthuredelstein
#20314 new Make SVG click-to-play and support fallback tbb-team bugzilla
#19930 assigned web site menu needlessly jumps around cypherpunks chadmiller
#19757 new Make a menu to add onion and auth-cookie to TB tbb-team mrphs
#19270 new update warning on about:tor is not eye-catchy enough tbb-team mrphs
#18870 assigned add the tor animation video to the top of the overview page? hiro arma
#17805 assigned The website should support "stable" and "oldstable" tor releases cypherpunks nickm
#17400 new Decide how to use the multi-lingual Tor Browser in the alpha/release series tbb-team gk
#16576 new Add a 'community projects' list (separate page?) to the website mrphs arma
#16546 assigned Should we move anonbib to the Tor website? cypherpunks nickm
#14923 needs_information Tor Launcher should have accessibility support. brade Sherief
#14686 assigned Consolidate or de-emphasize our many download pages cypherpunks mikeperry
#14389 needs_revision Improve TBB UI of hidden service client authorization tbb-team asn
#13410 reopened Disable self-signed certificate warnings when visiting .onion sites tbb-team tom
#12672 new Tor log should be accessible while Tor Browser is starting up brade Envite
#11569 new Consider making donations part of the download process phobos
#10399 new Tor Browser should be visually distinguished from Firefox to prevent user error tbb-team ageisp0lis
#9843 assigned Document how to verify Tor Browser archives after download Sherief Sherief
#6444 assigned custom firefox theme for TBB tbb-team greg
#3667 needs_information Toolbar icons non-deterministic? tbb-team mikeperry



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