Good UI design from mint.com

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At mint.com, deleting one of your credit card accounts is an irreversible action. Once deleted, mint will not let you undo that action or restore your data.

To prevent users from accidentally clicking the delete button, the application shows you a pop-up where you are required to type the words ‘DELETE’. This will prevent the user from clicking the “OK” button mistakenly.

'Delete Account' screen in Mint.com

'Delete Account' screen in Mint.com

This is a good way to solve the Ejector Seat Button problem in UI design.

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