The shockingly high dropout statistics you will undoubtedly find if you probe into an average online form’s analytics begs the question: ‘Why are they so difficult to get through?’ Often they are not actually difficult; they are just boring.
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Forms part one - the reservoir of goodwill
It seems the only people who enjoy forms in any way are those who get to criticise them for a living.
You may also think there to be masochistic form creators out there who enjoy deliberately creating frustrating experiences; but I believe they are simply failing to grasp how many problems a set of questions and answer fields can run into.
Accessible forms using jQuery's Validation plug-in
This post looks at how we can begin to deliver a better experience for our users when it comes to displaying form errors. As jQuery is my preferred library of choice and the Validation plug-in provides an excellent starting point, we will use them both to form the basis of this article.
Three rules for improving accessibility of web forms
Web forms can be a source of confusion for everyone, not least for people with cognitive disabilities and visual impairments. In this article, we look at why improving accessibility of your forms is important and cover the three most frequently encountered issues associated with them.
Four ways to display error messages and improve UX design
A typical interaction with websites involves filling in forms. When shopping online, for example, you must enter card details, delivery address and other personal information which generate error messages. In this article, we look at how to improve the UX design of your forms.