Friday, August 08, 2008

Web Symposium: Web Form Design Best Practices

LukeW talks about web form design ...

"In my Web Form Design Best Practices talk at the Higher Education Web Symposium in Philadelphia, PA, I walked thorugh the importance of Web forms and a series of design best practices culled from live to site analytics, usability testing, eye-tracking studies, and best practice surveys.

My Slides from the talk:
Best Practices For Web Form Design (4.1 MB PDF)

Some of the topics I discuss and provide patterns for are: label alignment, required form filed, input field sizes, content grouping, primary & secondary actions, help text & tips, dyanmic help systems, inline validation, error messages, progress indicators, success messaging, progressive disclosure, gradual engagement, tabbing, flexible data inputs, smart defaults, paths to completion, selection dependent inputs, and more."    (Continued via Functioning Form, LukeW)    [Usability Resources]

Web Form Design Best Practices - Usability, User Interface Design

Web Form Design Best Practices


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