Archive for 'Forms'

Why a Clock Widget Is Easier for Picking Time

Why a Clock Widget Is Easier for Picking Time

Scheduling events and meetings are tasks that require time input on a form. But picking a time isn’t an easy task. Users have to scroll through a long list in a select menu.

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Why Users Abandon Forms with Select Menus

Why Users Abandon Forms with Select Menus

Form abandonment is like someone agreeing to meet up with you but then canceling last minute. Users who are interested in what a site offers have no trouble starting a form.

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A Stronger Visual Cue for Text Fields

A Stronger Visual Cue for Text Fields

All clickable user interface elements need visual cues that signify clickability. Without cues, users won’t know to interact with them. Most buttons and links use color, location, and shape for a strong visual cue.

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Why Passphrases Are More User-Friendly Than Passwords

Why Passphrases Are More User-Friendly Than Passwords

A user’s account on a website is like a house. The password is the key, and logging in is like walking through the front door. When a user can’t remember their password, it’s like losing their keys.

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Why the Confirm Password Field Must Die

Why the Confirm Password Field Must Die

Sign up forms are one of the trickiest web pages to design. Including and excluding certain form elements affects the conversion rate.

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How to Remind Users They Changed Their Password

How to Remind Users They Changed Their Password

Doing the same action over a long period is how a habit develops. Users develop a habit when they type in their password to log in.

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How to Get Personal Data from Users on Forms Easier

How to Get Personal Data from Users on Forms Easier

Getting users to complete your form is a challenge when asking for personal data. Most users will hesitate to give that out because they’re afraid of getting spammed or hacked.

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5 Research Based Tips for a Better Contact Form

5 Research Based Tips for a Better Contact Form

Contact forms are more than a passive method for communication. Great ones inspire user engagement. But what are the key features of a contact form that do just that?

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Why Infield Top Aligned Form Labels Are Quickest to Scan

Why Infield Top Aligned Form Labels Are Quickest to Scan

How easy is it for users to scan your form? If your form is hard to scan, it could take longer than expected for users to complete it. This leads to form abandonment and loss of potential sign ups.

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5 Design Tips to Prevent Shopping Cart Abandonment

5 Design Tips to Prevent Shopping Cart Abandonment

Every eCommerce website experiences users who add products to their cart without making a purchase. UX designers need to work with web developers to prevent shopping cart abandonment.

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