Archive for 'Forms'

Scoped Search Makes Information Harder to Find

Scoped Search Makes Information Harder to Find

Search is an essential feature for websites to have. Without it, users would have to rely on the navigation to find what they want. With it, users can find specific information easier.

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Why Your Form Checkboxes Need to Have Label Tags

Why Your Form Checkboxes Need to Have Label Tags

When designers think about forms, they usually think about text fields and submit buttons. Checkboxes don’t always get as much attention because they aren’t used as much. However, this doesn’t mean that designer should ignore how they display checkboxes.

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Innovative Techniques to Simplify Sign Ups and Logins

Innovative Techniques to Simplify Sign Ups and Logins

There are many ways to design sign up and login forms. Most designers are familiar with the conventional ways. But understanding and applying a few innovative techniques could make your forms simpler and more efficient to fill out.

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Captchas vs. Spambots: Why the Slider Captcha Wins

Captchas vs. Spambots: Why the Slider Captcha Wins

Anyone who has a form on their website has seen their fair share of spam. Spam is a huge problem for site owners. It can cost businesses time and money. To fight spam, many sites put captchas on their forms.

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Best Practices for Modal Windows

Best Practices for Modal Windows

Many user interfaces use modal windows to alert or prompt users to take action. When they’re used right, they can ease the user’s task. When they’re used wrong, they can get in the way of the user’s task.

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Why Modal Windows Have Killed Popup Windows

Why Modal Windows Have Killed Popup Windows

Users used to see popup windows everywhere on the web. Today, modal windows have taken its place. With modal windows dominating the web, popup windows are now a thing of the past.

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Discover Popular Keywords with a Search Combo Box

Discover Popular Keywords with a Search Combo Box

Most search boxes on websites allow users to do one thing. They allow them to search for information using keywords. But some users might not have a keyword in mind to search for.

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How to Put Labels Inside Textboxes Correctly

How to Put Labels Inside Textboxes Correctly

There are different ways designers arrange labels on forms. They’ll either place them above the textbox or to the left of the textbox. But to place them inside the textbox was never much of a thought until now.

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Benefits of a Flush Search Box

Benefits of a Flush Search Box

Search boxes are starting to evolve for the better. What we have always seen before is the search field followed by a separating space and the button. Now what we’re starting to see now are search boxes that do away with the separating space.

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Why Long Forms Need Instant Field Validation

Why Long Forms Need Instant Field Validation

Everyone can make mistakes when it comes to filling out forms. The good news is that when users make a mistake, the form will tell them which field they made the mistake on so that the wrong information doesn’t get sent.

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