Archive for 'Forms'

Aligning Submit Buttons on Column Layouts

Aligning Submit Buttons on Column Layouts

The submit button is the last thing users see when they fill out your form. If they have trouble finding it or feel uncomfortable clicking it, they could abandon your form. As designers, we want to give users the best form experience possible.

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A Simpler and Friendlier Age Verification Page

A Simpler and Friendlier Age Verification Page

If you’ve ever visited a beer and alcohol website, it’s likely you’ve met an age verification page. Age verification pages ask users for their birth date to make sure they are of legal age to enter their site.

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Why Your Form Buttons Should Never Say Submit

Why Your Form Buttons Should Never Say Submit

When you see a Submit button on a form, what comes to your mind? One could easily reason that clicking the button submits the user’s information into the system for processing.

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Why Left Search Buttons Perform Faster Than Right Ones

Why Left Search Buttons Perform Faster Than Right Ones

Nearly every website on the web today, places their search field before their search button. This is done because in order to do a search, the user enters a search word first before clicking the button.

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Ending the Painful Clicking on Steppers

Ending the Painful Clicking on Steppers

As technology evolves, design needs to evolve with it. If design falls behind, we’ll end up underusing the technological potential given to us, instead of maximizing the full potential technology can offer.

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Killing the Cancel Button on Forms for Good

Killing the Cancel Button on Forms for Good

Who would’ve thought a button that would literally enable a system to do nothing would gain so much popularity? The Cancel button is so popular that it somehow made its way on forms.

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Why You Should Add Hover Effects to Your Checkboxes

Why You Should Add Hover Effects to Your Checkboxes

Checkboxes and radio buttons often get ignored by designers because they’re not used as often on forms as text fields. They may look small, but they can pack a strong punch when it comes to form questions and surveys.

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Where to Align Buttons on Different Form Layouts

Where to Align Buttons on Different Form Layouts

Have you ever wondered how users react to where you’ve placed your buttons at the end of your form? How you design your button is one thing, but where you place it is another important thing to think about.

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Make Country Selection Faster with Autocomplete Textboxes

Make Country Selection Faster with Autocomplete Textboxes

People that live in the United States have a small convenience that people in other countries don’t have. Their country is likely the default option in country dropdown boxes in forms.

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Why You Should Stop Using the Go Button for Search

Why You Should Stop Using the Go Button for Search

Many websites offer a search function that enable users who know what they’re looking for to find content without having to browse. This saves users time and effort.

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