Archive for 'Forms'

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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Aligning Submit Buttons on Form Column Layouts

Aligning Submit Buttons on Form Column Layouts

The submit button is the last thing users see when they fill out your form. If they have trouble finding it, they could abandon your form, and you could lose that sign up.

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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 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

Every website on the web today, places their search field before their search button. It’s done this way because to do a search, the user enters a search word first before clicking the button.

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Sliding Stepper: An End to the Painful Clicking

Sliding Stepper: An End to the Painful Clicking

Steppers are a user interface control that offer users a way to increase and decrease values. They can type the value they want in the text box, or they can click the up and down buttons.

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Killing the Cancel Button on Forms for Good

Killing the Cancel Button on Forms for Good

The Cancel button belongs in many places, but a form is not one of them. Their presence on forms isn’t as common as before because designers are starting to realize how useless and confusing they are.

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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 often on forms. They may look small, but they can pack a strong punch when it comes to form questions.

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