HTML Forms are always fun — stuff like below make a great attempt at making them more fun, and more usable.
Posts Tagged ‘Forms’
Love this write-up from over at Smashing Magaizine’s subdomain, uxdesign. It circles around on usability and where and when to use different validation techniques with your web sites’ forms.
I’ve been doing a lot of front-end coding the past week, hence all the posts. I’m actually finding new content that’s applicable to the projects at hand. This one came up when setting up a pretty standard form with a phone number separated out into area code, prefix and the last four digits. How do you deal with labels in this situation, and the label’s “for” attribute:
Forms always are hard web elements to balance — usability, design and the like are all a little tougher when it comes to forms.
This is a nice solution to make textareas expand as needed.
Smashing Magazine does another great in-depth writeup. This one is on the evolution of the log-in on sites. They’ve put a lot more thought and analysis into it than most designers, developers and web site owners tend to do.