Following up on Episode 28, we continue the discussion of usability and UX and how you can apply it to things you’re working on. In today’s episode, we’re tackling the subject of form usability and the challenges different elements pose, as well as overall approaches to concepts like validation and layout.
In the end, there are a lot of common things you can do to make a form more usable for your visitors. But more than that, there are a lot of common approaches to usability you should learn to question, like what the right length is for a form, or how to alert users to errors.
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- 5 Studies on How Form Length Impacts Conversion Rates
- 10 Tips to Enhance the Usability of Your Web Forms
- 13 Empirically Backed Form Design Best Practices
- Creating More Inclusive and Culturally Sensitive Forms
- Designing Efficient Web Forms: On Structure, Inputs, Labels And Actions
- Inline Validation in Web Forms
- Placeholders in Form Fields Are Harmful
- The UX behind designing better forms
- Website Forms Usability: Top 10 Recommendations
- Why Users Make More Errors with Instant Inline Validation
- Why You Should Use a Text Area for Address Form Fields
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