Did you know that Facebook removed inline validation from their site? Why would they do that? And does it mean you should also avoid inline validation?
Considering putting labels infield top-aligned? You may want to read this first.
The last couple of years have seen a renewal of interest in ‘fill-in-the-blanks’ — or ‘mad libs’ — forms.
New Formulate research shows that in most cases, you’d be mad to use the mad libs approach.
In this article, after summarising the principles of well-designed error messages, we walk through a good example from a live website.
When people are given the choice, do they prefer to provide a landline or mobile phone number? And what’s the error rate for this information? Get the answers in this research piece from Formulate.
Following on from our earlier article about mobile phone numbers, here we explore the way landline numbers are typically entered into an electronic form.
There are lots of different ways people enter their phone number into an electronic form. Using some by-product data from SEEK, we have worked out what are the most common formats Australians use, and in this first post on the topic, we’re going to look at mobile (i.e. cell) numbers.
Today, 8 November 2007, is World Usability Day. This year’s theme is Healthcare, so we’re having a look at the usability of new patient questionnaires. You might be surprised to learn how many problems we encountered in such a relatively simple and common form.