Bad Practices on Birthdate Form Fields

Asking users for their birthdate on a form is complicated. Birthdates have formats that vary depending on the country and they consist of three separate data strings. It’s easy to confuse and frustrate users if the birthdate field doesn’t use simple controls and isn’t in a clear format. … The Clear and Easy Way WritingContinue reading “Bad Practices on Birthdate Form Fields”

Using the fieldset and legend elements | Accessibility

Using the right HTML elements when implementing forms is essential to ensure they can be used by as many people as possible including screen reader users. In this blog Léonie explains the correct usage of the fieldset and legend elements. On GOV.UK we often use groups of related form fields, like a set of radio buttonsContinue reading “Using the fieldset and legend elements | Accessibility”

Always use a label — Simple = Human — Medium

Sometimes designers oversimplify a form by removing the labels. The problem is that minimal does not always mean it’s simple — which is certainly the case for labels. Labels, in fact, are an essential part of designing easy-to-use forms. Here’s why: … Curated by (Lifekludger) Read full article at Source: Always use a label — Simple =Continue reading “Always use a label — Simple = Human — Medium”

Labeled With Love, From the Notebook of Aaron Gustafson

Labeled With Love by Aaron Gustafson This is the first entry in the series Modern Web Form Best Practices. Forms exist on pretty much every site on the web in one form or another. They are the primary mechanism by which we gather information from our users.1 Of course, before anyone can fill out aContinue reading “Labeled With Love, From the Notebook of Aaron Gustafson”

Styling Forms Accessibly | UX Booth

I was waiting at a bus stop when I realized that the person next to me was using sign language over FaceTime on her phone. I had never thought about how video calling benefitted communication for hearing-impaired people. There is so much that accessibility enables. As a UX developer, I try to incorporate accessibility needsContinue reading “Styling Forms Accessibly | UX Booth”