I'm working on a responsive landing page where users arrive after clicking on online ad. On the form, users need to select a location (105 possible) at which they would like their service. ...
My target audience are users that are not familiar so much with computers so i try to simplify the UI elements in use as much as possible. For instance I try to avoid drop down menus and use big ...
Consider the two inputs below: Ignoring the poor label placement for a moment... It seems to me that in many cases, either of these inputs could perform the same function. Do either of these ...
I have a form in which the user has to select an item from a (possibly) long list. The user may or may not know what text to search for so auto-complete is not an option (may be just complementary). ...
In general, I try to limit use of dropdowns to lists of no more than ~15 or so options. For larger lists with options the user is familiar with, I tend to favor autocomplete text inputs. However, ...
The phrase 'Race/Ethnicity' or "Race/Ethnic Origin" is used throughout various data reporting. It just looks so odd with a '/' slash. Any alternatives? Here are a few examples of the slash in 'real ...
We have a UX situation in an enterprise site for a very large customer that has a very deep product list for a support site. We need to indicate that the product field is required, but deeply nested. ...
I have a website with a form users fill out to create an account. Following advice from this forum and other places I am asking for only the minimum required information to create an account ie. ...
If there's a form that requires a user to select, let's say, one of the email addresses he/she has on file in his account, would it be bad practice to make that menu item a drop-down regardless of how ...
A colleague and I were discussing usability and drop downs and we wanted to know: Is there a best practice or rule-of-thumb for how many items in a web form drop down (select) is too many? At what ...
Given that there is no logically default animal from the list of animals below, what should be the "Default Value" below, according to best practice? <label for="animal">Animal ...
I've got a form containing (among other things) 3 dropdowns, each with about 5-10 choices. The choices in these dropdowns are closely related and some of the permutations will be invalid. This also ...
Interesting that I couldn't find a discussion of this already. When should we use dropdown selects, and when should we use dynamic lists (updated as you type) in web forms? My opinion: Dropdowns ...