I did some research but didn't find an answer to it. The asterisk seems to be a common symbol on the web for marking input or user interaction as required. Most likely it has it's origins in print ...
My designer would like to implement a text field that drops down on hover against a white background, and only have a bottom border to define the field. Also, the designer would like to see a flashing ...
Should we add red asterisk before or after the label of required fields, i.e., to the left or the right of the field name? My boss prefers to add the asterisk before the labels, but I like to add them ...