In my online checkout process I, like many checkouts, have a field for the customer's email address along with a field to confirm the email address. They are both identical text boxes and accept email ...
Some of our form fields have character limits. We're debating whether we should reflect the current size of data entry, or to simply hard-limit and inhibit data entry beyond that size. In HTML, ...
When we pursue our goal of ease of use for our users we sometimes use personas to test or guide our designs. And that’s all good – because it gives us a feeling of how a user would interpret the ...
I'm working on an application form where a user must be 18 years or older to apply. Should users be able to select years that would equate to them being younger than 18 or should I remove them from ...
Currently on my website users are required to input their phone number in a very specific format (555-555-5555). If you forget the dashes it breaks. Does anyone have a good suggestions for how to be ...
When client and server side validations occur, doesn't it make for a better UX to only do server validations?
I find a problem on the MVC4 project I am working on now, using Fluent Validation, in that some validations are delegated to the jQuery client side validation, while some, such as the NotNull rule for ...
Having an input field to confirm an email address is pretty standard. However, I would like to know if using a confirm email address field still considered a best practice. The Email/Confirm email ...
I am working on an international site that requires the user to enter his postal address. I am wondering if it makes sense to have a slightly different order of input fields in favor of a time saving ...
There are a few questions here about personas, and research methods that you might use in order to create them, (some of which I've answered at length). Examples include: What research methods can I ...
I am working on designing an iPhone app and I need to know which validation message style is the most recommended for the forms included. I don't prefer to use a pop up window i need something that ...
Should I allow users to input the MMDDYY or MMDDYYYY format for a date? That is, should any date validation logic not trigger a validation error if the user just wants to put in the numbers without ...
As part of a system I'm currently working on users will need to fill out some large (40+ fields) forms, they will not always fill out all fields but are required to fill out a handful of core fields ...