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I'll answer this question in two parts. Are modal windows Accessible The answer to what I can find seems to be Generally no. I recommend looking at this study which was done to check how screen readers react to modal windows. To quote the study Being a screen-reader user I tested several modal dialogs, including the jQuery modal dialog, with several ...
The question you really want to ask yourself is: Do I want to go modal? Modal messages & pop ups are often a sign, that something is conceptually wrong with our user interface. Instead of a complete loss of context, I suggest you rather show an inline-tooltip and disable the next button until the fields are filled correctly.
Another option is to have an dismissable overlay like how stackoverflow does it when a mistake is done This way you can draw the person's attention to the concerned error and allow him to take the corresponding action needed.
What about using one of these awesome transitions to display the error message? http://tympanus.net/Development/PageTransitions/ The message could be inside a hidden div in each accordions, and can be revealed when the error occured.
Quickview is absolutely useful. It can be implemented badly (like anything else), and in fact, your samples are not exactly best-of-breed. A well-designed QV benefits both merchant and shopper: Faster loads: Much of the information can be preloaded in the background. Or loaded via AJAX, rather than using a full round-trip. Smoother UX: Hitting the back ...
I think Quickview as an independent function is a necessary evil in that it loads faster than a product detail page. As a necessary step in a purchase pathway, it holds less value, likewise in all ideal cases, the product detail would carry its full weight in converting a transaction. Your true question of whether next/previous is useful or a gimmick - it's ...
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