I'm a developer so maybe this question is very basic. Is it a good practice to use forms inside modals with many inputs (more than 5 inputs including date-pickers, text inputs, textarea...)?. I am developing a web aplication and I'm not sure what to use for creating data: new pages or modals. Thanks to everyone
There isn't a real limit on the number of inputs for a modal window form, but there are other considerations:
- Should the user be prevented from working on any other tasks? If so, that's a modal.
- Does the user need to reference anything else on the page while working on the form? If so, you might consider a sheet.
- If the user accidentally closes the modal by clicking outside of the window, will they lose a lot of work? If so, consider a sheet or a page.
- Does your form combine a lot of different tasks, rather than providing one thing for the user to do? If so, consider making that a page.