In a modal popup , to close it we can have three option - Either a message at the top
Esc to close or
[x] or both. (Or depending on the message in the modal popup an
From my research I found out the following.
- Laptop users mostly do not use mouse and tend to use key board shortcuts for almost everything , and these people might use the
- People who frequently uses mouse will adhere to it and would prefer to click on the close button to close the modal popup
Apart from these are there any points that favours the selection of either options?
Is it a good idea to use both at the same time? Are there any existing studies or guidelines regarding this?
escbutton should work in every case.