April 13th, 2010
Forms are crucial for users to complete many online transactions, ranging from sign-up forms introducing new customers to your site, to checkout forms finalizing your users’ purchases.
In last week’s UIEtips, we re-published the first part of an excellent article written by Luke Wroblewski, author of Web Form Design. Luke discusses tips for improving web forms and impacting user success. (Read last week’s article.)
This week, we look at the second part of the article where Luke shares additional design tips by taking a closer look at the Boingo and British Airways Web sites.
Read the article, Web From Design in the Wild—Part 2.
If you struggle with the design of your web forms, you’ll want take part in our next UIE Virtual Seminar. Luke shares his thoughts and solutions on 6 important aspects of web form design gleaned from hundreds of questions and issues designers presented him. Learn more about Luke’s virtual seminar.
And you can also see Luke in-person at the Web App Masters Tour. We lined up 13 Masters to share their insights and help you dial up your web app design skills. The Tour visits Minneapolis, Philadelphia, and Seattle from late April – July. Get more information about the Tour program and dates at www.UIETour.com. Also, if you register by April 19, and use the promotion code TIPS, you’ll pay $795/person.
Do you have any best practices for designing forms? What usability problems have you encountered with your web forms? I’d love to hear about your experiences. Share your thoughts with us and join the conversation below.Tweet