Posts Tagged ‘forms’

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  1. 19 Sep, 2019

    Initial thoughts on standardizing form controls

    Here’s Greg Whitworth with some good analysis and plan forward about how the platform can give more styling control to form controls. LONG OVERDUE. Source: Initial thoughts on standardizing form controls | Greg Whitworth

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  2. 31 Mar, 2019

    Input Type Sandbox

    Cool little utility from Aaron Ladlage that creates solid form patterns using native HTML5 controls and attributes.

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  3. 29 Mar, 2019

    Enforcing Accessibility Best Practices with Automatically-Generated IDs

    One of the best things about design systems is you can create components that have design, development, accessibility, responsive, performance, etc best practices baked right into them. By taking care of the boring stuff, users of the design system don’t […]

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  4. 18 Mar, 2019

    You probably don’t need input type=“number”

    Last week I got a call from my bank regarding a wire transfer I had just scheduled. The customer support guy had me repeat everything back to him because there seemed to be a problem with the information. “Hmmmm, everything […]

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  5. 14 Feb, 2019

    Don’t Get Clever with Login Forms

    As time goes on I find myself increasingly annoyed with login forms. As password managers like 1Password (which is what I use) and Chrome’s password manager (which I also sorta use) become more popular, it’s important for websites to be aware […]

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  6. 30 May, 2015

    Video: Multi-Device Output, Input, and Posture

    Really handy tips from Luke about multi-device trends and designing for a whole slew of screens.

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  7. 21 Aug, 2014

    Designing an Effective Donate Form

    I reached out to the Pittsburgh Food Bank last year about helping them redesign their website largely because I was having a hard time figuring out how to give them money. So as part of our redesign of the Pittsburgh […]

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  8. 23 Apr, 2014

    Labelmask

    I’ve recently been for more efficient ways for user inputs, especially around credit card input. In exploring using input mask solutions, a lot of people have weighed in on several important limitations/frustrations: Accessibilty–One of the biggest concerns with input masks […]

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  9. 14 Apr, 2014

    Single-Field Credit Card Input Pattern

    Forms suck. And they especially suck on mobile devices. Luke Wroblewski has been talking for a long while now about how input masks make form entry a lot less painful for people. He recently highlighted Square Wallet‘s clever single-field credit […]

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  10. 25 Feb, 2013

    Search with Filters Responsive Design Pattern

    Brad and Dave and I were sitting around after InControl talking about design patterns that hadn’t been explored as much. Dave mentioned “Search with Filters” as an example. There can be quite a lot of UI involved in a search […]

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  11. 01 Feb, 2012

    Better Numerical Inputs for Mobile Forms

    My colleagues in Chicago just launched a great responsively-designed greygoose.com, and Jason Grigsby and I were wondering how they brought up the user-friendlier telephone keypad in iOS instead of the ok-but-not-great number keypad. The team dynamically set the input type […]

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