Confirmation may not technically be part of your form, but it is an essential step in the communication between you and your customer. Explore ways to provide your user with valuable feedback using a confirmation.
- [Instructor] Every form submission is, in fact, … a bridge of communication you establish between you … and your future customer. … And your form fields are nothing but little signals … you give your customer that you are there. … You're ready to talk. … While the final step in a form submission, … confirmation, is not a form, … it's still a vital step in the process. … It's important to complete the form interaction … with some sort of feedback. … Have you ever filled out a form, hit submit, … and then nothing happened? … If this is the case, most users are unsure … that their submission even went through. … It's like someone asking a question … and having them turn around and walk away. … This makes users wonder, "Did anything happen?" … "Did they get my message?" … This gives a bad first impression of your business. … Upon form submission, most successful forms … either show user a confirmation message … or redirect them to a different page. … Redirecting users gives you a chance …
- Why form design matters
- Incorporating visual information
- Selecting colors for web forms
- Designating types of inputs
- Grouping and sequencing questions
- Helping with predictive search
- Showing validation and success messages
- Addressing errors
- Designing forms for mobile screens
- Leveraging boxes, buttons, and tabs
- Adding CAPTCHA to forms
- Accessibility considerations
Skill Level Intermediate
Design the Web: Styling Form Elementswith Chris Converse39m 34s Beginner
Careers in Web Design and Developmentwith Jen Kramer27m 55s Intermediate
1. Forms Are for Everyone
2. Form Organization
3. Organizing Content
4. Guiding Users Through the Form
5. Actions and Buttons
Alignment and styling3m 24s
6. Form Visuals
7. Specific Form Type Tips
8. Common Form Needs and Considerations
Next steps2m 3s
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