Learn about buttons, what are they and when do you need them.
- [Instructor] A typical form has several actions. … Actions such as submit, save, or continue, … are intended to enable completion, … which is the primary goal … of just about anyone who has started filling in a form. … Because they enable the most important action on the form, … completion, they can be referred to as primary actions. … Secondary actions on the other hand … tend to be less utilized, … and most often allow people … to retract the data they've entered. … Options like cancel, reset, or go back, … represent secondary actions … that are countered to most people's primary goal … of completing the form they began. … Because secondary actions can have negative consequences, … especially when used unintentionally, … some argue that they should be absent from forms. … Imagine filling in a very long form online … only to hit the reset button … and have all your data erased. … However, in certain situations, … secondary actions make sense. … Things like save for later, preview, export, …
- 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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