Articles Tagged ‘Error messages’

Best Practice Error Messages

Warning: Error messagesEntering data into a web site is possibly the most common task that is performed. In my time designing and developing sites, I’ve seen good forms and I’ve seen bad forms. The biggest sin with these forms has always been error messages. Web sites are designed to communicate a message. Whether it’s the day’s news or that a friend is having a party, the message must be clear an unmistakable. With errors, correct placement, styling and reference are essential. I’m going to show you how not to do it, and then best practice error messages.

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