Form Errors – Validating phone numbers and the importance of hand testing

Nothing replaces hand testing forms I fill out a lot of forms during the day, some on existing sites and others as new internal forms that need review. When testing I have a habit of submitting forms with every error combination possible. I know there are automated tools for this but nothing beats seeing it […]

Avoid frustrating users with tabindex

Even if you can use a mouse most of the time its easier to use a keyboard to fill out web forms. HTML has a nifty attribute called “tabindex” which allows the site creator to dictate how the user will navigate through the forms or links on the page. The default tab order is usually […]