Virtual Seminar

Answered! Your Top Questions on Web Form Design

April 2010 90 minutes

You’ll learn to…

  • Create a form length that captures all the information you need without alienating your users
  • Make the right choice when selecting buttons or links to guide your users' actions
  • Help your users take the correct form path, and avoid obstacles in completing it
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Web forms are the linchpin to a user's engagement with your design. All too often these forms, the last and most important step in a user's journey, are poorly thought out or crafted. It's common to struggle with forms—knowing exactly how to design it so the user doesn't abandon it.
How long should your form be? Is it best to break a form into multiple steps? What are the considerations for a two-column design? How do you handle international addresses? These are just a few examples of what countless others have wrestled with in their form design. You are not alone.

When it comes to form design, we turn to one of the foremost experts in this area, Luke Wroblewski. Luke will share his treasury of common form challenges and their solutions. He'll divulge 6 important aspects of web form design that everyone wants to know more about.

  • Create a form length that captures all the information you need without alienating your users

  • Make the right choice when selecting buttons or links to guide your users' actions

  • Help your users take the correct form path, and avoid obstacles in completing it

It's a struggle to find good forms. Sometimes it's hard to tell when you make mistakes with your own. Are you creating a web form that encourages abandonment or captures bad data? Join us for this seminar and you will be able to confidently answer the toughest questions about your own design. You'll understand where to place action buttons, in what order, and when to combine them with links. In capturing your users' information, you'll learn how to create field that allow them to choose how to populate it, and in a form that doesn't ask for unrecognizable pieces of data.

Luke's 14 years of designing web experiences will give you insights and best practices that you can act on immediately. Once you listen to this master craftsman share his knowledge on form design—their structure, elements, and interaction—you'll be on your way to more effective form design.