Better web forms

I wonder how many web forms get filled in every day around the world? A scary number, I’d bet. How many of those are really badly designed, making it hard for the user, or easy to enter the wrong information? Form design is an area where most web designers really could do with some training, if the forms I come across on a day-to-day basis are anything to go by. So a big welcome to this free Cheat Sheet For Designing Web Forms by Joe Leech, on Smashing magazine. The technicalities of designing a good form may not be something you need to be involved with personally, but make a note of this and if you ever find yourself managing a website redesign, ensure that whoever’s doing the styling has a copy.

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