1. Will we ever get required fields right?

    Written by on December 1, 2010 in Development, Top posts

    I see forms all the time that make me wonder if we’ll ever see people noting required fields in a form correctly. I bet you do too. Timing is everything, and yesterday—just as an article of ours was published at A List Apart called ARIA and Progressive Enhancement where we look at required fields in detail—I saw an example of a form that just makes me cringe.

  2. Required form fields

    Written by on October 10, 2005 in Development, Top posts

    Use a separate fieldset for required fields, or denote them with an asterisk that is visually placed to the right of the input control using absolute positioning but is part of the label.