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Floating Labels are Problematic

By seorocket / 3 weeks ago

I feel like all these issues are handleable, but the damning issue is #3: they need space to move into. Labels can’t go away and need to be readable at all times, so a floating label pattern doesn’t actually save any space. You could have just put the labels where they float to to begin […]

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React Forms: Using Refs

By seorocket / last month

React provides two standard ways to grab values from <form> elements. The first method is to implement what are called controlled components (see my blog post on the topic) and the second is to use React’s ref property. Controlled components are heavy duty. The defining characteristic of a controlled component is the displayed value is […]

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Interesting Takes on Log in / Sign Up Forms

By seorocket / a couple of months ago

A roundup of simple forms that have interesting UI interactions and animations. I can’t guarantee the final demo for each of them is perfectly accessible or measurably improves UX or anything, but that doesn’t mean that you can’t take inspiration from the ideas and make sure your implementation of them does. Direct Link to Article […]

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Build (Custom Styled) Online Forms with Wufoo

By seorocket / a few months ago

Need to put a form on a website? I’ve been using Wufoo to do that for a decade. It’s so simple. Just drag and drop the fields you need and select the options you want. Even things that could be complex aren’t, like adding logic (e.g. if they select this, show that) or pagination. Never […]

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