Thank you for your answer, you’re absolutely right, I’m French and my english is poor, but i’m taking any constructive remarks like this one!
I’m going to change that soon :)
Thank you for your answer! Indeed, the arrival of sign up by service reduces more and more the length of the form, and it’s great! Soon the automatic form filling tools (chrome is already doing that pretty well) will make the registration form completely obsolete, your gmail will be linked to a bunch of other application and service, manage on the same account.
We can dream, no? ;)
Thank you for your comment, yes it is an interesting question, and it is true that I have to add a part on the context in this article, I am in the process of writing to try to improve it :)
For your question, it depends a lot on your design philosophy. My point is based on an experience on a very complex internal software…
Hello Warren Payne !
Thank you for your comment, actually, for me the problem really comes from the reflection on the design of the form, and that’s why the red asterisks took a lot of place these last years!
We must stop putting fields like this: ‘if users fill it: cool, otherwise it’s ok!’ :)
Hello Vadim Korolchuk !
The purpose of a form is to retrieve information that allows us to proceed to a next step. This must be done with the minimum of fields possible, on this point we will agree I hope : a form is made to be filled, if you want your users to fill only the required fields to go faster, so why put optional…