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Re: form errors


From: tingram@ingserv.com
Date: Feb 2, 2010 9:06AM

Mark Guisinger wrote:

> I'm looking for some suggestions on how to best handle form errors. What
> I would like to do is provide a link at the end of each error that will
> "jump" you to the next error, if you have multiples. What do you think or
> do you have any other suggestions?
> Thanks,
> Mark

I'd recommend reading Roger Hudson's Accessible Forms using WCAG 2.0.


By thinking specifically about the user experience Roger designed a form
that provides a description of the error at the top of the page. The error
description is a link, which when activated moves the cursor (focus) to
the matching form control so that the user can easily make the necessary

All the best,
Thomas Ingram