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Terrific Accessible, Usable Forms Tutorials

Be sure to check out Accessible HTML/XHTML Forms, a recent tutorial on creating accessible, user-friendly online forms, by Accessibility expert Ian Lloyd of Accessify fame for the Web Standards Project (WaSP). Beginning, intermediate, and advanced developers will each find details especially geared for your skill level.

Simple Tricks for More Usable Forms, by Simon Willison for SitePoint, is a recent, helpful tutorial to create more usable forms. Simon’s tutorial provides helpful ways to make forms more user-friendly, such as having the cursor magically positioned at the first form field, best practices for the LABEL element, helpful visual aids, enhancing text entry fields, and validating forms.

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