Help and tips


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Help and tips

While labels ask people the questions we need them to complete in the web form, the questions we ask them might not always make sense to everybody. In those situations, we may turn to Help and tips to help clarify what we mean. In particular, if within a web form we are asking for unfamiliar data or people may question why we are asking them for specific data or maybe there is recommended ways of providing an answer or if certain things are optional, help and tips can really help clarify things. While a little bit of help in a web form goes a long way.

Examples where there's too much can quickly overwhelm a form and turn people off, and as I mentioned earlier, usually examples of too much Help text are sign of a broader usability problem that play. In other words, people might not understand the big concept or why they're being asked for something and no amount of Help text could help that. When we do enter a situation though where a lot of help is required, there are dynamic sol...

Help and tips
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