Inline Validation in Web Forms

Web forms don’t have to be irritating, and your inline validation choices don’t have to be based on wild guesses. In his examination of inline form validation options, Luke Wroblewski offers that rarest of beasts: actual data about which things make people smile and which make them want to stab your website with a fork.

POST vs. GET Form Submission Method

There are two different submission methods for a form, the choice being specified inside a FORM element using the METHOD attribute. The difference between METHOD=”GET” (the default) and METHOD=”POST” is primarily defined in terms of form data encoding, where the GET method will pass all form data via a URL while the POST method will pass all form data internally. If you look at technical … [ Read more ]