Items tagged with errormessages

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Stealing Flickr

February 14, 2006 - 122 words
Kevin’s been borrowing things from Flickr. Quick, hide the silver.
Also tagged as: bloglines flickr kevinburton tailrank

Simplified Form Errors

July 17, 2003 - 1036 words , 25 comments
One of the most frustrating experiences on the Web is filling out forms. When mistakes are made, the user is often left guessing what they need to correct. We’ve taken an approach that shows the user in no uncertain terms what needs to be fixed.
Also tagged as: bestof contigencydesign design forms simplified usability

No error at all

July 2, 2003 - 45 words , 3 comments
Apparently my software is trying to tell me something. If only I knew what that was.
Also tagged as: dreamweaver

Staples.com: Yeah, we've got problems

February 15, 2003 - 986 words , 8 comments
A shopping trip at Staples.com yields some advice on writing effective error messages and defining sensible software requirements.
Also tagged as: browsers contigencydesign cookies requirements staples statistics

Writting helpful error messages

March 21, 2002 - 49 words , 2 comments
The job of an error message is to inform the user of a problem and...
Also tagged as: design softwaremanagement

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