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Ticket #193 (open task)

Show form errors inline

  • Created: 2010-11-19 15:11:03
  • Reported by: Franz
  • Assigned to: None
  • Milestone: 2.4
  • Component: usability
  • Priority: high

It would be much nicer and much more user-friendly if errors in forms in the modification repository and other places would be displayed inline.

Maybe a form / validation framework would be overkill, but it would certainly make things like handling forms easier to implement.

History

Franz 2010-11-20 17:22:34

  • Summary changed from Show errors inline to Show form errors inline.

kadrach 2012-01-22 00:26:22

I feel this should be incorporated in any form anywhere on the web, and certainly in fluxbb, see [1] for an explanation.

Ideally, form input is verified by the server via an asynchronous request. Progressive enhancement is made easy this way.

Using a pure javascript (say jQuery) implementation for validation, content would have to be checked by the server anyway as the request might have been altered.

[1] http://www.alistapart.com/articles/inli … web-forms/