Posts Tagged: usability

I hate Netflix’s search field.

I hate Netflix’s search field. I hate that it’s small and doesn’t look anything like a text entry field or a clickable button; it’s not immediately clear what one needs to do to interact with it. So you click the general area where the word Search is (at least there’s a hover state), it expands to reveal the text entry field, which, fortunately, is already where your cursor is, you can type what you’re looking…Continue Reading →

The label tag for form elements

A huge dev-related pet peeve of mine is when you’re filling out a form on a website and the radio buttons and checkboxes do not have the <label> tag implemented, so you can’t click on the text next to the radio buttons/checkboxes to select them. The label tag is simple and pretty much effortless to implement. I’m surprised how many web developers I’ve talked to don’t know about it, and I’m even more surprised at…Continue Reading →