Posts for the 19th February 2004 (1 entry)

Re-designing comment forms

19th February 2004, the wee hours | Comments (66)

Here’s a question for you: why, in almost every comment form you see on the Web, do the Name, Email, and URL fields come before the Comment textarea?

The primary goal of a comment form is to collect a comment. So, why is the comment textarea almost the last thing the user gets to see?

Can you think of a good reason?…

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