New Approaches To Designing Log-In Forms

by Luke Wroblewski August 22, 2011

Log In is a problem. So I wrote an article diving into New Approaches To Designing Log-In Forms that examines new design ideas for Sign In pages. That article is now live on Smashing Magazine.

For many of us, logging into websites is a part of our daily routine. In fact, we probably do it so often that we’ve stopped having to think about how it’s done… that is, until something goes wrong: we forget our password, our user name, the email address we signed up with, how we signed up, or even if we ever signed up at all.

These experiences are not just frustrating for us, but are bad for businesses as well. So, log-in is a big deal — big enough that some websites have started exploring new designs solutions for the old problem. Read more...