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Best Practices for Registration Forms – How Not to Lose a User?

By on Mar 8, 2016 in HTML, Interesting

There may be numerous reasons for making a user register on your website such as growing your email list for boosting email marketing, the sale of products or so much more. However, for users, filling out forms is boring and annoying. Registering on the site is not slightly less frustrating than filling out paper forms. According to Forrester Research, more than 11% of US users intentionally left a website simply because of their complex and lengthy registration process. Whether you run a blog and planning a webinar and want users to sign up for it or your e-commerce site simply needs guest users’ email addresses for their abandoned carts, whatever the reason may be – you need users to register. After all, it is one of the best ways to reach out to users who probably have abandoned or perhaps forgotten about your site. But registration process doesn’t have suck. They should be short, crisp and concise. And if you are not ready to make your registration process any simpler, be prepared to lose hundreds of potential customers then. Today, in this article, we are going to share some of the best practices for designing and adding registration forms to your website in order to make the process less complex. Short is Good It’s no rocket science. Nobody wants to fill out a lengthy form. A registration form should have fewer form fields otherwise, you may find your users leave the registration process midway. Narrow down the information you...