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Rule n° 72 - The label of each form field indicates the maximum number of characters allowed, where applicable.

Have you ever posted a message and had an error when sending it, or worse, realized after sending that half of the text you had written had disappeared? If this is the case, you will easily understand the value of this rule, which consists in specifying the limits in number of characters.

#Accessibility #Forms #Conception #Development

Goal

  • Preventing transmission errors forms.
  • Preventing data loss.

Implementation

For each field subject to a specific limitation on the number of characters that can be entered, indicate the maximum number of characters in the field label, or in a statement explicitly associated with it in the HTML code.

Control

Check, for each field subject to a specific limitation on the number of characters that can be entered, that the number of characters allowed is indicated in the field label, or using a statement explicitly associated with it in the HTML code.

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Business application and benefits

The rules should be applied to your projects from the design phase through to post-implementation , and they should be understood by all professionals with web and customer experience (CX) responsibilities: from strategy to operations, marketers to project managers, and editorial to technical staff. The benefits of using this ruleset are numerous, including improving customer satisfaction, web performance, and e-commerce, and expanding your client base, while also decreasing your errors and costs.

Multidisciplinary verticles - accessiiblity, SEO, e-commerce, ecodesign etc..- starting from the foundational Opquast base.

The objective of these rules and the Opquast community mission is ‘making the web better’ for your customers and for everyone! Opquast rules cover the key major areas of risk that can negatively affect website users such as privacy, ecodesign, accessibility and security.

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