Why Users Make More Errors with Instant Inline Validation

If you’re using inline validation on your form, you’re slowing users down from completing it. Inline validation displays error messages inline with its offending field. When this is done before users submit the form, it causes them to make more errors and takes them longer to complete the form.

Validating Fields Before Submission

Two research studies, one with 77 participants and the other with 90 participants, concluded that users made significantly more errors completing a form if…