Page MenuHomePhabricator

Textinput placeholders in current implementation useful?
Closed, DuplicatePublic

Description

The placeholder texts currently featured in the login/create account views on desktop are featuring mostly redundant information.
We should assure we're going for best user experience when we're already touching them in converting over to OOjs UI.

On mobile (with smartphone media query, not tablet) the placeholders take a more important role, as they are the only field indicators.
That's questionable on it's own, as the information, what field the user is currently typing in, is disappearing after the first character is typed.

Does the information provided help users or are we just filling space because we can?
Should we improve the Voice & Tone of the placeholders or get rid of them?

DesktopMobile (showing the issue when User is typing)Mobile (Tablet)
Sign Up

Related Objects

StatusAssignedTask
ResolvedEsanders
OpenNone
OpenNone
OpenNone
ResolvedMarkTraceur
Resolvedmatmarex
Resolvedmatmarex
Resolvedmatmarex
OpenNone
OpenNone
OpenNone
Resolved Jdlrobson
Resolvedmatmarex
Resolvedmatmarex
OpenNone
OpenNone
ResolvedEsanders
DuplicateNone
ResolvedTTO
ResolvedJayprakash12345
DuplicateNone
OpenNone
DuplicateVolker_E