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How to Design Better Error Messages UX

Webinar with Vitaly Friedman, Senior UX Consultant, European Parliament, and Creative Lead, Smashing Magazine
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Error messages are essential to create a successful user experience (UX). They guide users, offer instant feedback, and prevent mishaps. Friendly and informative, they build trust and empower users while ensuring inclusivity and satisfaction. However, many error messages fall short, being too generic or technical, and lead to frustration rather than assistance.

How can we design better error messages UX? How do we display errors in data tables? Where do we place them?

In this one-hour Master Class webinar with Vitaly Friedman, a UX Lead working with the European Parliament and the Founder of Smashing Magazine, you'll delve into error message UX details, covering form layout, live validation, disabled buttons, compatibility, and crafting effective error messages. You'll also learn techniques to improve error recovery rates and proactively minimize errors.

You’ll learn:

  • How to display error messages in complex apps and forms.
  • How to design better validation to reduce friction and frustration.
  • Where to place error messages in a layout for tables, filters and forms.
  • How to prevent mistakes and slips with better form design.

Join this Master Class webinar to learn techniques to design better error messages, improve validation, optimize error message placement and prevent mistakes.

Even if you can't attend live, register to gain access to a recording that you can watch at any time after the broadcast.

Speaker

Vitaly Friedman
Vitaly Friedman, Senior UX Consultant, European Parliament, and Creative Lead, Smashing Magazine

Vitaly is a Senior UX Consultant at the European Parliament and Creative Lead of Smashing Magazine. He loves beautiful content and does not give up easily. He studied computer science and mathematics, and while writing algebra proofs and preparing for software engineering, he discovered his passion for typography, interface design and writing. After working as a freelance designer and developer for 6 years, he co-founded Smashing Magazine back in 2006, a leading online magazine for designers and developers. His curiosity drove him from interface design to front-end to performance optimization to accessibility and back to user experience.

Vitaly is the author, co-author and editor of all Smashing books, and a curator of all Smashing Conferences. He currently works as the creative lead of Smashing Magazine and front-end/UX consultant in Europe and abroad, working with European Parliament, Haufe-Lexware, Axel-Springer and a few other companies.


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