It’s incredible the amount of sites that have acquired a bad taste for web form design. A good registration form is assertive, and collected, however a great registration page is clean and offers a creative edge that forces you to take a second glance at the design. Some of the pages listed below were chosen for their attention demanding illustrations, while others because of their cleanliness and ease of usability.
It’s better to save your creativity for the other pages which will be redirecting the user to the sign-up page.
Start a trial and error phase to test out what your audience might specifically be attracted to as this will vary from site to site.
Here are 25 creative examples of sign-up pages which you can use as a starting point for inspiration when designing your own.
FormFields is a very handy resource which makes it easier to produce more usable form entry fields with ASP.NET.
Rather than writing markup over and over for things like validation, regular expressions, dropdownlist databinding, etc., FormFields handles all the hassle for you.
Here is an example date input with a date picker & validation:
<formField:textBox ID="tb_SchoolDate" runat="server" Type="Date" Required="True" Title="School Date" />
Yes, that easy & with a clean markup (the look & feel can be customized via CSS).
QuickSelect adds auto suggest type drop down functionality to textbox. It is very easy to integrate into your application and can work with a server side script using JSON. It can also convert a select box into auto suggesting dropdown textbox.
This plugin turns existing select boxes into combination of text input and select list so that user can start typing into combobox to select an option.
This plugin makes sure that checkboxes and radio button look the same in different browsers.
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This tutorial explains how to design a great looking form using a clean CSS design with only the label and input tags to simulate an HTML table structure. You can use all CSS/HTML elements to design your custom form for your web projects.
pForm is a web-based & free HTML form builder application for creating good looking forms easily.
It offers various color schemes to get started & enables you to design your form with an Ajaxed interface.
Any type of form objects (text fields, checkboxes, dropdowns, file upload fields, etc.) can be added & every field can be customized (field label, type, size..).
Once the form design is completed, it can be previewed & ready-to-use HTML/CSS files can be downloaded as a .zip file.
To get amazing features like saving entries to database, input validation & much more, you can check the commercial product of the service: MachForm.