Building High Conversion Web Forms

Forms Rock!


大约 2 个星期

6小时每周 (自主学习)




大约 2 个星期

6小时每周 (自主学习)



Any meaningful experience on the web has a form. Whether it's a form made of text boxes, toggles, buttons, checkboxes, or touchable widgets, web developers need to be purposeful about forms to make users happy and increase conversions.

In this course, you'll learn best practices for modern forms as taught by Google's Ido Green and Udacity's Cameron Pittman. You'll practice your skills along the way with a few self-directed projects, including an e-commerce checkout and an event planner app!

As a special treat, you'll also watch a series of interviews with Luke Wroblewski, Google Product Director and author of Web Form Design, to get his take on interactions for the modern web.


The modern web is mobile and interactive. Thousands (maybe millions?) of websites include account creation forms and checkout forms. Websites ask you to tap buttons and fill out text boxes. They ask you for information and prompt you to take action. You fill out forms on big screens with physical keyboards and small screens with virtual keyboards.

There are millions of ways users interact with the modern web, and any website with interactions needs to do everything it can to influence the way users interact in order to ultimately increase conversions.

Building High Conversion Web Forms exists to help you, the web developer, think about forms and interactions for all of your users, no matter the form or the device. You'll practice handling user input to build forms that rock!


We expect that you have experience building websites front-ends from scratch and want to learn best practices for forms.

We expect that you are comfortable reading and writing HTML, CSS and JavaScript.

If you are unsure if you're ready, we recommend taking:





你将构建一个响应式应用,允许用户建立会议事件。构建的应用要能在桌面和移动设备上均灵活使用。此应用必须允许用户命名事件,搜索活动举办地点(使用位置 API,如 Foursquare),设置活动人数、开始和结束时间,以及输入事件描述。


Efficient Inputs Part 1

  • You'll be introduced to the principles of useful forms
  • You'll research HTML5 input types
  • You'll build a datalist input

Efficient Inputs Part 2

  • You'll exercise best practices for implementing input labels and types with many sample inputs
  • You'll validate user input with HTML5 attributes and the Constraint Validation API

Fast Forms

  • You'll start exploring techniques for making forms faster and easier for users
  • You'll practice empathy for your users in order to simplify and expedite forms
  • You'll apply everything you've learned so far by designing and building an e-commerce checkout

Touch Support

  • You'll explore best practices for responding to and designing user interactions on mobile
  • You'll use touch events to build a mobile-ready touch slider
  • You'll be introduced to the final project - an event planner app!


Ido Green

Ido Green

Ido is a Developer Advocate for Google Chrome. In the past 20 years, he started six companies and had a lot of fun developing and scaling large systems. He has a wide array of skills and experience, including HTML5, JavaScript, Java, PHP -- and all aspects of agile development and scaling systems. His last book Web Workers: Multithreaded Programs in JavaScript will help you sleep better on long flights. You can follow his adventures here.

Cameron Pittman

Cameron Pittman

Cameron 是一位充满激情的教育工作者和程序员,非常热爱网页开发。他专门为优达学城创建编程类课程。来此之前,他曾是西雅图创业公司 LearnBIG 的内容主管和网页开发者。他在田纳西州纳什维尔的一所高中教了四年课程,主要教物理和化学。在此期间,他率先利用视频游戏“传送门 2 (Portal 2)”来讲述物理知识。Cameron 荣获了范德堡大学物理和天文学本科学位,并获得贝尔蒙特大学的教育学硕士学位。