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Module 4: Online forms

The requirements in this module provides the detailed requirements for the design of online transaction services for Queensland Government.

The elements within this module must be implemented consistently across all Queensland Government websites.

This module covers:

  • required fields
  • content blocks
  • form layout
  • user input errors
  • radio buttons and checkboxes.

Checkpoints

Accessibility
CheckpointNameConformance
1Form controls Mandatory
2Logical source order Mandatory
3User input validation Mandatory
4Process completion Mandatory
Usability
CheckpointNameConformance
5Usability testing Mandatory
6Opt-in Mandatory
Action buttons and links
CheckpointNameConformance
7Primary actions Mandatory
8Secondary actions Desirable
9Terminology Desirable
Required fields
CheckpointNameConformance
10Mandatory fields Mandatory
11Field indicators Desirable
12Field notices Mandatory
13Label placement Mandatory
14Personal information Mandatory
15Optional form fields Mandatory
Content blocks
CheckpointNameConformance
16Content blocks Mandatory
17Placement of content blocks Mandatory
18Content block titles Desirable
Form layout
CheckpointNameConformance
19Grouping information types Mandatory
20Read-only data Mandatory
21Progressive disclosure Desirable
User input errors
CheckpointNameConformance
22Input error messages Mandatory
23Form input Mandatory
24Incorrect form fields Mandatory
25Standardise error messages Mandatory
26Placement of error messages Desirable
Radio buttons and check boxes
CheckpointNameConformance
27Radio buttons Mandatory
28Check boxes Mandatory
29Positioning of labels Mandatory
30Radio buttons and check box options Desirable
31Horizontal presentations Mandatory
32Radio button options Desirable
Appendices
AppendixName
1Example screens
2Reserved terminology