For Web pages that cause legal commitments or financial transactions for the user to occur, that modify or delete user-controllable data in data storage systems, or that submit user test responses, at least one of the following is true:
- Reversible: Submissions are reversible.
- Checked: Data entered by the user is checked for input errors and the user is provided an opportunity to correct them.
- Confirmed: A mechanism is available for reviewing, confirming, and correcting information before finalizing the submission.
Checklist – Components
Alerts and Messaging
|If modifying or deleting data, is the transaction reversible or does it have a review screen?||High||None|
|Do I get stopped if navigating off the page without saving?||High||None|
|Is all data being submitted properly validated?||High||None|
|If deleting critical data, is the user required to confirm with checkbox as well as button?||High||None|