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Confirm an email address #39

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govuk-design-system opened this Issue Jan 12, 2018 · 1 comment

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govuk-design-system commented Jan 12, 2018

Use this issue to discuss this pattern in the GOV.UK Design System.

@govuk-design-system govuk-design-system created this issue from a note in GOV.UK Design System Community Backlog (In progress) Jan 12, 2018

@govuk-design-system govuk-design-system moved this from In progress to Published in GOV.UK Design System Community Backlog Jan 12, 2018

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Andrey-Kobilnyk commented Oct 25, 2018

Hello! There is a version of this design pattern in use on https://petition.parliament.uk where the user is shown the email address then entered and asked to click a 'confirm and continue' button - rather than being asked to re-input their email address and a script on the page comparing the two entries to determine if both addresses are identical so that a 'continue' button becomes clickable.

I completely understand that the petition.parliament.uk pattern is easier to use. My concern is that it may not ensure that an accurate email address has been entered as effectively as the double-input-and-compare method.

The service I am working on creates a risk if the individual attempting to validate themselves cannot do so quickly and accurately.

Does anyone have experience and / or research data in implementing the petition.parliament.uk pattern for a service where it is critical that an individual can quickly and accurately validate themselves?

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