[thelist] Checkout pages

Ben Phillips ben at inchima.com
Mon Feb 11 10:26:00 CST 2002

> > I'm just re-jigging the shopping cart side of an online shop app
> > I'm putting together.  In it's current form the checkout procedure
> > is spread out over a number of pages, verfying the goods, adding
> > your address, adding your CC details, verfying the whole order,
> > then submission.  But I'm looking at the actual paper order form
> > for the shop, and wondering why I don't have the lot on one page?
> > Has anyone got suggestions (or URLs to studies etc) either way?

another reason is that on older and slower machines, long web pages
containing many form elements can cause the browser to slow down or even
crash. splitting the page up into many pages eliminates this problem.


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