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Magento Responsive Theme Design by Richard Carter

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Improving Magento store data entry for customers

One of the many potential barriers to mobile or smaller-screened devices being used to complete e-commerce orders is data entry. For example, entering your e-mail address when logging in on a mobile device such as an iPhone displays the following keypad:

Improving Magento store data entry for customers

This is okay. The user can find all of the keys they need, but it's not as efficient as it could be. HTML5 introduced new input types which, on more modern devices, provide a keyboard tailored to its use. So, for this field, you could change the input type to be type="email" rather than the (default) type="text".

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