Wednesday, January 11th, 2006

Treehouse Magazine Login

Category: Component, Editorial

Treehouse Magazine is a magazine about the web.

They implement a nice login component in the top right corner.

If you want to login, signup, etc you can do it from that widget. Very simple, the forms are just changed around dynamically depending on your use case.

Treehouse Signup

We are seeing a log of login components.

Google AdSense kicks in login to the background:

Google AdSense Login

Posted by Dion Almaer at 1:30 am
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Doesn’t work for me.. The thing scrolls up again before I can click the ‘create one’ button :-)

Comment by Dominik Hahn — January 11, 2006

Once more: the first thing that meets the eye is a script error…

Comment by Lon — January 11, 2006

Dominik – if you stop back to read this, please let me know what browser you are using.

Lon – thanks for pointing out the script error. We still have work to do on the login, so we’ll fix it with the next update.

Comment by Ryan Campbell — January 11, 2006

I see a lot of this stuff lately. I have a similar login component myself: http://www.superinterface.com/jspcontrols-blog/listPage.jsp Login with “user”/”pass”.

Notice, that in my sample login component (as well as all other components) works with Javascript turned off. I think that this is great accessibility feature.

Comment by Michael J. — January 11, 2006

I have the same problem as Dominik. I’m using Firefox 1.5, BTW. Works fine in IE and not at all in Netscape 7.1

Comment by michael barbarino — January 11, 2006

Cool, treehouse login actually works with Javascript turned off. The downside is that the address of a page is changed. From my point of view the login form does not behave like a real component when Javascript turned off, because it responds with a whole page and pollutes browser page history.

Also, in Firefox + Javascript on, when I open login panel and click on “Login” again, the panel rolls up (expected) and immediately rolls down again (unexpected).

Comment by Michael J. — January 11, 2006

AJAX Design Pattern: Login Panel

I’ve noticed another new AJAX convention cropping up in a few places that I though I’d share. It solves a real problem in an elegant fashion: how to handle registration of new users. Every site that requires a login needs…

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