If you are using normal Sign Up forms and still require a lot of data from your users, a multi-step form is the best solution. So the form is broken into small sections and the user only sees one section at a time. Also, multi-step forms reduces the space you need on the page.
In this tutorial I am going to show you how to make a multi-step Sign Up form using Rhinoslider. I think you would prefer seeing the demo first.In a multi-step form, once you complete the first step, the second step will be displayed and Step 1 will be hidden. Normally we use sliding effects in step transitions. So this a scenario where we can use a Slider differently from its default behavior of creating image slideshows.
jQuery Stepy is a plugin based on FormToWizard that generates a customizable wizard.
In this tutorial we will see how to create a simple multi-step signup form using CSS3 and jQuery. To spice up things a bit, we will include progress bar with the form, so the users will be able to see the percentage of form completion.
The form wizard plugin is a jQuery plugin which can be used to create wizard like page flows for forms without having to reload the page in between wizard steps.
We are going to create a fancy sliding form that shows some validation feedback to the user after each step. This form saves a lot of space and is easy to access – it basically works like a slide show, just that we have fieldsets of a form instead of images.