Pros and Cons of using Progress Bars on lengthy online applications?

by Todd   Last Updated July 11, 2018 20:16 PM

I'm considering adding a progress bar to a 7-page online application form. 50% of users choose "Provide later" for uploading documents. This pushes most of their work to page 7.

My options: • Don't add it as it won't move dramatically until after page 7 • Add it and base it on % of total work (7 variable segments) • Add it and base it on % of totals pages (7 equal segments)

Thanks in advance for your feedback!



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