the email isn’t already registered, or the password fits the criteria).
In general, there are two main types of form validation: After submit validation is probably what you’re most used to.
This removes a sticking point and allows someone to start looking around your site/service while they wait for the e-mail, which isn't allows available on the device they sign up from.
(though rarely, it does happen) I'm considering adding this change, but there's a bit of work required to facilitate, so I"d like to get feedback before I go ahead with it.
It’s also, generally, a worse experience than inline validation.
According to Designmodo, “when the user provides all the data and submits the form, usually by hitting the button, the information is sent to the server and validated.
You could even leave some sort of very noticable bar across the top until they click the bar taking them to the page where they can verify their email and/or phone number.
Authenticating with a system can still be a huge barrier to entry and anything we can do to make it easier for the user to get in means more people will be able to use the application.