We're seeing more and more of these sites that want to offer a prettier and
more seamless logon at the expense of not really being very compliant any

For example: a site which has input elements that aren't wrapped in any
form tag. So that there isn't a single <form/> on the entire page.

The actual submission is via JavaScript and is sent as an xmlhttprequest.
The JavaScript receives a response from the xmlhttprequest and behaves
differently depending on the contents of the response. In essence no form
is ever actually posted.

This causes problems with form fill, especially if learning mode is

Edward or Matt have you come across similar and if so how have you handled
this? We thought about a dummy form hosted elsewhere which is used instead
of the actual form.

I can provide an example server that is publicly accessible if anyone is
interested in giving it a shot.
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