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Placeholder Text

This plugin adds support for placeholder text in browsers that don't support this HTML5 feature.

This plugin adds support for placeholder text in browsers that don't support this HTML5 feature including Internet Explorer 6.

The plugin just activates the placeholders.js script by James Allardice http://jamesallardice.github.io/Placeholders.js/

There is no further configuration required.

For HTML input elements use the placeholder attribute and add a value, this value is removed when a user inputs the field. http://coolestguidesontheplanet.com/add-a-label-into-a-text-input-field-in-a-html-form/#html5

The script is 4KB and is set to load in the footer and has no library dependencies.

Author Neil Gee
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Contributors neilgee
Tags forms, input, placeholder, text

This section describes how to install the plugin:

  1. Upload the placeholders folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the 'Plugins' menu in WordPress

1.0.0 * Initial release.

1.1.0 - 19th April 2015 - upgrade includes version v4.0.1 of placeholders

Usage

Just activate the plugin which loads the script, their is no further configuration.

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Version 1.1.0

Requires WordPress version: 3.8 or higher

Compatible up to: 4.7.2

Last Updated 09 Dec 2016

Date Added: 10 Sep 2014

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