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HTML HTML Forms Form Basics The Input Element

Grayed-out input Fields

Is it possible to have grayed-out text in the input fields to prompt users to input the correct type of text? I.e. name, email, password, etc..

Perhaps have the text disappear when the user clicks on that text box.

Thank you.

2 Answers

Hello, use the placeholder attribute like this:

<form>
 <input type="text" name="name" placeholder="your name">
</form>

I am currently on the Label lesson.. another good way to distinguish what each field is for!

Thanks again.

Awesome, thanks so much!