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HTML HTML Forms HTML Mastery

Willie Allison
Willie Allison
2,035 Points

How do you set a text input to contain text?

I am at a point where I do not remember the lessons teaching something. I am asked to set the text input to contain Hello World and don't know how.

<!DOCTYPE html>
    <title>HTML Mastery Challenge</title>
    <h1>HTML Mastery Challenge</h1>

    <!-- Write your code below -->
      <h2>Shopping List</h2>
    <p><strong> This is a list to get for the recipe</strong></p>
    <input type="text" name="username">

1 Answer

Zachary Green
Zachary Green
16,359 Points

you can use the value attr of the placeholder attr. The placeholder attr sets the text buts goes away once the user places focus on the input field while value doesnt. You might use placeholders for hints and values for default values. Hope this helps.

Willie Allison
Willie Allison
2,035 Points

Yes thank you. I happened to find the answer in another post I was led to after posting my question but you are correct. Again thank you!