[whatwg] Placeholder option for text input boxes

Kornel Lesinski kornel at geekhood.net
Sun Oct 5 11:31:30 PDT 2008

On Sun, 05 Oct 2008 19:16:14 +0100, Kristof Zelechovski  
<giecrilj at stegny.2a.pl> wrote:

> I think it is rather uncommon that the value entered into a search field
> needs a hint about what format it should be in.  The search engine  
> should be smart enough to figure out what the user was looking for.

What I had in mind was use of placeholder instead of <label>, rather as a  
additional hint.

<input type="search" placeholder="Search...">

regards, Kornel Lesinski

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