Organizational Research By

Surprising Reserch Topic

input placeholders for internet explorer


input placeholders for internet explorer  using -'javascript,html,internet-explorer,placeholder'

HTML5 introduced the placeholder attribute on input elements, which allows to display a greyed-out default text.

Sadly the Internet Explorer, including IE 9 does not support it.

There already are some placeholder simulator scripts out there. They typically work by putting the default-text into the input field, give it a grey color and remove it again as soon as you focus the input field.

The drawback of this approach is that the placeholder text is in the input field. Thus:


scripts can't easily check whether an input field is empty
server side processing must check against the default value, in order to not insert the placeholder into the database.


I would like to have a solution, where the placeholder text isn't in the input itself.
    

asked Sep 15, 2015 by San4438
0 votes
71 views



Related Hot Questions

15 Answers

0 votes
NULL
answered Sep 15, 2015 by JohBanniste
0 votes
NULL
answered Sep 15, 2015 by MarGreenber
0 votes
NULL
answered Sep 15, 2015 by JoannBaumerv
0 votes
NULL
answered Sep 15, 2015 by AlenaMGNtfi
0 votes
NULL
answered Sep 15, 2015 by DawnOjedargy
0 votes
NULL
answered Sep 15, 2015 by CarltonDomin
0 votes
NULL
answered Sep 15, 2015 by AlyLND
0 votes
NULL
answered Sep 15, 2015 by Debbie18R56
0 votes
NULL
answered Sep 15, 2015 by BoyGreiner
0 votes
NULL
answered Sep 15, 2015 by IsraelZzwzcg
0 votes
NULL
answered Sep 15, 2015 by DorineManifo
0 votes
NULL
answered Sep 15, 2015 by WilGoodwin
0 votes
NULL
answered Sep 15, 2015 by Tommy76S1174
0 votes
NULL
answered Sep 15, 2015 by FlyYuranigh
0 votes
NULL
answered Sep 15, 2015 by JeanneHammon

...