A jQuery plugin to enable the HTML5 `placeholder` attribute in all browsers.
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jquery-placehold

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A jQuery plugin that enables the HTML5 placeholder attribute in browsers lacking native support.

Requirements

  • jQuery (1.11.2 or newer)
  • Firefox < 3.7, Safari < 4, Internet Explorer < 10

Usage

In your HTML:

<input placeholder="+1 (555) 555-5555">
<textarea placeholder="Four score and seven years ago…"></textarea>

In your JavaScript:

$().ready( function() {
    $('input, textarea').placehold('placeholderClassName');
});

placeholderClassName is an optional string and defaults to "placeholder."

License

The jQuery placehold plugin is licensed under the GNU General Public License, version 2.