HTML DOM Input URL placeholder Property

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The HTML DOM Input URL placeholder property sets/returns a string generally used to give hints to user of what the input text will look like.

Syntax

Following is the syntax −

  • Returning string value
inputURLObject.placeholder
  • Setting placeholder to stringValue
inputURLObject.placeholder = stringValue

Example

Let us see an example of Input URL placeholder property −

 Live Demo

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
<title>Input URL placeholder</title>
<style>
   form {
      width:70%;
      margin: 0 auto;
      text-align: center;
   }
   * {
      padding: 2px;
      margin:5px;
   }
   input[type="button"] {
      border-radius: 10px;
   }
</style>
</head>
<body>
<form>
<fieldset>
<legend>URL-placeholder</legend>
<label for="URLSelect">URL:
<input type="url" id="URLSelect">
</label>
<input type="button" value="Get an Example" onclick="setPlaceholder()">
</fieldset>
</form>
<script>
   var inputURL = document.getElementById("URLSelect");
   function setPlaceholder() {
      inputURL.placeholder = 'https://www.google.com';
   }
</script>
</body>
</html>

Output

This will produce the following output −

Before clicking ‘Get an Example’ button −

After clicking ‘Get an Example’ button −

raja
Published on 26-Jul-2019 12:30:55
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