How can I replace the placholder with another field element for instructions?

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    Jim
    Asked on May 13, 2019 at 10:29 PM

    Very comprehensive list. Thanks!Only comment is that placeholder text is now considered to be inappropriate because of accessibility. Placeholder text disappears when the field is entered. Screen readers have a hard time with disappearing text so users with visual impairments loose the context or instructions.



    This is a re-post of a comment on 46 Form Design Best Practices

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    Kevin_G
    Answered on May 14, 2019 at 12:29 AM

    Thank you for your feedback on this. 

    Please also note that the placeholder setting is optional, you may set up a hover text or a sub-label too: 

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    If you have questions, let us know.