Clearing the default box value upon clicking in?

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    Asked on January 22, 2014 at 01:12 PM

    Hi, the text box for my form has a default value. Can the default value instantly clear when the website user clicks into the box to enter data? I don't want them to have to delete the default value to enter their information.

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    Answered on January 22, 2014 at 02:24 PM

    Thank you for contacting us.

    I think that default value is not designed to be cleared. As an alternative to default value you can try a Hint Example option. It will remove the hint text upon filling out the input.


    Note, we can style that Hint Example (placeholder) text with custom CSS:

    Style Placeholder Text

    Custom CSS can be injected directly into the form.

    If you need any further assistance, please let us know.