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Value Placeholder not showingAsked by juliaSpaceCraft on November 22, 2016 at 11:59 AM
Hello! The value placeholder (hint example) for the name and email fields is not showing when I use the source code version. Any help? Here is the form on the site: http://farmhouse.spacecrafted.com/ (Click Learn More)
More details: on the code screenshot, you can see if says value only and not value placeholder="name" It works fine with the embeddable version but I'm using custom fonts and need to use the source code version
The script to set the hint text is indeed present in your code:
So the code is complete. You may need to download the complete source code including the JS files so they are available from your domain.
You can also manually add the placeholder code inline:
Thanks! Adding it manually worked.
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