How to add field placeholders to Fast Secure Contact Form

Posted by on Sep 6, 2014 in How To

How to add field placeholders to Fast Secure Contact Form

The placeholder is a short hint that is displayed in the input field before the user enters a value.

In this video tutorial you will learn how to add field placeholders to Fast Secure Contact Form

Instructions:

Step 1: Navigate to the Fields tab on the form edit settings page. Click on the “Show Details” button to the right of the field name to see the details for that field.  Check the box for the setting: Default as placeholder , also check the box for the setting: Hide label. Enter the desired placeholder text into the Default setting. Example: for the Name field, you might enter Name for the default text.

Repeat step one for each field you want to show a placeholder. Click “Save Changes”. Click “Preview Form” to see your changes.

Note: if you have a WordPress cache plugin, you may have to empty / purge the cache to see the changes immediately on your form page.

 

Default as placeholder:
Check this setting if you want the default text to be a placeholder inside the form field. The placeholder is a short hint that is displayed in the input field before the user enters a value. Works with the following input types only: name, email, subject, message, text, textarea, url, and password. This setting is sometimes used along with the “Hide label” setting.

When using “Default as placeholder” setting with “Enable double email entry” setting enabled. The “Default” setting should be in this example format: “Email==Re-enter Email”. Separate words with == separators.

When using “Default as placeholder” setting with “First Name, Last Name” setting enabled. The “Default” setting should be in this example format: “First Name==Last Name”. Separate words with == separators.

When using “Default as placeholder” setting with “First Name, Middle Name, Last Name” setting enabled. The “Default” setting should be in this example format: “First Name==Middle Name==Last Name”. Separate words with == separators.

Hide label:
Check this setting if you want to hide the field label on the form. This is sometimes used along with the “Default as placeholder” setting.

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