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§ Fake placeholders

Fake placeholders...

var placeholderSupport = 'placeholder' in document.createElement('input');

function fixPlaceholder(el) {
  if(!placeholderSupport) {
    el.value = el.getAttribute('placeholder');
    el.className = 'gray';
    el.onfocus = function() {
      if(this.value === this.getAttribute('placeholder')) {
        this.value = '';
        this.className = '';
    el.onblur = function() {
      if(this.value === '') {
        this.className = 'gray';
        this.value = this.getAttribute('placeholder');

var st = document.getElementById('searchtext');
if(st) {

last edited on January 9th, 2016 at 5:09 PM


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