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How to display labels/descriptions inside of fields

  1. TBWMS
    Member

    Hi,

    Is there a simple setting to display labels/descriptions inside of fields?

    Thanks.

    Posted 9 years ago on Saturday May 18, 2013 | Permalink
  2. when creating a field, within the "Properties Label" editing area of the field, the "Field Label" where you type out the label for the field, I think, is what you are looking for. If you do not see a label once you've done that, view source where it should be showing to ensure it is being output to html. Then, if it is there (it should be) and still not showing, you might have a CSS declaration that is causing the issue.

    Posted 9 years ago on Saturday May 18, 2013 | Permalink
  3. Richard Vav
    Administrator

    Sorry David but what @TBWMS is describing sounds like the HTML5 placeholder attribute that is inside the actual input and disappears when the user starts typing, it can be accomplished by using a plugin, of which there are currently two in the WordPress plugin repository

    http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/gravity-forms-placeholders/
    http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/gravity-forms-auto-placeholders/

    Regards,
    Richard

    Posted 9 years ago on Saturday May 18, 2013 | Permalink
  4. what if nothing in the input fields shows up? with either of those plugins..

    Posted 9 years ago on Friday May 31, 2013 | Permalink
  5. Richard Vav
    Administrator

    Chuck,

    There could be a javascript error preventing the scripts from running and adding the placeholders to the inputs. Can you provide a link to a page containing the form in question.

    Regards,
    Richard

    Posted 9 years ago on Friday May 31, 2013 | Permalink
  6. already fixed it. plugin didn't work added script to theme func include and got it to work. *shrug*

    thx

    Posted 9 years ago on Friday May 31, 2013 | Permalink
  7. David Peralty

    Glad you got it sorted out.

    Posted 9 years ago on Friday May 31, 2013 | Permalink
  8. Alex
    Member

    Has a recent update stopped this from working? Fine in the backend but the frontend isn't outputting. Tried with TwentyTwelve to no avail too :(

    Posted 9 years ago on Friday June 14, 2013 | Permalink
  9. David Peralty

    Can you please try the following: http://www.gravityhelp.com/documentation/page/Testing_for_a_Theme/Plugin_Conflict

    Posted 9 years ago on Friday June 14, 2013 | Permalink
  10. Alex
    Member

    done, and still doesn't appear :(

    Posted 9 years ago on Friday June 14, 2013 | Permalink