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The HTML5 placeholder attribute specifies a short hint that describes the expected value of an input field (e.g. a sample value or a short description of the expected format). The hint is displayed in the input field when it is empty, and disappears when the field gets focus.

In HTML5 the placeholder attribute specifies a short hint that describes the expected value of an input field (e.g. a sample value or a short description of the expected format).

The hint is displayed in the input field when it is empty, and disappears when the field gets focus.

For example:

<input type="text" placeholder="Hello, world!" />