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::-webkit-input-placeholder

Non-standard
This feature is non-standard and is not on a standards track. Do not use it on production sites facing the Web: it will not work for every user. There may also be large incompatibilities between implementations and the behavior may change in the future.

Summary

The non-standard proprietary ::-webkit-input-placeholder pseudo-element represents the placeholder text of a form element. This allows web developers and theme designers to customize the appearance of placeholder text. This pseudo-class is only supported by WebKit and Blink.

Specifications

Not part of any specification. This pseudo-element is proprietary and specific to WebKit and Blink.

Browser compatibility

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari (WebKit)
Basic support (Yes) No support No support (Yes) (Yes)
Feature Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) Firefox OS IE Phone Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support ? No support No support No support ? (Yes)

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