HTML | DOM Input URL placeholder Property

The DOM Input URL placeholder Property is used to set or return the value of the Placeholder attribute of a URL Field.The placeholder attribute specifies a short hint as a text in the input field that describes the expected value.

Syntax:

  • It is used to return the placeholder property.
    urlObject.placeholder
  • It is used to set the placeholder property.
    urlObject.placeholder = text
  • Property Value:



    • text: It defines a short hint that describe a expected value of the url Field.

    Return Value: It returns a String value which represented a short hint that describes the expected value of the URL Field.

    Example-1: This Example illustrates how to return the property.

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    <!DOCTYPE html>
    <html>
      
    <head>
        <title>
            DOM Input URL placeholder Property
        </title>
    </head>
      
    <body>
        <center>
            <h1 style="color:green;"
                    GeeksForGeeks 
                </h1>
      
            <h2>
              DOM Input URL placeholder Property
          </h2>
      
            <label for="uname"
                   style="color:green">
                <b>Enter URL</b>
            </label>
      
            <input type="url"
                   id="gfg"
                   placeholder="Enter URL" 
                   size="20"
                   name="myGeeks">
      
            <br>
            <br>
      
            <button type="button" 
                    onclick="geeks()">
                Click
            </button>
      
            <p id="GFG" 
               style="color:green;
                      font-size:25px;">
          </p>
      
            <script>
                function geeks() {
                    
                    var link = 
                        document.getElementById(
                          "gfg").placeholder;
                    
                    document.getElementById(
                      "GFG").innerHTML = link;
                }
            </script>
        </center>
    </body>
      
    </html>

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    Output:
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    After Clicking On Button:

    Example-2: This Example ilustrates how to set the Property.

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    <!DOCTYPE html>
    <html>
      
    <head>
        <title>
            DOM Input URL placeholder Property
        </title>
    </head>
      
    <body>
        <center>
            <h1 style="color:green;"
                    GeeksForGeeks 
                </h1>
      
            <h2>
              DOM Input URL placeholder Property
          </h2>
      
            <label for="uname" 
                   style="color:green">
                <b>Enter URL</b>
            </label>
      
            <input type="url" 
                   id="gfg"
                   placeholder="Enter URL" 
                   size="20" 
                   name="myGeeks">
      
            <br>
            <br>
      
            <button type="button" 
                    onclick="geeks()">
                Click
            </button>
      
            <p id="GFG" 
               style="color:green;
                      font-size:25px;">
          </p>
      
            <script>
                function geeks() {
                    
                    var link = 
                        document.getElementById(
                          "gfg").placeholder = 
                        "GeeksForGeeks.com";
                    
                    document.getElementById(
                      "GFG").innerHTML = link;
                }
            </script>
        </center>
    </body>
      
    </html>

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    Output:

    Before Clicking On Button:

    After Clicking On Button:

    Supported Browsers: The browser supported by DOM input URL Placeholder Property are listed below:

    • Google Chrome
    • Internet Explorer 10.0 +
    • Firefox
    • Opera
    • Safari


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