Please stop using placeholders as labels!!!!

by: Joe Watkins

Accessibility is very important to keep in mind when authoring web-based experiences. When you use a placeholder attribute on an input field in place of a label element you are not only misusing an attribute you could be rendering your web form unusable to many users.

There are many ways you can achieve the ‘in-field-label’ look, which is the primary cause for this attribute’s misuse, while maintaining accessibility.

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