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Add text to input area (2 posts)

  1. davidlapham
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    I'm trying to add custom text to input area and also take the text on the outside of the box away.

    http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/mailchimp/

  2. mc_tak
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    For adding text, you have a few options. The plugin has a built-in feature which will take the "Default Merge Tag Value" set inside of your MailChimp list, and make that the default value pre-filled in your sign up form field's input area. This article walks through how to set Default Merge Tag Values up:

    How do I set default merge values (like Dear Customer)?: http://eepurl.com/hcDC

    Once those are set up, make sure to go in your plugin's settings in the WordPress admin area and refresh/update your list info.

    Alternatively, if you prefer "placeholder" text, you can use the workaround/alteration to the code, suggested by a fellow WordPress user here:

    http://wordpress.org/support/topic/plugin-mailchimp-list-subscribe-form-request-add-placeholder-text-for-mailchimp-widget?replies=21

    In regards to making the field labels hidden, you can do that by setting some CSS code like so:

    #mc_signup_form .mc_var_label {
    display: none;
    }

    If you have any questions, let us know!

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