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[Resolved] Initial Text in Search Box?

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  • Moderator Mark Ratledge


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    This is what I use:

    <form id="searchform" method="get" action="<?php bloginfo('url'); ?>/"><input type="text" value="Search this site" onblur="if(this.value == '') {this.value = 'Search this site';}" onfocus="if(this.value == 'Search this site') {this.value = '';}" name="s" id="s" size="25" />
    <input type="submit" id="searchsubmit" value="Search" class="submit" name="searchsubmit"/></form>

    Style the text if you want:

    #searchform, input#s
    font-size: 1em;
    font-style: italic;

    I have the following code on my search and wanted to achieve the same thing but somehow when I use the info above it does not working for me. I there something I miss?
    <form method=”get” id=”searchform” action=”” >
    <input type=”text” value=”” />
    <input type=”submit” id=”searchsubmit” value=”” />

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