Updated on June 02, 2020
Clicking anywhere on the page outside the search form or the close button will fade away the search form.
- enable placeholder text for the search form by adding support for HTML5 markup
- change the placeholder text from the
toa custom "Type what are you looking for and hit return".
Install and activate Code Snippets plugin.
Go to Snippets > Add New.
Title: Add support for HTML5 markup
add_theme_support( 'html5', array( 'comment-list', 'comment-form', 'search-form', 'gallery', 'caption' ) );
Set it to run only on front-end. Save changes and activate.
Add another snippet.
Title: Change search form input's placeholder text
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