Top 6 jQuery HTML5 Placeholder Plugins

Here is a collection of useful placeholder plugins for jQuery. There are plenty out there but these are the best we’ve found, with plenty of features to suit any developer.

1. Placeholdem

A JavaScript plugin that animates placeholder carets on inputs and textareas. The placeholder value will incrementally delete on focus, and restore on blur.

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2. jQuery Label Better

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Label your form input like a boss with this plugin, using beautiful animations and without taking up space.

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3. Placeholder

This plugin uses different implementations of HTML5 placeholder polyfills/shims for different use cases. Check out a demo.

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4. HTML5 Placeholder jQuery Plugin

A jQuery plugin that enables HTML5 placeholder behavior for browsers that aren’t trying hard enough yet. Check out a demo.

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5. jQuery Placeholder Plugin

This is a simple plugin for jQuery that provides support for the HTML5 placeholder attribute in browsers that do not already support it.

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6. jQuery Placeholder Enhanced

Placeholder Enhanced enhances the HTML5 placeholder attribute by providing cross-browser support & styling. Check out a demo.

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