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[Closed] Placeholder text in dropdown select field in Search Form

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Last updated by Nigel 6 months ago.


Would like to add placeholder text to select dropdown fields in search form on below link:
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Hi there

Am I right in thinking you created this with the legacy Views editor?

If you place the cursor inside the wpv-control-postmeta shortcode responsible for generating the dropdown (in the Search and Pagination editor of the View) and click the Edit filter button it will bring up a dialog where you can enter placeholder text for the first empty option, as shown in the screenshot.

(Or edit the shortcode directly and add an attribute such as default_label="Choose an option".)

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