jQuery Plugin For Floating Input Label - floatingFormLabel

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jQuery Plugin For Floating Input Label - floatingFormLabel

Just another jQuery implementation of 'floating input label' that floats the placeholder up above the input filed when you start typing.

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How to use it:

1. Load jQuery JavaScript library and the jquery.floatingFormLabel.js JS file at the end of the html page.

<script src="//code.jquery.com/jquery-1.11.3.min.js"></script>
<script src="jquery.floatingFormLabel.js"></script>

2. Add a custom placeholder to your input filed.

<input type="text" class="float-label" placeholder="Username" required>

3. Call the plugin on the input field and we're ready to go.

$(document).ready(function () {

4. Style the floating placeholder label.

.float-label__wrapper { position: relative; }

.float-label__wrapper label {
  position: absolute;
  left: 7px;
  top: -6px;
  line-height: 1;
  font-weight: bold;
  font-size: 12px;
  margin: 0;
  background-color: #ffffff;
  padding: 0 3px;
  display: none;
  color: #b3b3b3;

.float-label__wrapper label.float-label--required span {
  padding-right: 3px;
  color: #de4a4a;

.float-label--active label { color: #39a4ff; }

5. Disable the asterisk in the floating label.

$(document).ready(function () {
    addRequiredAsterisk: false

This awesome jQuery plugin is developed by drewrawitz. For more Advanced Usages, please check the demo page or visit the official website.