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How to change the Search widget placeholder text

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Anthony Wilcox

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In the Answerly Search widget editor, you can edit the placeholder text of the search input field.

This is the text that appears as a default text before customers start typing in the Search widget to look for answers and, it is visible to everyone.

To edit the placeholder text of the Search widget input, follow the steps below.


  • Open the Search widget page.
  • Go to 'Look and Feel'
  • On the settings on the right menu under 'Placeholder text' add your new placeholder text, this text will appear in the input instantly.
Placeholder text


  • Click 'Apply' to preview the changes in the live preview of the embedded Search widget.
Apply placeholder text

That's it!

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