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Floating label

Written byPhuoc Nguyen
28 Nov, 2019


<div class="floating-label">
<!-- The input -->
<input placeholder="Placeholder" class="floating-label__input" />

<!-- The label -->
<label class="floating-label__label">Placeholder</label>


.floating-label {
border: 1px solid #d1d5db;
border-radius: 0.25rem;
position: relative;

.floating-label__input {
border: none;
padding: 0.5rem;
height: 100%;

Show the label at desired position when the
placeholder of input isn't shown
.floating-label__input:not(:placeholder-shown) + .floating-label__label {
background: #fff;
transform: translate(0, -200%);
opacity: 1;

.floating-label__label {
/* Position the label */
left: 1rem;
position: absolute;
top: 100%;

/* Hide it by default */
opacity: 0;
transition: all 200ms;

padding: 0 0.5rem;
Type something in the input to see how the label is shown up.

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