Gravity Forms Placeholder Text is Too Light

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I feel your frustration. You’re trying to streamline your forms a bit by using placeholder text inside the fields instead of having the labels hanging outside, taking up all kinds of space. But you just can’t figure out how to override that light grey text that’s all but impossible to read. With a small bit of CSS, coded for specific browsers, you can get that text to pop!

Some more tips here at this handy post.

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Dave Kuhar

Dave runs Transmit Studio, a media creation lab in San José. He's built more websites with WordPress than he can remember. He likes hearing himself talk and writing about himself in third person.

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