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Search

Search is a specialized text field for entering Search terms.

  • Display prompt text in the Search Field such as “Search.”
  • Include a “Clear” button allowing users to erase the field and begin a new Search.

Rules of Thumb

Appearance and Behavior

Search has two states:

The normal (enabled) state is less prominent than the focused state.
The normal (enabled) state is less prominent than the focused state.
Within the focused state, the magnifying glass symbol is more prominent. The “Clear” button becomes enabled.
Within the focused state, the magnifying glass symbol is more prominent. The “Clear” button becomes enabled.

To learn more about adding Help Text or Validation to Input Fields like Search, see the Forms and Validation guidance.