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Automatically focus on primary search input field on specific pages (search results, 404, etc).

JavaScript February 7, 2021


This function runs automatically, so it is not called manually. Is this incorrect?

Additional Notes

This function also changes the input value to the previous search when applicable.

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    Source File

    Located in /assets/js/modules/search.js on line 276.

    No Hooks

    This function does not have any filters or actions available. Request one?
    nebula.wpSearchInput = function(){
        jQuery('#post-0 #s, #nebula-drawer #s, .search-results #s').trigger('focus'); //Automatically focus on specific search inputs
        //Set search value as placeholder
        let searchVal = nebula.get('s') || jQuery('#s').val();
        if ( searchVal ){
            jQuery('#s, .nebula-search input').attr('placeholder', searchVal.replaceAll('+', ' '));


    To override or disable this JavaScript function, simply redeclare it with the exact same function name.

    nebula.wpSearchInput = function(){
        //Write your own code here, leave it blank, or return false.