How Add Placeholder Text to a Text Field

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  <p>Click here to view more <a href="this is place holder">cat photos</a>.</p>
  <a href=" "><img input type="text" placeholder="this is placeholder text" alt="A cute orange cat lying on its back."></a><input type="text" placeholder="this is placeholder text">
  <p>Things cats love:</p>
    <li>cat nip</li>
    <li>laser pointers</li>
  <p>Top 3 things cats hate:</p>
    <li>flea treatment</li>
    <li>other cats</li>
  <input type="text" placeholder="this is placeholder text">

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Link to the challenge:

The href is to give an address for a link, not a placeholder. So this is not the way to do it:

And as the instructions say:

You can create placeholder text like so:
<input type="text" placeholder="this is placeholder text">

Also you don’t need a placeholder on the img element:

Placeholders are for input elements.

in the placeholder attribute you have entered wrong value, instead add “cat photo url”

Placeholder - Placeholder is a text which you will see on a input element before entering any text or value . Placeholder text is descriptive text displayed inside an input field until the field is filled. It disappears when you start typing in the field.