Remove the Search Input Clear(x) Icon
I really appreciate the amount of different
<input> elements we've received over the past decade. These elements don't just bring a new semantic advantage, but also provide UI helpers, which in many cases are useful. In a recent case, I found a UI element not useful: the
x (clear) icon in
<input type="search" /> elements.
In most cases that input is nice, but if you're looking to really customize your search experience, you may want to get it out of the way:
With the snippet above, the cancelation icon disappears, as does the special highlight decoration!
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