OnsSearchInput Directive (ons-search-input)

Angular directive for <ons-search-input> component.

A search input element. The component will automatically render as a Material Design search input on Android devices. Most attributes that can be used for a normal <input> element can also be used on the <ons-search-input> element.


Search input

Even though ons-input supports type="search", Onsen UI provides an extra element ons-search-input that styles the input as a real search bar:

<ons-search-input placeholder="Search something"></ons-search-input>

As usual, any attribute for <input> element works for the search input (except type which is fixed to search).

Inner input element

For normal input elements is possible to define a <label> tab with the for attribute to link it to an input element.

Unfortunately this does not work with custom elements like <ons-label> so in order to do it we need to set the id attribute of the inner input element. This is done using the input-id attribute.

<label for="username">Username</label>
<ons-input input-id="username"></ons-input>

This work with any input in Onsen UI such as checkboxes, radios, etc.

See also

Name Type Description
input-id String Specify the “id” attribute of the inner <input> element. This is useful when using <label for="..."> elements. Optional.
Name Description
value The current value of the input.
disabled Whether the input is disabled or not.
Name Description
material Displays a Material Design search input.
Signature Description
focus() Focuses the input.
blur() Removes focus from the input.

Focuses the input.


Removes focus from the input.


Name Type Description
value Input value for the internal <input> element.


Name Type Description
valueChange Triggers when the value is changed.

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