Have you ever needed a way to disable the mobile keyboard from displaying for a specific input field?
I was recently building out a custom Gravity Form where the client wanted the ability to use plus/minus buttons to increase or decrease their debt amount.
I used the jQuery spinner to create this functionality but when I started testing in mobile, I quickly realized that the mobile device keyboard was displaying when I clicked the jQuery spinner plus or minus buttons.
The solution to this was rather simple and I’d like to share it here for anyone else who is looking for a solution to this problem.
To block the mobile device keyboard from displaying you simply need to set the field to readonly with jQuery as displayed in the code below.
Hope this helps! If you are still having an issue, let me know and I’d be glad to help you out. Thanks!
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