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Additional Configuration

Separate Input Field#

inputField

Configure inputField if you want Address Finder to render on an input field which is not your first address line.

CSS selector or HTML Element which specifies the <input> field which the Address Finder interface should bind.

Defaults to outputFields.line_1 (the first address line).

Disable Key Check#

checkKey

Enabled by default. This causes Address Finder to check if the key is in a usable state before initialising itself.

Defaults to true.

The check can fail if:

  • Your key has no remaining lookups
  • Your key has run into its lookup limit for the day
  • Your key is requested from a URL which is not on your whitelist
  • The user seeking to use the key has exceeded their limit for the day

If the check fails, the plugin will not initialise. You can use the onFailedCheck callback to customise your response to a failed check.

Uppercase Post Town#

titleizePostTown

An optional field to convert the case of the Post Town from upper case into title case. E.g. "LONDON" becomes "London".

Defaults to true.

Query Options#

queryOptions

Apply a query, like a filter or bias, to your suggestion queries. A complete list of query parameters are available in the Autocomplete API Reference.

To apply new parameters after the Controller has been instantiated, use setQueryOptions. Do not mutate options.queryOptions directly.

Defaults to {}.

Remove Organisation from Address Line#

removeOrganisation

If set to true, organisation name will be removed from the address.

Defaults to false.

Disable Chrome Autofill#

autocomplete

Sets the autocomplete= attribute of the input element. Setting this attribute aims to prevent some browsers (particularly Chrome) from providing a clashing autofill overlay.

The best practice for this attribute breaks over time (see https://stackoverflow.com/questions/15738259/disabling-chrome-autofill) and is specific to different forms. If you are observing Chrome's autofill clashing on your form, update this attribute to the best practice du jour.

Defaults to "none".

Hide Address Fields#

hide

Accepts an array of HTMLElements or CSS selectors. E.g.

{  hide: [    "#line_1",    document.getElementById("line_2"),    document.getElemmentById("line_3")],  ],}

When enabled, the HTMLElements supplied in hide are hidden with display: none; when Address Finder initialises and attaches to the DOM. These elements will be subsequently unhidden if an address is selected or the user opts to manually input an address.

Enabling this feature will also create a clickable element in the Address Finder, which provides users the option to manually input an address. You may provide your own clickable element with unhide or customise the clickable element with msgUnhide and unhideClass.

Defaults to [].

Custom Unhide Element#

unHide

Specify a query selector (string) or (HTMLElement) as a custom clickable element to unhide and form fields configured with hide. This will prevent the default unhide element from being rendered.