You can now style input placeholder text using CSS. Not many browsers support the default implementation yet, but there are some vendor prefixes to help you get there.
toUpperCase() or similar. I did find an acceptable answer on Yahoo! Answers after some digging.
Altering the text that displays at the top of nodes in Drupal 7 is quite simple. I started by adding first and last name fields to the user profile (admin/config/people/accounts/fields) so that we could display the users proper name rather than their username. Below is the code I used in my
template.php file. Customize the message as you see necessary.