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Input Password maxLength Property

Input Password Object Reference Input Password Object

Example

Get the maximum number of characters allowed in a specific password field:

var x = document.getElementById("myPsw").maxLength;

The result of x will be:

8
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Definition and Usage

The maxLength property sets or returns the value of the maxlength attribute of a password field.

The maxlength attribute specifies the maximum number of characters allowed in a password field.

Tip: To set or return the width of a password field, in number of characters, use the size property.


Browser Support

Property
maxLength Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

Syntax

Return the maxLength property:

passwordObject.maxLength

Set the maxLength property:

passwordObject.maxLength=integer

Property Values

Value Description
integer Specifies the maximum number of characters allowed in the password field

Technical Details

Return Value: A Number, representing the maximum number of characters allowed in the password field

More Examples

Example

Set the maximum number of characters allowed in a password field:

document.getElementById("myPsw").maxLength = "10";
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Related Pages

HTML reference: HTML <input> maxlength attribute


Input Password Object Reference Input Password Object