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HTML <input type="password">

❮ HTML <input> type attribute

Example

Define a password field (characters are masked):

<label for="pwd">Password:</label>
<input type="password" id="pwd" name="pwd">
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Definition and Usage

The <input type="password"> defines a password field (characters are masked).

Note: Any forms involving sensitive information like passwords should be served over HTTPS.

Tip: Always add the <label> tag for best accessibility practices!


Browser Support

Attribute
type="password" Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

Syntax

<input type="password">

❮ HTML <input> type attribute