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HTML | DOM Input Password defaultValue Property
  • Difficulty Level : Basic
  • Last Updated : 28 Mar, 2019


The DOM Input Password defaultValue Property is used to set or return the default value of the Password Field. This Property is used to reflect the HTML value attribute . The main difference between the default value is that default value indicate the default value specified in the attribute while the value contains the current value after making some changes. This Property is useful when we want to find out whether the Password field have been changed or not.

Syntax:

  • It is used to return the defaultValue property.
    passwordObject.defaultValue
  • It is used to set the defaultValue property.
    passwordObject.defaultValue = value

Property Values:

  • value: It defines the default value for a Password Field.

    Return Value: It returns a string value which represent the default value of the Password Field.

    Example-1 This Example illustrates how to return the Property.






    <!DOCTYPE html>
    <html>
      
    <body style="text-align:center;">
      
        <h1 style="color:green;"
                GeeksForGeeks 
            </h1>
      
        <h2>DOM Input Password defaultValue Property</h2> Password:
        <input type="password" id="myPsw" value="geeks12">
        <br>
        <br>
        <button onclick="myFunction()">
            Click Here!
        </button>
      
        <p id="demo" style="color:green;font-size:25px;"></p>
      
        <script>
            function myFunction() {
                var x =
                    document.getElementById(
                        "myPsw").defaultValue
      
                document.getElementById(
                    "demo").innerHTML = x;
            }
        </script>
      
    </body>
      
    </html>                   

    Output:

    • Before Clicking On Button:
    • After Clicking On Button:

    Example-2: This Example illustrates that how to set The Property.




    <!DOCTYPE html>
    <html>
      
    <body style="text-align:center;">
      
        <h1 style="color:green;"
                GeeksForGeeks 
            </h1>
      
        <h2>DOM Input Password defaultValue Property</h2> Password:
        <input type="password" id="myPsw" value="geeks12">
        <br>
        <br>
        <button onclick="myFunction()">
            Click Here!
        </button>
      
        <p id="demo" style="color:green;font-size:25px;"></p>
      
        <script>
            function myFunction() {
                var x =
                    document.getElementById(
                        "myPsw").defaultValue = "Geeks786"
      
                document.getElementById("demo")
                    .innerHTML = "The defaultValue was changed to :" + x;
            }
        </script>
      
    </body>
      
    </html>            

    Output :

    • Before Clicking On Button:
    • After Clicking On Button:

    Supported Browsers: The browser supported by DOM input Password defaultValue Property are listed below:

    • Google Chrome
    • Internet Explorer
    • Firefox
    • Opera
    • Safari



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