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HTML | DOM Input Password placeholder Property
  • Last Updated : 08 Mar, 2019

The DOM Input Password Placeholder Property is used to set or return the value of the Placeholder attribute of a Password Field. The placeholder attribute specifies a short hint that describes the expected value of an input field . The short hint is displayed in the field before the user enters a value.

Syntax:

  • It is used to return the placeholder property.
    passwordObject.placeholder
  • It is used to set the placeholder property.
    passwordObject.placeholder = text

Property Value:

  • text: It defines a short hint that describe a expected value of the Password Field.

Return Value: It returns a String value which represented a short hint that describes the expected 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 placeholder Property</h2
      
<form id="myGeeks">
    Password: <input type="password"
        id="myPsw"
        name="Geeks"
        placeholder="password">
        </form>
    <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").placeholder;
              
            document.getElementById( 
            "demo").innerHTML = x;
        
    </script
  
</body
  
</html>                    

Output:

Before clicking on the button:

After clicking on the 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 placeholder Property</h2
      
<form id="myGeeks">
    Password: <input type="password"
        id="myPsw"
        name="Geeks"
        placeholder="password">
        </form>
    <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").placeholder ="Enter Your Password";
              
            document.getElementById( 
            "demo").innerHTML = x;
        
    </script
  
</body
  
</html>                    

Output:
Before clicking on the button:

After clicking on the button:

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

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



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