Password Strength Meter & Visibility Toggle Plugin - jQuery strength-meter

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Password Strength Meter & Visibility Toggle Plugin - jQuery strength-meter

A powerful, customizable, and multilingual password strength meter/visibility toggle jQuery plugin created to improve the security of websites and applications. Released under the BSD 3-Clause License. 

This plugin gives your users real-time feedback (password score bar) on the strength of their password as they type it in a password field. This can help users choose stronger passwords that are less susceptible to hacking attempts.

In addition, this plugin also comes with a visibility toggle that allows users to show or hide their password strings, which is a useful feature for users who may be concerned about privacy and security, or who simply want to double-check that they've entered their password correctly.

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How to use it:

1. Download and load the strength-meter plugin's files.

<link href="/path/to/css/strength-meter.css" rel="stylesheet"/>
<script src="/path/to/cdn/jquery.min.js"></script>
<script src="/path/to/strength-meter.js"></script>

2. Add a local JS to the webpage. OPTIONAL.

<script src="/path/to/strength-meter-de.js"></script>
<script src="/path/to/strength-meter-es.js"></script>
<script src="/path/to/strength-meter-fr.js"></script>
<script src="/path/to/strength-meter-hu.js"></script>
<script src="/path/to/strength-meter-it.js"></script>
<script src="/path/to/strength-meter-nl.js"></script>
<script src="/path/to/strength-meter-pl.js"></script>
<script src="/path/to/strength-meter-pt-BR.js"></script>
<script src="/path/to/strength-meter-ru.js"></script>
<script src="/path/to/strength-meter-sr.js"></script>
<script src="/path/to/strength-meter-zh-CN.js"></script>

3. Load the Bootstrap's stylesheet in the document. OPTIONAL but recommended.

<link rel="stylesheet" href="/path/to/cdn/bootstrap.min.css" />

4. Add the CSS class 'strength' to the password field and the plugin will take care of the rest.

<input id="example" type="password" class="strength" />

5. Or initialize the plugin via JavaScript.

  // options here

6. Override the default options to customize the plugin.


  // language
  language: 'en',

  // shows password strength meter
  showMeter: true,

  // shows password visibility toggle
  toggleMask: true,

  // custom template
  inputTemplate: '<div class="input-group">\n{input}\n<span class="input-group-addon input-group-append"><span class="input-group-text">{toggle}</span></span>\n</div>',
  inputNoToggleTemplate: '{input}',
  meterTemplate: '<div class="kv-scorebar-border">{scorebar}\n{score}</div>\n{verdict}',
  mainTemplate: '<table class="kv-strength-container"><tr>\n<td>{input}</td>\n<td class="kv-meter-container">{meter}</td>\n</tr></table>',

  // default CSS classes
  meterClass: 'kv-meter',
  scoreBarClass: 'kv-scorebar',
  scoreClass: 'kv-score',
  verdictClass: 'kv-verdict',
  containerClass: 'kv-password',
  inputClass: 'form-control',
  toggleClass: 'kv-toggle',
  verdictClasses: {
    0: 'label label-default badge-secondary',
    1: 'label label-danger badge-danger',
    2: 'label label-warning badge-warning',
    3: 'label label-info badge-info',
    4: 'label label-primary badge-primary',
    5: 'label label-success badge-success'

  // customize the strength calculation algorithm here
  rules: {
    minLength: 2,
    midChar: 2,
    consecAlphaUC: 2,
    consecAlphaLC: 2,
    consecNumber: 2,
    seqAlpha: 3,
    seqNumber: 3,
    seqSymbol: 3,
    length: 4,
    number: 4,
    symbol: 6

7. API methods.

// refresh

// reset

// return the current strength score:

// return the current strength verdict:

8. Event handlers.

$("#yourPassField").on('strength:change', function(event) {

$("#yourPassField").on('strength:reset', function(event) {

$("#yourPassField").on('strength:toggle', function(event) {

This awesome jQuery plugin is developed by kartik-v. For more Advanced Usages, please check the demo page or visit the official website.