Websites have a responsibility to accurately inform users of password strength, both to better secure data, and to educate about users of what constitutes a good password. Therefore we have compiled a list of Best jQuery Password/Strength Meter Plugins for users that will help you to create secure passwords, show/hide password, and strength indicator for login forms for your web applications easily. Following plugins come with number of premium features and can be easily integrated in your web applications to make them more secure and safe.
Let’s explore the list.
1. iPhone Like Password Fields Using jQuery
2. Bootstrap Show Password
3. Hide/Show Password Plugin
4. jQUery Entropizer
jQuery Entropizer is a simple, lightweight jQuery plugin that uses the Entropizer engine to calculate password entropy. It’s easy to set up and provides several hooks to customize the UI. jQuery Entropizer supports AMD and CommonJS. It is available as a bower component.
iPass jQuery plugin makes your password input field to an Iphone-like masked password input field. Easy to integrate into any website. Supports copy, cut and paste (with keyboard and mouse) Cross browser support. (tested with: Internet Explorer 6, 7, 8, Mozilla Firefox 2+, Chrome, Safari, Opera).
The ultimate jQuery password input plugin. Featuring secure strength indicator and hide/show password, Strength.js provides a toggle feature for password input fields that allows the user to view or asterisk the password. It also features a strength indicator to show how secure a user’s password is.
8. jQuery Complexify
Complexify aims to provide a good measure of password complexity for websites to use both for giving hints to users in the form of strength bars, and for casually enforcing a minimum complexity for security reasons. This plugin only provides client-side validation, and should be combined with some server-side sanity checking.
9. Password Strength
Password Strength tries to calculate how many possibilities the hacker needs to try to guess your password. It makes the assumption that it is possible to test 2800 000 000 of passwords per second – something that, according to ElcomSoft, is possible with Windows Vista passwords, a high end graphics card and the ElcomSoft Distributed Password Recovery software.
JPassword is an easy to use jQuery Plugin for Bootstrap. It allows you to check your password strength and generate new strong password if you need and it has many options to make modification easy for you.