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Wednesday 16 March 2016

List of jQuery plugins to check Password Strength

In this post we are going to discuss about some of the jQuery plugins which you can use to check the password strength. When you are creating registrations form for your website its always nice to show the password strength to the user which will not only appealing to the user but also improve the security of the websites.

Password strength is a measure of the effectiveness and estimates how many trials an attacker who does not have direct access to the password would need.

Guiding users to have a strong password with the help of password strength meters will help improving the security of the whole and show that the websites you are building pays attention to the security and the user's data are safe with them.


According to Passy, you cant emphasize the importance of good passwords. To make it easier for developers to give good feedback om a password passy was created. It is a jQuery plugin to rate and generate passwords.

Password Strength

This plugin shows the strength of your passwords by telling you how long time it would take to brute force them. It tries to claculate how many possibilities the hacker needs to try to guess your password.

jQuery Complexify

According to Complexify, it 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.


According to Strength.js, it is the ultimate jQuery password input plugin. Featuring secure strength indicator and hide/show password. It provides a toggle feature for password input fields that allows the user to show how secure users password is.

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