The Password Field is standard HTML Input to capture user input, but disguise each character with an asterisk (*) instead of displaying the entered digits. They offer a user on-screen privacy while he or she is entering a password.

Get Started

The easiest way to see how the Password Field works is to create a new app. Here are the steps:

  1. Start the Joget Server and open the App Center.

  2. Log in as admin and click on the Design New App button. (see Figure 1)

    Figure 1

  3. Select Create A Blank App and fill up the App Details as follows and click Save (see Figure 2):
      1. App ID: tutorial
      2. App Name: Tutorial

    Figure 2

  4. You will be directed to the App Composer. Click on the Create New Form button and fill up the Form Details as follows (see Figure 3):
    1. Form ID: passwordField
    2. Form Name: Password Field
    3. Table Name: tutorial

    Figure 3

  5. Click on Save and you will be directed to the Form Builder.

  6. Drag and drop a Password Field element on to the canvas.

  7. Click on Preview, key in any value in the Password field and it will be automatically masked (see Figure 4).

    Figure 4

Password Field Properties

Configure Password Field

Figure 5: Configure Password Field

LabelElement Label to be displayed to the end-user.

Element ID (By declaring as "password", a corresponding database table column "c_password" will be created)

Please see Form Element for more information about defining the ID and list of reserved IDs.

Advanced Options


Figure 6 : Configure Password Field - Advanced Options


Default Value when there's no existing value found.

A hash variable is accepted here. For example, you may key the following

#currentUser.firstName# #currentUser.lastName#

to pre-populate the field with currently logged in user's name.

Max Length

Maximum character length allowed.


Attach a Validator plugin to validate the input value.

When will validation takes place?

Validation will take place whenever a form is submitted except when it is submitted as "Save as Draft".

Available Options:

  • Basic
  • BeanShell
  • Data and Time Duplicate Validator
  • Directory
  • Duplicate Value
  • Equal Value
  • Multi Form Validator
  • Password
  • Plugin Template - Validator


Figure 7: Configure Password Field - UI


Width of the element.


Determines if the element is editable.

Display field as Label when readonly?

Displays the value of the element as plain text when an element is set to "Readonly".

  • No labels