:password Selector

Selects all elements of type password.


$( ":password" ) is equivalent to $( "[type=password]" ). As with other pseudo-class selectors (those that begin with a ":") it is recommended to precede it with a tag name or some other selector; otherwise, the universal selector ( "*" ) is implied. In other words, the bare $( ":password" ) is equivalent to $( "*:password" ), so $( "input:password" ) should be used instead.

Finds all password inputs.

  <input type="button" value="Input Button" />
  <input type="checkbox" />
  <input type="file" />
  <input type="hidden" />
  <input type="image" />
  <input type="password" />
  <input type="radio" />
  <input type="reset" />
  <input type="submit" />
  <input type="text" />
textarea {
  height: 45px;
var input = $("input:password").css({
  background: "yellow",
  border: "3px red solid",
  .text("For this type jQuery found " + input.length + ".")
  .css("color", "red");

// Prevent form submission
$("form").submit(function () {
  return false;

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