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How to Build a "Show Password" Toggle

How to Build a "Show Password" Toggle

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David Taing
Oct 8, 2022

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Have you ever wondered how a "Show Password" toggle works? I didn't know how it worked a few days ago, but now it seems so obvious. 不

Here's my beginner tip.

To show the password, you'll need to render the Input element as a normal Text Input. To hide the password, change the element back to a Password Input. So all you have to do is toggle between type="text" and type="password".

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