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    How to hide text input on text fields?

    Asked by GlobeT1 on July 18, 2016 at 05:38 PM

    I cannot access the link-when I click it, I get redirected to my own Account page.


    Please advise. Thanks

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by Mike_G on July 18, 2016 at 06:26 PM

    The reason why you cannot access the link to the thread from the previous post is because it was already set as "Private".

    With regards to your concern about hiding the input in a field similar to a password field, you can add the CSS codes below: 

    input#input_3 {

        -webkit-text-security: disc;


    Where #input_3 is the field ID of the field that you would like its input not to show. (Please see screenshot below)

    Here's the link to the form where I have applied the changes shown in the screenshot above.

    Please be reminded that we do not tolerate the use of "Password" fields in our forms as this is often used to steal sensitive information like login credentials. Forms that has fields used in any phishing activity or is suspected of any phishing activity will be disabled and the account of the owner will automatically be suspended. Please refer to our Terms of Use for more information.

    Please let us know if you have any other questions or concerns. Thank you.

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    Answered by romanoff1949 on May 09, 2017 at 03:40 PM

    I have created a form that requires a persons social security number and would like to use the feature on this thread but for some reason it is not working. Is there a reason why it is not working or is there another way to go about accomplishing this security feature? Thank you!
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    JotForm Support

    Answered by John_Benson on May 09, 2017 at 05:41 PM

    I have moved your question to a new thread so we can properly assist you. Here's the URL: https://www.jotform.com/answers/1140428

    We will address your question shortly. Thank you.