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this question may sound stupid, but no one has ever taught me this. I have an HTML input for a password field, and you can only log on with one specific password with JS. Could someone please give me a syntax on assigning a variable to document.getElementById(""); syntax or a different syntax? Thanks.

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I think you would be better asking these types of questions on stackoverflow. This site is for more subjective questions about programming, not specific language features. –  GrandmasterB Sep 15 '12 at 17:18
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I guess you are trying to use password in your page. If the purpose of registration is to confirm that the person exists and has supplied a valid email address then at the first instance you should email them a random password rather than having them choose their own and use it immediately.

Here is a good article that walks you through JavaScript: Password Validation using regular expressions and HTML5.

In addition you may get a wealth of information about HTML DOM Password Object here.

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Thank you, I had a lot of confusion. –  Coding Seahawks Sep 15 '12 at 16:36
    
I just did! I recently gained that advantage! –  Coding Seahawks Sep 15 '12 at 16:45
    
Sure, what were they titled? –  Coding Seahawks Sep 15 '12 at 16:54
    
@CodingSeahawks, thx, they all titled as HTML5 questions that you have asked today. look at your Questions list - programmers.stackexchange.com/users/64280/coding-seahawks –  Yusubov Sep 15 '12 at 17:01
    
I just did that. But you did not answer 1 html5 question. :) –  Coding Seahawks Sep 15 '12 at 17:04
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