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JavaScript jQuery Basics (2014) Creating a Password Confirmation Form Perform: Part 2

Alemneh Asefa
Alemneh Asefa
9,503 Points

Code is exact same....yet the confirmation field does not show up

//Problem: Hints are shown even when form is valid
//Solution: Hide and show them at appropriate times
var $password = $("#password");
var $confirmPassword = $("#confirm_password");

//Hide hints
$("form span").hide();

function passwordEvent(){
  //Find out if password is valid
  if($password.val().length > 8) {
    //Hide hint if valid
    $password.next().hide();
  } else {
    //else show hint
    $password.next().show();
  } 
}

function confirmPasswordEvent() {
  //Find out if password and conformation match
  if($password.val() === $confirmPassword.val()) {
    //Hide hint if match
    $confirmPassword.next().hide();
  } else {
    //else show hint
    $confirmPassword.next().show();
  }
}

//When event happens on password input
$("#password").focus(passwordEvent).keyup(passwordEvent);

//When event happens on confirmation input
$("#confirm_password").focus(passwordEvent).keyup(passwordEvent);

2 Answers

Erik Krieg
Erik Krieg
43,038 Points

Where your code is off is your last line. You are using passwordEvent() as your callback function when you want to be using confirmPasswordEvent().

//When event happens on confirmation input
$("#confirm_password").focus(confirmPasswordEvent).keyup(confirmPasswordEvent);