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Matthew Cahn
Matthew Cahn
6,301 Points

Triple checked code and checked on JSBin yet the spans still won't hide. What am I doing wrong?

Here's my code:

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

function passwordEvent(){
  //Find if the password is over 8 characters
  if($password.val().length > 8) {
    //Hide hint if valid
  } else {
    //else show hint

function confirmPasswordEvent() {
  //Find out if password and confirmation match
  if ($password.val() === $confirmPassword.val()) {
      //Hide hint if matched
  } else {
      //else Show hint

//When event happens on password input

//When event happens on confirmation input

3 Answers

Need to see your html as well, I think.

Matthew Cahn
Matthew Cahn
6,301 Points
<!DOCTYPE html>
    <title>Sign Up Form</title>
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="css/style.css" type="text/css" media="screen" title="no title" charset="utf-8">

  <form action="#" method="post">
            <label for="username">Username</label>
            <input id="username" name="username" type="text">
            <label for="password">Password</label>
            <input id="password" name="password" type="password">
            <span>Enter a password longer than 8 characters</span>
            <label for="confirm_password">Confirm Password</label>
            <input id="confirm_password" name="confirm_password" type="password">
            <span>Please confirm your password</span>
            <input type="submit" value="SUBMIT">
    <script src="http://code.jquery.com/jquery-1.11.0.min.js" type="text/javascript" charset="utf-8"></script>
    <script src="js/app.js" type="text/javascript" charset="utf-8"></script>
Matthew Cahn
Matthew Cahn
6,301 Points

Nevermind, used JSBin and it works now.