5 jQuery Plugin to show Password Strength

These days having a strong password is must have requirement. You can make your own algorithm to define what a strong password means to you. But it is nice to give a visual indication to the user about entered password strength. Here is a list of top 5 jQuery plugin that show password strength to the users and encourage them to use a strong password.


Complexify is a jQuery password strength meter plugin. Complexify calculates a rating for the password based on how difficult it would be to brute-force it.

Naked Password

The whole idea of naked password is to encourage your users to enter stronger passwords.The beautiful model Sally tastefully removes items of clothing as the password grows stronger.

jQuery Password Strength Meter

jQuery Password Strength Meter is a jQuery plugin which detects password strength using an algorithm and then display its strength. If password contains alphabets, numbers and special characters then password seems to be strong.

Password Strength

This plugin shows the strength of you passwords by telling you how long time it would take to brute force them. Password Strength tries to calculate how many possibilities the hacker needs to try to guess your password.

jQuery plugin: Password Validation

This plugin extends the jQuery validation plugin, providing two components:
  • A function that rates passwords for factors like mixed upper/lower case, mix of characters (digits, special characters), length and similarity to a username (optional).
  • A custom method for the validation plugin that uses the rating function to display a password strength meter, requiring the field to have a “good” rating. The text displayed can be localized.

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