Form Encyription and Password Security
Normally, when you submit a form, data will be sent in plain text ifnoSSL is used. But SSL is not supported by every webhost nor it’s easytoinstall/apply at times. So in this situation the jCryption plugin helps you to encrypt your data with ease.
This pluginoffersa function that rates passwords for factors like mixedupper/lower case,mix of characters (digits, special characters),length and similarity toa username (optional) and gives a custommethod for the validation plugin that uses the rating function to display a password strength meter, requiring the field to have a “good” rating.
Password Validation Plugin »
Password Strengthtriesto calculate how many possibilities the hacker needs to try toguessyour password. It makes the assumption that it is possible totest 2800million passwords per second.
Password Strength »
The Password Strength Meter works by presenting a global variable score and at the end of the algorithm the plugin will decide the passwords strength according to the score value.
Password Strength Meter v2 »
Form Mask Plugin
Form Upload Plugins
Uploadify is a pluginthatallows the easy integration of a multiple (or single) file uploadsonyour website. It requires Flash and any backend developmentlanguage. Anarray of options allow for full customization for advancedusers, butbasic implementation is so easy that even coding novices cando it.
Form Skinning and Customisation
This is a simple pluginthatturns properly formatted HTML forms into forms with in-fieldlabelsupport. Labels fade when the field is focussed and disappear whentextentry begins. Clearing a field and leaving brings back the label.
In-Field Labels jQuery Plugin »
Niceformsisa script that will replace the most commonly used form elementswithcustom designed ones. You can either use the default theme thatisprovided or you can even develop your own look with minimal effort.
jNicemakesit easy to style rough and simple html forms into beautiful webforms,checkboxes, input elements and selectboxes by creating customlookingform elements, that function just like normal form elements.
Form Select and Combo Boxes
This pluginconvertsa multi select list into a two-sided multi-select list. Thismeans youdisplay a list of options in the left hand box and items youselect aremoved into the right hand box.
Two Sided Multi Selector »
flexselecttakesthe select box, and creates a hidden input element to tracktheassociated value and creates a text input for the selection. Itusesthe LiquidMetal scoring algorithm to narrow the selection.
Form Time and Date Pickers
The jQuery Week Calendar pluginprovidesa simple and flexible way of including a weekly calendar inyourapplication and has been inspired by other online weekly calendarssuchas Google calendar.
jQuery Week Calendar »
By giving an autocompleted field focus or entering something into it, the pluginstartssearching for matching entries and displays a list of values tochoosefrom. By entering more characters, the user can filter down thelist tobetter matches.
Ajax Autocompleteallowsyou to easily create autocomplete/autosuggest boxes for textinputfields with every query result being cached and pulled from localcachefor the same repeating query. If there are no results for aparticularquery it stops sending requests to the server for otherqueries with thesame root.
Ajax Autocomplete »
FaceBook Like is a powerful jQuery pluginthattransform an input field into a real time autocompletion searchengine,designed, as the name suggests, similiar to the one on Facebook.
FaceBook LikePlugin »
Form Validation Plugins
Whenan error needs to be displayed, this script creates a div andpositionsit in the top right corner of the input. This way you don’thave toworry about your HTML form structure. The rounded corners andshadowsare pure CSS3 and degrade well in non compliant browsers.
With this highly customizable plugintheuser can set his own class to define the rule, set events onErrorandOnValid for a particular class and you can also add their owneffects,may be jquery animate().
Highly Customizable Form Validation »
jTippulls content into a tool tip using the HttpXMLRequest object.Byadding a class attribute value of “jTip” to a link element youcancreate a tooltip from the content found in the file the hrefispointing too.
Valid8 – An input field validation plugin »