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May
27
comment Why should we ask the password twice during registration?
Again, there is no need to choose one or another. You may have one solution for security and usability at the same time - signup.wordpress.com/signup Passwords can be hidden by default and user can unmask it if it is safe. This approach can work perfectly on all forms with passwords or other sensitive data.
May
26
comment Why should we ask the password twice during registration?
Ninjas everywhere ;) And here is the article of the best UX-guy Jacob Nielsen telling that masking password does not increase security and kills usability and cost money to business because of failed logins - nngroup.com/articles/stop-password-masking I believe that in nearest future 1 of these 2 approaches will be dominating. Time will show which approach is better in real life.
May
24
comment Why should we ask the password twice during registration?
Internet Explorer 10 added a toggle password visibility icon for every password field and I never heard the issue of millions accounts were hacked because of spies behind the shoulder during last 3 years ;)
May
23
comment Why should we ask the password twice during registration?
You are talking like if we should choose one or another. User can have toggle visibility button next to password and this will cover security and mistyping issues with one solution - signup.wordpress.com/signup But keep in mind that most of the passwords were not stolen by spies behind your shoulder :)
May
22
comment Why should we ask the password twice during registration?
If user accidentally turned on CAPS_LOCK or switched language than typing "wrong" password twice is not good at all. But unmasking the password will show the issue immediately.
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