Let Me Copy and Paste My Passwords

Occasionally I still run into sites that won’t let me copy and paste into the password field while creating an account. Or sites will let me paste into the password field but then ask me to re-enter the password for verification into a field where copying and pasting are disabled.

Developers and designers–cut this shit out.

When I create a new account, I go to my password manager and create a long random password. So I want to use a password like this:


Copying and pasting such passwords is simple. Trying to type them in is an exercise in futility.

By not allowing me to copy and paste into the password field(s), you’re all but ensuring that I’m going to generate a weaker password which none of us want.

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