If desired, type the label that will identify the password box to your visitor (for example, Enter password:).
Type <input type="password".
Type name="label", where label is the text that will identify the input data to the server (and your script).
If desired, define the size of the box on your form by typing size="n", replacing n with the desired width of the box, measured in characters.
If desired, type maxlength="n", where n is the maximum number of characters that can be entered in the box.
Finish the text box by typing a final />
Figure 17.19. When the visitor enters a password in a form, the password is hidden with bullets or asterisks.