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Disable Firefox password manager

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I'm a web designer and I'm having an issue were a user who is already logged in arrives on a page which allows them to update information on their account as well as update their password with a set of Current password, New password, re-enter password fields. I'm seeing that in firefox for users with password manager information saved, the first password field filled is being auto-completed by Firefox password manager and the entry field above the password reset section is populated by the username, despite the fact this field is not for a username.

I will note that this issue only occurs when the input field directly above the password field is intentionally blank (value="").

Is there any thing I can do without altering the layout of the page so that Firefox password manager will not incorrectly insert data into this field?

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That is how the Firefox Password Manager is currently working. It tries to detect the password field by the type="password" attribute and assumes that the name field is the field directly before the password field in the DOM.

Here is an older blog, don't know if this still applies.

  • Bug 1121127 - (passwords-2015) [tracking] Password Manager 2015

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