jQuery autoclear is a simple yet user-friendly jQuery plugin that automatically clear input (or textarea) field values on focus (or click). Similar to the HTML5 placeholder funcntion and the plugin works in pretty much any browser (IE6, IE7, IE8, etc.). To focus on a login input box with id login on page startup, try: 1. 2. 3 jQuery in Action Bear Bibeault, Yehuda Katz, and Aurelio De RosaHow to focus on a form input text field on page load using jQuery? JQuery :: Auto-focus On Next Input Field?JQuery :: Two Input Fields / Give Second Input Field Always Same Value As Input Field One. Focus On Field - IPad Browser Blocking The Focus. This is supposed to change the password input field (with id"password") that is of type password to a normal text field, and then fill in the text Password.You could also do it with some CSS and jQuery. Have a text field show up exactly on top of the password field, hide() is on focus() and JQuery: Input field: select all input on focus 2015-08-09. Right now on focus the input field simply hides the clear search button.