Hello Magento Friends,

Today I am here with a new Magento 2 solution. Today it’s about How to Create a Password or an Encrypted Field in Magento 2 System Configuration.

You might need to add a password field in the system configuration where the input type is abstruse, meaning the data is not shown as text. To create a password type field in the system configuration, perform the below step.  

Steps to Create a Password or an Encrypted Field in Magento 2 System Configuration:

Step 1: First, create a system.xml file at the below path


We use the “obscure” field type and Magento\Config\Model\Config\Backend\Encrypted as the backend_model.

In the file app/code/Vendor/Extension/etc/adminhtml/system.xml add a new field as below:

Now, you can find that the password field is added to the admin system configuration with encrypted input. When you input any data, it will be shown as dots.

password field in system configuration


This way, you can add a password-like field or an encrypted field in Magento 2 system configuration.

Moreover, you can create the following fields in the Magento 2 system configuration:

Also, perform the following actions on Magento 2 system configuration field:

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