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CreateUserWizard.PasswordRegularExpressionErrorMessage Property

Gets or sets the error message shown when the password entered does not conform to the site's password requirements.

Namespace:  System.Web.UI.WebControls
Assembly:  System.Web (in System.Web.dll)

public virtual string PasswordRegularExpressionErrorMessage { get; set; }
<asp:CreateUserWizard PasswordRegularExpressionErrorMessage="String" />

Property Value

Type: System.String
The error message shown when the password entered does not pass the regular expression defined in the PasswordRegularExpression property. The default is "Please enter a different password." The default text for the control is localized based on the server's current locale.

Use the PasswordRegularExpressionErrorMessage property to inform the user that the password entered did not conform to the site's password requirements.

The following code example sets the PasswordRequiredErrorMessage property to explain to the user that the password entered does not meet the requirements of the regular expression contained in the PasswordRegularExpression property. To pass the regular expression, passwords must:

  • Be longer than six characters.

  • Contain at least one digit.

  • Contain at least one special (non-alphanumeric) character.

<%@ page language="C#"%>

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN"
<script runat="server">


<html xmlns="" >
<head runat="server">
    <title>CreateUserWizard.PasswordRegularExpression sample</title>
    <form id="form1" runat="server">
      <asp:createuserwizard id="Createuserwizard1" runat="server" 
        passwordregularexpressionerrormessage="Your password must be 7 characters long, and contain at least one number and one special character.">

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.