jQuery Validation Plugin - Form validation made easy
The jQuery Validation Plugin provides drop-in validation for your existing forms, while making all kinds of customizations to fit your application really easy.
Downloading the prebuilt files
Prebuilt files can be downloaded from https://jqueryvalidation.org/
Downloading the latest changes
The unreleased development files can be obtained by:
- Downloading or Forking this repository
- Setup the build
gruntto create the built files in the "dist" directory
Including it on your page
Include jQuery and the plugin on a page. Then select a form to validate and call the
Alternatively include jQuery and the plugin via requirejs in your module.
For more information on how to setup a rules and customizations, check the documentation.
Reporting issues and contributing code
See the Contributing Guidelines for details.
IMPORTANT NOTE ABOUT EMAIL VALIDATION. As of version 1.12.0 this plugin is using the same regular expression that the HTML5 specification suggests for browsers to use. We will follow their lead and use the same check. If you think the specification is wrong, please report the issue to them. If you have different requirements, consider using a custom method. In case you need to adjust the built-in validation regular expression patterns, please follow the documentation.
IMPORTANT NOTE ABOUT REQUIRED METHOD. As of version 1.14.0 this plugin stops trimming white spaces from the value of the attached element. If you want to achieve the same result, you can use the
normalizer that can be used to transform the value of an element before validation. This feature was available since
v1.15.0. In other words, you can do something like this:
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Licensed under the MIT license.