Easy HTML5 Form Validation Plugin For Bootstrap - Valid8

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Easy HTML5 Form Validation Plugin For Bootstrap - Valid8

Valid8 is a jQuery form validation plugin which applies a bunch of pre-defined validation rules to your form fields without writing any JavaScript. Fully compatible with Twitter Bootstrap framework.

Validation rules and default error messages:

  • required: This is a required field.
  • validate-number: Please enter a valid number in this field.
  • validate-digits: Please use numbers only in this field. please avoid spaces or other characters such as dots or commas.
  • validate-alpha: Please use letters only (a-z) in this field.
  • validate-alphanum: Please use only letters (a-z) or numbers (0-9) only in this field. No spaces or other characters are allowed.
  • validate-creditcard: Please enter a valid credit card number.
  • validate-date: Please enter a valid date.
  • validate-email: Please enter a valid email address. For example [email protected].
  • validate-url: Please enter a valid URL.
  • validate-date-au: Please use this date format: dd/mm/yyyy. For example 17-03-2006 for the 17th of March: 2006.
  • validate-currency-dollar: Please enter a valid $ amount. For example $100.00 .
  • validate-selection: Please make a selection
  • validate-one-required: Please select one of the above options.

How to use it:

1. Download the insert the JavaScript file valid8.js into your html page.

<script src="jquery.js"></script>
<script src="valid8.js"></script>

2. Add the validation rules as CSS classes to your form fields as this:

<input type="text" class="form-control validate-email required" name="email" placeholder="Email Address">
<input type="text" class="form-control validate-alpha required" name="firstname" placeholder="Full Name (letters only)">

3. Override the default CSS styles of the error messages:

.validation-msg { 
  color: red; 
  margin-left: 7px; 
  font-size: 80%; 
  text-align: left; 

This awesome jQuery plugin is developed by jayelkaake. For more Advanced Usages, please check the demo page or visit the official website.