equalTo method

equalTo( other )Returns: Boolean

Description: Requires the element to be the same as another one

Example:

Makes “field” required to be the same as #other

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<!doctype html>
<html>
<head>
<meta charset="utf-8">
<title>Makes "field" required to be the same as #other</title>
<link rel="stylesheet" href="http://jqueryvalidation.org/files/demo/site-demos.css">
</head>
<body>
<form id="myform">
<label for="password">Password</label>
<input id="password" name="password" />
<br/>
<label for="password_again">Again</label>
<input class="left" id="password_again" name="password_again" />
<br>
<input type="submit" value="Validate!">
</form>
<script src="http://code.jquery.com/jquery-1.11.1.min.js"></script>
<script src="http://jqueryvalidation.org/files/dist/jquery.validate.min.js"></script>
<script src="http://jqueryvalidation.org/files/dist/additional-methods.min.js"></script>
<script>
// just for the demos, avoids form submit
jQuery.validator.setDefaults({
debug: true,
success: "valid"
});
$( "#myform" ).validate({
rules: {
password: "required",
password_again: {
equalTo: "#password"
}
}
});
</script>
</body>
</html>

Demo: