.valid()

valid()Returns: Boolean

Description: Checks whether the selected form is valid or whether all selected elements are valid.

  • valid()

    • This method does not accept any arguments.
validate() needs to be called on the form before checking it using this method.

Example:

Sets up validation for a form, then checks if the form is valid when clicking a button.

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<!doctype html>
<html>
<head>
<meta charset="utf-8">
<title>Sets up validation for a form, then checks if the form is valid when clicking a button.</title>
<link rel="stylesheet" href="http://jquery.bassistance.de/validate/demo/site-demos.css">
<style>
</style>
</head>
<body>
<form id="myform">
<form id="myform">
<input type="text" name="name" required>
<br>
<button type="button">Validate!</button>
</form>
</form>
<script src="http://code.jquery.com/jquery-1.9.1.min.js"></script>
<script src="http://jquery.bassistance.de/validate/jquery.validate.js"></script>
<script src="http://jquery.bassistance.de/validate/additional-methods.js"></script>
<script>
// just for the demos, avoids form submit
jQuery.validator.setDefaults({
debug: true,
success: "valid"
});
var form = $( "#myform" );
form.validate();
$( "button" ).click(function() {
alert( "Valid: " + form.valid() );
});
</script>
</body>
</html>

Demo: