Validation, for many years has been a major source of debate within professional web design circles, it is such a broad and diverse subject, resulting in far too many varying, and sometimes conflicting, techniques and ideas. Basically, there is no real consistent method to follow for form validation.
This post does not list the best jQuery plugins for form validation,which would be the easier web design solution, it offers ten of our favorite tutorials explaining and detailing validation and how to successfully implement it, and in some cases learning how to build your own tailor made plugin.
Form Validation with jQuery from Scratch
In this article you will be shown how to build a simple, yet powerful and extensible jQuery form validation plugin.
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When it comes to simpler user experience, having your form validation happen instantly on the same page is a lot cleaner than reloading pages and possibly losing some form content. In this tutorial you’ll be shown how to use jQuery to do some instant checking on an example comment form.
This screencast walks you through the code that powers a fairly advanced web form. It utilizes jQuery to hide and show inputs as needed as well as power three plugins. One for applying fancy styling, one for validation, and one for the serializing of the inputs and AJAX submission. You will then use PHP to optionally save the users name and email, as well as send the actual email.