Kendo UI for jQuery Validator Overview

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The Validator component is part of Kendo UI for jQuery, a professional grade UI library with 110+ components for building modern and feature-rich applications. To try it out sign up for a free 30-day trial.


The jQuery Validator widget offers an easy way to do client-side form validation. It supports built-in validation as well as the ability to define custom validation rules and messages.

In this demo, you can see a Form with various editors. The jQuery Validator is validating them all in the Form submit event.

The Kendo UI for jQuery Validator control is part of Kendo UI for jQuery, a comprehensive, professional-grade UI library for building modern and feature-rich applications. The Kendo UI for jQuery collection provides 110+ UI components, an abundance of data-visualization gadgets, client-side data source, and a built-in MVVM (Model-View-ViewModel) library.

This Validator example is part of a unique collection of hundreds of jQuery demos, with which you can see all Kendo UI for jQuery components and their features in action. View the source code of the demos from the library or directly adapt, and edit them and their theme appearance in Kendo UI for jQuery Dojo or ThemeBuilder.

Functionality and Features

  • Form Constraints–The jQuery Validator works together with form validation attributes.
  • Validation Rules–Check how you can use the built-in and define custom rules for the jQuery Validator.
  • Validation Summary–The jQuery Validator allows you to display all the validation errors in a separate container.

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