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Custom validators for jQuery Tools
// custom validators
// generic validator for required input fields to work with validator() & [placeholder]
$.tools.validator.fn("input[required]", "Please complete this mandatory field.", function(input, value) {
var pass;
if ((value == "") || (value == $(input).attr("placeholder"))) {
$(input).addClass("invalid");
pass = false;
} else {
$(input).removeClass("invalid");
pass = true;
}
return pass;
});
// phone # validator
$.tools.validator.fn("input.phone", "Please enter a valid phone number.", function(input, value) {
var pass;
if ( /^(\+\d)*\s*((\(\d{3}\)|\d{3}\-)\s*)*\d{3}(-{0,1}|\s{0,1})\d{2}(-{0,1}|\s{0,1})\d{2}$/.test(value)
|| /[0-9]{10}/.test(value)
|| (value == "")
|| (value == $(input).attr("placeholder"))) {
$(input).removeClass("invalid");
pass = true;
} else {
$(input).addClass("invalid");
pass = false;
}
return pass;
});
// generic validator for required input fields to work with validator() & [placeholder]
$.tools.validator.fn("input.url", "Please enter a valid URL.", function(input, value) {
var pass;
if ( /^(https?:\/\/)?([\da-z\.-]+)\.([a-z\.]{2,6})([\/\w \?=.-]*)*\/?$/.test(value) || (value == "") || (value == $(input).attr("placeholder"))) {
$(input).removeClass("invalid");
pass = true;
} /*
else if (value.substr(0,3) != "http") {
$(input).addClass("invalid");
pass = false;
}
*/else {
$(input).addClass("invalid");
pass = false;
}
return pass;
});
// generic validator for <select> that requires an option selection
// for this to work the value of the first option needs to be "#"
$.tools.validator.fn("select[required]", "Please make a selection.", function(input, value) {
// check select's value
var pass = (value != "#") ? true : false;
// add "invalid" if test fails
pass ? $(input).removeClass("invalid") : $(input).addClass("invalid");
return pass;
});
// password check for spaces
$.tools.validator.fn("[type='password']", "Please do not use spaces.", function(input) {
var pass;
if ($(input).val().match(/ /g)) {
$(input).addClass("invalid");
pass = false;
} else {
$(input).removeClass("invalid");
pass = true;
}
return pass;
});
// password matching validation, ("Value not equal with the $1 field")
$.tools.validator.fn("[data-equals]", "The passwords entered do not match.", function(input) {
var name = input.attr("data-equals"), field = this.getInputs().filter("[name=" + name + "]");
return input.val() == field.val() ? true : [name];
});
// minlength validation (maxlength is a part of jquery tools, this is not)
$.tools.validator.fn("[minlength]", "Please enter a value that is at least $1 characters.", function(input) {
var pass, minlength = input.attr("minlength"), length = $(input).val().length;
if (length < minlength) {
$(input).addClass("invalid");
pass = [minlength];
} else {
$(input).removeClass("invalid");
pass = true;
}
//console.log("minlength:",length,">",minlength,"?",pass);
return pass;
});
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