HTMLFormElement.reportValidity()

The HTMLFormElement.reportValidity() method returns true if the element's child controls satisfy their validation constraints. When false is returned, cancelable invalid events are fired for each invalid child and validation problems are reported to the user.

Syntax

HTMLFormElement.reportValidity()

Return value

Boolean

Example

document.forms['myform'].addEventListener('submit', function() {
  document.forms['myform'].reportValidity();
}, false);

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
HTML Living Standard
The definition of 'HTMLFormElement.reportValidity()' in that specification.
Living Standard
HTML 5.1
The definition of 'HTMLFormElement.reportValidity()' in that specification.
Recommendation Initial definition

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