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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()

Example

document.forms["myform"].addEventListener('invalid', function() {
  //Optional response here.
}, false);

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

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
WHATWG HTML Living Standard
The definition of 'HTMLFormElement.reportValidity()' in that specification.
Living Standard  
HTML5.1
The definition of 'HTMLFormElement.reportValidity()' in that specification.
Recommendation Initial definition

Browser compatibility

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari
Basic support 40.0 49.0 (49.0) No support (Yes) No support
Feature Android Android Webview Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile Chrome for Android
Basic support ? 40.0 ? ? ? ? 40.0

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