The HTMLSelectElement.setCustomValidity() method sets the custom validity message for the selection element to the specified message. Use the empty string to indicate that the element does not have a custom validity error.




  • string is the DOMString containing the error message.


Specification Status Comment
HTML Living Standard
The definition of 'HTMLSelectElement.setCustomValidity()' in that specification.
Living Standard No change since the latest snapshot, HTML5.
The definition of 'HTMLSelectElement.setCustomValidity()' in that specification.
Recommendation Initial definition, snapshot of HTML Living Standard

Browser compatibility

FeatureChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafari
Basic support Yes Yes4 Yes ? ?
FeatureAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge mobileFirefox for AndroidOpera AndroidiOS SafariSamsung Internet
Basic support ? ? Yes4 ? ? ?

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