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.

Syntax

selectElt.setCustomValidity(string);

Parameters

  • string is the DOMString containing the error message.

Specifications

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

Browser compatibility

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ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge MobileFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidiOS SafariSamsung Internet
Basic supportChrome Full support YesEdge Full support YesFirefox Full support 4IE Full support YesOpera ? Safari ? WebView Android ? Chrome Android ? Edge Mobile Full support YesFirefox Android Full support 4Opera Android ? Safari iOS ? Samsung Internet Android ?

Legend

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Full support
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See also

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