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Error Messages

The FormValidator provides default error messages for all default validation rules. It is tabulated as follows

Rules message
required This field is required.
email Please enter a valid email address.
url Please enter a valid URL.
date Please enter a valid date.
dateIso Please enter a valid date ( ISO ).
number Please enter a valid number.
digit Please enter only digits.
maxLength Please enter no more than {0} characters.
minLength Please enter at least {0} characters.
rangeLength Please enter a value between {0} and {1} characters long.
range Please enter a value between {0} and {1}.
max Please enter a value less than or equal to {0}.
min Please enter a value greater than or equal to {0}.
regex Please enter a correct value.

Customizing Error Messages

The default error message for a rule can be customizable by defining it along with concern rule object as follows.

Source
Preview
index.js
index.html
var customFn = (args) => {
    return args['value'].length >= 5;
};
var options = {
    rules: {
        'user': { required: true },
        'password': { minLength: [customFn, 'Need atleast 5 letters'] }
    }
};
var formObject = new ej.inputs.FormValidator('#form-element', options);
<!DOCTYPE html><html lang="en"><head>
    <title>EJ2 Form Validator</title>
    <meta charset="utf-8">
    <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0">
    <meta name="description" content="Typescript UI Controls">
    <meta name="author" content="Syncfusion">
    <link href="index.css" rel="stylesheet">
    <link href="//cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/ej2-base/styles/material.css" rel="stylesheet">
    <link href="https://maxcdn.bootstrapcdn.com/bootstrap/3.3.7/css/bootstrap.min.css" rel="stylesheet">
    
    
<script src="https://cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/dist/ej2.min.js" type="text/javascript"></script>
</head>

<body>
    
    <div id="container">
        <form id="form-element" class="form-horizontal">
            <div class="form-group">
                <label class="col-sm-3 control-label" for="user">User Name</label>
                <div class="col-sm-6">
                    <input type="text" id="required" name="user" class="form-control">
                </div>
            </div>
            <div class="form-group">
                <label class="col-sm-3 control-label" for="password">Password</label>
                <div class="col-sm-6">
                    <input type="password" id="number" name="password" class="form-control">
                </div>
            </div>
        </form>
    </div>


<script>
var ele = document.getElementById('container');
if(ele) {
    ele.style.visibility = "visible";
 }   
        </script>
<script src="index.js" type="text/javascript"></script>
</body></html>

Customizing Error Placement

The FormValidator has an event customPlacement which can be used to place the error message from default position to desired custom location.

Source
Preview
index.js
index.html
var options = {
    rules: {
        'user': { required: [true, 'User Name: required'] },
        'password': { minLength: [5, 'Password: need atleast 5 characters'] }
    },
    customPlacement: (inputElement, error) => {
        document.getElementById('error').appendChild(error);
    }
};
var formObject = new ej.inputs.FormValidator('#form-element', options);
<!DOCTYPE html><html lang="en"><head>
    <title>EJ2 Form Validator</title>
    <meta charset="utf-8">
    <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0">
    <meta name="description" content="Typescript UI Controls">
    <meta name="author" content="Syncfusion">
    <link href="index.css" rel="stylesheet">
    <link href="//cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/ej2-base/styles/material.css" rel="stylesheet">
    <link href="https://maxcdn.bootstrapcdn.com/bootstrap/3.3.7/css/bootstrap.min.css" rel="stylesheet">
    
    
<script src="https://cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/dist/ej2.min.js" type="text/javascript"></script>
</head>

<body>
    
    <div id="container">
        <form id="form-element" class="form-horizontal">
            <div class="form-group">
                <label class="col-sm-3 control-label" for="user">User Name</label>
                <div class="col-sm-6">
                    <input type="text" id="required" name="user" class="form-control">
                </div>
            </div>
            <div class="form-group">
                <label class="col-sm-3 control-label" for="password">Password</label>
                <div class="col-sm-6">
                    <input type="password" id="number" name="password" class="form-control">
                </div>
            </div>
            <div class="form-group">
                <div class="col-sm-3 control-label"></div>
                <div class="col-sm-6">
                    <div id="error"></div>
                </div>
            </div>
        </form>
    </div>


<script>
var ele = document.getElementById('container');
if(ele) {
    ele.style.visibility = "visible";
 }   
        </script>
<script src="index.js" type="text/javascript"></script>
</body></html>