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Custom form validation message

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Community Member, 19 Posts

7 July 2010 at 11:31am

Edited: 07/07/2010 11:32am

Hi there. I have set up a custom form with validation on my contact page. How do I change the validation message?

Thanks for your help.


Carbon Crayon

Community Member, 598 Posts

17 July 2010 at 11:17pm

Hi Monty,

The simplest way to do this is to use jQuery instead of the built in js validator, it gives you a whole lot more control.

Tutorial here:

Hope that helps

Aram - SilverStripe Tutorials, Tips and other bits


Community Member, 19 Posts

18 July 2010 at 10:25am

Thanks for your time Aram. Much appreciated.