Supercharged text field validation for Craft CMS
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Validateit plugin for Craft 3

Supercharged text field validation...


This plugin requires Craft CMS 3.0.0 or later.


To install the plugin, follow these steps:

  1. Install with Composer via:

    composer require fruitstudios/validateit

  2. In the Control Panel, go to Settings → Plugins and click the “Install” button for Validateit.

Validateit Overview

This plugin adds a custom fieldtype which allows you to take control of validation on plain text fields. Validate using the following predefined strings or setup your own custom regex rules. Add custom placeholders and error messages.

  1. Email Address
  2. URL
  3. Phone Number
  4. IP Address
  5. IPv4 Address
  6. IPv6 Address
  7. Facebook Link
  8. Twitter Link
  9. LinkedIn Link
  10. Instagram Link
  11. Custom Regex Rule

Configuring Validateit

Once installed, create a new field and choose the Validateit fieldtype. You'll then have the option of configuring how you want to validate the text.

Configure Validateit

Each field has the option to set a custom placeholder and error message

Setup Validateit

Custom regex rules allow you to validate any string

Regex with Validateit

Using Validateit

Use just as you would any native Plain Text field:

{{ entry.validateitFieldHandle }}


If you have any super useful validation rules shout and we can look to add them to the core plugin for everyone to use.

  • Show default error message and placeholder text in field settings.

Brought to you by Fruit Studios