Class yii\validators\InlineValidator

Inheritanceyii\validators\InlineValidator » yii\validators\Validator » yii\base\Component » yii\base\Object
Implementsyii\base\Configurable
Available since version2.0
Source Code https://github.com/yiisoft/yii2/blob/master/framework/validators/InlineValidator.php

InlineValidator represents a validator which is defined as a method in the object being validated.

The validation method must have the following signature:

function foo($attribute, $params, $validator)

where $attribute refers to the name of the attribute being validated, while $params is an array representing the additional parameters supplied in the validation rule. Parameter $validator refers to the related yii\validators\InlineValidator object and is available since version 2.0.11.

Public Properties

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PropertyTypeDescriptionDefined By
$attributeNames array yii\validators\Validator
$attributes array|string Attributes to be validated by this validator. yii\validators\Validator
$behaviors yii\base\Behavior[] List of behaviors attached to this component yii\base\Component
$builtInValidators array List of built-in validators (name => class or configuration) yii\validators\Validator
$clientValidate string|Closure An anonymous function or the name of a model class method that returns the client validation code. yii\validators\InlineValidator
$enableClientValidation boolean Whether to enable client-side validation for this validator. yii\validators\Validator
$except array|string Scenarios that the validator should not be applied to. yii\validators\Validator
$isEmpty callable A PHP callable that replaces the default implementation of isEmpty(). yii\validators\Validator
$message string The user-defined error message. yii\validators\Validator
$method string|Closure An anonymous function or the name of a model class method that will be called to perform the actual validation. yii\validators\InlineValidator
$on array|string Scenarios that the validator can be applied to. yii\validators\Validator
$params mixed Additional parameters that are passed to the validation method yii\validators\InlineValidator
$skipOnEmpty boolean Whether this validation rule should be skipped if the attribute value is null or an empty string. yii\validators\Validator
$skipOnError boolean Whether this validation rule should be skipped if the attribute being validated already has some validation error according to some previous rules. yii\validators\Validator
$when callable A PHP callable whose return value determines whether this validator should be applied. yii\validators\Validator
$whenClient string A JavaScript function name whose return value determines whether this validator should be applied on the client-side. yii\validators\Validator

Public Methods

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MethodDescriptionDefined By
__call() Calls the named method which is not a class method. yii\base\Component
__clone() This method is called after the object is created by cloning an existing one. yii\base\Component
__construct() Constructor. yii\base\Object
__get() Returns the value of a component property. yii\base\Component
__isset() Checks if a property is set, i.e. defined and not null. yii\base\Component
__set() Sets the value of a component property. yii\base\Component
__unset() Sets a component property to be null. yii\base\Component
addError() Adds an error about the specified attribute to the model object. yii\validators\Validator
attachBehavior() Attaches a behavior to this component. yii\base\Component
attachBehaviors() Attaches a list of behaviors to the component. yii\base\Component
behaviors() Returns a list of behaviors that this component should behave as. yii\base\Component
canGetProperty() Returns a value indicating whether a property can be read. yii\base\Component
canSetProperty() Returns a value indicating whether a property can be set. yii\base\Component
className() Returns the fully qualified name of this class. yii\base\Object
clientValidateAttribute() Returns the JavaScript needed for performing client-side validation. yii\validators\InlineValidator
createValidator() Creates a validator object. yii\validators\Validator
detachBehavior() Detaches a behavior from the component. yii\base\Component
detachBehaviors() Detaches all behaviors from the component. yii\base\Component
ensureBehaviors() Makes sure that the behaviors declared in behaviors() are attached to this component. yii\base\Component
getAttributeNames() Returns cleaned attribute names without the ! character at the beginning yii\validators\Validator
getBehavior() Returns the named behavior object. yii\base\Component
getBehaviors() Returns all behaviors attached to this component. yii\base\Component
getClientOptions() Returns the client-side validation options. yii\validators\Validator
hasEventHandlers() Returns a value indicating whether there is any handler attached to the named event. yii\base\Component
hasMethod() Returns a value indicating whether a method is defined. yii\base\Component
hasProperty() Returns a value indicating whether a property is defined for this component. yii\base\Component
init() Initializes the object. yii\base\Object
isActive() Returns a value indicating whether the validator is active for the given scenario and attribute. yii\validators\Validator
isEmpty() Checks if the given value is empty. yii\validators\Validator
off() Detaches an existing event handler from this component. yii\base\Component
on() Attaches an event handler to an event. yii\base\Component
trigger() Triggers an event. yii\base\Component
validate() Validates a given value. yii\validators\Validator
validateAttribute() Validates a single attribute. yii\validators\InlineValidator
validateAttributes() Validates the specified object. yii\validators\Validator

Protected Methods

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MethodDescriptionDefined By
formatMessage() Formats a mesage using the I18N, or simple strtr if \Yii::$app is not available. yii\validators\Validator
validateValue() Validates a value. yii\validators\Validator

Property Details

$clientValidate public property

An anonymous function or the name of a model class method that returns the client validation code. The signature of the method should be like the following:

function foo($attribute, $params, $validator)
{
    return "javascript";
}

where $attribute refers to the attribute name to be validated.

Please refer to clientValidateAttribute() for details on how to return client validation code.

$method public property

An anonymous function or the name of a model class method that will be called to perform the actual validation. The signature of the method should be like the following:

function foo($attribute, $params, $validator)
  • $attribute is the name of the attribute to be validated;
  • $params contains the value of $params that you specify when declaring the inline validation rule;
  • $validator is a reference to related yii\validators\InlineValidator object. This parameter is available since version 2.0.11.
public string|Closure $method null
$params public property

Additional parameters that are passed to the validation method

public mixed $params null

Method Details

clientValidateAttribute() public method

Returns the JavaScript needed for performing client-side validation.

Calls getClientOptions() to generate options array for client-side validation.

You may override this method to return the JavaScript validation code if the validator can support client-side validation.

The following JavaScript variables are predefined and can be used in the validation code:

  • attribute: an object describing the the attribute being validated.
  • value: the value being validated.
  • messages: an array used to hold the validation error messages for the attribute.
  • deferred: an array used to hold deferred objects for asynchronous validation
  • $form: a jQuery object containing the form element

The attribute object contains the following properties:

  • id: a unique ID identifying the attribute (e.g. "loginform-username") in the form
  • name: attribute name or expression (e.g. "[0]content" for tabular input)
  • container: the jQuery selector of the container of the input field
  • input: the jQuery selector of the input field under the context of the form
  • error: the jQuery selector of the error tag under the context of the container
  • status: status of the input field, 0: empty, not entered before, 1: validated, 2: pending validation, 3: validating
public string clientValidateAttribute ( $model, $attribute, $view )
$model yii\base\Model

The data model being validated

$attribute string

The name of the attribute to be validated.

$view yii\web\View

The view object that is going to be used to render views or view files containing a model form with this validator applied.

return string

The client-side validation script. Null if the validator does not support client-side validation.

validateAttribute() public method

Validates a single attribute.

Child classes must implement this method to provide the actual validation logic.

public void validateAttribute ( $model, $attribute )
$model yii\base\Model

The data model to be validated

$attribute string

The name of the attribute to be validated.