Articles from July 2012

Disable HTML5 form validation with novalidate

One of the most useful things the HTML5 doctype provides developers is the ability to validate form inputs ‘inline’—validation performed by a user’s browser, with no reliance on JavaScript and to the W3C standard. This article isn’t about how to wield the new types: plenty of people have done an excellent job of that already. Instead, we’re going to take a brief look at how to disable this validation on an ad-hoc basis when we want to test our server side validation logic.

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