Validating Phone Numbers with JavaScript

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This tutorial will teach you how to add validation to your phone number input fields using jQuery.

Validating Phone Numbers with JavaScript

Forms are only as good as the data they accept and that's where validation comes in. There are various kinds of validation. In one case, you may just want to make sure the email input was filled out. In another, you want it filled out and to make sure it is valid and contains an @ symbol. What you don't see often is telephone number validation because it's difficult. Not anymore. This tutorial will teach you how to add validation to your phone number input fields using jQuery.

Below is the HTML, CSS, and JavaScript required.

Step 1 - Add the HTML below to where your form will live

Step 2 - Add the CSS below to the main stylesheet of your website

Step 3 - Add the JavaScript below to a file called mobileValidate.js

Step 4 - Add the includes below to the web page containing your form

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