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jquery validate date of birth format dd-mm-yy

By Sam Deering

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jquery validation for dob to specific format ie dd-mm-yy

$.validator.addMethod("dateFormat",
    function(value, element) {
        return value.match(/^dd?-dd?-dd$/);
    },
    "Please enter a date in the format dd-mm-yyyy.");
And then on your form add:
$('#myForm')
    .validate({
        rules : {
            myDate : {
                dateFormat: true
            }
        }
    });

Sam Deering has 15+ years of programming and website development experience. He was a website consultant at Console, ABC News, Flight Centre, Sapient Nitro, and the QLD Government and runs a tech blog with over 1 million views per month. Currently, Sam is the Founder of Crypto News, Australia.

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