Your form might have multiple submit buttons which have type="submit" attribute. Clicking on any submit button will perform validation and then submit the form if all the fields are valid.
By default, the plugin will look for the buttons that are defined by the button option:
Using the formnovalidate attribute
As seen in the button.selector option above, the plugin will ignore validation when clicking on the button that has formnovalidate attribute.
The simplest way to skip validation on particular button is to add formnovalidate attribute to it:
This solution is available only from v0.6.2 which default set of submit buttons do NOT include one having the formnovalidate attribute. If you are using the v0.6.0, v0.6.1, please use the second solution as described in the next section
Using the button option
The following employment form has two submit buttons, but the validation is only triggered when clicking on the Validate and Submit button: