Special field name

Validating field with special name

When using FormValidation with some server-side frameworks such as CakePHP, Symfony, Rails, Spring, etc, there is a relationship between the model name and the name attribute of input.

For example, assuming that an user is modeled by User class with firstName, lastName, username, emails[] properties.

Following the naming convention defined by these frameworks, the inputs in the form of adding new user might have the name attribute such as:

When using FormValidation to validate these kind of fields, you must wrap the field name between single or double quote as following:

Below is a sample example: