Nate Wiger | 24 Aug 19:03 2005

Re: Optional Validation

On 8/24/05, Todd Charron <todd <at>> wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm so full of questions :)
> Ok, here's my next one.  I've got a form with an email field.  I want that
> field to be validated
> email => "EMAIL"
> however, the field in the form is optional.  So if it is set it needs to be
> valid, but if it's not set at all, that's fine.  As I understand it, all
> fields in the validate section are set to required.  Any way of turning that
> off for certain fields?  Thanks.

Yes, all of this is covered in the tutorial and documentation on