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Validate a Single Form Element for Drupal 8, 9, and 10

When defining a new FormElement plugin, or if your constraints are only relevant for a single element, you can use the #element_validate property of an individual element to specify additional validation callbacks.

In this tutorial we'll:

  • Add an #element_validate callback to a single element in a form to perform validation of just that element.

By the end of this tutorial you should know how to add #element_validate callbacks to any form element in Drupal.

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