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Making sure a textfield contains a specific string

Thread began 1/08/2012 1:28 pm by jeff382039 | Last modified 1/09/2012 11:12 am by Jason Byrnes | 805 views | 1 replies |


Making sure a textfield contains a specific string

I have a text field that needs to contain a string, for example:

The user must paste in a youtube share link like this:


I want to validate that whatever they paste in actually contains this:

But is not limited to anything after the backslash.

In a nutshell i just want to make sure that what they have added is actually a youtube share link.

Any idea would be greatly appereciated.


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Jason ByrnesWebAssist

Use server validation, select the regular expression validation type and enter the following regular expression:

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