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    Built-in Form Validation fails

    Asked by didavy on July 20, 2015 at 06:17 PM

    After starting a toggle-snippet on my page, validation is not working. but the form sends e.mails

    It looks like this:

    <script type="text/javascript">

    function toggleDiv(divId) {





    <a target="_blank" href="javascript:toggleDiv('myContent');">Open form!</a>

    <div id="myContent"  style="display:none;" >

    JOTFORM HTML , css & js


    It works perfekt but separately. Has anybody idea about this phenomen?
    It's very good form script, but Iam afraid, to use another one...
    Thank you!

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by EltonCris on July 20, 2015 at 07:46 PM

    That's due to script conflict. You seem to be using jQuery base on your example, this conflicts the prototype script where most of the form functionality relies on.

    Instead of using $ alias, try using jQuery. This might help. Here are more ways to resolve this conflict http://learn.jquery.com/using-jquery-core/avoid-conflicts-other-libraries/.

    If you need further assistance, provide us a test page so we can inspect it here.

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    Answered by didavy on July 21, 2015 at 04:47 AM

    hello Elton, thank you for your rapidly feedback!
    unfortunately, I'm not a professional coder so I can only guess the meaning of what you suggest :-)
    I copied  this snippet from one tut-site.

    if it is possible please take a look on my code at:

    row 230-232.

    the purpose of this toggle is to show a table with your form, default view of that is hidden (style="display:none;" )

    if I remove the snippet toggleDiv, the validation works, otherwise it works, send mails, but without validation. 
    you'll find the function for this toggle on the row 101.

    I owe you one!


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    Answered by EltonCris on July 21, 2015 at 05:21 AM


    Don't worry, we are here to help. :)

    I look into your site and I found way to fix the conflict. If you have access with the source code particularly on the werke.php file, please update it with the following.

    1. First, replace your toggle code with the following. I have only changed the $ alias with jQuery.

    <script type="text/javascript">

    function toggleDiv(divId) {




    2. Last, find this jQuery library on the same page (it's on line 104). I believe this is a another jquery library added for your galleria plugin. This also conflicts the form.

    <script src="//ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1/jquery.js"></script>

    and add this AFTER it.

    <script type="text/javascript">jQuery.noConflict();</script>

    Check this screenshot:

    Here's a working version of that page with working form validation. https://shots.jotform.com/elton/615031.html

    Let us know if you need further clarifications. 

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    Answered by didavy on July 21, 2015 at 06:51 AM

    Hey it is great

    its really works!
    Thank you so much!

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by Charlie on July 21, 2015 at 10:48 AM

    Glad to hear that my colleague's suggestions worked.

    For other concerns or questions, please do not hesitate to open a new thread here in the forum, we'll be more than happy to help.

    Thank you.

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    Answered by didavy on July 21, 2015 at 11:19 AM

    Thank you again!
    I think it is good issue for other people.