Topic: Stepper data-validator not working

Huichofer pro asked 5 years ago

Hi, I'm having hard time trying to make data-validator to work. I've tried using it in the "Continue" button with a dummy false-returning function but it continues to the next step. In documentation it's not used at all data-validator it working at all? According to other posts, seems it hasn't been working since some versions back.

function someFunction() {
     return false; //this should prevent to continue, but does nothing.

<div class="step-actions">
            <button class="waves-effect waves-dark btn btn-sm btn-primary next-step" data-validator="someFunction">CONTINUE</button>

I tried to use data-feedback as a workaround but whenever my customized validation function returns false (therefore i don't call .nextStep()) the loading screen stays forever; I had to call .destroyFeedback() to overcome this stituation; but I wanna know if there's a better way to handle when data-feedback validations fail, or how to correctly use data-validator?

function someFunction() {
<div class="step-actions">
        <button class="waves-effect waves-dark btn btn-sm btn-primary next-step" data-feedback="someFunction">CONTINUE</button>


Piotr Glejzer staff commented 5 years ago

Yes, there is a problem with this data-validation. We have tasks for that but we dont fix this yet. I think your solution is good for now. Did you try to use data-validatotr with validationFunction()?

Huichofer pro commented 5 years ago

Yes, I tried with no success :(

Piotr Glejzer staff commented 5 years ago

Ok. We will check it soon.

germantellezv free commented 4 years ago

did you already fixed this? I'm needing it. After add stepers files and initialize script in my template when i click in the first next button it doesn't go to the next step and mark as wrong my first step

Mateusz Łubianka staff commented 4 years ago

Hi @germantellezv,

Can you show me an example of your code?


scottwilliams priority answered 3 years ago

Still broken in 4.19.1. Probably will never be fixed now that 5.0.0 is released.

Grzegorz Bujański staff commented 3 years ago

Hi. Sorry for that, we will fix it as soon as possible.

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  • ForumUser: Pro
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  • Technology: MDB jQuery
  • MDB Version: 4.7.3
  • Device: Laptop
  • Browser: Chrome
  • OS: Windows 10
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