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Validation overview

Created by Contensis product team, last modified by r.bromley on 24 Sep 2020

Validation rules applied to your content type fields help ensure your content model meets your organisational needs and bring consistency to your content.

As content type fields store different types of data, the forms of validation available for each type will vary. The following table outlines the different types of validation and field types that are supported by each method.

Validation Supported fields
Required Text, Markup, quote, number, location, list, taxonomy, composer, date/time, asset, entry, image
Number of characters Text
Matches pattern Text
Number Number, decimal
Item count

Repeatable fields – text, Markup, quote, number, location, date/time, components

Arrays – list, taxonomy, asset, entry, image