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Class Phalcon\Validation\Validator\StringLength

extends abstract class Phalcon\Validation\Validator

implements Phalcon\Validation\ValidatorInterface

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Validates that a string has the specified maximum and minimum constraints The test is passed if for a string’s length L, min<=L<=max, i.e. L must be at least min, and at most max.

use Phalcon\Validation\Validator\StringLength as StringLength;

 $validation->add('name_last', new StringLength([
     'max' => 50,
     'min' => 2,
     'messageMaximum' => 'We don\'t like really long names',
     'messageMinimum' => 'We want more than just their initials'

 $validation->add(['name_last', 'name_first'], new StringLength([
     'max' => [
         'name_last' => 50,
         'name_first' => 40
     'min' => [
         'name_last' => 2,
         'name_first' => 4
     'messageMaximum' => [
         'name_last' => 'We don\'t like really long last names',
         'name_first' => 'We don\'t like really long first names'
     'messageMinimum' => [
         'name_last' => 'We don\'t like too short last names',
         'name_first' => 'We don\'t like too short first names',


public validate (Phalcon\Validation $validation, mixed $field)

Executes the validation

public __construct ([array $options]) inherited from Phalcon\Validation\Validator

Phalcon\Validation\Validator constructor

public isSetOption (mixed $key) inherited from Phalcon\Validation\Validator

Checks if an option has been defined

public hasOption (mixed $key) inherited from Phalcon\Validation\Validator

Checks if an option is defined

public getOption (mixed $key, [mixed $defaultValue]) inherited from Phalcon\Validation\Validator

Returns an option in the validator’s options Returns null if the option hasn’t set

public setOption (mixed $key, mixed $value) inherited from Phalcon\Validation\Validator

Sets an option in the validator

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