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Credit Card Regex Javascript Validator

Credit Card Regex Javascript Validator

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Regular Expression - Documentation

Regular Expression - Documentation

Introduction

Credit card validation in JavaScript is particularly important for client-side form validation in web applications. JavaScript regex can be effectively used to validate credit card numbers. An example pattern for Visa cards is /^(?:4[0-9]{12}(?:[0-9]{3})?)$/.

What is Credit Card Regex?

The regex pattern for credit card numbers in JavaScript can be tailored to different card issuers.

The Credit Card Regex Pattern

  • Pattern for Visa: /^(?:4[0-9]{12}(?:[0-9]{3})?)$/

  • This matches Visa cards starting with 4 and having 13 or 16 digits.

How to Validate Credit Cards in JavaScript?

To validate credit card numbers in JavaScript:

function isValidVisaCard(number) {
    const regex = /^(?:4[0-9]{12}(?:[0-9]{3})?)$/;
    return regex.test(number);
}

console.log(isValidVisaCard("4111111111111111")); // true or false

Uses of Credit Card Regex Validation

  1. Client-Side Verification: Ensuring valid credit card details in e-commerce forms and checkouts.

  2. User Input Validation: Verifying credit card numbers in web applications before they are sent to the server.

Conclusion

JavaScript regex provides an efficient way to validate credit card numbers on the client side. For a more thorough validation process covering various card issuers, Akto's regex validator can be a valuable tool in ensuring comprehensive credit card number validation.

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Credit Card Regex Javascript Validator

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Credit Card Regex Javascript Validator