Opened 10 years ago

Closed 10 years ago

#22530 closed Cleanup/optimization (invalid)

Improve "The XYZ could not be created because the data didn't validate."

Reported by: anonymous Owned by: nobody
Component: Forms Version: 1.6
Severity: Normal Keywords:
Cc: Triage Stage: Unreviewed
Has patch: no Needs documentation: no
Needs tests: no Patch needs improvement: no
Easy pickings: no UI/UX: no


When saving a form, I get this error message. It tells me which model is not correct and that it couldn't be created. But it gives me no clue what data is wrong. What is data, what is data expected to be. Which attribute is wrong.

Change History (1)

comment:1 by Tim Graham, 10 years ago

Resolution: invalid
Status: newclosed

You should check form.is_valid() before trying to save the form. If it returns False, then you can access form.errors to figure out which fields didn't validate. You can read more about how to use forms here:

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