How to Validate Date String in Laravel?

Today, We want to share with you laravel date validation.In this post we will show you laravel custom validation, hear for date validation like date after, date_format, after_or_equal:date, before:date, before_or_equal:date etc we will give you demo and example for implement.In this post, we will learn about Laravel 6 Custom Dates Validation with an example.

How to use Date Format Validation in Laravel?

date Validation:

public function addMember(Request $request)
{
   
    $request->validate([
        'member_nm' => 'required',
        'email' => 'required|email',
        'join_at' => 'date'
    ]);
  
}

using date_format Validation:

public function addMember(Request $request)
{
   
    $request->validate([
        'member_nm' => 'required',
        'email' => 'required|email',
        'join_at' => 'date_format:m/d/Y'
    ]);
  
}

using after Validation:

public function addMember(Request $request)
{
   
    $request->validate([
        'member_nm' => 'required',
        'email' => 'required|email',
        'join_at' => 'date_format:m/d/Y|after:tomorrow'
    ]);
  
}

using after_or_equal Validation:

public function addMember(Request $request)
{
    $curr_dt = date('m/d/Y');
   
    $request->validate([
        'member_nm' => 'required',
        'email' => 'required|email',
        'join_at' => 'date_format:m/d/Y|after_or_equal:'.$curr_dt
    ]);
  
}

using before Validation:

public function addMember(Request $request)
{
   
    $request->validate([
        'member_nm' => 'required',
        'email' => 'required|email',
        'leave_at' => 'date_format:m/d/Y|before:join_at',
        'join_at' => 'date_format:m/d/Y|after:tomorrow'
    ]);
   
}

before_or_equal Validation:

public function addMember(Request $request)
{
   
    $request->validate([
        'member_nm' => 'required',
        'email' => 'required|email',
        'leave_at' => 'date_format:m/d/Y|before_or_equal:join_at',
        'join_at' => 'date_format:m/d/Y|after:tomorrow'
    ]);
  
}

Start Date and End Date Example:

public function addMember(Request $request)
{
   
    $request->validate([
        'member_nm' => 'required',
        'email' => 'required|email',
        'join_at' => 'date_format:m/d/Y',
        'leave_at' => 'date_format:m/d/Y|after:join_at'
    ]);
   
}

I hope you get an idea about add date format validation in laravel 6, laravel 7 and laravel 8 project..
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