Performing authentication in custom validator in ZF

February 21, 2011 Zend Framework

Although, this is not a good approach to use more than one value in Zend_Validate, but it may be useful sometimes if you want to write your custom validator and add it to let’s say password field and use it as other validators in Zend_Form. So

we added it to password field. Now let’s have a look at its implementation:

We assume that username and password columns are in users table (see Pay attention to this


context = null second parameter. It holds all form values. So there we get username field.

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