Laminas\Form\Element\Tel is meant to be paired with the FormTel helper for HTML5 inputs with type "tel". This element adds filters and validators to its input filter specification in order to validate HTML5 tel input values on the server.

Available since 2.9.0.

Basic Usage

This element automatically adds a type attribute of value tel.

use Laminas\Form\Element;
use Laminas\Form\Form;

$phone = new Element\Tel('phone');

$form = new Form('my-form');

Using array notation:

use Laminas\Form\Element;
use Laminas\Form\Form;

$form = new Form('my-form');
    'type' => Element\Tel::class,
    'name' => 'phone',
    'options' => [
        'label' => 'Phone',

Public Methods

The following methods are specific to the Tel element:

Method signature Description
getInputSpecification() : array Returns an input filter specification, which includes Laminas\Filter\StringTrim and Laminas\Filter\StripNewlines, as well as a regex validator to ensure the value does not contain any carriage returns or newlines within it.