#. In the metadata editor, click Validate to trigger the validation. The right panel displays all validation results by levels:
#. Click the thumbs up or down icons to display errors. Errors reported in blue are for information only and do not affect the global validation of the record:
The editor also reports error messages where applicable (as all error messages cannot be shown in the editor):
Once a record is validated, the validation status is saved and is displayed in the editor board page:
You can filter the Validation status using a facet in the editor board.
Catalog administrators can force validation every time an editor exits or closes the metadata editing interface (see System configuration). To configure validation levels (see Configuring validation levels). In case of INSPIRE records, you can use remote validator (see INSPIRE validation)