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    type: "POST",
    dataType: "text",
    url: ajaxurl,
    data: {
            action: "more_news",
            nonce: nonce,
            offset: offset
    success : function(data, textStatus, jqXHR){
        console.log( nonce );
        console.log( data );
        console.log( textStatus );

Checking for this AJAX request nonce locally works perfectly. As seen below, my console prints my nonce, "Awesome", and then "success".


When on my server, my console prints my nonce TWICE (thus proving to me they're exactly the same), then success.


I'm… confused… to say the least. How is this possible? and how do I solve it?

add_action( 'wp_ajax_more_news', 'more_news' );
add_action( 'wp_ajax_nopriv_more_news', 'more_news' );

function more_news(){
    if ( !wp_verify_nonce($_POST['nonce'], 'more_news_nonce') ){
    echo 'Awesome';
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Can you show the code used to create your nonce? –  vancoder Apr 3 '13 at 21:45
this inexplicably has started working on the server. caching issue? apache bug? I'm not sure what happened, but it's working now –  zack Apr 3 '13 at 22:29

1 Answer 1

The second parameter for wp_verify_nonce() is the action. That part is not in your question, but I guess it should be called like:

if ( !wp_verify_nonce($_POST['nonce'], $_POST['action']) ){
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