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Should I use wp_nonce_field on my contact form?

I have created a self submitting contact form template and it works nicely, however when I was browsing the web in search for tutorials (for creating contact forms) I have noticed that some people ...
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Why do Metabox use Nonces?

Why is it advised for admin panel metaboxes to use nonces? Every example I see of creation and saving metabox data there are nonces involved but aren't nonces a bit unnecessary in this case?
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Forms and WordPress Nonce

WordPress nonce is driving me nuts! I had this problem when I started my plugin and removed it but now I have come back to it and still don't know what to do. I have looked all over for a solution. ...
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Help with forms and nonces

I am trying to create a nonce to use with a (public-facing) form. Below is my code: function my_form() { if (isset($_POST['submit'])) { $name = $_POST['name']; $description = ...
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Several nonces?

Is there a point having several nonces? Does it increase the security? E.g adding nonces to meta boxes while <form> (which is basically the whole add/edit post screen) already has one by ...
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Cache plugins and ajax nonce verification

I created a plugin which use some ajax requests to load more posts on click. I noticed that when I use a cache plugin like W3 Total cache plugin then the wp_verify_nonce($nonce, $action) fail ...
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Nonce for Trashing Item

I have a custom admin page. On it, I have created a filtered list of the custom post type based on postmeta data. I have to create a link to delete that post. I am trying to figure out how to ...
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“Notice: Undefined index:” error when adding new content?

I'm getting the following error... Notice: Undefined index: album_tracks_metabox_nonce in /Applications/MAMP/htdocs/TheToasters/wp-content/themes/Toasters/discography-post-type.php on line 124 ...
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How can I create a plugin installation link?

Currently, my code is generating the wrong nonce, I guess. Here is the code: $action = 'install-plugin'; $plugin = 'akismet'; wp_nonce_url( add_query_arg( array( 'action' ...
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Nonce keeps failing

I have a plugin that works for 99% of the users, but one user is having problems. The plugin opens a thickbox modal window and pushes content via the load-edit.php hook. The links are displayed in a ...
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Do I require the use of nonce?

Im creating a visit/page views counter with ajax,jquery and php, I have been reading a few articles that recommend the use of nonces for data manipulation through ajax, however i am not sure if i need ...
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Nonce failing with second argument

The plugin Plugin Maker pastebin is not working and I've narrowed it down to its nonce-mechanism failing. At one point it checks for check_admin_referer('$pluginmaker_nonce', $pluginmaker_nonce); ...
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Saving custom data via ajax with nonces

I'm trying to securely save custom data to database from plugin backend via ajax. JavaScript code that runs after clicking save button: $.ajax({ url: ajaxVars.ajaxurl, type: 'post', ...
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The Correct Way to Use Nonce Field without Settings API

I'm trying to create an admin option page without the Settings API for some reasons. Then if I do so, I've heard that I need to use nonces for security. I'd like to know the correct way to use them. ...
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Public posts - preventing duplicate form submissions

I'm creating a public form on a page that allows non-registered (public) visitors to create posts of a custom post type. I'm using nonces, which I naiveley thought would expire once they were used. ...
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Allow one use group to manage another

I have a website where members and their managers have accounts. The members can create and upload their content, but the managers have their own login and can see a list of the members they manage. ...
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how to get nonce using json api

I try to open this url in my browser or calling from my frontend application: http://78.47.177.214/blog/api/get_nonce/?controller=posts&method=create_post i keep getting the response ...
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Integrating with external cache solution? Causing problems with ajax nonce validation

We are using an external caching solution (Akamai), and it is causing problems with plugins that use ajax nonce validation, such as Mailchimp for Wordpress. I saw the WP_CACHE define, but it sounds ...
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wp_verify_nonce() didn't work in the function

I'm creating link with wp_nonce in GET parameter: $link = esc_url( wp_nonce_url( add_query_arg( 'my_arg', 1 ) , 'product_subscription' ) ); echo '<a href="'. $link .'">'. $link .'</a>'; ...
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FULL page caching with nginx and using the WP API nonce issues

I want to cache 100% of the response from WordPress via nginx and I've made a lot of strides towards that but one issue I'm having is the nonce required to make API calls against the WP Rest API. I ...
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AJAX - nonce verification fails

I have a simple add-to-newsletter widge. I created a hidden input with nonce: $nlnonce = wp_create_nonce("add-newsletter"); echo '<input type="hidden" id="nlnonce" value="'.$nlnonce.'" />'; ...
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ajax and nonce when js is in a seperate file

I'm a little confused how nonces work with ajax requests. It looks like I use this: https://codex.wordpress.org/Function_Reference/check_ajax_referer So it looks like your request is: <?php //Set ...
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Ajax form nonce fails

I have a email form in Wordpress and I'm using ajax to with it. I'm creating a nonce in the form and checking it before I send the email. The nonce fails but the output shows it is the same nonce. ...
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wp_nonce_url to users.php for deleting user not working

Using wpjobmanager plugin for my site gojobr.com.au : I've encountered a problem: to combat spam users that keep posting the same spammy jobs (they are doing so manually so no a captcha won't solve ...
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wp_verify_nonce fails always

I have created nonce fro my plugin and trying to verify it with another plugin pages. it fails always. both we are creating nonce with same parameter. why it fails. Plugin name : Wordfence it creates ...
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Nonce stop working on live server

I'm using jquery to send an email after a form is completed. I'm using the nonce in Wordpress for security. This was all working but today stopped working in the live server. It still works locally ...
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Nonce and widget

I've been screening the code of several widget and haven't found any one of them handling nonce. I also took a look at the WP_Widget class and found nothing about it as well. This is from the codex: ...
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External request to Wordpress WP-API - Basic Authentication

I'm trying to hit my Wordpress API using Basic Auth with Guzzle (http tool) from my middleware (Laravel). $username = 'myAdminUserName'; $password = 'myAdminPassword'; $uri = ...
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Using wp_nonces in email links?

I would love to be able to use nonces in email links (sent out to a list of people via email to subscribe to comment notifications) My idea was to use: $Link = get_site_url() . $url_endpoint . ...
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Nonce fail after second submit attempt

I am refactoring my plugin that resets the WordPress database tables back to their defaults and came across an issue. The form submission itself works fine. However, after the first submit, and if ...
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Is it possible to use nonce server side?

I would like to create a security hash and pass it to an url as a parameter: http://example.com/somefolder/dostuff.php?nonce=hash In dostuff.php, validate the nonce hash. I can do this for logged ...
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custom metabox nonce verification fails

I'm adding a metabox on a custom post type and my nonce-verification fails. I'm not really where to look for why it's going wrong. Can anyone point me in the right direction? Here's my code: function ...
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How to use nonces for frontend AJAX voting if the page gets cached?

I'm building a custom voting solution for my site that would allow public AJAX voting on multiple posts per page. Votes can be added/changed/revoked. Values are stored in custom post meta. I ...
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One nonce for multiple forms that use the same PHP file

Here's the form that appears in multiple places with differing fields... <form method="post" action="save-settings.php"> FORM FIELDS HERE <?php wp_nonce_field( 'mynonce' ); ?> ...
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How to insert wp_nonce field within echoed string

I can't find a way to properly insert wp_nonce field, without braking the code. The code below is from a class function that sends back string, which will be echoed. $end_data .= '<input ...
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wp_create_nonce function doesn't work inside a plugin?

I am writing a WordPress plugin which is creating a form in one of its functions. It looks like this (very simplyfied): class MyPlugin { public function createForm() { $nonce = ...
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WP Meta Box Not Saving

I've been trying to get this custom meta box to save but it is not working. I've browsed around but still haven't found a solution that works. function add_link_box() { add_meta_box( ...
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Create nonce in frontend page to edit profile

I am trying to create a frontend edit profile form that mimics the wp-admin backend edit profile. I created the form as HTML directly in a WordPress page (I'm a PHP/WordPress beginner, so I don't know ...
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Is it necessary to use a WordPress nonce when allowing users to download public data?

I am using jQuery .load() to load the next page of WordPress posts after a button is clicked. The next page of posts is public data (no access restrictions on it whatsoever). Should I use a WordPress ...
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Nonces and Cache

It's clear that form submissions and AJAX requests, especially sensible ones, need "nonces" to avoid certain exploits. However, with heavy use of caching systems it becomes harder to generate them ...
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How to get the wpnonce value?

On using inspect element to check the 'href' attribute of 'Deactivate' links for the plugins listed on plugins.php page, I found that the url contains a wpnonce field with a certain value. I need to ...
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when saveing $meta_box i get Undefined index error

I need help to fix these Notices: PHP Notice: Undefined index: person-name in testimonials.php on line 112 PHP Notice: Undefined index: position in testimonials.php on line 112 PHP Notice: Undefined ...
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Using Nonce for my Form

Essentially I need to verify my data using a nonce, but I'm not sure that I'm doing it right. What I'm trying to do is remove a menu option for a user that isn't an admin. If a checkbox is checked and ...
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Metabox nonce not allowing update

I'm having a problem correcting saving metabox data on a custom post type. I thought I fixed it by applying the advice on this post: Metabox nonce PHP notice which does get rid of the warning but ...
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Nonce check causing issues when creating new post

I have created a new custom post type and some custom fields for it. My function for saving the custom meta fields fires on the 'save_post' hook. The problem is that I am getting a warning when I go ...
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Use of check_admin_referer with theme options and options.php

If I set up a theme options page in the way suggested by the codex (http://codex.wordpress.org/Creating_Options_Pages) then my form submits to 'option.php'. settings_fields creates a nonce, which if ...
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What is really “wp_nonce_field” and how does it work? [duplicate]

wp_nonce_field() This function making me so confused. The documentation in wordpress codex doesn't make sense. I can't understand why and how to use it. Last two week I am wasting/spending my time ...