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How can i add validation to this login form with out it redirecting to the wp-login.php page

Im using the code as posted on the website below, to create a hard coded login form. http://www.wprecipes.com/add-a-login-form-on-your-wordpress-theme What would be the best way of incorperating some ...
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How to bypass Woocommerce checkout validation from the plugin? [closed]

I need to bypass any validation process in Woocommerce checkout page when Process Order button clicked. What filter or action hooks should I use?
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How to Generate & Validate License Key for a Wordpress Plugin?

now as I've developed a very simple wordpress plugin, I want to add encryption to it. What I need is a code that generated serial keys (cryptographically), stores it in my database and then when ...
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Why is my script's regex having its backslash removed?

One of my company's child themes requires customization. I am customizing using jQuery and have noticed in my function's regex (function lives in the "scripts" section of "Pages"--->My Page) that ...
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Add a class or id to the category search field, force people to select a category [searchform]

I am using a search form which is category field available. I'm looking for a solution to add an id into the category field. I tried to get it work by myself. But, it turns out to be error. ==" I got ...
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Conditional required fields for Wordpress Contact Form 7

I know this might be considered off topic but I am not sure where else to post this as it also pertains to WordPress as well as the plugin Contact Form 7. If you know where I should post this other ...
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How to Remove novalidate attribute from comment form

I'm using html5 support for input formats and custom comment form fields with this code: <?php $commenter = wp_get_current_commenter(); $args = wp_parse_args( $args ); if ...
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Server side validation

I'm trying to do some server side validation of post fields (custom and/or non-custom fields). Validation works just fine, but I can't seem to stop the post from saving if validation fails. I tried ...
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Displaying errors on the front end from my plugin

I am creating a plugin that has a frontend form, which in turn has some validation.. Errors if validation fails and success if it passes. I have tried everything and can't get messages to appear on ...
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Remove comments validation (remove filter?)

How i can remove wordpress comments content validation, I do not want to or examined the earlier there was no such comments. I see for: ...
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How to Debug the 'save_post' Action?

Is it possible to validate PHP code? I have a Custom Post Type (Film) with Custom Meta Boxes. Everything is working fine, I can add new Films and details to the Custom Meta Boxes. My problem is ...
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Show the submitted values in the form when validation fails

Currently I do: $options = get_option( 'jons-plugin-options' ); echo "<input id='jons-plugin-options[field-two]' name='jons-plugin-options[field-two]' size='4' type='text' value='" . ...
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Can a shortcode included in post content add styles to the <head>?

I have a shortcode that iterates through a list of custom post types and, as part of displaying them, creates a block. In HTML5, it is illegal to have a style block outside the header (maybe in other ...
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Data Validation: Always escape late / escape HTML Code

I uploaded a Theme at THE marketplace and got soft rejected because I should "always escape late" I am not sure how to solve this other than I did. I have multiple if statements where HTML is saved ...
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Proper Way to Sanitize Meta Input

I have a meta field which gets displaed in the admin panel look like: $field = get_post_meta($postid, 'field_name', true); ?> <input type="text" name="field_name" value="<?php echo ...
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Safely store code(html/js..) into database

So I'm working on a small plugin, and this plugin allows users to save data to my db. This data is mostly plain text but 3 fields are will have tags inside them. 1 field can be used to save all kind ...
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How to display errors onto fields on user update

I'm surprised to see that WP doesn't simple have validation for user profile fields. So, I created some new fields and I want to highlight the ones with bad values. For the moment, I made this ...
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Why the WP Core team does not allow filter_* functions? [closed]

This question is somehow related to this other question. Provided that is seems we have a solution for the magic quotes issues, why the WP Core team does not allow them? This is unclear to me and I ...
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How to use the built in tooltip for form validation error messages in WP admin plugin?

I'm building a wordpress plugin that includes serveral menus in the wordpress backend (admin). I'd like to use as many existing parts as possible and make my menus look like the standard wordpress ...
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WordPress oEmbed W3C Validation

I recently built a theme that utilises the oEmbed feature in WordPress. Where possible, I like my themes to validate via W3C. The content of the website is driven by Vimeo videos, so I'm getting ...
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Warn user that data may be lost for custom pages

When you edit a builtin field in Wordpress like the title and don't save the cahnges, and attempt to go to another link, a warning alert box comes up stating that "changes may be lost if you navigate ...
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Additional login rules

I made a plugin that requires the user to validate their email address. It creates "activation_key" meta key with random string for the user and sets it to '' once the user validates. So far so good. ...
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How to reload the role specific registration form on validation errors?

I test a solution for separate registration for different roles and it works very well. But the validation part/function (see bellow) on errors reloads/reuses the generic registration link and not the ...
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contact form in template with jquery,validate and ajax

I have a page-contact.php for my contact form in my template. I wanted to add jquery validation and some fancy ajax action to my form. This is already a working code in a simple PHP page, but getting ...
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allow only lowercase user registrations

I'm trying to get allow only lowercase usernames are valid usernames in my wordpress blog. I managed to write a function but it does not seem to work. add_filter('validate_username' , 'simple_user', ...
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wordpress site validation errors

when I made my wordpress site validate I got some strange errors like Error Line 6, Column 52: Bad value profile for attribute rel on element link: Keyword profile is not registered. Error Line 12, ...
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Validation Always Tells There Is an Open DIV

The Validator will just not accept my website and is always telling me, there are two errors: 1. an open DIV ("inhalt") 2. an article left ... and I just can not find the errors in the index.php. ...
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Validate Uploaded Image using WordPress' Built-in Functions?

I have a form that allows users to upload an image. I'm using the code below (which currently doesn't work) to ensure what a user uploads is valid. Can someone help me out and either update my code ...
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Multiple register settings, with same option name - issue

I already posted this question in wordpress support forums here but I didn't get any help and nor could I find a solution yet. As the title says, I am calling register_settings functions multiple ...
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Set Default Option Value as Blank for Meta Box

My custom Meta Box has a drop down field, but how do I set the default Option Value to be blank? It is currently populating via the CPT's meta_value, but I'd like that to change. Here's a screenshot ...
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Validating custom fields before post save

After much unsuccessful searching, I'm hoping someone here can help me out. I am using Advanced Customs Fields (I assume most people are familiar) to create a post from the front end. I want to ...
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How to check if a string is a valid URL

WordPress provides a helpful function called is_email() which checks if a given email address is valid. Is there a similar function available to check if a URL is valid? I tried is_url() but that was ...
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Validate email, if field has characters

I am building a small form on my website where I want users to be able to send me a message and have the option to include their email in an email input. It's fairly simple: ...
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Flush rewrite rules on option update with Settings API

I'm working on some plugin where I need to enable custom URL rewrites. I want to enable editing of custom URL through Settings API, so basically I did everything that's needed to validate and update ...
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is_email() VS sanitize_email()

If I'm allowing a user to enter an email address to be saved into the database, should I use is_email() or sanitize_email()? Ex. update_user_meta( $user_id, $social_site, sanitize_email( ...
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Can we validate user email changes?

I am having difficulty understanding why user security and validation is so vague in WP (4.0).. Surely email verification should come as default? Anyway I have been trying to find a solution to user ...
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Plugin, add settings element

I'm new to WordPress and probably similar question already exist, but as far as I didn't find I make a new one. So I'm trying to make my first plugin in wordpress. I got to make plugin settings page ...
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Redirect to user role registration form

i am using the modification shown on How to reload the role specific registration form on validation errors? and don't know how to solve this problem. I hope someone out there can help me here. How ...
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Sanitizing and validating email field

Should I use is_email() to validate an email field? In WP. I've put the email field in a widget. I would really appreciate some help. function update($new_instance, $old_instance) { $instance = ...
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Add Div to Comment Form

I have some code that displays my comment form and my custom validation, what I'd like to do is add a div right underneath the title, but I'm not sure how to do that because that code is generated... ...
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Require featured image

I would like to require a featured image on a site I am developing. I tried the code here: Make featured image required and nothing happened - the JS showed up in the site header, but I could still ...
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WooCommerce Custom Product Validation [closed]

I'm attempting to build a membership system in WordPress that utilizes WooCommerce with Gravity Forms and integrates with SalesForce. Can somebody give me some direction on how to properly utilize ...
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Meta title W3C Validation Error with

On the single post, the WordPress generates the meta title automatically but it gives validation error. This is what WordPress generates: <meta name="title" content="The post title goes here" ...
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Resetting admin post form on JS validation fail

I've got a custom plugin with a metabox and dynamic form (the user can ask for more elements of the form), with jQuery Validation plugin working great. The problem is when the validation comes back ...
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Require a Custom Taxonomy to be checked

I have a custom taxonomy, "position", with multiple terms for a custom post type, "employee" in the admin. I want to validate the form to require a position to be selected when you save/update a post. ...
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Check for and enforce unique value in user-entered custom meta field in WP Admin

I am trying to figure out how, on a new or edit post screen, to allow the user to enter a custom meta item, BUT force it to be unique. Ideally the process would work like so: Contributor logs into ...
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Comment form vaildation

I've build a custom comments form which hooks onto the default comment_form() in twenty twelve child theme. Here is my code functions.php function pietergoosen_custom_comment_fields($fields) { ...
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Validating custom meta boxes with jQuery results in posts being saved as draft instead of published post

I have a custom post type with a bunch of custom fields. I want to validate the meta box input with jQuery as soon as you press the Publish button. Here's what I have (I left out all my validation ...
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jQuery Validate wp_editor

I have a form, and in the form, I use <?php wp_editor('', 'user_submitted_progress', $settings = array('textarea_name' => 'user_submitted_progress')); ?> to generate a TinyMCE, rather than ...