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Calling JavaScript file with Custom Plug In

So, the goal is to use jQuery Validation for a custom form. Maybe I'm going about this the hard way. But, here's what I'm doing: Uploaded the jQuery Validation file to my theme folder Created ...
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Validating Custom User Profile Fields on Admin Profile Page

I have a number of custom fields (using Advanced Custom Fields) on the User Profile pages in the Admin Area. They work fine in most respects. They are displayed and the user can select and store data ...
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Contact form 7 Conditional Required fields [closed]

I have a form build with Contact Form 7 where people could make a reservation for tickets and have the form send to a email address. We have 2 kinds of tickets. So people could choose 1 quantity for ...
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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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Filter and validate user role in registration

I want to show a select box for user roles in the registration form. I am using this model: /* ROLES IN LIST REGISTRATION */ // 1. Add a new form element... add_action( 'register_form', ...
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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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What data validation we must use in different contexts?

Recently, my theme got rejected on Themeforest and one of the rejection issue is: Data Validation issues have been found in your theme. All dynamic data must be correctly escaped for the context ...
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Adding hook when post is submitted [duplicate]

i made a custom taxonomy named project and i wanted to add a validation during the submission of post. I want to check if the post has selected any terms under the project taxonomy. what can i do to ...
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Disable woocommerce PLACE ORDER button if user selected products that are not available for international delivery

In my woocommerce site, I list both products that are available for shipping to India as well as International destinations. Am assigning a only-india shipping class to certain products so as to mark ...
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Gravity Forms validate arrival and departure

I am working recently with GF and encounter the first problem: I have two datepicker; one is "arrival" and one is "departure". Now - of course - the "departure" can't be before "arrival". I've found ...
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Reordering fields in registration form via custom plugin

I'd like to reorder the fields in the default WP registration form. I'm adding additional fields with my plugin but they are appearing below the username and email fields. My code is below (it's ...
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don't publish custom post type post if a meta data field isn't valid

I have a custom post type (CPT) called event. I have a meta box for the type with several fields. I would like to validate some fields before publishing an event. For example, if an event's date is ...
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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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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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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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Unable to sanitize in customizer and escape in theme without removing ability for user to use “< br >” to insert a line break

I have been unable to figure out how I can properly sanitize (in the customizer) and escape (in the theme, while allowing the user to use "<" and ">" to insert a '< br >' and add a line break ...
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Plugin option for input box validation

I'm crating a plugin option page from the code below. However, it does not explain how to get validation on the input fields. How do I get validation on id_number for NUMBER ONLY? ...
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Server side validation on AJAX form submit from front-end

My current server side validation is not working with AJAX submit. // Tracking error messages function write_here_errors(){ static $wp_error; // Will hold global variable safely return ...
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How to add HTML5 required on wp_editor

I want to add HTML5 required for the client side validation on textarea generated by <?php $content = ''; $editor_id = 'YOURID'; wp_editor( $content, $editor_id ); ?> What is the ...
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How to format the various types of custom fields?

So i am ready to throw in my custom post type a bunch of custom fields. All these fields need specific handling for their input and validation. Exmaples: Numeric fields E-mails WYSIWYG editor ...
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Validate form in functions.php, send errors back to template

I have a form in a template that upon submission should be validated, and any errors should be displayed, and if no errors, insert the data into the database. I'm new to wordpress, but my idea was ...
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Custom registration validation plugin function conflict with register_post

I have a simple question, The wordpress docs say, "Please note that this hook (register_post) should never be used for custom validation. Any custom validation rules should be performed using the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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( ...