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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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Inconsistent server code response using HTTP API

I'm using Wordpress http api to get a server response code from youtube api so I check the validity of a video. I do this in a function from my functions.php which processes my post form where I ...
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correct tags for validating input types

I have following types of theme options inputs, which I need to validate. $numbers = "#1234"; $email = "abc@example.com"; $simeple_text = "How's going?"; $code = "<script ...
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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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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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Which hook should I use for this scenario regarding the registration process and account/profile update?

I would like to run a PHP script "ONLY" when a user successfully fills out the WordPress Registration form and submits it as well as when a user updates their profile. Here's what I have so far, ...
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Settings api sanatize callback not being triggered

I'm creating a custom settings page for a custom theme however the callbacks for sanatizing the data in the fields are not being called (I put in xdebug breakpoints in them to check). /** ...
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How to prevent options.php deleting valid existing data from the database

I am setting up a plugin and have used the setting API for the first time to create a form in settings. The data for the plugin is initially created by default when the plugin is activated and stored ...
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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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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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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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Add ALT attribute to Pin It Button image to pass HTML5 validation

I am using the Pinterest "Pin It" Button plugin so I can add to my posts/images. However, part of the Pin In button uses this code: <img border="0" class="pib-count-img" ...
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Only allow site url in text field using wp_kses/wp_filter_nohtml_kses?

I'm working on validation for a theme options page. Is there a built in way to add an argument to wp_kses/wp_filter_nohtml_kses that will allow a specific link to be entered(wrapped in a tags) but ...
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Validating a cloned/repeatable input (jQuery)

I'm trying to create a repeatable field an upload image input with image preview for my Theme Options page and I have the following: function theme_options_validate( $_POST ){ if ...
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Showing errors from processing function on form

I use a function from my functions.php to process a front end post form. I store the errors in the variable $output but need a way to show it on the post form after submit. How can I do that?
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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 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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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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WordPress theme options settings not saving

I have problem with my theme options settings saving. My settings is to saving to permanently , its just only save when you stay on the theme options page after saving the settings. But when I go to ...
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How to validate datepickers before publish

I have two datepickers in my post: 1. start_date and 2.end_date Basically, I need to check if end_date is greater than start_date before I can proceed to publish. From a previous solution here, I ...
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Remove WordPress default registration client side validation?

Is there a way to remove/disable WordPress default registration client side validation? I dislike the pop alert and would like to add my own client side validation visual to users. Please assist me ...
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Ampersands do not display

I've got a WooCommerce install, running on the latest WordPress version. I'm using the discover theme by antthemes.com. There are four boxes at the bottom of the homepage which allows you to change ...
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Custom Registration Form with Validation

I am trying to create a custom modal registration form, but I'm experiencing difficulties with validating the form. Basically what I have managed to do was to use CSS3 to validate the fields based on ...
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register_setting - validation callback weirdness

I'm working on a plugin and having some issues validating input on its settings page. I'll try to explain as briefly as possible what I'm doing in the plugin file: if (is_admin()) { ...
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What data sanitzation function should be used to store entire source code of webpage?

What is the best data santization function to use when the entire source code of a webpage (head, body elements, etc) are going to be stored in a post meta field? In other words, which function will ...