Questions tagged [validation]

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Post title value with colon causing search issues

Hoping someone can help shed some light here... I have the following titles: Icons & Innovators: Norman Lear Muslim/American: Halal 44 Charlton: Pride I am using the native WP search. The ...
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Custom jQuery not triggered/working after gravity form default validation error message gets displayed

I am adding custom jQuery to display certain fields on the basis of conditional logic. For eg: When a "Business Type" field value is selected as Company, "Company Name" and "Company Website" fields ...
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Data Validation & Sanitization for Big HTML Blocks

I'm developing a theme for Envato. Got Soft Reject because of issue typed in the question title. I created a 4 column widget area for my theme's footer. How can I sanitize the $output variable? Thank ...
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How to implement required input validation?

In Wordpress, the add-new-user page, for example, has some jQuery validation to make sure that the username isn't empty. It provides with visual feedback like the following: I'm working on a custom ...
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Contact Form 7 require one of two fields

I have form fields: <label>[email email-313 placeholder "e-mail address"]</label> <label>[tel tel-466 placeholder "phone number"]</label> [submit "Zapisz się"] How can I ...
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Wordpress-gutenberg - Block validation: Expected text

I am building a gutenberg block plugin and I got stuck on simple two-field structure. The issue is that the save function works properly but something is wrong with the edit function. When I reload ...
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Using $wpdb | checking entered email against existing emails in db

Without ranting too much, here is my snippet: if (empty($_POST["email"])) { $emailErr = "Email is required"; } else { $email = test_input($_POST["email"]); // check if e-mail address is ...
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Validate custom fields before save using WordPress Rest API

I want to add custom validation to post(custom post type) before it save into the WordPress. I am using the Rest API to insert the post to custom post type. What I need is the fields which I created ...
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wooCommerce checkout page State / County (optional) validate not working

wooCommerce checkout page State / County (optional) validate not working that is my added code add_filter(‘thwcfd_State_field_override_required’,’__return_true’); any idea for how to add ...
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Assignments must be the first block of code on a line Validation Error on Travis

Travis is giving me ~ Assignments must be the first block of code on a line for this specific line of code: $validate_string = $pf_param_string = substr( $pf_param_string, 0, - 1 ); It seems fine ...
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Validation error: Extending Gutenberg gallery block

I am trying to extend the Gutenberg core/gallery block to add some new functionality to my image gallery on the frontend. I have created a separate plugin to handle this task. I have registered my ...
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jquery.validation.js is not working in woocommerce checkout page form

jQuery("#woocommerce_checkout_form").validate({ highlight: function(element) { (jQuery(element).parent()).parent().addClass("woocommerce-invalid"); (jQuery(element)....
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Stop the form of beign submitted on “Save changes” custom option page

Using the Settings API of Wordpress i want to try cancel the submission of the options when the validation/sanitization fails. Registering the settings: register_setting( 'mysettingspage', '...
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Sanitize and data validation with apply_filters() function

Should we sanitize and validate the apply_filters() like the examples below? absint( apply_filters( 'slug_excerpt_length', 35 ) ); wp_kses_post( apply_filters( 'slug_excerpt_more', '&hellip;' ) );...
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Remove frameborder attribute from iframes

The W3C Validator outputs an error because Wordpress adds frameborder="0" to iframes. Also the Validator does not like the allow attribute. I found a similar question for Vimeo Videos: WordPress ...
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Error in Validate Field with ACF plugin in Wordpress

I have the following problem when I am validating a field with the Advanced Custom Fields plugin in wordpress. What happens is that the field is validated correctly but the error appears on a new page ...
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Do I have to have a nonce for a custom comment field?

im working on my comment section and I have added a custom field <input type="hidden" name="be_user_star_rating" id="be_user_star_rating" value="" /> Its value is beign set by Javascript. ...
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WP Debug enabled Undefined index error in a widget

I have set WP debug to true, and I am getting error message → Notice: Undefined index: tick_the_snippet_type <p> <input type="radio" <?php checked( $instance[ '...
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wp_remote_post - handling responses

I need to add a form to my WordPress site that will post its data to an external API without ever storing the form data in the mysql database. I also need to show components of the response from the ...
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Is it necessary to do validation again when retrieving data from database?

I do validation when saving data to database like following: $data = validate($data); update_post_meta($post_id, 'my_post_meta', $data); The question is, do I need to do validation again when read ...
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WordPress REST API validation

I'd like to validate the data sent to my end point. https://www.shawnhooper.ca/2017/02/15/wp-rest-secrets-found-reading-core-code/ This post referenced the undocumented validation options. I have got ...
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Remove type attribute from script added by wp_localize_script

How can I remove type attributes from all scripts added by wp_localize_script ? Have the same problem with W3C validation as described here - Remove type attribute from script and style tags added by ...
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Jquery Validation Engine with Conatct Form 7

I am using contact form 7 and it's working with basic validations. But i have to do some advanced validation. So i have to use https://github.com/posabsolute/jQuery-Validation-Engine. How can i use ...
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Add file upload with validation to custom form

I have a custom contact form page that I am trying to add an upload field that validates filesize and filetype. Before adding the validation everything worked. <?php /* Template ...
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Shortcode putting html such as <img>

$atts = shortcode_atts( array( 'path' => 'https://s.w.org/about/images/logos/wordpress-logo-simplified-rgb.png' ), $atts); The above is a part of the shortcode. In Wordpress text ...
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Remove type attribute from script and style tags added by WordPress

Warning: The type attribute is unnecessary for JavaScript resources. From line 10, column 146; to line 10, column 176 feed/" /> <script type="text/javascript">window Warning: The ...
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Passing form data on submit

In my sanitizing script, prior to using the POST Request method to submit this data, I have the following for my textarea input field named 'contact_msg': if($_POST['contact_msg'] != ''){ $...
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How to escape multiple attribute at once in WordPress?

I'm developing a WordPress theme and trying to escaping group of attribute at once that store with a variable. <?php $attributes = array(); $classes = array( 'header-section' ); if ( true == ...
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How WordPress sanitizes post content on save? Or it doesn't?

Does WordPress apply any kind of data sanitization for its post content when saving it from admin area? (like stripping <script> tags) Or all it does is checks for some user capability (like ...
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How do I sanitize the str_replace function in javascript variables

I have the following code in the javascript which outputs the date(s). With backslash for that, I'm replacing those strings with the str_replace to remove backslash, but I can't sanitize that using ...
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Form Sanitization and Validation

Already asked this on Code Review but no answer there so that's why i'm trying here. I'm kinda new to form sanitization and validation. If someone could look at my code and tell me where i could do ...
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How to use esc_attr__() function properly to translate a variable that contains string?

I am trying to develop a theme and trying to escape a string using esc_attr__() fuction. Here is how I implemented it. $title = stoic_get_the_site_title(); echo esc_attr__($title, 'stoic'); But ...
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Validation Function for URL in plugin

if ( cpmb_is_valid_mp3( $_FILES['video-url']['name'] ) ) { $response = wp_upload_bits( $_FILES['video-url']['name'], null, file_get_contents( $_FILES['video-url']['tmp_name'] ) ); ...
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How to do Conact form 7 name field validation? [closed]

I am using contact-form-7 plugin, where i have created name field as Name. The name field is accepting text and number too. But my requirement is that name field should not start from number so how i ...
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edit profile validation refreshes all field if missing wordpress

In the edit profile section whenever I'm updating a field and if for example I've missed one required field (NickName) and changed the email address to a new one, the WordPress validation will ...
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Contact Form 7: Make field required after checkbox is checked

I have a telephone field in Contact Form 7 as follows: [tel Phone id:Phone] and a checkbox that for users to optionally choose to be called back: [checkbox Callback id:Callback "Rückruf gewünscht"] ...
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Sanitizing text fields in array

I tried this code to create some meta boxes is all working fine, the problem I am facing is how to sanitize the text fields and update post meta function Print_price_fileds($cnt, $p = null) { ...
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Permit Login if table row exists

I am using the "authenticate" filter hook within the WordPress codex to adjust the validation script of the WordPress Login page. What I need to do is create a query to a separate table to see if ...
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Make post_content and other custom fields required

What's the best way to set the required atribute on html forms in wordpress, for instance I would like post-content to be required, so this code need to be changed: <textarea class="wp-editor-area"...
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Required radio button does not validate in form, when clicked through Javascript/jQuery

I have a radio button that selects a dealer in my checkout. I need this button to automatically be checked for the user - however, no matter what I do, the radio button still needs to be clicked to ...
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Validating Error with submit button

I really need your help.. I am tryin like 3 days now to change the first pic and make it like the 3rd one. I did it but when Iremove depoarture day the enquire button doesnt work and dont get the form(...
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Custom HTML form using PHP - help with ajax/username validation

I currently have a working registration form I created on my page. It's an HTML form and I coded PHP to have it create the user in our WP_user table and email us with info from the form. The PHP is in ...
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Allow users to register on multisite through WooCommerce using the same email address

I'm working on setting up a multisite environment, and have run into the possibility of a user trying to register on the sub-site with the same email address they've used on the main site. I've found ...
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What esc_ to use to validate this?

I tired esc_url but it doesn't work. if ( $power_by ) { ?> <div class="sponsor-credits"> <span class="sponsor-credits__label">Powered by </span> ...
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Prevent invalid or empty values from being saved to the database and retain the form field values upon error

I'm using the Settings API to save the settings of my plugin. I want a positive integer value from the settings field. register_setting( $option_group, $option_name . '_number', '...
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Custom Registration and Login Forms with reCaptcha 2 Validation

I've read all the posts at stackoverflow and wordpress stackexchange, and none of the topics on using Google reCaptcha 2 have given me information on how to validate reCaptcha on both custom wordpress ...
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Does balanceTags() provide any escaping / protection?

I'm just getting into WordPress and keep seeing sample code with balanceTags() used when echoing out a variable. Am I right in thinking it does nothing in terms of output validation? Thank you
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Who is responsible for data sanitization in WordPress development?

I am studying how to write more secure WordPress code by implementing validation, sanitization and data escaping wherever necessary. Validation and escaping makes perfect sense, but I am a little ...
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Best Practice for Validating and Sanitizing Data

I developed a plugin which processes data following user input into a number of forms on the front end. The field types within the forms and the data input varies significantly. To process the data, ...
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Restrict certain roles registrations by domain

I'm really stumped on this one. I have figured out how allow registration from certain email domains. However, I only want to restrict one user type. For example 'ROLE1' can register with any email ...