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Contact Form 7 Wordpress, checking a few fields, if empty then invalid

Could someone help me to solve the problem. I would like the system work like bellow. If both fields are empty = invalid. If any of the fields is completed = valid add_filter('wpcf7_validate_text', '...
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How to add custom regex validation to WPForms password field

I'm using WPForms Pro and I'd like to add custom requirements to the password field on a form. I know that the password field has a password strength requirement setting, but I have specific rules I'd ...
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validation email signup form buddypress

I try to customise the standard email validation error text from the signup form. So I have a child theme and I have a functions.php file. There is a file bp-members-functions.php in buddyboss. with ...
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Code for front end validation for forms not working

I cannot get my front end validation messages to work in my form. I don't know where I am going wrong in the code. Can somebody please advise me. First Name Last Name Email ...
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Can I use custom CSS and js plugin to put JavaScript in to validate my forms

I would like to put some front-end JavaScript validation to my forms, but was wondering, if I can put the JavaScript for the field validations in the custom CSS and js plugin, or do I need a specific ...
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How to validate image with specific height and width selection in media selector

Is it possible to validate images with specific heights and widths in WP Media Selector, when user select image? <div class="form-field pwb_brand_cont"> <label for="...
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Add Server Side validation in Ajax mail form

I'm building a form that takes fields values and send them via wp_mail to the post author. It works, but I want to add a server side validation to improve security. I don't know where to add my ...
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Settings API - sanitize_callback is not called and it leads to an incorrect behavior

I am in the process of creating some options / the options page for my plugin. In the context of this I have only added two checkboxes so far to store boolean values. The creation, display on the page ...
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How to add fields in custom registration form, validate it and aave to db? [closed]

I use a WP theme with a custom registration form. I want to add two fields to it (for phone number and company name). What to add to the php file of the form and what to the function file of theme ...
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Contact form 7: Prevent input html tag in text field

How to create validation in contact form 7 to prevent user input HTML tag like ... or , also to prevent scripts like $(dummy){}. I create validation to prevent URL and non Latin characters, how I ...
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How to implement Inline and custom validation in the checkout page?

I'm trying to achieve the inline and custom validation here (or see image below) on the checkout page. I tried this solution (https://wordpress.org/.../inline-errors-in-checkout-fields/ ) but it ...
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How do I change the text content of a div for a comment validation error message?

My comment form has validation so that when a user tries to post a blank comment, it currently shows the "This field is required" message under the comment box. How do I change the message ...
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How to show error message in admin panel using WordPress?

I'm using WordPress and I want to add validation for the save_meta_data function and if the request isn't validated admin panel should show the error message. my code is here: public function ...
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Making custom meta box required (with error message if not filled in) on Gutenberg

<input required name="myName" type="text" value="<?php echo $myValue; ?>" class="regular-text"> Does not produce an error message if the field is ...
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How do I add a 5 digit ZIP code validation to a Contact7 form?

I have an address form generated via Contact7. I need to validate there is a 5 digit zip code. According to the docs, I came up with this function and placed it in my functions.php file add_filter( '...
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ACF Custom validation message not showing up

I have two date fields where I want to make sure the "end date" is always later than the "start date". I added a validation function per ACF's documentation. It does fire, but the ...
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register_setting & add_settings_error validation issues with multiple fields

I've been trying to use the Settings API for the first time. I managed to piece together a working example but I'm stuck on how to make multiple input fields required. Right now I have an admin ...
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rest_sanitize_value_from_schema doesn't sanitize string

This is a part of a simplified piece of code. It accepts a JSON post, validates it against a schema and if ok, sanitize the JSON structure $schema = array( 'type' => 'object', ...
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How to remove role="navigation" from all nav elements?

I did a W3C validation of my wordpress website and I got several warnings like this: The navigation role is unnecessary for element nav. r">↩ <nav role="navigation" class="...
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What is the proper way to validate and sanitize JSON response from REST API?

I have read the WordPress page about this but didn't find a solution. Here are my details: register rest route: register_rest_route( '/jwt-auth/v1', '/user', array( 'methods' ...
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Data Validation in wordpress

In my theme, i am grabbing user input with get_option() and according to that input i want to i want to declare a new variable and print in my single.php file. For example: <?php $...
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WordPress is creating nonce as a logged in user but verifying it incorrectly

I'm having trouble validating a nonce created with wp_create_nonce() inside a hidden input with the name nonce in an html form: <input type="hidden" name="nonce" value="<...
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$ is not defined [duplicate]

I am learning WordPress and I am working on the contact us form. I am using jQuery validation. I am using the below code. function contact($atts){ $html='<form name="invite" id="...
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What's the right way to validate JSON data coming from an AJAX POST request?

I'm building a little plugin with a send button: when clicked, the button calls (from the admin area) a rest api endpoint, passing JSON data through AJAX. Everything works very well and the callback ...
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How to define a query parameter with REST API?

I'm trying to define a GET REST API endpoint with register_rest_route register_rest_route supports defining a URL parameter and it is documented at https://developer.wordpress.org/rest-api/extending-...
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Change pubDate in rss feed in another format

In the default wordpress rss feed the element <pubDate> is <pubDate><?php echo mysql2date( 'D, d M Y H:i:s +0000', get_post_time( 'Y-m-d H:i:s', true ), false ); ?></pubDate> ...
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How to use third-party SendGrid Email Validation API in Gravity Forms?

Please let me know how to use SendGrid Email Validation API in Gravity Forms, using gform_field_validation filter? Gravity Forms filter example: add_filter( 'gform_field_validation', function ( $...
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Using built-in validation pop-up for custom fields

I am currently adding custom fields (by custom code) to the single product page in WooCommerce using the OceanWP theme. I was about to start custom validation to the fields when I noticed that the ...
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Is there a maximum length to user passwords?

In the database, the hashed password is stored in a field that can store up to 60 characters. My question: is there an upper character limit on the unhashed (user-chosen) passwords, or will the ...
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How to force field validation first, then its values saved durning edit profile?

I want to make validation of image during edit profile (wp-admin). My code for validation is: add_action( 'user_profile_update_errors', 'validate_steamid_field' , 10, 3); function ...
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How to save Checkbox-Options in Plugin Options Page

First of all: I am really a newbie. So I used a template for my options page and tried to customize it (works pretty good so far). About my plugin: It creates to post types and some meta boxes ...
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How to validate custom fields for a custom post type before insert?

I'd like to know how to validate custom fields and return error notice (if necessary) before a custom post type is inserted into the database. After a little research I found one similar question ...
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Form validation in WordPress Admin Panel

I am developing a WordPress plugin. In this regard I am gathering data from User using a Form via Wordpress Admin Panel. My code is like below <form method="post" name="newAddress" id="newAddress" ...
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Shrink down register_settings on Settings API

Instead of having so many function calls, is there a way that I can have one function call and all the fields under one section and then just call one section on the form? /** * Register each ...
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confused about sanitize_email after is_email [duplicate]

Assume I have checked an email using is_email and the result is true, should I sanitize with sanitize_email? if yes, then why?
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jQuery Validation plugin and Bootstrap 4 CSS classes

I'm using jQuery Validation plugin to validate a WordPress theme form. I'm using also Bootstrap 4 so I'd integrate the Bootstrap validation classes ("is-valid" and "is-invalid") with Validation plugin,...
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how to add security questions on wp-registration page and validate it

I wanted to validate security questions which show's on wp-login page validation is if answers are blank user cant login and if user register with 2 questions and admin change no. question show on ...
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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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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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