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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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Validate form in page in modal window [closed]

I need to create a form validation system showing the errors in a modal window, not by alerts, but I can't find anything. The form is handmade on a normal Wordpress page and I want that when the form ...
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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 and why use validate_username and how to secure inputs fields of registration form?

I would use validate_username to protect username and other inputs from tags, octet, and others filters and conditions from sanitize_user but these functions only remove these dangerous chars and does ...
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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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Fix HTML errors flagged in W3C Validator

I have put my WordPress website through the W3C HTML Validator at https://validator.w3.org/nu/ and that's lots of errors which I'm keen to fix. However, I can't see any way of editing the HTML code. ...
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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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add_settings_error() not shown and settings validation not working (settings api)

I have an options page which is not added under the "settings" section, but via add_menu_page()/add_submenu_page() This page contains of html markup for my settings and at the end <div ...
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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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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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