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How to set ACF field as required

I have a text field "Author Name" in ACF on the post page and I want to set it as required. I tried setting it in ACF in the field options as required. It added the required attribute for the field in ...
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Required/Mandatory fields in WordPress Admin

Looking for a solution for WordPress Admin where fields such as Title, Excerpt, Category are required before being able to publish. Warning message or alert displaying what is missing because it is ...
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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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Custom Registration and Updating Hidden Field After API Call

I created a custom registration form, one of the fields is being validated using a third party API. If the field passes validation later I update_user_meta. Currently if the field fails ...
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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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Log validation information

When updating a post I get the following error message. Validation failed. 1 field requires attention I cannot deduce from the user interface which field requires attention. The field may not be ...
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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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Move form validation error messages to top of page

When a user registers on our site (using Ultimate Member plugin, but I think it's a generic issue) and the form doesn't validate, it reloads the page with an error message right down the bottom, where ...
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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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Changing the “Post Published. View Post” admin notice message after running `wp_insert_post_data` filter

I am running a validation logic for when a user is attempting to publish a post, the validation is made possible using wp_insert_post_data filter. If a user wish to publish a post, the filter will ...
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How to insert input field on post and validate in PHP using button?

I have the plugin PHP Everywhere activated in my Wordpress installation. I've figured out how to get PHP scripts running on page load (viewing a post) using a Gutenberg Block but now I'd like to run ...
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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 with AJAX and PHP Superglobals strange behavior

I wrote a HTML form in a WordPress template and I want to validate it with jQuery Validation plugin but I have problem with AJAX validation, this is an extraction of what I wrote: add_action( '...
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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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Stop/Error on pre_post_update

I'm trying to check for errors in page updates, I guessed that pre_post_update would be a suitable place.... I have it throwing errors for me in the frontend, but I'm unable to get it to acctually ...
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how to find only more then 1 value in array if $_POST['data'] is post 5 or more array length if value found then stop cheking & return true

how to I check only which value is in database, I mean i have array of 4 but in database only two values and i post 2 value from array and other field blank or array if these two values found in array ...
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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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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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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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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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