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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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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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Set Default Option Value as Blank for Meta Box

My custom Meta Box has a drop down field, but how do I set the default Option Value to be blank? It is currently populating via the CPT's meta_value, but I'd like that to change. Here's a screenshot ...
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How to check if a string is a valid URL

WordPress provides a helpful function called is_email() which checks if a given email address is valid. Is there a similar function available to check if a URL is valid? I tried is_url() but that was ...
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Flush rewrite rules on option update with Settings API

I'm working on some plugin where I need to enable custom URL rewrites. I want to enable editing of custom URL through Settings API, so basically I did everything that's needed to validate and update ...
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is_email() VS sanitize_email()

If I'm allowing a user to enter an email address to be saved into the database, should I use is_email() or sanitize_email()? Ex. update_user_meta( $user_id, $social_site, sanitize_email( $_POST[$...
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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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Sanitizing and validating email field

Should I use is_email() to validate an email field? In WP. I've put the email field in a widget. I would really appreciate some help. function update($new_instance, $old_instance) { $instance = $...
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Add Div to Comment Form

I have some code that displays my comment form and my custom validation, what I'd like to do is add a div right underneath the title, but I'm not sure how to do that because that code is generated... ...
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contact form in template with jquery,validate and ajax

I have a page-contact.php for my contact form in my template. I wanted to add jquery validation and some fancy ajax action to my form. This is already a working code in a simple PHP page, but getting ...
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Meta title W3C Validation Error with

On the single post, the WordPress generates the meta title automatically but it gives validation error. This is what WordPress generates: <meta name="title" content="The post title goes here" /&...
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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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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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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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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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Contact Form 7: custom validation [closed]

I'm currently using the Contact Form 7 plugin, which is great and works perfectly, but what I'm now trying to achieve with it is some custom validation rules. I found this extension: http://code-...
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How to validation for sanitize_URL?

Like sanitize_email validation is options available but sanitize_url options is available .if options is not available then how can i do this . http://i.imgur.com/WPYdkTb.png
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jQuery Live Form Validation in Wordpress

I'm trying to implement the form validation that can be found at: http://www.geektantra.com/2009/09/jquery-live-form-validation/ I can get the demo above working, but when I implement it on my ...
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Verify Nonce returns false - Request Nonce returns correct value

I'm trying to verify that the nonce I created exists but for some reason it keeps returning false, why is this happening? Creating my nonce: <?php wp_nonce_field('test_slider_action','...
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Reordering fields in registration form via custom plugin

I'd like to reorder the fields in the default WP registration form. I'm adding additional fields with my plugin but they are appearing below the username and email fields. My code is below (it's ...
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WooCommerce Custom Product Validation [closed]

I'm attempting to build a membership system in WordPress that utilizes WooCommerce with Gravity Forms and integrates with SalesForce. Can somebody give me some direction on how to properly utilize ...
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Validating custom meta boxes with jQuery results in posts being saved as draft instead of published post

I have a custom post type with a bunch of custom fields. I want to validate the meta box input with jQuery as soon as you press the Publish button. Here's what I have (I left out all my validation ...
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Validate user meta and redirect

I wanted to add some extra fields to obtain extra user info which I have added easily that looks like. The example code for a single form field, I added: add_action( 'show_user_profile', '...
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Validating custom fields before post save

After much unsuccessful searching, I'm hoping someone here can help me out. I am using Advanced Customs Fields (I assume most people are familiar) to create a post from the front end. I want to ...
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Remove border attribute from Pin It Button image to pass HTML5 validation [closed]

I am using the Pinterest "Pin It" Button plugin http://pinterestplugin.com which uses this code on my blog pages: <img border="0" class="pib-count-img" src="//assets.pinterest.com/images/PinExt....
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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" src="//assets.pinterest....
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How to reload the role specific registration form on validation errors?

I test a solution for separate registration for different roles and it works very well. But the validation part/function (see bellow) on errors reloads/reuses the generic registration link and not the ...
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HTML Validation fails because of ampersands in RSS link

I use Wordpress' own rss.php to pull in the last 10 items from an external RSS feed. Wordpress automatically adds campaign info to the link like this: http://domainname.com/postname?utm_source=rss&...
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How do I sanitize a javascript text?

I have a textarea that will receive a js snippet(Google Analytics). Is there a way to sanitize that? Since I cannot use functions like wp_filter_nohtml_kse(), what should I use?
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How to load some jquery code to make validation in the theme customizer?

i am tring to load some jquery code to make validation in the theme customizer. i have created 10 checkboxes to show some info. but i want to limited the user to choose only 5 checkboxes. so i have ...
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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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Comment form vaildation

I've build a custom comments form which hooks onto the default comment_form() in twenty twelve child theme. Here is my code functions.php function pietergoosen_custom_comment_fields($fields) { ...
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Output Sanitation

I've read the WP codex and several tutorials about data validation and sanitation in WordPress. Now I've got this simple example code: $title = "<script>alert('Test')</script>"; echo ...
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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()) { add_action('...
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jQuery Validate wp_editor

I have a form, and in the form, I use <?php wp_editor('', 'user_submitted_progress', $settings = array('textarea_name' => 'user_submitted_progress')); ?> to generate a TinyMCE, rather than ...
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WordpressUser Submission Form

I have a User Post Submission form, and it has three issues, as well as one potential issue. Here is the code that processes the form. <?php if(isset($_POST['user_submission_form'])) { if(...
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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 ...
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Ajax Validation for reCaptcha

Background I have a registration form that validates with AJAX using jQuery Validation Engine. The form was created using Theme My Login and contains reCaptcha which I implemented using WP-reCAPTCHA. ...
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Validating widget's configuration data on Admin page

I have a simple widget that needs its width and height set by the user, so that it is displayed properly on the blog. The thing is: on the Administrator/Appearance/Widgets page, if the admin user ...
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w3c validation problem - Twitter share button pulling content

I have this twitter share button that pulls 100 characters from the content of the post and its URL for the twitter share. <a class="popup" href="http://twitter.com/share?url=<?php ...
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How long does plugin review usually take?

WordPress says that plugins are manually reviewed within a "vaguely defined amount of time". What's the experience? How long does this take, on average?
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How to validate inputs with filter in register_setting callback

I now have this function that works well : function wpPartValidate_settings( $input ) { if ( check_admin_referer( 'wpPart_nonce_field', 'wpPart_nonce_verify_adm' ) ) { // Create our array for ...
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How to validate register settings array

I would like to know how to perform a proper validation with the register_setting() callback function. Here is a sample part of my code I want to work with: register_setting( 'wpPart_options', '...
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How do I edit wp_head and/or functions.php to remove rss-feed which isnt used and dont validate?

When using w3.org's validation tool Unicorn I get the following error/warning: URI: http://energyshop.se/hem/feed/ This feed does not validate. After looking into my source its there crystal clear ...
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Wordpress live, custom text box validation, how to?

I am teaching British Sign Language on my website, on the alphabet section I have an image of 'signs' that spell out a word. Below I would like a text box that requires the user to input the correct ...
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How to use a newly registered setting with a checkbox and the default value 'true'

I'm currently working on a plugin in which I would like to have a new setting (called 'show_introduction') that has the default value 'true'. I did this by the following which is hooked into '...
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allow only lowercase user registrations

I'm trying to get allow only lowercase usernames are valid usernames in my wordpress blog. I managed to write a function but it does not seem to work. add_filter('validate_username' , 'simple_user', ...
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Require featured image

I would like to require a featured image on a site I am developing. I tried the code here: Make featured image required and nothing happened - the JS showed up in the site header, but I could still ...
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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 ...