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Questions tagged [verification]

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How to update author display name on blog posts based on user role

I'm trying to add a verify author badge to my blog and i have been able to use this code function add_verification_bagdge_to_authors($current_user) { global $post; $current_user = ...
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Mail confirmation for users created via WP-API

Premise: I'm working on a project running entirely on Angular (5) for the front-end, and uses Wordpress as back-end, which will be accessed by the front-end only via REST-API. What I've done so far: ...
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Nonce actions and names available via open source

I am using a plugin which makes its code publicly available. Therefore, anyone can see the $action and $name parameters used to generate the nonces. Does this make my site more vulnerable since ...
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wp_verify_nonce always returns false when logged in as admin

I've implemented some AJAX functionality for my plugin and it works fine as long as I'm not logged in as admin - then wp_verify_nonce fails. It works for unauthorized users and authorized regular ...
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How does nonce verification work?

I can see that wp_nonce_field generates a value in the hidden field. <input type="hidden" id="message-send" name="message-send" value="cabfd9e42d" /> But wp_verify_nonce isn't using that ...
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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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Login with Username (or Code) only

We are building a landing page site (only 2 pages total) for a client where they are physically mailing out access codes to specific customers. Therefore, I am trying to create a login system where ...
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Verify Submitted Form Values and Show Warning Messages with Setting API

I'm making a plugin administration page with the settings API. I'd like to know a way to display a warning message when the user submits an invalid value. For example, with the below code, if the ...
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WordPress Phone Verification

Is there a way to check verified members phone numbers by sending code to their mobile phones just like Facebook does? This would be very handy to stop spammers and allows only one user per phone ...
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Email verification for new users

I would like to implement a plugin that requires new users to reply to an email, to verify their email address, on registration. I am already doing extensive codex research, but I am very new and ...
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Scanning Database for malicious Data

After a site of a friend has been hacked I told him he should just clean up the mess and restart from scratch so he know that no file has been altered. I could scan the site for him with tools like ...