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"What the hell, he thought, you're only young once, and threw himself out of the window. That would at least keep the element of surprise on his side."

- Ford outwitting a Vogon with a rocket launcher by going into another certain death situation.
computers:websites:wordpress:nonce-security

Wordpress nonce

These help to give security to WordPress.

wp_nonce_field( $action, $name, $referer, $echo )

Like this:

  <form method="post">
    <!-- some inputs here ... -->
    <?php wp_nonce_field( 'name_of_my_action', 'name_of_nonce_field' ); ?>
  </form>

Then we can verify it:

if ( 
    ! isset( $_POST['name_of_nonce_field'] ) 
    || ! wp_verify_nonce( $_POST['name_of_nonce_field'], 'name_of_my_action' ) 
) {
 
   print 'Sorry, your nonce did not verify.';
   exit;
 
} else {
 
   // process form data
}

Also, try using wp referer field() and wp_get_referer() to verify where the submission came from.

And for admin pages, use check_admin_referer();

WordPress Front End Security: CSRF and Nonces https://css-tricks.com/wordpress-front-end-security-csrf-and-nonces/

computers/websites/wordpress/nonce-security.txt · Last modified: Apr 5, 2015 (4 years ago) by Matt Bagley