Nonce Functions

wp_create_nonce() and wp_verify_nonce() use the logged in user ID and will not work for other users or if the user has logged out. Using with Ajax Calls PHP handles the WordPress user_id with an ajax call for you, so the nonce functions can still work and are tied to specific users. For security you should […]

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.WordPress nonces general

A true security nonce is one time use only, that is it is deleted once checked. WordPress creates a nonce that will remain valid for 12-24 hours (at least 12 hours, can be up to 24 hours) by default. While this means they can be used an unlimited amount of times within that valid period, […]

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