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wp_create_nonce ›

Since2.0.3
Deprecatedn/a
wp_create_nonce ( $action = -1 )
Parameters:
  • (string|int) $action Scalar value to add context to the nonce.
    Required: No
    Default: -1
Returns:
  • (string) The token.
Defined at:
Codex:
Change Log:
  • 4.0.0

Creates a cryptographic token tied to a specific action, user, user session, and window of time.



Source

function wp_create_nonce( $action = -1 ) {
		$user = wp_get_current_user();
		$uid  = (int) $user->ID;
		if ( ! $uid ) {
			/** This filter is documented in wp-includes/pluggable.php */
			$uid = apply_filters( 'nonce_user_logged_out', $uid, $action );
		}

		$token = wp_get_session_token();
		$i     = wp_nonce_tick();

		return substr( wp_hash( $i . '|' . $action . '|' . $uid . '|' . $token, 'nonce' ), -12, 10 );
	}
endif;

if ( ! function_exists( 'wp_salt' ) ) :
	/**
	 * Returns a salt to add to hashes.
	 *
	 * Salts are created using secret keys. Secret keys are located in two places:
	 * in the database and in the wp-config.php file. The secret key in the database
	 * is randomly generated and will be appended to the secret keys in wp-config.php.
	 *
	 * The secret keys in wp-config.php should be updated to strong, random keys to maximize
	 * security. Below is an example of how the secret key constants are defined.
	 * Do not paste this example directly into wp-config.php. Instead, have a
	 * {@link https://api.wordpress.org/secret-key/1.1/salt/ secret key created} just
	 * for you.
	 *
	 *     define('AUTH_KEY',         ' Xakm<o xQy rw4EMsLKM-?!T+,PFF})H4lzcW57AF0U@N@< >M%G4Yt>f`z]MON');
	 *     define('SECURE_AUTH_KEY',  'LzJ}op]mr|6+![P}Ak:uNdJCJZd>(Hx.-Mh#Tz)pCIU#uGEnfFz|f ;;eU%/U^O~');
	 *     define('LOGGED_IN_KEY',    '|i|Ux`9<p-h$aFf(qnT:sDO:D1P^wZ$$/Ra@miTJi9G;ddp_<q}6H1)o|a +&JCM');
	 *     define('NONCE_KEY',        '%:R{[P|,s.KuMltH5}cI;/k<Gx~j!f0I)m_sIyu+&NJZ)-iO>z7X>QYR0Z_XnZ@|');
	 *     define('AUTH_SALT',        'eZyT)-Naw]F8CwA*VaW#q*|.)g@o}||wf~@C-YSt}(dh_r6EbI#A,y|nU2{B#JBW');
	 *     define('SECURE_AUTH_SALT', '!=oLUTXh,QW=H `}`L|9/^4-3 STz},T(w}W<I`.JjPi)<Bmf1v,HpGe}T1:Xt7n');
	 *     define('LOGGED_IN_SALT',   '+XSqHc;@Q*K_b|Z?NC[3H!!EONbh.n<+=uKR:>*c(u`g~EJBf#8u#R{mUEZrozmm');
	 *     define('NONCE_SALT',       'h`GXHhD>SLWVfg1(1(N{;.V!MoE(SfbA_ksP@&`+AycHcAV$+?@3q+rxV{%^VyKT');
	 *
	 * Salting passwords helps against tools which has stored hashed values of
	 * common dictionary strings. The added values makes it harder to crack.
	 *
	 * @since 2.5.0
	 *
	 * @link https://api.wordpress.org/secret-key/1.1/salt/ Create secrets for wp-config.php
	 *
	 * @staticvar array $cached_salts
	 * @staticvar array $duplicated_keys
	 *
	 * @param string $scheme Authentication scheme (auth, secure_auth, logged_in, nonce)
	 * @return string Salt value
	 */