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WordPress How to Build a WordPress Plugin Building a WordPress Plugin Settings Page Admin Area Forms in WordPress

Michael Jones
Michael Jones
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Code challenge from How to Build a WordPress Plugin, Admin Area Forms

I'm stuck on Task 2 of this challenge. 'Inside of the if statement, create a variable named "my_plugin_username". Assign it the HTML escaped value of the my_plugin_username input field.' My code alternately produces two different error messages: "esc_html should be called to sanitize the value of my_plugin_username" and "Task 1 is no longer passing." Can anyone help me understand what I'm doing wrong? Thanks!!

plugin.php
<?php
Inside of the if statement, create a variable named "my_plugin_username". Assign it the HTML escaped value of the my_plugin_username input field.
function my_plugin_options_page() {

    if (!current_user_can('manage_options')) {
        wp_die('You do not have sufficient permissions to access this page.');
    }

  if( isset( $_POST['my_plugin_hidden_field'] ) ) {

      $my_plugin_username = esc_html( $_POST['my_plugin_username'] );

  }

}

?>