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Carla Thomas
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Carla Thomas
Front End Web Development Techdegree Student 16,039 Points

Keep getting.... Bummer! esc_html should be called to sanitize the value of my_plugin_username.

I'm confident that my code is correct, but I'm still not getting the correct answer. Here's the code

<?php

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 '] ) ) {

        $hidden_field = esc_html( $_POST['my_plugin_hidden_field '] );

        if( $hidden_field == 'Y' ) {

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

            echo $my_plugin_username;

            }
        }

}

?>

1 Answer

Dave StSomeWhere
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19,822 Points

Probably just the extra spaces at the end.

<?php
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 '] ) ) { //extra space 

        $hidden_field = esc_html( $_POST['my_plugin_hidden_field '] ); //extra space

        if( $hidden_field == 'Y' ) {

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

            echo $my_plugin_username;

        }
    }

}

?>
Carla Thomas
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Carla Thomas
Front End Web Development Techdegree Student 16,039 Points

Hi Dave....this did not solve the problem I've found others had the same problem and the CORRECT solution worked for some but not others.

Seems like a glitch.