Send ajax request in wordpress using wpnonce

wpsecuritythumblet’s send ajax request in wordpress using wpnonce

Hei, I am not going to discuss what is wpnonce and why you should use this in your plugin or how important to use this to secure your plugin 😛
But here I am going to discuss how you can use wpnonce in ajax request, I mean if your plugin handles ajax request.
Steps that we need to follow are:

One: Create wpnonce value.
Two: Send wpnonce value as an extra parameter with ajax requestion
Three: Check ajax referrer with the wpnonce value that was created in step one and sent in step two.

Ok, how to create a wpnonce value ?
we need to use wordpress function wp_create_nonce() . See wordpress codex here.
< ?php $my_wpnonce= wp_create_nonce (‘you-look-nice’); ?> // “you-look-nice” is just a string, u can use whatever u want. here $my_wpnonce will get a hash from wp_create_nonce. Oh that is not direct hash of “you-look-nice” but based on user id, time and that string. To know more about this function please check pluggable.php in wp-includes folder

Now send wpnonce value $my_wpnonce as an extra parameter while seding ajax req. Continue reading

Simple Ajax Tab for wordpress (Manchuwpajaxtab) v1.1

manchuajaxtabSimple Ajax Tab for wordpress or just Manchuwpajaxtab is a small plugin/widget for wordpress to show some important features of a blog in one place and make them ajax based so the loading time of blog is minimun. Here Recent Posts, Recent Comemnts, Tag clouds, Archives, Blogroll and Categories are packed together as tab..ajax based tab. I think it’s clear what the plugin does.

Demo: pls see the ajax tab in sidebar in my blog. Hope people using theme like me will like this plugin/widget.

How to install: Just download the attached file, unzip and upload to plugins folder. Activate the plugin from plugins  list , Now add the widget from Design->widgets. Continue reading


Today I started to learn Ajax. Actually I learn most thing from web but I kept a book too from whick I can learn the basics. Somedays ago I bought a book on ajax name “Professional Ajax” by Nicholas C. Zakas, Jeremy McPeak and Joe Fawcett and publisher is wrox. I don’t know who this book is but I think I will get the basic concepts from it.If u have any suggestion about  ajax like which book is good or any web link from whick I can get better help about this plz let me know…