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Advanced Custom Fields: Validated Field

The Validated Field add-on for Advanced Custom Fields provides input masking and server-side validation of other field types.

1.7.7

  • ACF4
    • Update json_encode() to support PHP 5.2.

1.7.6

  • ACF4
    • Update for jQuery mask compatibility with ACF version 4.4.2+.
    • Improved support for use of single and double quotes within the validation pattern.
    • Use the same eval() implementation as ACF5 handler.
    • Derive add-on file basename for error handling.
  • ACF5
    • Update for jQuery mask compatibility with ACF version 5.2.7+.
    • Derive add-on file basename for error handling.
  • Additional jQuery Masked Input options:
    • Autoclear: Yes or No - determine if a value should be automatically cleared if it does not match the mask. The previous default was Yes.
    • Placeholder: 'char or string` - use a different character or string as a placeholder to be displayed as the user is entering their input.
  • Filters for future add-on support.
  • Updated Spanish translations.
  • Added Serbo-Croatian translations courtesy of Andrijana Nikolic / WebHostingGeeks.

    1.7.5

  • Update for compatibility with ACF version 5.2.6+.

    1.7.4

  • Update CSS to properly handle visibility of validated fields via conditional logic when the default visibility is hidden for new entries.
  • Bug fix: Remove warning when trying to access the Post ID when it is not available, on Options pages for example.

    1.7.3

  • Replace call to acf_render_field_settings() with action acf/render_field_settings/type=? to support ACF 5.2.3+.

    1.7.2

  • Allow $message to be returned from PHP code instead of false to fail validation.
    • Example code: if ( !filter_var( $value, FILTER_VALIDATE_URL ) ) return 'You must use a valid URL.';
    • Validation will fail if $value is not a URL, otherwise the default validation return is true.
  • Clean up handling of read only/hidden select fields.
  • Include additional default sub field values to prevent array index errors.
  • Update to work with the latest version of ACF JavaScript validation - requires nested DIV to properly append error message to the correct input field.

    1.7.1

  • Update for compatibility with new Repeater/select2 implementation in ACF.
  • Dynamically copy field from parent to sub field allowing for greater flexibility in sub field type support.
  • Remove old code/comments.
  • Bug fix: Only trigger "change" event on sub field type when the field is a clone, not an existing field.
  • Bug fix: Fix processing of sub field "name" to correctly trigger ACF filters.

    1.6

  • Show info/error message when input masking is used with the "number" field type as they are not compatible.
  • Upgrade to jQuery Masked Input version 1.4.1.
  • ACF5 only:
    • Include unique value options of ‚ÄúPost" and "Post + Key".
    • Check submitted values for duplicates when the field type is unique. This fixes the issue where duplicate values are added to a unique repeater field, or the same value is entered for multiple meta_keys when the unique type is "global", "post type", or "post".
  • Bug fix: Correctly call $wpdb->esc_like() as instance method for "globally unique" fields.
  • Bug fix: Improve field/sub field handling and to correctly populate "id" for use in HTML CSS selectors.

    1.5.1

  • Bug fix: Use better supported PHP syntax for getting repeater field index, props @dnrms.

    1.5

  • Increase height of ACE editor.
  • Improve jQuery selectors for WordPress Admin functionality.
  • Replace deprecated like_escape() function with $wpdb->esc_like().
  • Update read-only icon on edit screens.
  • Bug fix: Undefined array index errors.
  • Bug fix: Repeater field unique validation for post type and post type + key.
  • Bug fix: WPML field unique validation for post type and post type + key.
  • Bug fix: UI display controls for pattern/ACE editor.

    1.4

  • Support for Advanced Custom Fields 5.0.
  • The $inputs variable is now available using and index of meta_key and returning an array with the values "field", "value", and "prev_value".
  • Fix for custom "post_id" string value instead of and integer value.
  • Host ace.js libraries locally and upgrade to version 1.1.7.
    • Increase size of PHP editor.
    • Support for PHP snippets and autocomplete.
    • New editor functions: Search (Ctrl+F/Cmd+F), Replace (Ctrl+Alt+F/Cmd+Opt+F), and Replace All (Ctrl+Alt+Shft+F/Cmd+Opt+Shft+F).
  • Host fontawesome.css CSS and fonts locally and upgrade to version 4.2.
  • Upgraded jQuery Masked Input plugin to version 1.4.
  • Better support for Relationship field settings - only load sub field when the action is acf/fields/relationship/query_posts (ACF4) or acf/fields/relationship/query (ACF5).
  • For ACF 5+ only:
    • The new acf/validate_value filter is used for better compatibility and performance.
    • Get rid of inline JavaScript in the WordPress Admin and leverage ACF JavaScript events.
  • For ACF 4 only:
    • Compatibility with tabbed layouts (natively supported in ACF 5)

      1.3.1

  • Bug Fix: Apply input masking to fields for new posts, not just editing existing ones.

    1.3

  • Support front end validation using acf_form().
  • Support for WPML, props @gunnyst.
  • Move configuration to WordPress Admin under Custom Fields > Validated Field Settings.
    • Debug - enable debugging, defaults to off.
    • Drafts - enable draft validation, defaults to on.
    • Front End - enable front end validation, defaults to off.
    • Front End Admin CSS - enable acf_form_head() to enqueue an admin theme, defaults to on.
  • Improved SQL for unique queries to support Relationship fields - check both arrays and single IDs.
  • Fix conflicts with ACF client side validation (required fields, etc).
  • Fix reference to $sub_field['read_only'] with $field['read_only'] for jQuery masking, props @johnny_br.

    1.2.7

  • Bug Fix: Post Preview fix when WordPress 'click' event triggers a 'submit' before the clicked element can be tracked by the plugin.
  • Added comments to unpacked JavaScript.

    1.2.6

  • Critical Bug Fix: Fix compatibility issues with Firefox.

    1.2.5.1

  • Remove debug error_log() statement from v1.2.5.

    1.2.5

  • Finish text localization, include es_ES translation.
  • Pack and compress validation javascript.
  • Bug Fix: prevent PHP array index notice for non-repeater fields.
  • Code formatting.

    1.2.3

  • Support for globally bypassing Draft/Preview validation by setting ACF_VF_DRAFTS to false.
  • Support for bypassing Draft/Preview validation per field (defaults to validate).
  • Bug fixes: properly hide Draft spinner, cleaned up JavaScript.

    1.2.2

  • Properly include plugin version number on JavaScript enqueue for caching and PHP notices.
  • Use minified JavaScript unless ACF_VF_DEBUG is set to true.
  • Tested up to WordPress 3.9.1

    1.2.1

  • Show 'Validation Failed' message in header as needed.
  • Mark form as dirty when input element values change.
  • Fix return of $message from field configuration to UI.

    1.2

  • Support for Repeater Field Validated Fields.
  • Support for debugging with ACF_VF_DEBUG constant.
  • Clean up variable names, more code standardization.
  • Better handling of required fields with validation.

    1.1.1.1

  • Remove debug error_log() statement from v1.1.1.

    1.1.1

  • Clean up PHP to WordPress standards.
  • Fix PHP Notice breaking AJAX call.
  • Use defaults to prevent invalid array indexes.
  • Update JavaScript for UI Errors.
  • More localization prep for text.

    1.1

  • Add Read-only functionality (beta).
  • Use standard ACF error/messaging.
  • Correctly process "preview" clicks, fixes error where the post would be published.
  • Register CSS only in required locations.
  • Properly apply subfield filters for acf/load_value/type=, acf/update_value/type=, acf/format_value/type=, acf/format_value_for_api/type=, acf/load_field/type=, acf/update_field/type=.
  • Tested up to WordPress 3.9.

    1.0.7

  • Critical bug fix for selecting Validated Field type.

    1.0.6

  • Bug fix $sub_field properties not saving (use acf/create_field_options action).
  • Bug fix multiple Validated Fields in a set - correct to always use unique selectors.
  • Allow for unique query to be run on selected post statuses.
  • Set default statuses included in unique queries with filter of acf_vf/unique_statuses.
  • Remove redundant table wrapper on validated fields.
  • Clean up potential strict PHP warnings.

    1.0.5

  • Hide spinner for update if a validation error is encountered.
  • Allow for uniqueness queries to apply to only published or all post statuses.
  • Clean up debugging code writing to the error log for regex validations.

    1.0.4

  • Fix javascript error when including ace.js, props @nikademo.
  • Fix "Undefined index" PHP notice, props @ikivanov.

    1.0.3

  • Bug fix for unique field values per post_type. Props @ikivanov.

1.0.2

  • Bug fix for editing a validated field. Ensure proper type is selected and UI refresh is triggered. Props @fab4_33.

1.0.1

  • Clean up strict warnings

1.0

  • Update for compatibility with Advanced Custom Fields 4+
  • Implement ace.js for syntax highlighting

0.1

  • Initial version.

Requires: 3.0 or higher
Compatible up to: 4.3
Last Updated: 2015-6-25
Active Installs: 1,000+

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Support

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