wp_validate_redirect ( $location, $fallback_url = '' )

  • (string) location The redirect to validate.
  • (string) fallback_url The value to return if $location is not allowed.
  • (string) Redirect-sanitized URL.
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Validates a URL for use in a redirect.Checks whether the $location is using an allowed host, if it has an absolute path. A plugin can therefore set or remove allowed host(s) to or from the list. If the host is not allowed, then the redirect is to $fallback_url supplied.

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wp_sanitize_redirect, wp_safe_redirect, wp_opcache_invalidate_directory, wp_redirect, wp_old_slug_redirect

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