[wp-hackers] wp-admin folder and admin-ajax.php

Peter Westwood peter.westwood at ftwr.co.uk
Wed Aug 11 10:49:17 UTC 2010

On 11 Aug 2010, at 10:14, Gavin Pearce wrote:

> Thanks Westi!
> Out of interest then, and in that case - how would you personally best
> handle non-auth, front-end, AJAX (and then having access to the various
> WP instances/classes/DB) without hooking into the WordPress AJAX
> function at admin-ajax.php?
> All the main guides seem to point towards using admin-ajax ...

Sorry I missed this out my response earlier.

For unauthenticated actions use a no_priv action hook.

Line 46 of admin-ajax.php

do_action( 'wp_ajax_nopriv_' . $_REQUEST['action'] );

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