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Validation results

Herald

Herald

WordPress 4.8.2 theme
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Critical alerts
  1. Customizer : Sanitization of Customizer settings Found a Customizer setting that did not have a sanitization callback function in file extension_customizer.php. Every call to the add_setting() method needs to have a sanitization callback function passed.
  2. Presence of iframes : iframes are sometimes used to load unwanted adverts and malicious code on another site Found <iframe width="100%" height="<?php echo absint($instance['height']); ?>" src="<?php echo esc_attr($protocol);?> in file video.php.
    Line 42: <iframe width='100%' height='<?php echo absint($instance['height']); ?>' sr
  3. Malware : Operations on file system file_get_contents was found in the file parsers.php
    Line 66: $success = $dom->loadXML( file_get_contents( $file ) );
    Line 269: if ( ! xml_parse( $xml, file_get_contents( $file ), true ) ) {
    file_get_contents was found in the file parsers.php
    Line 66: $success = $dom->loadXML( file_get_contents( $file ) );
    Line 269: if ( ! xml_parse( $xml, file_get_contents( $file ), true ) ) {
    fopen was found in the file parsers.php
    Line 415: $fp = $this->fopen( $file, 'r' );
    Line 641: function fopen( $filename, $mode = 'r' ) {
    Line 644: return fopen( $filename, $mode );
    fclose was found in the file parsers.php
    Line 464: $this->fclose($fp);
    Line 659: function fclose( $fp ) {
    Line 662: return fclose( $fp );
    fopen was found in the file parsers.php
    Line 415: $fp = $this->fopen( $file, 'r' );
    Line 641: function fopen( $filename, $mode = 'r' ) {
    Line 644: return fopen( $filename, $mode );
    fopen was found in the file parsers.php
    Line 415: $fp = $this->fopen( $file, 'r' );
    Line 641: function fopen( $filename, $mode = 'r' ) {
    Line 644: return fopen( $filename, $mode );
    fclose was found in the file parsers.php
    Line 464: $this->fclose($fp);
    Line 659: function fclose( $fp ) {
    Line 662: return fclose( $fp );
    fclose was found in the file parsers.php
    Line 464: $this->fclose($fp);
    Line 659: function fclose( $fp ) {
    Line 662: return fclose( $fp );
    file_get_contents was found in the file radium-importer.php
    Line 266: $data = file_get_contents( $file );
    Line 339: $data = file_get_contents( $file );
    file_get_contents was found in the file radium-importer.php
    Line 266: $data = file_get_contents( $file );
    Line 339: $data = file_get_contents( $file );
    fopen was found in the file class.redux_helpers.php
    Line 657: //$fp = fopen( $file, 'r' );
    fread was found in the file class.redux_helpers.php
    Line 660: //$file_data = fread( $fp, 8192 );
    fclose was found in the file class.redux_helpers.php
    Line 663: //fclose( $fp );
    fopen was found in the file helpers.php
    Line 24: $handle = fopen( get_template_directory() . '/log', 'a' );
    fwrite was found in the file helpers.php
    Line 25: fwrite( $handle, $mixed . PHP_EOL );
    fclose was found in the file helpers.php
    Line 26: fclose( $handle );
  4. Admin menu : Themes should use add_theme_page() for adding admin pages. File framework.php :
    Line 1349: // wrappers and need to be appened to using add_submenu_page.
    Line 1400: $this->page = call_user_func( 'add_submenu_page', $page_parent, $page_title, $menu_title, $page_permission
    Line 1458: call_user_func( 'add_submenu_page', $this->args['page_slug'], $section['title'], $section['t
    File framework.php :
    Line 1349: // wrappers and need to be appened to using add_submenu_page.
    Line 1400: $this->page = call_user_func( 'add_submenu_page', $page_parent, $page_title, $menu_title, $page_permission
    Line 1458: call_user_func( 'add_submenu_page', $this->args['page_slug'], $section['title'], $section['t
    File framework.php :
    Line 1426: $this->page = call_user_func( 'add_menu_page', $this->args['page_title'], $this->args['menu_title'], $this
    File framework.php :
    Line 1349: // wrappers and need to be appened to using add_submenu_page.
    Line 1400: $this->page = call_user_func( 'add_submenu_page', $page_parent, $page_title, $menu_title, $page_permission
    Line 1458: call_user_func( 'add_submenu_page', $this->args['page_slug'], $section['title'], $section['t
  5. Deprecated functions : wp_get_http wp_get_http found in file wordpress-importer.php. Deprecated since version 4.4. Use WP_Http instead.
    Line 905: $headers = wp_get_http( $url, $upload['file'] );
Warning
  1. core scripts deregistered : Core scripts deregistrationFound wp_deregister_script in framework.php. Themes must not deregister core scripts.
    Line 565: wp_deregister_script( 'wpb_ace' );
    Found wp_deregister_script in enqueue.php. Themes must not deregister core scripts.
    Line 215: wp_deregister_script( 'jquerySelect2' );
  2. theme tags : Presence of bad theme tagsFound wrong tag in style.css header.
  3. Text domain : Incorrect use of translation functions.Wrong installation directory for the theme name. The directory name must match the slug of the theme. This theme's correct slug and text-domain is herald.
  4. Text domain : Incorrect use of translation functions.Found a translation function that is missing a text-domain. Function __, with the arguments 'herald' in file demo-importer.php.Found a translation function that is missing a text-domain. Function esc_html__, with the arguments 'At the top of meta bar' in file options-fields.php.Found a translation function that is missing a text-domain. Function esc_html__, with the arguments 'At the bottom of meta bar' in file options-fields.php.Found a translation function that is missing a text-domain. Function esc_html__, with the arguments 'Do not display' in file options-fields.php.Found a translation function that is missing a text-domain. Function esc_html__, with the arguments 'Above content' in file options-fields.php.Found a translation function that is missing a text-domain. Function esc_html__, with the arguments 'Below content' in file options-fields.php.Found a translation function that is missing a text-domain. Function esc_html__, with the arguments 'Above and below content' in file options-fields.php.Found a translation function that is missing a text-domain. Function esc_html__, with the arguments 'Above comments list' in file options-fields.php.Found a translation function that is missing a text-domain. Function esc_html__, with the arguments 'Below comments list' in file options-fields.php.Found a translation function that is missing a text-domain. Function esc_html_e, with the arguments 'herald' in file page.php.Found a translation function that is missing a text-domain. Function esc_html_e, with the arguments 'herald' in file page.php.Found a translation function that is missing a text-domain. Function esc_html_e, with the arguments 'herald' in file page.php.Found a translation function that is missing a text-domain. Function esc_html_e, with the arguments 'herald' in file page.php.More than one text-domain is being used in this theme. This means the theme will not be compatible with WordPress.org language packs. The domains found are herald, tgmpa, envato, redux-framework, framework, wordpress-importer, radium.
  5. Custom elements : Presence of custom headerNo reference to custom header was found in the theme.
  6. Custom elements : Presence of custom backgroundNo reference to custom background was found in the theme.
  7. Editor style : Presence of editor styleNo reference to add_editor_style() was found in the theme. It is recommended that the theme implements editor styling, so as to make the editor content match the resulting post output in the theme, for a better user experience.
  8. I18N implementation : Proper use of _e(Possible variable $name found in translation function in page.php. Translation function calls should not contain PHP variables.
    Line 1676: <?php echo esc_html_e( $name, 'herald' ); ?>
    Possible variable $role found in translation function in page.php. Translation function calls should not contain PHP variables.
    Line 1702: <label for='<?php echo esc_attr($name_prefix); ?>[roles]'><?php echo esc_html_e( $role,'herald' ); ?></label><br>
    Possible variable $name found in translation function in page.php. Translation function calls should not contain PHP variables.
    Line 1790: <label for='herald[authors][orderby]'><?php echo esc_html_e($name, 'herald'); ?></label><br>
    Possible variable $role found in translation function in page.php. Translation function calls should not contain PHP variables.
    Line 1808: <label for='herald[authors][roles]'><?php echo esc_html_e($role,'herald'); ?></label><br>
  9. I18N implementation : Proper use of esc_html_e(Possible variable $name found in translation function in page.php. Translation function calls should not contain PHP variables.
    Line 1676: <?php echo esc_html_e( $name, 'herald' ); ?>
    Possible variable $role found in translation function in page.php. Translation function calls should not contain PHP variables.
    Line 1702: <label for='<?php echo esc_attr($name_prefix); ?>[roles]'><?php echo esc_html_e( $role,'herald' ); ?></label><br>
    Possible variable $name found in translation function in page.php. Translation function calls should not contain PHP variables.
    Line 1790: <label for='herald[authors][orderby]'><?php echo esc_html_e($name, 'herald'); ?></label><br>
    Possible variable $role found in translation function in page.php. Translation function calls should not contain PHP variables.
    Line 1808: <label for='herald[authors][roles]'><?php echo esc_html_e($role,'herald'); ?></label><br>
  10. CSS files : Presence of text domainText Domain: is missing from your style.css header.
  11. Screenshot : Screenshot fileScreenshot size is 880x660px. Screenshot size should be 1200x900, to account for HiDPI displays. Any 4:3 image size is acceptable, but 1200x900 is preferred.Bad screenshot file extension ! File screenshot.png is not an actual JPG file. Detected type was : "image/png".
Tip-off
  1. Static links : Presence of hard-coded linksPossible hard-coded links were found in the file options.php.
    Line 23: 'display_name'         => wp_kses( sprintf( __( 'Herald Options%sTheme Documentation%s', 'herald' ), '<a href='http://mekshq.com/documentation/herald' target='_blank'>', '</a>' ), wp_kse
    Possible hard-coded links were found in the file options-fields.php.
    Line 822: 'default' =>  __( 'Copyright &copy; 2015. Created by <a href='http://mekshq.com' target='_blank'>Meks</a>. Powered by <a href='http://www
    Line 4377: 'desc' => wp_kses( sprintf( __( 'Where can I find my %s?', 'herald'), '<a href='http://themeforest.net/help/api' target='_blank'>API key</a>'), wp_kses_all
    Possible hard-coded links were found in the file update-panel.php.
    Line 47: <a href='http://mekshq.com/docs/herald-change-log/' target='_blank' class='button bu
    Line 53: <a href='http://mekshq.com/contact' target='_blank' class='button button-primary but
  2. Optional files : Presence of rtl stylesheet rtl.cssThis theme does not contain optional file rtl.php.
  3. Optional files : Presence of front page template file front-page.phpThis theme does not contain optional file front-page.php.
  4. Optional files : Presence of home template file home.phpThis theme does not contain optional file home.php.
  5. Optional files : Presence of tag template file tag.phpThis theme does not contain optional file tag.php.
  6. Optional files : Presence of term template file taxonomy.phpThis theme does not contain optional file taxonomy.php.
  7. Optional files : Presence of archive template file archive.phpThis theme does not contain optional file archive.php.
  8. Optional files : Presence of attachment template file attachment.phpThis theme does not contain optional file attachment.php.
  9. Use of includes : Use of include or requireThe theme appears to use include or require : template-modules.php
    Line 61: <?php include( locate_template('template-parts/modules/'.$module_template.'.php')
    If these are being used to include separate sections of a template from independent files, then get_template_part() should be used instead. Otherwise, use include_once or require_once instead.
    The theme appears to use include or require : index.php
    Line 10: <?php include( locate_template('template-parts/featured/area-'. $fa['layout'].'.p
    If these are being used to include separate sections of a template from independent files, then get_template_part() should be used instead. Otherwise, use include_once or require_once instead.
    The theme appears to use include or require : authors.php
    Line 34: <?php include( locate_template('template-parts/layouts/content-author-'. $module[
    If these are being used to include separate sections of a template from independent files, then get_template_part() should be used instead. Otherwise, use include_once or require_once instead.
    The theme appears to use include or require : featured.php
    Line 4: <?php include( locate_template('template-parts/featured/area-'. $module['layout']
    If these are being used to include separate sections of a template from independent files, then get_template_part() should be used instead. Otherwise, use include_once or require_once instead.
    The theme appears to use include or require : class-pixelentity-theme-update.php
    Line 32: require_once('class-envato-protected-api.php');
    If these are being used to include separate sections of a template from independent files, then get_template_part() should be used instead. Otherwise, use include_once or require_once instead.
    The theme appears to use include or require : framework.php
    Line 410: require_once 'core/dashboard.php';
    Line 414: require_once 'core/newsflash.php';
    Line 1707: require_once 'core/enqueue.php';
    Line 2854: require_once 'core/enqueue.php';
    Line 2912: require_once 'core/panel.php';
    Line 3260: require_once 'core/panel.php';
    If these are being used to include separate sections of a template from independent files, then get_template_part() should be used instead. Otherwise, use include_once or require_once instead.
    The theme appears to use include or require : extension_customizer.php
    Line 749: require_once( $class_file );
    If these are being used to include separate sections of a template from independent files, then get_template_part() should be used instead. Otherwise, use include_once or require_once instead.
    The theme appears to use include or require : field_button_set.php
    Line 46: *              ['format']      string Formatting options for paginate fields. Options include ('currency','nice','niceShort','timeAgoInWords' or a valid Date() f
    If these are being used to include separate sections of a template from independent files, then get_template_part() should be used instead. Otherwise, use include_once or require_once instead.
    The theme appears to use include or require : widgets.php
    Line 18: include_once( get_template_directory() .'/core/widgets/posts.php');
    Line 19: include_once( get_template_directory() .'/core/widgets/video.php');
    Line 20: include_once( get_template_directory() .'/core/widgets/adsense.php');
    If these are being used to include separate sections of a template from independent files, then get_template_part() should be used instead. Otherwise, use include_once or require_once instead.
    The theme appears to use include or require : posts.php
    Line 159: <?php include( locate_template( 'core/widgets/posts-templates/content-'.$instance
    If these are being used to include separate sections of a template from independent files, then get_template_part() should be used instead. Otherwise, use include_once or require_once instead.
    The theme appears to use include or require : helpers.php
    Line 266: 
    Line 291: 
    Line 323: 
    Line 349: 
    Line 533: 
    If these are being used to include separate sections of a template from independent files, then get_template_part() should be used instead. Otherwise, use include_once or require_once instead.
    The theme appears to use include or require : metaboxes.php
    Line 38: include_once( get_template_directory().'/core/admin/metaboxes/page.php'); /
    Line 39: include_once( get_template_directory().'/core/admin/metaboxes/post.php'); /
    Line 40: include_once( get_template_directory().'/core/admin/metaboxes/category.php'
    If these are being used to include separate sections of a template from independent files, then get_template_part() should be used instead. Otherwise, use include_once or require_once instead.

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54
Critical alerts
  1. Customizer : Sanitization of Customizer settings Found a Customizer setting that did not have a sanitization callback function in file extension_customizer.php. Every call to the add_setting() method needs to have a sanitization callback function passed.
  2. Deprecated functions : wp_get_http wp_get_http found in file wordpress-importer.php. Deprecated since version 4.4. Use WP_Http instead.
    Line 905: $headers = wp_get_http( $url, $upload['file'] );
Warning
  1. core scripts deregistered : Core scripts deregistrationFound wp_deregister_script in framework.php. Themes must not deregister core scripts.
    Line 565: wp_deregister_script( 'wpb_ace' );
    Found wp_deregister_script in enqueue.php. Themes must not deregister core scripts.
    Line 215: wp_deregister_script( 'jquerySelect2' );
  2. theme tags : Presence of bad theme tagsFound wrong tag in style.css header.
  3. Text domain : Incorrect use of translation functions.Wrong installation directory for the theme name. The directory name must match the slug of the theme. This theme's correct slug and text-domain is herald.
  4. Text domain : Incorrect use of translation functions.Found a translation function that is missing a text-domain. Function __, with the arguments 'herald' in file demo-importer.php.Found a translation function that is missing a text-domain. Function esc_html__, with the arguments 'At the top of meta bar' in file options-fields.php.Found a translation function that is missing a text-domain. Function esc_html__, with the arguments 'At the bottom of meta bar' in file options-fields.php.Found a translation function that is missing a text-domain. Function esc_html__, with the arguments 'Do not display' in file options-fields.php.Found a translation function that is missing a text-domain. Function esc_html__, with the arguments 'Above content' in file options-fields.php.Found a translation function that is missing a text-domain. Function esc_html__, with the arguments 'Below content' in file options-fields.php.Found a translation function that is missing a text-domain. Function esc_html__, with the arguments 'Above and below content' in file options-fields.php.Found a translation function that is missing a text-domain. Function esc_html__, with the arguments 'Above comments list' in file options-fields.php.Found a translation function that is missing a text-domain. Function esc_html__, with the arguments 'Below comments list' in file options-fields.php.Found a translation function that is missing a text-domain. Function esc_html_e, with the arguments 'herald' in file page.php.Found a translation function that is missing a text-domain. Function esc_html_e, with the arguments 'herald' in file page.php.Found a translation function that is missing a text-domain. Function esc_html_e, with the arguments 'herald' in file page.php.Found a translation function that is missing a text-domain. Function esc_html_e, with the arguments 'herald' in file page.php.More than one text-domain is being used in this theme. This means the theme will not be compatible with WordPress.org language packs. The domains found are herald, tgmpa, envato, redux-framework, framework, wordpress-importer, radium.
  5. CSS files : Presence of text domainText Domain: is missing from your style.css header.
  6. Screenshot : Screenshot fileScreenshot size is 880x660px. Screenshot size should be 1200x900, to account for HiDPI displays. Any 4:3 image size is acceptable, but 1200x900 is preferred.Bad screenshot file extension ! File screenshot.png is not an actual JPG file. Detected type was : "image/png".
Tip-off
  1. Static links : Presence of hard-coded linksPossible hard-coded links were found in the file options.php.
    Line 23: 'display_name'         => wp_kses( sprintf( __( 'Herald Options%sTheme Documentation%s', 'herald' ), '<a href='http://mekshq.com/documentation/herald' target='_blank'>', '</a>' ), wp_kse
    Possible hard-coded links were found in the file options-fields.php.
    Line 822: 'default' =>  __( 'Copyright &copy; 2015. Created by <a href='http://mekshq.com' target='_blank'>Meks</a>. Powered by <a href='http://www
    Line 4377: 'desc' => wp_kses( sprintf( __( 'Where can I find my %s?', 'herald'), '<a href='http://themeforest.net/help/api' target='_blank'>API key</a>'), wp_kses_all
    Possible hard-coded links were found in the file update-panel.php.
    Line 47: <a href='http://mekshq.com/docs/herald-change-log/' target='_blank' class='button bu
    Line 53: <a href='http://mekshq.com/contact' target='_blank' class='button button-primary but
  2. Optional files : Presence of rtl stylesheet rtl.cssThis theme does not contain optional file rtl.php.
  3. Optional files : Presence of front page template file front-page.phpThis theme does not contain optional file front-page.php.
  4. Optional files : Presence of home template file home.phpThis theme does not contain optional file home.php.
  5. Optional files : Presence of tag template file tag.phpThis theme does not contain optional file tag.php.
  6. Optional files : Presence of term template file taxonomy.phpThis theme does not contain optional file taxonomy.php.
  7. Optional files : Presence of archive template file archive.phpThis theme does not contain optional file archive.php.
  8. Optional files : Presence of attachment template file attachment.phpThis theme does not contain optional file attachment.php.
  9. Use of includes : Use of include or requireThe theme appears to use include or require : template-modules.php
    Line 61: <?php include( locate_template('template-parts/modules/'.$module_template.'.php')
    If these are being used to include separate sections of a template from independent files, then get_template_part() should be used instead. Otherwise, use include_once or require_once instead.
    The theme appears to use include or require : index.php
    Line 10: <?php include( locate_template('template-parts/featured/area-'. $fa['layout'].'.p
    If these are being used to include separate sections of a template from independent files, then get_template_part() should be used instead. Otherwise, use include_once or require_once instead.
    The theme appears to use include or require : authors.php
    Line 34: <?php include( locate_template('template-parts/layouts/content-author-'. $module[
    If these are being used to include separate sections of a template from independent files, then get_template_part() should be used instead. Otherwise, use include_once or require_once instead.
    The theme appears to use include or require : featured.php
    Line 4: <?php include( locate_template('template-parts/featured/area-'. $module['layout']
    If these are being used to include separate sections of a template from independent files, then get_template_part() should be used instead. Otherwise, use include_once or require_once instead.
    The theme appears to use include or require : class-pixelentity-theme-update.php
    Line 32: require_once('class-envato-protected-api.php');
    If these are being used to include separate sections of a template from independent files, then get_template_part() should be used instead. Otherwise, use include_once or require_once instead.
    The theme appears to use include or require : framework.php
    Line 410: require_once 'core/dashboard.php';
    Line 414: require_once 'core/newsflash.php';
    Line 1707: require_once 'core/enqueue.php';
    Line 2854: require_once 'core/enqueue.php';
    Line 2912: require_once 'core/panel.php';
    Line 3260: require_once 'core/panel.php';
    If these are being used to include separate sections of a template from independent files, then get_template_part() should be used instead. Otherwise, use include_once or require_once instead.
    The theme appears to use include or require : extension_customizer.php
    Line 749: require_once( $class_file );
    If these are being used to include separate sections of a template from independent files, then get_template_part() should be used instead. Otherwise, use include_once or require_once instead.
    The theme appears to use include or require : field_button_set.php
    Line 46: *              ['format']      string Formatting options for paginate fields. Options include ('currency','nice','niceShort','timeAgoInWords' or a valid Date() f
    If these are being used to include separate sections of a template from independent files, then get_template_part() should be used instead. Otherwise, use include_once or require_once instead.
    The theme appears to use include or require : widgets.php
    Line 18: include_once( get_template_directory() .'/core/widgets/posts.php');
    Line 19: include_once( get_template_directory() .'/core/widgets/video.php');
    Line 20: include_once( get_template_directory() .'/core/widgets/adsense.php');
    If these are being used to include separate sections of a template from independent files, then get_template_part() should be used instead. Otherwise, use include_once or require_once instead.
    The theme appears to use include or require : posts.php
    Line 159: <?php include( locate_template( 'core/widgets/posts-templates/content-'.$instance
    If these are being used to include separate sections of a template from independent files, then get_template_part() should be used instead. Otherwise, use include_once or require_once instead.
    The theme appears to use include or require : helpers.php
    Line 266: 
    Line 291: 
    Line 323: 
    Line 349: 
    Line 533: 
    If these are being used to include separate sections of a template from independent files, then get_template_part() should be used instead. Otherwise, use include_once or require_once instead.
    The theme appears to use include or require : metaboxes.php
    Line 38: include_once( get_template_directory().'/core/admin/metaboxes/page.php'); /
    Line 39: include_once( get_template_directory().'/core/admin/metaboxes/post.php'); /
    Line 40: include_once( get_template_directory().'/core/admin/metaboxes/category.php'
    If these are being used to include separate sections of a template from independent files, then get_template_part() should be used instead. Otherwise, use include_once or require_once instead.
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