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Public tag to return a cryptographically secure sequence of characters. Very handy for using inside plugins or CSP headers.
Installation / Uninstallation
To uninstall, delete the plugin from the Admin->Plugins panel.
16-character tokens are default therefore to return a 16-character randomly-generated token:
Display a 24-character randomly-generated token:
<txp:smd_token length="24" />
Display a 12-character randomly-generated token with a prefix:
<txp:smd_token length="12" prefix="nonce-" />
Outputs something like
Author / credits
Written by Stef Dawson.
If you’d rather spend time with the bytes, you’ll need to step into the view source page.
If, for some inexplicable reason, you need a prior version of a plugin, it can probably be found on the plugin archive page.
If you’re feeling brave, or fancy dipping your toe in shark-infested water, you can test out some of my beta code. It can be found on the plugin beta page.