Returns the time-dependent variable for nonce creation.

Description Description

A nonce has a lifespan of two ticks. Nonces in their second tick may be updated, e.g. by autosave.

Return Return

(float) Float value rounded up to the next highest integer.

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File: wp-includes/pluggable.php

	function wp_nonce_tick() {
		 * Filters the lifespan of nonces in seconds.
		 * @since 2.5.0
		 * @param int $lifespan Lifespan of nonces in seconds. Default 86,400 seconds, or one day.
		$nonce_life = apply_filters( 'nonce_life', DAY_IN_SECONDS );

		return ceil( time() / ( $nonce_life / 2 ) );

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Version Description
2.5.0 Introduced.

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