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DCO Post Validator


Allows you to make post, page, custom post elements required: title, content, featured image.

After installing the plugin, you need to go to the Settings -> DCO Post Validator to specify the required elements.


  • Settings page
  • Example validation


  1. Upload dco-post-validator folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Setup plugin in Settings -> DCO Post Validator


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  • Added Gutenberg support


  • Fixed compatibility with Advanced Custom Fields validation (thanks @nd62 for the report)


  • Initial Release