Do I need to use wpdb prepare before wpdb->insert?
If I am inserting values into a wordpress table using wpdb->insert, do I need to “clean” my data before inserting it or does this method (wpdb->insert) do that for me?
No, you shouldn’t prepare or escape the data, this is done for you by the
From the wpdb class reference:
(array) Data to insert (in column => value pairs). Both $data columns and $data values should be “raw” (neither should be SQL escaped).
If, however, you were writing your own SQL rather than using the
insert method, then yes, you should escape using