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I am new to wordpress and currently making a plugin.

I am getting list of authors using

<?php wp_dropdown_users(array('name' => 'author'));?>

Now when submitting my form I want to retain the current value entered by the user but as soon I submit the form the values get back to the default ones.

I have searched on net and tryed alot but somehow not able to do this task.

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Reviewing wp_dropdown_users() there is apparently a 'selected' parameter. So in theory, you could probably pass the posted value in here.

// set to the posted value, but you might be able to do this differently, depending on how you are storing the data
$selected = isset($_POST['author']) ? $_POST['author'] : false;

$args = array( 'name' => 'author',
               'selected' => $selected );

wp_dropdown_user( $args );
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It was helpful.. –  pd4627 Oct 17 '13 at 10:41
    
If it was the answer, then please accept it as the answer so we can close this question. –  helgatheviking Oct 17 '13 at 10:55

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