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Updating User Meta from Custom Post Field Upon Publish Not Working

I'm trying to get the user_meta to be updated based on the custom post field type. However the information won't transfer if the new post is published by a user through a frontend form. Currently it ...
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Publish a Silent Post without updating Feed

Is there a way to publish certain posts, silently without updating the feeds and those posts also should not appear in the home page. Appreciate your help.
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I need to modify drafts using custom data from database and then publish it

First of all I'm still relatively new to programming and wordpress development. I'm building a plugin that takes custom data from database and a list of saved drafts and then modifies draft chosen ...
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add action only on post publish - not update

I have action which adds meta field with value on post publish. Problem is that when I update post meta field is reset to default value. I already tried 'new_to_publish' instead of 'publish_post' ...
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Unable to access wordpress login.php [closed]

I has been completed a theme for a client. I Used to access the live wp-admin page using http://name.myname.com/wp-login.php But that page shows just a blank(white) page. How to get fix that? ...
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publish posts immediately when updating

i'm looking for a way (maybe a plugin) to have a choice of just updating an already published post, and updating and republishing it with a current date and time basically, two options when editing: ...
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Notification to Admin or Author upon new post [duplicate]

I am using a custom function with 'publish_post' hook for a notification to the author when the post has been published but the issue I am facing right now is that the notification is being sent out ...
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How to edit wordpress post without republishing

Is there a way to update an older post without republishing the post? If I am looking at a previously published post and discover a misplaced comma or reformat an image I don't need all my RSS and ...
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Problems when writing a post

I have a blog, with Duena Theme, and when I write is all ok. The problem is when I publish that text, and the margins of the paragraphs split my words. For example The horse is a very wil d animal ...
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Send email to user that his post has been rejected

I am searching for a solution for the following problem: I am using WP User Frontend, so that users can create posts in the frontend. After saving, the admin needs to review the post, and the ...
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Adding a Custom 'Now' button under 'Published on' header to return current date and time

I want to add a new 'Now' button under the 'Published on' header so as to return the current date and time to the post update time. This would help people who want to update their post with a recent ...
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How can my plugin display a populated new post window

I've written a plugin that creates a feed reader like google reader in wordpress. Currently I let folks reblog feed items by using the built in WP PressThis plugin url. I pass in parameters and WP ...
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Change event firing in wordpress

I have to run a function when a post is published. The function checks a custom meta value and works accordingly. I am using couple of hooks for this purpose: new_to_publish draft_to_publish ...
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Tracing dashboard publish settings from input form in WordPress

I need to replicate a plugin's input form from the dashboard and make it available to the public so that they can enter data directly to the DB rather than using a form that is emailed and then ...
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Custom Meta Box Causing Error: “Are you sure you want to do this? Please try again.”

My custom post type have a meta box that is listing another custom post types in its meta box. And it is causing error each time I try to publish a post with that custom post type. It is always bring ...
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Publish Post After Click On A Link

I have a frontend posting form (CF7), where user inputs (among other data of course) his email. Now I set the status to pending. What I want is, that the user would get trough autoresponder a mail, ...
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Can't publish custom post type - “You are not allowed to edit this post.”

Hey guys I've created this post type but when I click the publish button I receive the message: You are not allowed to edit this post. Have I done something wrong in my code to disallow anyone ...
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Controlled publishing in Wordpress

We are currently rebuilding our corporate website and I'm looking for a way to control the publishing of pages. The flow to create or amend pages would be something like this: 1) New page is built or ...
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check if a draft has been moved there from publish to draft

I am writing a plugin, part of the functionality does functions on hook: publish_to_draft I then later want to re-publish that post and trigger specific functionality to see if it has previously been ...
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Contributors can still publish content after user downgrade

I'm trying to slowly hand over WordPress access to other site users but when I downgrade their user type from "Author" to "Contributor," I'm finding that WordPress isn't restricting their respective ...
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do more action after I publish a post

I am using wordpress3.5, I need to write post information to a file after I publish a post successfully. What I am not know is When I click Publish button, what function wordpress invoke to save ...
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How to prevent posts from being published too close to each other?

I manage a blog which consists of about 25 writers. Sometimes a few of them are in the process of writing a new post at once, and they end up publishing them too close to each other. Is there a way ...
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How to add correct Last update in Postings (the_modified_time)

Having little issue with following: We want to add "Last update" after making important corrections or additional text/images to existing Postings. Using following code (hardcoded) does in a way ...
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Post publish only hook?

Is there any hook which is fired only when the post is "published" for the first time. I dont want to execute my code when the post is "updated" or when its status is set to "not-published" and then ...
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wp_login action hook not working

I have spent many time looking for a solution to my issue, but in vain. Your help is invaluable. I am creating a simplified badge system. The goal is to increment the number of badges for a user if ...
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an action hook when a post reaches a certain number of views

I am using WP Post Views plugin to display the post number of views. I use: <?php if(function_exists('the_views')) { the_views(); } ?> I am creating a badge system for my wordpress site. My ...
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How to display and use all existing tags at my write-post-at-frontend-panel?

I can write and publish posts from my frontend - everything is fine. You know the backend: write-post-style, right? There it lists all existing tags. How can I display all existing tags at frontend ...
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Scheduled Posts and wp-cron - Why don't scheduled posts publish if too old?

I notice that the documentation for wp_schedule_single_event mentions the following:- The action will fire off when someone visits your WordPress site, if the schedule time has passed. However ...
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How can I make post fields required in Wordpress?

I am setting up a Wordpress site as a CMS and trying to figure out a way to make certain post fields "required" before an author can publish a post. In particular, I want authors to be required to ...
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How to add a “publish” link to the quick actions

I'm trying to add a "Publish" link by the quick actions: but I'm not exactly sure of how implement it. Here's what I've got so far: add_filter('post_row_actions', function ( $actions ) { ...
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Update post meta on bulk edit / update

I have a small problem with a code that works most of the time. I just discovered it cannot be used when I bulk edit custom post type. If I'm on individual post page and hit publish, the custom post ...
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How to show or hide a post based on meta_value selection?

How would I go about hiding a post based on a meta_value selection done on the back end. The usual method is to just change the post status from Publish to Draft however, I want this to work based on ...
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I want my post to republish again after adding a custom field

I wanted a code in Wordpress that could allow me to republish the post every time I add a new custom field. For example, if I already have a post and wanted to add an update to it; I want it to appear ...
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Make the Status, Visibility, or Date fields opened by default in the Publish box

By default, the Status, Visibility, and Date fields in the Publish metabox are closed, and you have to click Edit to show them. Is there a way to make these fields visible by default? The hidden ...
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Auto Publish On Cron

I have some 100 unpublished posts. I want to publish 1 random post every time a cron is run. Is there a way or plugin to achieve this...
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Force Publish Future (Scheduled) Posts Immediately [duplicate]

I am trying to force publish 'future' or 'scheduled' posts, and I am having trouble The reason I am asking is because I am creating a site that allows users to do the editing on the front of the ...
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How to make scheduled post preview visible to anyone?

When I write a post and schedule it for later publishing, WordPress will allow me to preview the post as if it was already published but I need to be logged in as administrator (or anyone who is ...
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Why does publish_{custom-post-type} fire on update?

I'm trying to fire two different actions on both publish and update. Neither should ever fire at the same time. The problem is that publish_pm_task is getting fired on update and save_post is never ...
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Publish pending article from front end with a button?

Is it possible to take the blue publish button in back end of the wordpress and place it in the frontend near the post in my index.php. I need a way to publish the pending article without going to ...
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Default pages to be unpublished - possible?

Is it possible to change the default status of every new page created to be "unpublished"? We want to have someone help us add pages to a site, but not have them show up by default until it is (all ...
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Showing the next post's title, even if it's an unpublished post

At the bottom of each post I need to either: Offer a link to the next post (if the next post is published); or Display the title of the next post with the date it will be published (if it's a future ...
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How can I add a jQuery OnClick event to the Publish posts button?

I want to add a simple confirmation event to the Publish posts button, so when my client hits "Publish" it will ask him if he's sure, to which he clicks "Yes" or "cancel" and the post then publishes ...
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Plugin that generates a page of post content

My script is generating a duplicate post even after I explicitly state that the post_type should be a page. It also ignores the $post_title, which I do not want to create a duplicate post if the title ...
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publish_post action hook not working

I've got a really simple problem here, and i'm sure that the solution is going to be really simple. Here is the code: function the_fat_lady_sings() { echo 'this plugin is a far harder than i ...
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get_terms on save_post hook

Usually, if I want to check for some attribute of the post I'm about to publish, I will check like this: $post_title = $_POST['post_title']; post_title is the name of the title field in the edit ...
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i am making text changes on my page show in preview not on live site, why? [closed]

I go into the admin back room on my site make text changes and hit preview changes and they show up, but when i go to the live site, they don't show at all. What am i missing, what should i be doing? ...
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Publish page by invoking submit via jQuery

I'm looking for a solution to a bug that occured in an answer to an earlier question. The general idea is that I want to invoke submit on the post form and have the page published. What happens now ...
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Modify front-end delete button to publish pending posts

I've found this helpful snippet to make a delete post link on the front-end: <?php if (current_user_can('edit_post', $post->ID)) echo "<a href='" . ...
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Check if post id exist in table than only update instead of inserting new row

I am trying to add simple view counter for my advert and everything seems works fine with below code but only it is inserting each time new row on post "Update". What I want if the post id is exists ...
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Elegant way to include only published posts with get_objects_in_term()?

The obvious way is to iterate through the resulting array of IDs, get_post for each and test against post_status == 'publish'. But I wonder whether this could cause memory issues since get_post will ...