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Reason action hook won't work with update_post_meta from frontend form? Alternative?

The code below works when I am inserting a post/using add_post_meta when submitting a form. The page refresh is flawless (see How can I fix a slow redirect after form submit from frontend (no ...
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Post meta checkbox becomes unchecked occasionally

I removed the default author meta box on posts and added it back with a checkbox that I use to determine if a post should show the author's byline and author box. It's been working, but for some ...
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update_post_meta not working in function

I am attempting to take some custom field meta data (generated via the ACF plugin) and save it as post meta with a function. This is what I've come up with: function tps_create_slotcode($post_id) { ...
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random select option via code ACF

i have a select field called type created via ACF with choices as red,green,blue,yellow . what i am trying to do is random set one of them as 'type' via functions.php when post is published. but it ...
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Proper Way to Sanitize Meta Input

I have a meta field which gets displaed in the admin panel look like: $field = get_post_meta($postid, 'field_name', true); ?> <input type="text" name="field_name" value="<?php echo ...
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Update post_meta field only when present

Present update_post_meta internally calls add_post_meta if the value is not present. What i want is to avoid calling add_meta if the value is not present and the value passed is '' (blank). I do ...
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update_post_meta returning false when called during init

Given a custom URL like: http://clientsite.com/tvt?pmc_task=member_check&post_id=1041&user=3851&status=approved I'm trying to catch the URL and add the user_id to a custom post meta ...
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Programmatically set thumbnail via URL using DOM and XPATH - Where to add ELSEIF

EDIT3: I have gotten some outside help and have totally changed my code around to now use xpath to select the div instead of using the nth img from the html source. I am happy to say this is working! ...
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Performace on 1 million plus meta fields vs 1 field with 1 million multi array

We are potentially looking into building a counter in a post_type. So a post meta field wil be created with some data like total downloads and downloads left (tied to user ID). We expect up to one ...
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Trying to add $_POST Array to update_post_meta doesn't populate

This is the code that is sending the info: $postdata = array( 'show_id' => '11', 'show_start' => '2015-03-17 11:00am', 'line_items' => array( '1' => array( ...
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Problem with 'save_post' hook not running

I have a custom post type, with a custom meta box which contains a number of input fields. The meta box is displaying fine but when completing all the fields the data is not saving, in fact, the ...
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Efficient way to save a lot of meta data

im currently developing a plugin that will read an external xml, and convert the data to a custom post type. Each post needs around 50-60 meta_fields. Right now im looping through each piece of needed ...
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Making Wordpress author follow button, need missing ingredient

So i'm trying to make a follow button in wordpress where users can press a button that allows them to follow an author they like. (No, i'm not interested in buddypress) What i've done so far is use ...
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Insert post programmatically and decide to tweet or not to tweet

I am inserting a new post using wp_insert_post() and want to be able to decide if this post gets tweeted or not using the WP to Twitter plugin. First, I create the post, like so: $newpost = array( ...
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Meta box data not saving

I have just started working with custom post types and meta fields/data. I'm able to get the custom post and meta field to appear. It just won't save. I've been staring at the code and reading up ...
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How To Get WordPress Categories Last Update Date?

I am trying to make a custom sitemap for my WordPress blogs categories. For that I added the below code in my functions.php file and save it. Now all things is working fine but I want to get the date ...
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Saving custom image meta fields

I have currently added a custom meta field for uploading a media file (image). I can successfully add the upload button to display and work but I'm having problems saving the field when updating the ...
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get_post_meta unserialize issue - retuns boolean(false)

I´m using a simple custom plugin that parses and saves external XML data as a serialized array in a custom field. This works fine, however, when I update the post, instead of the array I only see a ...
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Update the published date of a post to custom field date

I'm not sure if this is possible with WordPress or not. I googled a bit and didn't found any answers. So I need to update the publish date of a custom post type with the custom field date I entered. ...
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How to update the title of audio file through its attachment metadata

I am trying to programmatically update some metadata of audio file attached to a post. I have been able to update the artist and album properties of the audio file but title doesn't stick. I can go ...
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Setting post meta data to random value during post status transition / on publish

Upon publishing an unpublished draft, I'd like the custom meta value "post views count" to be set to a random variable between 829 and 1013. I am using the code below, which doesn't always work. It ...
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Save re-arranged draggable post items to wordpress database

So i've followed the clearly documented pages for the packery and the draggabilly plugins to allow for a customizable grid and looked at how localStorage can be used to remember/store data of the ...
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Automatically add custom fields (post_meta) to all published posts, hourly, via wp_cron?

I'm trying to update the post meta of all published posts hourly (via wp_cron) with the code below: if ( ! wp_next_scheduled( 'postviews_updatedcounts_hourly_event' ) ) { wp_schedule_event( ...
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WP update_post_meta link loop

I've tried to update post meta by link in loop. Here is code function make_sticky($post_id) { // Update, add, or delete field ---------------------------------- if ( get_post_meta($post_id, ...
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Efficient way to update multiple post meta

I have managed to update post meta using update_post_meta(). However, the more posts I have, the more time it takes. I would like to minimize the time it takes to process say about 400 posts (although ...
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WordPress update_post_meta updating with empty meta_value field [closed]

I'm usuing custom fields pluging and my code has to fill them automitcally, everything works fine except 2 strings: The way i'm getting the fields: foreach($postMeta as $key => $dataTmp) ...
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How to use update_{$meta_type}_metadata filter to modify meta value

I'm trying to wrap my head around the update_{$meta_type}_metadata filter, in order to modify both post and user metadata before database insertion. After reading the docs and the core, it seems to ...
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What Is meta_id In wp_postmeta?

I am trying to add some data in WordPress Custom Field and via adding more direct records/data in wp_postmeta table via SQL query. There are four column as mentioned below... 'meta_id' - A unique id ...
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Save values from foreach loop in wp_editor

I have created a custom metabox that contains a wp_editor. The wp_editor shows content of a uploaded .csv file and constructs a table. I want to allow the users to edit the table after uploading the ...
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Allow iframe in custom meta box

I've created a custom meta box called 'Location Map' and want to provide a functionality to the client to simply copy paste the location's google map's iframe embed code so that it directly appears on ...
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Update meta_key value for a page

I have inherited a WP site where some home page slides are pulled using <?php $po = get_posts( array('post_type' => 'page', 'meta_key' => 'Home Slide', 'order' => 'ASC', 'orderby' ...
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Auto adding product meta on publish

I currently have this function: add_action('transition_post_status', 'wpse_110037_new_posts', 10, 3); function wpse_110037_new_posts($new_status, $old_status, $post) { if( $old_status != ...
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update_post_meta and get_post_meta not working

I am trying to get the input from a textbox and display it upon update. I don't know if the update_post_meta or get_post_meta is causing the problem. Code //Metabox Hook ...
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wp_insert_post() getting slower the more posts

I have written a bulk import script where I import posts with the wp_insert_post() function and add 1 meta value and 1 term to the post. I have done 6 times of 7000 posts now, but for some reason the ...
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change attachment custom field onChange event

The form is in post creating window. Ajax is posting values, but the values doenst renews. Where can be problem ? Ajax <script> function dynamic_Select(field, aid, value) { ...
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wp_schedule_event not working

I 'm going to create a sheduled update_post_meta and for some uknown reason the function is never fired. Below is the code: add_action( 'save_post', 'scheduled_upm'); function scheduled_upm() { ...
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wp_update_user isn't instantly?

I'm trying to update a user mail recieved by $_POST and use it instantly. It gets changed, however it outputs the old one. What is the way to do it? global $current_user; get_currentuserinfo(); if ...
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Reset postmeta entries every month

I have this currently running on my site, which counts how many times each 'post' has been viewed, adds one view to the count and then saves it in postmeta: function getPostViews($postID){ $count_key ...
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Update post meta without deleting the old entries

$old = get_post_meta($post_id, 'figure_sugsubject_repeatable_fields', true); $new = array(); $figuresugsubjectpositions = $_POST['figuresugsubjectposition']; $figuresugsubjectworkplaces = ...
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update_post_meta does not work

I have meta box in my custom post type where I receive data from a front end form. The issue is that somewhere in this functions, something goes wrong and the data changed in admin edit panel does not ...
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Run function after post is updated

I would like to run a function after a post is saved. That function takes a .txt file thats uploaded with Advanced Custom Field file field, makes it into an array to then a json data. I want the json ...
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add_post_meta not saved

EDIT I changed it to if(isset($_POST['Make'])) update_post_meta($pid,"Make", $_POST['Make']); if(isset($_POST['Year'])) update_post_meta($pid,"Year", $_POST['Year']); ...
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using update_user_meta to rank users

I'm using a plugin that allows users to vote on posts, I'd like to add each vote that's cast to the authors user_meta so I can rank users the same way I rank posts. There's a couple of different ...
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update_post_meta() not working in bulk option

I am following this https://gist.github.com/michael-cannon/5820098 to update bulk values but its not working. I tried to debug each and every step but can't get the exact error. I have the following ...
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bulk update meta value with ajax

I want to update posts meta value in the wp_query to a different value on click. What I am basically doing is making a notification bubble (like stackoverflow). wp_query with the number of posts ...
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How to save double quotes in post meta, when the post meta data is an array? [closed]

Ok so I've been scratching my head on this one for a while. I'm making a plugin that adds a custom meta box to a custom post type. I'm using the update_post_meta function to save the data from the ...
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Change post thumbnail using front end post edit form

I'm trying to get the post thumbnail to change if a user selects a new file on a front end post edit screen. This is similar to the code I use to upload data and set the post thumbnail on a front end ...
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wp_insert_post bulk import 500 server error

I am working on a Wordpress import tool, where I use a custom city table in my database with longitude, latitude which combine with some other text and then import by wp_insert_post(). This works ...
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Custom Post Type not showing anything added by code anymore?

So I have a piece of code written and it worked before, hasn't been edited hasn't been changed, no updates on the WP DB no updates on any plugin on WP and it's suddenly not working correctly. This ...
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update_post_meta not adding anything.(Nor add_post_meta)

So I have made some kind of importer(From another non WP db to my WP db) which handles everything in a click of a button. Now it does correctly create a post type although one of the custom fields ...