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Any way to update_post_meta with html content? It gets stripped and becomes empty

So I am cloning some divs created from an array using jQuery. Here is an example. I have a drop down list that contains items to add to the meta box. The add button clones a hidden div based on the ...
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function wp_insert_post and wp update_post_meta [duplicate]

how combine wp_insert_post and wp update_post_meta? i need first insert post, then update post, let me know about example? i want sample for my future project Thanks
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Advanced custom field - posted fields from custom post type

I'm using the Advanced Custom Fields - plugin and I have custom post type called 'course' where some fields from the ACF are related to. I have this code below: function update_course($course_id) { ...
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Using preg_replace to filter custom textarea

I am developing a custom post type, which, among others includes the possibility of sending an email from within the post editor. The email body textarea is populated through a custom settings page ...
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when saveing $meta_box i get Undefined index error

I need help to fix these Notices: PHP Notice: Undefined index: person-name in testimonials.php on line 112 PHP Notice: Undefined index: position in testimonials.php on line 112 PHP Notice: Undefined ...
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Update fields with post object and custom tax with wp_insert_post

Updated Post 'update_field' Function is Acf Plugin $supplier_one = 'my supplier'; $supplier_two = 'my supplier TWO'; $post_id_one = 555; $post_id_two = 556; update_field('suppliers', $supplier_one, ...
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How to create a button click counter meta box?

I am trying to create button click counter meta box in a custom post type, but I can't get it to work. What I want to do is when a user click the submit button, then it will do update_post_meta in the ...
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Updating post meta and Meta Box plugin

I've installed Meta Box wordpress plugin and create a text field meta box with clone option: add_action( 'admin_init', 'rw_register_meta_boxes' ); function rw_register_meta_boxes() { $meta_boxes ...
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Unable to save datetime custom meta field using update_post_meta() function

When I do something like this (in my plugin function inside WP admin): $metaboxes = get_post_meta( $post_id ); echo "<pre>"; print_r($metaboxes); echo "</pre>"; die(); I get all my ...
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Front end update_post_meta Help

I followed the help provided in this question but cannot get the form save the data. I tried using 'save_post' action hook to try and save the post like we do for admin side. Any help would be highly ...
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update_post_meta array issues

I am not sure what I am doing wrong here and would appreciate the help I have an array the looks like this: Array ( [85369] => 3 [85368] => 13 [85378] => 23 ) When I try to ...
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How to use update_post_meta inside wp_trash_post

I have some metadata on my post edit page that saves perfectly using the hook and function below: add_action('save_post', 'save_meta_data'); function save_meta_data($post_id){ ...
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How do I save each option in a multiple select menu as it's own meta_key + meta_value pair?

How do I save each option in a multiple select menu as it's own meta_key + meta_value pair? This is the basic multiple select menu. Note: multiple select menus allow you to select more than one ...
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update_post_meta not working in plugin

I am trying to update post meta for a voting plugin. Specifically it calls update_post_meta() on an ajax request. Here is the code: function add_settings_menu() { add_options_page('Contested ...
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Update Post Meta for Arrays — Remove/Replace Single Value from Multi Dimensional Array

I am trying to unset/remove then replace/update a single value from a post meta field, but my code for array_push() and unset() are removing all of the values from each array. Here are the two halves ...
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updating one custom meta field only

i am trying to update only one custom field that is store in serialized form. By updating that field my other custom meta fields becomes blank/empty. how can i update only a specific meta value ...
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WordPress front-end media (image) upload ERROR!

I pasted my codes HERE in Pastebin. Thing is that, I have posts, where the post thumbnail is the first image and the custom fields are used to store the other 3 images of the post. The form fields ...
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Select Options Meta Data is Not Updating in Edit Meta Box

I have a Meta box with two user inputs 1: Text-field and 2:a Select drop Down options. I used following Save Method in mt Meta box and second part of the code belong to saving the Selected option from ...
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How to update/delete array in post meta value?

I using post meta like.. $meta = get_post_meta(99,'_mymeta',true); $value = $meta['somekey']; echo $value; But how to update $meta['somekey'] to some another value ? How to use update_post_meta to ...
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Copying Custom Meta Values from existing post to a duplicate post

I'm trying to revise an existing WP plugin BU Versions to accept different custom meta field values from items I've set-up using the Advanced Custom Fields (ACF) plugin. BU Versions will copy over ...
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Wordpress custom field being lost on wp_update_post, with a twist

I'm using wp_update_post to programmatically add a title and tags to posts from the front end. I'm running into a hair-tearing issue with custom fields in the process: one of the two custom fields ...
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update_post_meta not working?

The value is not updated when using the following code: add_action( 'save_post', 'updatethumb' ); function updatethumb( $post_id ) { //verify post is not a revision if ( ...
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update_post_meta not saving when value is zero

I have a problem with the update_post_meta function. I have a user submitted value, which I pass via $_POST and then saving to post meta. All is working fine, but when the value is '0' the post meta ...
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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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updating meta_key from the frontend

I am wanting to update the meta_key in the database to reorder postmeta from the frontend. I'm using jQuery UI drag and drop to move items into an order, I can update the values but the meta_key is ...
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Store SNS share value via function.php

I am trying to store SNS share value + comment count on my postmeta, DB. I put code below to accomplish this task, function get_sns_share($post_ID=0) { $url1=get_permalink($post->ID); ...
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Inserting Hundreds of Thousands of Posts at Once

I have a project in which I create an array of 200k+ lines w/ 25 fields that run the wp_insert_post and update_post_meta. To start it processes pretty fast the slows down a lot after 10k records or ...
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Change wordpress meta tag description using WP functions

I do apprecciate this may sound like the usual question, but it is not. Just to let you understand I do not need to install one of the many SEO Plugin and change it on the box before content is ...
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update_post_meta only updating on last loop of foreach

I'm building a way to upload multiple files for an announcement custom post type on the front end. My function here uploads any number of files succesfully so I can see them under "Media" in ...
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update_post_meta() not working in save_post

I have added some text input fields to metabox in my custom post. Now whenever I put some data in those text fields in admin panel and click 'save', all data vanishes. Here is the code: <?php ...
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Create a new custom field for all posts based on current custom field

I have a custom field for a large number of posts that contains the url for a youtube video. I used to grab the ID from the video and use that to build the thumb but in a new version I'm actually ...
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How to prevent further updates of custom meta when using actions to set one meta based on another

I'm using rilwis' Meta Box plugin (see https://github.com/rilwis/meta-box) to add custom meta boxes to a custom post type. I then want to populate one piece of meta data based on the value of ...
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Function is Missing an Action Hook

I have tied an action into a status change, which works on the backend. However,using a frontend button for updating post status does not trigger the ...
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“update_post_meta” not working in “wp_insert_post_data” hook

I have created the following hook in my functions.php add_filter('wp_insert_post_data', 'ad_change_title'); function ad_change_title($data) { if($data['post_type'] != 'ad_listing') ...
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update_post_meta after form is submited

I'm using the plugin "Formidable" to easily manage and create forms. I have set a custom post type, and created an extra post_meta. I can use meta('test'); within the loop to show my meta value on ...
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Storing meta fields multiple times OR once with multi dimensional array?

I got some options that I expand using a repeater type field. The values I save for each field is already an array so in essence I'm saving a multi dimentional array per option. (See this weekly ...
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How to update post meta with xml data

I am trying to get this to work, but it doesn't. What is wrong? $tutorgeocodesrc = "http://where.yahooapis.com/geocode?location=" . urlencode($tutoraddressfull) . "&appid=..."; $tutorgeocode = ...
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Check for page template on save_post hook

I'm reading into the save_post Codex and I find that you need to check the $_REQUEST['post_meta_data'] in the edit window to hook into save_post. I altered the example code: function ...
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Use ajax to update_post_meta

2 days ago I asked this then I tried to work on my code to be able to understand how ajax and php work and now I have a new issue that, probably would be easily solved. These are my codes: <?php ...
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Custom Post Type, Saving Multiple Checkboxes

For a custom post type, I'm pulling in a list of another custom post types that I need to select for saving ... <input type="checkbox" name="32"> My CPT <br> <input type="checkbox" ...
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Saving Revision of post meta key/value on each update_post_meta event

I have some code that updates a meta-key's value by incrementing... $post_id = $wpdb->get_var( $query ); $meta = get_post_meta( $post_id, 'stuff', TRUE ); $meta++; ...
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Saving custom fields to a custom taxonomy

I am trying to create a custom field for a custom taxonomy. update_post_meta works great with posts. Taxonomies are not posts so this won't work. <?php update_post_meta($post_id, $meta_key, ...
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Code to make a post sticky

How is it possible to upgrade a post to make it sticky directly from code, not by admin area? Is it possible through a code like: update_post_meta($post_id, $meta_key, $meta_value, $prev_value); In ...
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is there an update_post_meta action

Are there any actions I can hook into for update_post_meta()? I don't see anything obvious in the source. Woocommerce lets you change the featured status of items via ajax from the edit screen. I ...
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Custom Post type forgetting data

I just set up a custom post type, mostly following this tutorial. I'm setting up things on my site now, doing a lot of CSS modifications and such, and every few minutes the post just forgets ...
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Custom Post type - how to get checkbox to update meta field to null

I have 7 meta fields for a custom post type in Wordpress. These 7 in particular are days of the week (Sunday thru Saturday) and have checkboxes for each. I've successfully gotten the checkbox to POST ...
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Having trouble with custom post type / meta box

I've been working on a custom post type meta-box implementation that allows me to change the post_date to match the value in my "date" meta-box. The function works perfectly except when I try to add ...
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Why do I have to press the “Update” button twice to save my meta box values?

I'm having a problem with updating the post_date in a custom function I've written. I'm trying to change the "post_date" to my custom "meta_date" value. Here is the function: function ...
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Change the post date from a meta box

I'm having a problem with updating the post_date in a custom function I've written. I'm trying to change the "post_date" to my custom "meta_date" value. Here is the function: function ...
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Problem Saving Custom Post Type Meta Values

I need a second set of eyes. I am unsure why this code is not saving properly. Basically I hit save and my field values disappear. I have two other post-types saving fine using this structure. I ...