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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 ...
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Custom post type - update_meta not working

I'm sure this must be something simple, but I can't for the life of me work out why this isn't working. if (!class_exists('FeaturedItem')) : class FeaturedItem { var $plugin_url; function ...
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Save modified Custom Field content into another Custom Field on article save [closed]

In my articles I allow editors to enter a date in a human readable dd.mm.yyyy format into a custom field. But I also need this date as unix timestamp in the DB. So I wrote a function which takes the ...
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Media attachment date and post date

I have just migrated a massive site (2500+ users, 5000+ posts/images) to Wordpress using custom code. Basically every post has one image and that image is attached to the post as the featured image, ...
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Change post_date to post_modified date on post template?

I'm looking to change the post created date to a modified date on my post template (single.php). Moreso, I'm looking to control when I update that date based on whether I make significant changes to ...
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save radio button selection in post-meta on submit

Right now I'm reading tags from the tag box, and putting them in a form with radio buttons so the user can choose a "main tag" from the tags they just typed in: function write_tags(){ var rawtags ...
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Custom field values deleted when trashing custom post type

I've created a custom post type with 2 custom fields attached to it... When I create a post of this type and fill in the custom fields, the data is, in fact, saved to the db... However, if I trash one ...
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update_post_meta, xml parser

I'm hitting the wall for nearly two hours now, trying to figure this out. Here is the thing' I have made a xml parser to read xml file and add posts (with content) from xml: $ch = curl_init( ...
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Wordpress User Frontend Editing Custom Fields

I'm using the plugin Wordpress User Frontend and editing the title and content of a post is nice (I managed to change it so I can edit custom post types), but there's no support for editing custom ...
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How to use wp_insert_post to update meta box?

I'm trying to use wp_insert_post to create a front-end submission form so visitors can create a post AND update the meta box fields of that post -- not the custom fields. For example, when I use the ...
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How to save an array with one metakey in postmeta?

I have an array saved in postmata, each array key become a metakey. I want to change the code to save the whole array with one metakey. How to do that? Thanks! $poddata = Array( 'pod_id' => ...
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Custom Post Type: Set post_title equal to a custom post type field

I’ve created a custom post type for employees in a company with some fields they have to fill (like E-mail, phone, etc.) and a select box which takes some values from another custom post type called ...
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Post via wp-admin and via iOS app, same hooks and triggers involved?

I've got an add_action in functions.php, the action is for save_post and the function I'm running I've named set_attachment_url. I'm simply getting the first attachment on a post and setting a custom ...
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Front-end update_post_meta snippet displays white screen?

Thanks to @Anu's correction I now have a function to update_post_meta from the front end. Something is wrong in my script however, because with the function below nothing is being displayed on the ...
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What action hook updates post meta?

Is there an straight-forward example anywhere of using wp_update_post() to edit post_meta on the front end? I have not been able to find any good learning resources. What I want to do is display post ...