User meta data consists of key-value pairs pertaining to the according user ID.

learn more… | top users | synonyms (2)

0
votes
1answer
53 views

Meta box with front-end styling

I have a specific Gallery post of products that I release at the start of every Monday on my website, which differs from my other Gallery posts. These types of Gallery post don't require the Authors ...
0
votes
1answer
108 views

wordpress simple post multi rating with post_meta and user_meta

I am trying to create a multi criteria post rating function with simple form and post_meta and user meta. The Goal when users submits their ratings 2 things should happen: 1.the ratings is stored ...
0
votes
1answer
83 views

Get author meta of all writers

We know from the docs that you can get an author's meta like so: <?php get_the_author_meta( $field, $userID ); ?> But I would like to have a custom "About us" page which displays all the ...
1
vote
0answers
64 views

How to save the date/time of last update of an extra user profile field?

I have a function that adds and saves very well an extra field to the user profile. But, because the content of this field gets old very quickly, I need to know when the user refreshed it last time - ...
4
votes
1answer
95 views

How to create a template for a custom URI associated with the user

I am working on a site where I am using a plugin called Favorite Posts so logged-in users can add a post (a custom post type) to their favorites. I created a page called my-favorites which allows the ...
0
votes
0answers
45 views

Use and get custom user metadata

I wanted to check if a post custom field matches the logged user's custom metadata. If it does then list only posts that match. I think that's possible.
0
votes
1answer
33 views

Conditionally process comments while ignoring replies

I use a WordPress theme that awards users points (kept track of in user meta-data) for posting comments. However, they are not awarded points for replying to a comment. When I move a comment to the ...
0
votes
0answers
13 views

Add_action not updating user_meta when trashing multiple checked posts

I have a point system to my wordpress theme. I've recently added a function that removes one point from the member if I remove their post. However, when I check and remove multiple posts in the ...
0
votes
0answers
67 views

get_userdata() not working in my plugin

i am using get_userdata() function in my plugin but it is not showing any values, it is showing blank result. I am able to see the value present in phpmyadmin. I am using it in a plugin ...
0
votes
1answer
49 views

Multisite - Echo admins profile meta

I'm having a problem with echoing the admin's profile meta in a custom post type template. It used to work, but for some reason it's not working anymore. I'm not aware of any changes made that would ...
2
votes
0answers
74 views

Content hooks vs User hooks

This is more of a theory question than a question with a direct answer. I've been working with different actions for firing functions when a post is updated or deleted and when users are updated or ...
0
votes
1answer
57 views

User meta and public function security

I am using stripe to setup a system of buying credits, which can be used on my wordpress site. I save credits using wordpress user meta, and I increment those credits after a successful transaction ...
0
votes
1answer
64 views

How does adding custom meta to signup form work?

Following along with the answer posted here, How to add Custom Blog Options to new blog setup form? I am attempting to understand why the custom meta is added to the options table for the blog as ...
0
votes
0answers
327 views

How to Update User Meta Field other than from profile?

I have created a dynamic meta field that is generated for each post type. I used the following to create the meta-field: <?php $args=array( 'post_type' => 'Course', 'status' => ...
0
votes
0answers
50 views

User Meta not Updated?

I've gone in and give custom meta fields for the users in the database, and have assigned all the appropriate values to them. I also have a page set up with all of the users being displayed with the ...
0
votes
1answer
15 views

User's Comments Number: Storing it in a meta field for different uses

As I am building a new website where tracking users' information is key to engage, etc..., I found it important to be able to store users' number of counts as a meta. The main reason for storing the ...
0
votes
2answers
130 views

Let user select their own category

I would like to let category editor appear to any user and user can edit their preferred category(ies). For example: the category is about kind of job or profession and there are 10 ...
4
votes
2answers
798 views

user_login vs. user_nicename

When you call the get_users() functions, a list of user objects are returned. Each of those users has a number of properties. What is the difference between user_login and user_nicename in those ...
0
votes
1answer
117 views

Dynamically Generating User Meta Field

I have an online education website using WordPress. I have a custom post type called "course" which is created automatically through the e-learning plugin I am using "WooThemes Sensei". I am still in ...
1
vote
1answer
78 views

Last Login in number of days format

I am trying to capture last user active date and reproduce that into another user-meta field in days only without any text with it. Being very bad with coding, I was hoping someone could help me shed ...
0
votes
0answers
480 views

Update user meta using Ajax on front end?

I would like to update some user meta information from the front end of a WordPress page when the user clicks on a button. I am attempting to pass along a string of data, and then updating the field ...
1
vote
1answer
105 views

Store user's registration date as meta

I am trying to modify the following code to register it as a meta field in the user's profile to have registration date as a meta field. This would allow me to reach the information easily and ...
0
votes
1answer
73 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
110 views

Reordering fields in registration form via custom plugin

I'd like to reorder the fields in the default WP registration form. I'm adding additional fields with my plugin but they are appearing below the username and email fields. My code is below (it's ...
-1
votes
1answer
198 views

how to add radio field on user meta on function.php?

i have added gender filed on user meta it is not value <?php add_action( 'show_user_profile', 'show_extra_profile_fields', 10 ); add_action( 'edit_user_profile', 'show_extra_profile_fields', 10 ...
0
votes
1answer
81 views

Display and Allow users to edit their own profiles

I'm working on a site that would have different categories of users, and each user will have his own user profile page with a vanity URL, which he can share with others. The users are divided into ...
0
votes
0answers
72 views

WP_Query with intersection of post meta field and user meta field

On the site I'm building, each post has a serialized array of strings. Let's say post ID 1234's value for my_site_teams is array( 'Chess', 'Cheerleading', 'Football' ). Each user also has a ...
0
votes
0answers
37 views

Is it possible to make custom columns in the user.php file to be sortable based off meta values?

I've googled around and not seen any answer that really works so far so I thought I would check and see what others say. I'm working on a plugin that adds three different columns filled with meta data ...
0
votes
1answer
70 views

Retrieve user_meta and copy to post_meta

As geo mashup only retrieves post_meta, I am trying to copy over the geo_location from a custom registration field into the meta for page containing the map. The code I am using is: <?php ...
0
votes
1answer
419 views

Add a button to users.php

I am working on a plugin that adds meta data for each user to the users.php table that is displayed by adding columns. I have that done but I would like to also add a button that will delete the meta ...
1
vote
1answer
98 views

Lock user information once fields have been filled in

Much like the username is locked down and cannot be changed once it has been registered, I would like to lock down additional fields I have created with Advanced Custom Fields like the person's ...
0
votes
1answer
558 views

Gravity Custom Merge Tags

I created some custom profile fields following the advice of Thomas Griffin and Stephanie Leary. Like so: function change_contactmethod( $contactmethods ) { // Add some fields ...
0
votes
2answers
46 views

Let users register weight each day and save it in DB

I need a way that lets my users register they're weight (kg) and maybe % of bodyfat and save that information on each user in the DB. Then i need a way to output that number again on the logged in ...
0
votes
0answers
177 views

Edit profile custom fields display

I have function which shows additional info on edit profile page (just text no input fields). Problem is it works only for user_login and user_email - doesn't work for custom fields (fields are from ...
0
votes
1answer
30 views

Creating Custom user type just like custom post

Any method for creating custom user types just like custom post. am trying to achieve 2 different set of users with different user_meta fields.
0
votes
1answer
53 views

Cannot update user display_name field

I'm trying to update user display name when posted through a form. Here's what I'm trying: if ( !empty( $_POST['display_name'] ) ){ //var_dump($_POST['display_name'] ); wp_update_user( ...
0
votes
0answers
74 views

Perform a function to create/delete custom post only if certain user meta checkbox is set to true

I have a website where I would like all subscribers to be able to create or remove a post that says they are accepting new patients (they are doctors) by checking or unchecking a custom checkbox that ...
1
vote
0answers
127 views

Frontend Image Upload

I have the following code used at the top of my front end user profile page, everything works and displays fine except for the following problem .... If I upload an image and submit the form usermeta ...
0
votes
1answer
341 views

Assigning multiple or additional capabilities to specific users or how to create additional roles like bbpress roles?

even though I think I understand the hierarchy of roles in WordPress, I never really bothered creating my own user roles or custom capabilities. What I need to achieve is to assign a few capabilities ...
3
votes
2answers
954 views

How to display custom user meta from registration in backend?

I'm considering using the hooks for the WordPress registration form to add some custom fields: https://codex.wordpress.org/Customizing_the_Registration_Form My question is, if it's even possible, how ...
0
votes
2answers
118 views

Adding an option to a shortcode

I'm trying to write a shortcode that will allow the option to display all users or show a singular user, defined by a user id or "nicename". The shortcode would look something like this: [staff ...
0
votes
1answer
78 views

Validate user meta and redirect

I wanted to add some extra fields to obtain extra user info which I have added easily that looks like. The example code for a single form field, I added: add_action( 'show_user_profile', ...
0
votes
1answer
33 views

How to list users by custom field?

I have a custom user field in the standard database, called company. I want to output on to a page the usermeta info only of users whose company matches Widgets Inc ... How do I do that? What I'd ...
0
votes
2answers
374 views

How to hook into user registration process Before user registers

I need to add a field to the user registration form and then validate it before I add a new user to my WordPress I know how to hook into the registration form via add_filter('register_form', ...
0
votes
0answers
23 views

Calculation for each custom post type

I have a code looking like something like this: (It calculates number of registered members for each course) foreach($courses as $course) { global $wpdb; $sql = "SELECT COUNT(*) FROM ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

Displaying a Welcome Message to a Woocommerce User

In the registration fields, I've introduced an two additional fields that take the First name and last name of the registering user. In my woocommerce-functions.php I define (user_firstname/lastname) ...
0
votes
1answer
130 views

Add profile field (usermeta) to Add New User

Edit: Add profile field (usermeta) to user registration I am trying to add a custom field to the Add New User page much as I have done with the user profile page like so: add_action( ...
0
votes
2answers
171 views

Can't get the user_meta correctly

I have this code below: function get_user_fields($user, $output = true, $main_title = 'Anmäld till kurs/kurser', $course_update = false) { if ($output === true) { if ...
0
votes
0answers
55 views

How to delete usermeta after a user is deleted?

Using the admin panel, I deleted several users that I thought were attempts to spam the site. But the records for these users are still in wp_usermeta. As a result, the user count on the admin panel ...
0
votes
1answer
51 views

Display site admin profile fields in header.php

I am working on a multisite setup and Im trying to display some meta from the site owner's profile. I tried the following code but it is echoing the super admin's meta instead of the current site ...