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

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How to store custom user data on the database?

I'm developing a WP multi-site network which have a goal of 10,000 sub blogs. The site needs to store custom data related to the user. There are additional 20 fields of data for each user. What is the ...
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Update_user_meta fails with ajax when used multiple times quickly

I'm trying to update the status of the sidebar (visible or hidden) when the user clicks the hide/show button in the user_meta so that no matter what computer he's on, he'll see his settings saved. ...
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wp_usermeta key problem

I am trying to add a meta key to wp_usermeta but it does not work at all. The key would get value from a checkbox. I used the code from Wordpress codex tutorial and it's not adding anything. I will ...
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Wordpress Author Information show paragraph?

In back-end I'm update 3 paragraph in Author information. But it's showing frontend it's collapsed. And not showing paragraph. How to fix this problem. Ex: paragraph 1. paragraph 2. paragraph 3. ...
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SELECT from wp_users, get Displayname too

SELECT post_author, count(ID) as amount FROM dbold_posts WHERE WEEKOFYEAR( post_date ) = WEEKOFYEAR( NOW() ) AND post_status = 'publish' AND post_type = 'post' GROUP BY post_author ...
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get_*_meta doesn't always return an array

I find it annoying that functions like get_user_meta or get_post_meta will return an array if the meta key exists or false if it doesn't. This means I need to do a check like so: $meta = ...
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Why checkbox is not saved in user profile page?

I added new options in user profile page. I added checkbox but it is not saving if all multiple options are checked. <input type="checkbox" name="neww" class="neww" value="one"<?php ...
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Hide user fields based off capability

I'm struggling with this one. I am trying to hide 2 user profile fields for the current user. Only the admin or user with "edit_users" capability should be able to view/edit these fields. Code: ...
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Delete user from frontend

Hi I am working on a frontend admin where a user must be able to delete his account. current_user() is a custom made function of me that retrieves the user meta data. Does anyone know how I can make ...
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get_the_author_meta not working when sending emails

I can't seem to get "get_the_author_meta" working when sending welcome emails to users. I want to customize the content based on custom user meta. I can pull it in just fine on the front end, but I ...
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Minimize database queries to user tables?

I'm trying to come up with a strategic way to collect large amounts of usermeta data (and output to the screen) while keeping database queries low. Some pages, like the home page, single pages, and ...
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Updating User Meta with SQL Query

I have a Wordpress site that needed to have 9,000+ users imported to set up a Directory Listing. I imported them from an existing MySQL (non-wordpress) database and everything imported just fine. ...
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Store Foreach in user profile

I use a foreach to get visits / visitors per month with Analytics API. I need to store the results in the user profile the way it is displayed with an echo. I tried this but I don't get the right ...
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Save automatically data to user profile once or twice a day [duplicate]

The main goal : I am working on a panel which will display statistics of my user websites (external website). For that, I use the Google Analytics API. I save the Google Analytics profile number in a ...
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How to delete user meta by key

I'm a beginner with WordPress plugin api, php and ajax. I'm coding a training plugin for myself to save posts article to read them later, like favourites on web browser, with folders. I use oop to do ...
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Display and Update User Custom Meta via user-edit.php

Is there a For/Loop available to display all the available WordPress User Custom Meta Data so that when on the user.edit.php screen you can see and update all custom metadata? I understand methods ...
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Assign random (and unique) user meta upon registration

When a user registers, I need to assign a random but unique, 4-digit number as user meta data. The number will be static and not change: Not by the user himself or any user with a higher capability. ...
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WP Cron: Save third party data as user meta

Editors note: Twitter ID and Google Analytics only serve as examples and are exchangeable. TL;DR I want to save external data in a user profile once or twice a day. I added two custom fields in my ...
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Set user ID at time of wp_create_user

I'd like to add a new user to the WordPress user table. The code for wp_create_user works fine but it is adding the user incrementally to the next available ID in the user table. Instead, I want to ...
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Add new user and add meta at once

I am working on a custom sign up proces where a user first fills in his name and email, then receives an activation e-mail and then the sign up proces continues. The e-mail contains an activation ...
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Connect Users and Taxonomies

I'd like to send email notifications when new posts are saved. But users can select post categories they want to subscribe to. Available plugins are no solution to me – I really need my own code base. ...
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Adding a function-based search to the Users admin page

On the Users admin page, I want to add a function-based search criterion. By default, there are filters to search by user role and there is a search box that searches the user data. I would like to ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 - ...
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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 ...
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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.
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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' => ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...