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

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Custom Meta Boxes and Fields for WordPress: Change directory upload based on user-edit page

I have already published this on StackOverflow, but I realised it would be better to post it here instead. I am using the CMB script (Custom Meta Boxes and Fields for WordPress) for uploading files ...
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Get User ID on registration form before submit

I am creating a registration page and not using the wp-register page. Is it possible to pre populate the username field with the user id the person will be assigned with? So the username field will ...
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Update user meta array using foreach

I have two arrays consisting of keys and values: Array consisting meta keys: $user_meta_fields = array ( 'first_name', 'last_name', 'job_title', 'college', ...
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update_usermeta don't work

When I return in the function $setfound, I become a white screen and when I return $setlink, it works fine. function editsteamlink(){ $setlink = $_POST['steamlink']."/?xml=1"; $setresponse = ...
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Is a user_meta research case-sensitive or not

I am using the Wordpress get_users() function to search for users with a specific meta_key value. $wordpress_user = get_users( array('meta_key' => 'unique_id', ...
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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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Storing user meta as an array, empty array index shows as “Array” on front end

I am storing user meta data as a single entry in the DB as an array. If any of the array index values are empty, when I display the empty data it shows up as "Array". In particular in my user update ...
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User meta conventions / name registry, for social media links

The Yoast WordPress-SEO plugin adds some social media links to user_meta: function update_contactmethods( $contactmethods ) { // Add Google+ $contactmethods['googleplus'] = __( 'Google+', ...
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How to work with AJAX and Wordpress?

I'm working on my first plugin. I would like to add a follow button for the posts, so the logged in users can follow the authors. I placed the following lines into functions.php function ...
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Role Column Sorting

I'm trying to add sorting on Role column on user listing by desc and asc but I can get it work, it always show "No matching users were found." below are my code add_filter( ...
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Display a post count from a custom metabox selection

I was wondering if this is possible. I have a custom post type call projects that displays a metabox with drop down menu. In that drop down menu I have a few choices listed, draft, open, pending, ...
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User description only displayed for logged user

In my "About" page I list all WP users of the site. Then in author.php I display the description of the selected user with this code: <?php the_author_meta( 'description' );?>. Problem: this ...
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UPME Known Issues - Unable to Save Custom Fields

When you have large number of custom fields, there are issues with saving and updating process. This is due to the maximum input variables constraints set by PHP. Currently you have to increase php ...
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Is it possible in WordPress

I am trying to create a ranking based on user donation, my problem is I am not sure if wordpress user meta support append For each Project a user can donate money via paypal In WordPress User Meta I ...
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Create a dropdown list displaying users meta data

I want to display a dropdown list of users using information from the wp_usermeta table. I know that there is a method wp_dropdown_users that outputs a select list of users but I can't figure out how ...
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Store subscription details for users in Wordpress

I want to store subscription details of several category for users. how to store this to wp database. i am beginner to wordpress. whether i want to create new table or can i use meta ,taxonomy or ...
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Get users from all/specific blog by user_role and current_user role

Something I've needed and think a fair few people might need as well is: getting users from all or a specific blog based on the user_role's of the accounts they wish to see, while also differentiating ...
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Multiple User-Meta Values in One User-Meta Key

Currently, I am adding user metadata with the key position_name and a string value representing a user's position, such that I can retrieve a user's position by way of a call similar to: $position = ...
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Parsing a shortcode through an author meta textfield

I have been using the UPME plugin to design a member profile website that allows me to take information and show each user different profiles depending on a shortcode I put into a textarea field. The ...
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Using xprofile_insert_field

I'm trying to add a xProfile to BuddyPress, but I don't know where but my snippet is not working. I have tried so many stuff, but I just can't get it right. Hope you can help, here's the latest ...
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How can I get user URL by id

I am using custom post types, and I have a problem getting the author URL to his profile. I can get the author ID using: $authers_interviewdoctor = get_post_meta( $post->ID , ...
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User management missing after migration to new host

I just moved my WordPress 3.9 site to a different host by making a mysql dump and restoring it on the new server and uploading the files over. Pretty standard. However, now I've lost the ability to ...
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Add custom field for author and show list author order by that field

I am using variables $author_like_count to count like from all post of author. $author_like_count = $author_like_count + get_post_meta($post->ID, 'like_count', true); My question : How to set ...
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Can user meta be shown or hidden depending on user logged in status?

Can is_user_logged_in be combined with jquery somehow to add/remove fields wrapped in a certain class? More specifically: I want to wrap the users' phone and email in class "private". Then if the ...
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Get meta value and associated user meta

I'm working on a site where users are able to publish posts with custom fields associated with them. I want to display meta values from all posts, and include which user created the post where the ...
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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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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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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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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.