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

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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Gravity Custom Merge Tags [closed]

I created some custom profile fields following the advice of Thomas Griffin and Stephanie Leary. Like so: function change_contactmethod( $contactmethods ) { // Add some fields ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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.
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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( ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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', ...
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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 ...
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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', ...
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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) ...
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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( ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Select User by Joining Multiple Meta Value Results

( I would ask this in the general stack exchange forum but I think it is more relevant here. I'm intentionally using direct queries to the database here. ) I'm trying to select a group of users that ...
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wp_insert_user not creating account correctly when ID is manually set

So, I'm trying to create a new user account with wp_insert_user based on credentials I receive from a Facebook user profile. I want the new user account ID to equal the Facebook account ID (ex: ...
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A field with dashes in the slug [closed]

How do I reach a specific userdata in the database, when that field has a dash (hyphen) - in the slug? I use the plugin WP-Members. I have created a new userdata field with the plugin with the name ...
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SImple Example To Update User Info From Front End [duplicate]

I want to give user ability to update their nickname from front end using wp_update_user and shortcode. The code below is working. add_shortcode('user-profile', 'get_current_user_prof'); ...
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use single form to enter multiple profiles

I want to allow users to add a business profile to their accounts. I have setup a form that posts the business profile information into user meta, and displays that info as part of their main profile. ...
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Get users with different roles and call function on each of them (user_meta)

First of all, I have a custom function in functions.php that gets some author information. This works on great on single posts with a single author. <?php function the_author_box() { ?> <div ...
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Assign specific editor with custom user meta “A” to all authors with custom user meta “A” and exclude all other author access

I am looking to do the following: Logic/layout/cores: All contributors select a school in a custom user profile meta field All contributors also select a club in a custom user profile meta field ...
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Allow users to create and store data and retrieve it on login

I write a wedding blog and would like to allow the subscribers to login and be able to create and save their own wedding guest lists. The data they store, should be retrievable on future login to the ...
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How to create user personal pages with information from their meta profile fields?

I asked here how to create virtual pages with information from the user meta profile fields using an external class. I got a good answer and also I have implemented it successfully (thanks to @g-m!). ...
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WP_User_Query pulling ACF to loop

I'm using following code to display my users on template <?php $paged = (get_query_var('paged')) ? get_query_var('paged') : 1; $paged -= 1; $limit = 100; $offset = $paged * $limit; $args = ...
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How to access User meta data within a plugin

I am trying to write a plugin. I have added an extra field in a registration form using the plugin successfully. I would like to check whether the value in the extra field matches any username already ...
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How to create virtual pages with information from user meta profile fields?

Dave Jesch on his site presents a way to create virtual pages in WordPress. Dave created a class "to do all the heavy lifting", as he says. I think, for my purposes this class not require changes, so ...
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How to order users alphabetically by their last name?

I use the following shortcode and function to display members of some departments: add_shortcode( 'list_of_members', 'members_listing' ); /* usage: [list_of_members department = 'psychology'] */ ...