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users and usermeta table

Is it mandatory for each user to have entries in usermeta table as well or it's optional? Recently, I came across a wordpress database which has thousands of users in user table however only a few of ...
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Users Select inside custom metabox

I'm using human made's custom meta boxes framework (https://github.com/humanmade/Custom-Meta-Boxes). I want to add a select drop down in my metabox wich is populated from the users with multiple roles ...
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Let admin users edit member profiles from front end

I'm using WP User Frontend Pro, but the pro version lacks the feature of letting admins edit registered users profiles from front end. I'm building a web app using WordPress, and the administrator ...
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Calling update_user_meta inside of another function doesn't work

I have a function that does updates a db outside of wordpress and then I'd like it to take that information and update the user_meta table in wordpress. The print statement prints all the appropriate ...
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add_user_meta() vs update_user_meta()

I'm looking at the docs for add_user_meta() vs update_user_meta(). If the current meta_key does not exist for a user, will update_user_meta() automatically add the meta_key for that user or do you ...
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the_author_meta not resetting

I'm looping through posts normally. I want to display the author ... simple <?php the_author(); ?> gives me "Patrick Daly". Nah, I just want the first name, so I use <?php the_author_meta( ...
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Add meta tag to search results

In the search results I use author_name=something in the url to restrict the results. The Problem is that domain.com/?s=searchterm and domain.com/?s=searchterm&author_name=something have the same ...
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Multidimensional array problem with update_post_meta [duplicate]

I have an issue saving a multi-dimensional array using update_post_meta. Here's my code ($meta_key and $userID are set up above): $read_notices = get_user_meta($userID, $meta_key); if (null ...
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update_user_meta on registration but only for default role type

So I am running the following to update user meta on regsitration: function set_user_rcp_default_subscriber($user_id) { update_user_meta( $user_id, 'wp_user_level', '0' ); update_user_meta( ...
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Updating wordpress user meta data array (unexpected multiple arrays)

So I am trying to update a user meta data array that I have previously stored with this function: function oe_charge_customer( $customer ) { // load the stripe libraries ...
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Get user's ID on logout

Is it at all possible to get a user's ID in a function right at the point of log out? I tried to hook it to wp_logout, but it just returns null when trying to get the user's info. I'm wondering if ...
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Add default WordPress tag meta box to User Profile

I've set up my user profiles to allow custom taxonomies following this tutorial. Ideally, I'd like to use the default Tag meta box from the Post screen, so users can easily add new terms and find ...
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How to output taxonomy term (incl. link to archive) on author.php?

I have used the excellent tutorial of Justin Tadlock on Custom user taxonomies in WordPress to add a Blog custom taxonomy to both my Posts post_type as well as the user object_type. In his tutorial ...
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Average Account Age

I'm trying to see if there is a way to find an average age of user accounts which came through my wordpress site not including the age of the administrator account. When I say age I don't mean their ...
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Does WordPress Need BuddyPress to Handle Large Amounts of Users?

I understand that technically there can be 18446744073709551615 users (db limitations). But I heard at a talk that the vanilla install of WP in actuality can't handle many users that well due to ...
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Randomize Users

I'm trying to randomly display my users and I was wondering if I could edit the answer on this page to suit my needs (multiple users instead of a single user): Sidebar random author spotlight Here's ...
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Sort users by custom user meta value

I'm trying to sort users by a custom meta value "user_business" which is their business name that way when users are listed they're sorted alphabetically by their business name as they should be. I'm ...
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Search multiple meta keys at once

How would I modify the following SQL Query to allow me to search multiple meta keys at once? e.g. user_business AND user_about In the end I'll be searching about 40 - 50 different meta keys; or if ...
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WP_User_Query not searching

I currently have the following code, and a user named "Clark Farm" in the user_business table. The code below returns nothing. If I remove the search term then all of the users are listed. I'm trying ...
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Where the Nickname is being used in WordPress

I see most of the place is using the "Display name", so why I need to set a Nickname? Where it is being used?
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Display all existing members

How would I (using a loop) pull in all of the existing users? I'm trying to loop through these users and then pull in meta data for each one.
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custom user meta query

I've been trying to get this query to work but it keeps failing to return any rows SELECT a.ID FROM wp_users a, wp_usermeta b WHERE b.user_id=a.ID AND ( (b.meta_key='firstname-groom' AND ...
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how do I add role and capability after I create a new user

I have a simple requirement: 1. create a user 2. create a role for the user 3. add capability for the role First, create a new user $uid = wp_insert_user($userdata); Second & Third, create a ...
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Array of user ids to list of user names

I'm outputting an array of user ids from metadata like so: $awaygoalby = unserialize($post_meta_data['report_away-scorers'][0]); and I want to change each user id to the user name. So I was hoping ...
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Using IDX feed to display agent's and listings with agent's info associated for Real Estate Website

Trying to figure out how to get a user/agent to be associated with their IDX/mls number. Have been trying to find a way around this since Diverse Solutions does not give a feed for agent's info, ...
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Get user_meta values for a user for an array of meta_keys?

I would like to retrieve the meta_values for an array of meta_keys for a user. Is there a function in WordPress core that offers this functionality? Something that would work like this: ...
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Showing user ID on user main page from screen options

On the user main page in the screen options, you have some choices for displaying user information e.g.. e-mail, role, posts etc.. Is there a way to be able to display the user's unique ID?
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Show image if author meta (profile fields) exists outside loop

I am trying to show the profile fields (like AIM, Jibber) outside the loop. I managed to do that with <?php global $post; $author_id=$post->post_author; ?> <?php $field='aim'; ...
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User Meta stuff

Ok I am trying to make a page the list user meta. http://pastebin.com/rw1t7Mgp The part I am stuck on is $our_children = get_user_meta ($user_id,"our_children"); it is a meta field with an array ...
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How to store array in usermeta in wordpress

I have a custom user registration form and am trying to store multiple values in the usermeta. This is a sample code I am using, however it just stores the last option selected (i.e. if I select from ...
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Reduce number of SQL queries inside WP_Query loop to fetch author data

This question applies to scale and does not concern typical blog implementations. I'm working on a web app where I'm running standard WP_Query to fetch some custom post types. This usually results in ...
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Display Country Flag in Profile Wordpress/Buddypress

Hoping someone could help me with a question regarding displaying country flags next to a member name. Right now I am using a custom meta containing country and then echo the flag back if the ...
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Query users by capability - uninstall/deactivate callback

The situation Running on MU, I'm writing an open source/publically and freely available plugin. As I used add_screen_option() to allow users to easily setup the admin page to their likings, I'm left ...
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Matching usermeta at registration to categories of content

I'm trying to connect some user_meta data from registration form to some categories set up in admin to filter the presentation on the page. This one is tripping me up because the question has multiple ...
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Get custom_user meta value and add entry

I created a custom user meat value and want to add a new key/value to this array. But somehow I can't get it to work correctly, I always get a new array in side the array so that I always have e new ...
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Update User Meta after Registration [closed]

After a user registers, I am creating two pages of two different custom post types, and then need to store a custom meta value in their user data to assist with redirects later. I've found that if I ...
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Separate table or usermeta

We are creating custom fields for users like annual income, gender, city, country, etc. There are about 10 odd new fields. We will be importing approx. 30,000 records for each user in a month through ...
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get_the_author_meta

I am just wondering if get_the_author_meta() returns value after unserializing in case it is stored in database as a serialized array? Until today, on my script, this has been returning data in form ...
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User defined password at registration - registration email sends auto generated pass

Updating some meta fields on registration and providing the user the option to pick a password yet the registration email sends the auto generated password. User defined password works and not emailed ...
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update_user_meta doesn't work with AJAX

I try to keep user subscription in a metadata var. The function is called by AJAX. Ahe AJAX is called but the metadata does not seem updated on frontend. Here is the code: jQuery <script ...
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How to save data of an input field to an array

I'm writing a plugin to edit my profile page. How can I save data of an input field to the database and then display it? This is my code. The first part is the display in HTML: <form method ...
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duplicate user metadata key values

I've spotted that some of my users have duplicate metadata key values (my only fault because i inserted data directly to the wp_usermeta table!). This query for example SELECT * FROM `wp_usermeta` ...
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Show User Their Password

I've got a few automated scripts that run to notify users of certain updates to the application, etc... and for one in particular, I need to be able to display the users user_login and their password. ...
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Can I prevent “wp_user_level” from getting added to wp_usermeta on registration?

I've heard this meta key is obsolete, but they are still getting created every time a user registers. Can I prevent this? I'm trying to slim down that table.
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How to get user-meta from Social Login registered users?

It looks like social login plugins (such as Wordpress Social Login, OneAll etc.) do not create users in the original wp-database as regular registration from Admin dashboard. Hence it is not possible ...
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Extend the wp_users table

I'd like to to extend the wp_users table in my WordPress' database. Why? I want people to add more information about themselves when they sing up at my website. I know how to extend it, but I'm ...
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Distinguish profile user and admin user IDs / get ID of user being edited

On the user-profile page of my site I want to allow admin role users to be able to edit specific user-meta fields of subscriber role users. How can I distinguish between the two user IDs. The ...
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Possible bug: update_user_meta is updating two unique meta entries

On a CPT page I am checking to see if the user is logged in; if they are, I'm checking to see if they have a meta entry which is 'session-' + the current page's stub. If they do, I increment the value ...
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Is it possible to store visitors IPs in wp_postmeta table?

Or in any of the other 11 Wordpress tables. I also need to store: submission date, name, contact number in the same table. What approach would be best? A custom table or using a standard table?
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Test if key is in user_meta array

I want to associate certain users by means of a custom key stored in the user_meta for both users. There may be more than one-one relationships, so it'll be in an array. If 2 users have the same key ...