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

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Problem storing arrays with update_user_meta

I am writing a function that adds an ID number to an array and puts the array in the usermeta. $_GET['auction'] is the post_id. Here is the function: $reminders = ...
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add custom field in user register form

In my WordPress based site, I want to add a custom field (e.g. type of user - employee, investor) in the user registration form in the admin side, without editing the core file. Can anyone please ...
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mysql query two database tables, users and usermeta and sort by custom meta int value

I am trying to get an array of site users sorted by a custom meta value (an int). I can query the users just fine and get them back to use in a foreach. I currently have the query results come back ...
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Is it possible to read a result if wp_update_user or update_user_meta fails?

I am using both wp_update_user() and update_user_meta() and I want to be able to check for an error, and if one occurs, output it to the user. Is this possible using something like $result = ...
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Author custom fields post meta, the code?

If I wanted to get a custom field of the current user I would use something like this. <?php echo get_user_meta($user_info->ID,'address_line_2',true);?> This time however I want the author so ...
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get_usermeta() deprecated in favor of get_user_meta(). But why doesn't it make use of it?

While coding WP I just wondered about this simple fact: get_usermeta() is deprecated since version 3.0. The warning suggests me to use get_user_meta(). Even the parameters are pretty similar, I ...
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Allowing an email as the username?

Is it possible to allow people to utilize their email as their username?
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In what part of the Wordpress core does the users table and usermeta table get joined?

I have been trying to work out just where in the massive jungle of Wordpress include classes the usermeta table is joined onto the users table and if so, how does it work? The one confusing thing ...